Refereed Journal Articles

Rieh, S. Y., Bradley, D., Oehrli, J.A., Maxwell, J., Sartorius, E.J., Genova, G., and LeRoy, R. (2021) Assessing College Students’ Information Literacy Competencies using a Librarian Role-Playing Method. Library & Information Science Research.

Maxwell, J., Rusk, F., Nielsen, J., Guidara, A., Borges, E., and Lamberti, J. (2023) Pursuing Student Success in the Library: A case study in Peer Mentor Program transition, training and engagement. Reference Services Review.

Book Chapters

Maxwell, J., Gorecki, K., Henyard, R., & Morse, B. A. B. (2022). Centering Justice in Content Development: A Case Study of the Police Brutality Teach-Out. In C. Ivory & A. Paisha (Eds.), Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice. Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries.

Sartorius, E. J., & Maxwell, J. (2021). Mentee 501: How does mentorship fit into the LIS graduate student experience? In Leila Rod-Welch and Barbara E. Weeg (Eds.), Academic Library Mentoring: Fostering Growth and Renewal. Editors. Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries.  

Conference Publications

Maxwell, J and Rusk, F, A Library Peer Mentor Program to Support Student Learning, Career Futures, and a Reference Services Transformation (2022). LOEX Conference Proceedings 2022. 13.

Invited Presentations

Library Support for Literature and Systematic Reviews. Invited Panelist. Rutgers University Library Scholarly & Professional Activities Committee. May 2023.

Implementing Anti-Racist and Diversity Practices in Academic Work Outside the Classroom. Invited Panelist. Rutgers School of Social Work Doctoral Association on Anti-Racism. March 2023.

Using OER to Promote Social Justice. Invited Panelist.  University of West Georgia Libraries. November 2022.

Navigating Dis- and Misinformation: Tips for Everyday Life on the Internet. Invited Speaker. Oakland Livingston Human Service All-Agency Training Day. Online. October 2022.

Conference Presentations and Workshop

Maxwell, J. Evidence Synthesis Support Services in the Social Sciences: Teaching and Guiding Researchers toward Quality Methods through Structured Support. Poster. Rutgers State of the Libraries. New Brunswick, NJ. May 2023.

Gatten, A., Maxwell, J., and Emenike, M. Ethical Scholarship Across the Disciplines: In-class activities to promote academic integrity and develop students’ information literacy. Workshop. Rutgers Active Learning Symposium. New Brunswick, NJ. May 2023.

Borges, L., Maxwell, J., and Rusk, F. Creating a Values-Based Future: Reflection & Planning to Support the Creation of Sustainable Library Practices. Workshop. LOEX. Harrisburg, PA. May 2023.

Rusk, F., Borges, L., Smith, M., and Maxwell, J. Incorporating information literacy through high-impact collaborations for student success. Poster. ACRL. Pittsburgh, PA. March 2023.

Maxwell, J. and Rusk, F., A Library Peer Mentor Program to Support Student Learning, Career Futures, and a Reference Services Transformation. Accepted Talk. LOEX. Ypsilanti, MI. May 2022.

Bradley, D., Oehrli, J.A., Maxwell, J., Sartorius, E.J., Genova, G., and LeRoy, R. LARPing & Info Lit: A “Librarian Action Role-Playing” Assessment for First-Year Students’ Source Evaluation Skills. Poster. ARL Library Assessment Conference. Online. November 2020.

Maxwell, J. Archiving Digital Learning Experiences: Developing Workflows to Preserve Open Educational Resources. Poster. ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020. Chicago, IL. August 2020.

Maxwell, J. Undergraduate Socioeconomic Backgrounds and Conceptions of Credibility: Developing a Methodology to Investigate a Potential Link. Accepted Poster. LOEX. Ypsilanti, MI. May 2020.

Maxwell, J. & Morse, B. A. B. Open-Access Global Learning: the UM Arts and Technology Teach-Out on Futurelearn. Lightning Talk. Enriching Scholarship Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. May 2020.

Maxwell, J. Confrontational Materials in Harvard Library’s Digital Collections: An Early Look at Possible Solutions. Lightning Talk. ALA Quasicon 2020 Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. February 2020.

Non-Refereed Electronic Publications

Book Reviews published at ALA Booklist

Maxwell, J. (2020). How Undergraduates Evaluate Sources | U-M Library. Tiny Studies: Stories and Reflections from U-M Library Assessment Practitioners.

Maxwell, J., & Sadler, A. (2022). Earth Day at 50 Teach-Out brings together multiple perspectives to create conversation around what a sustainable future looks like. University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation Blog.

Maxwell, J., & Cole, C. (2019). Connecting Conversations: Earth Day Teach-Out brings learners, experts together. Center for Academic Innovation. Retrieved October 29, 2022, from