Profile: Lara Aase

Lara Aase is the librarian at Delaney Special Collections Library at the Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, in Durango, CO. She is from New Mexico and has an MA from UNM in Comparative Literature and an MLIS from the University of Washington.

AILA Activities

  • Member at Large, 2017-2018
  • Youth Literature Award Committee, 2017-2018
  • Subject Access and Classification Ad Hoc Committee, 2017
  • Recipient, Talk Story Grant, 20

Publications and Conference Presentations

  • Aase, L. (forthcoming). There is no view from nowhere: User experience research at the Center of Southwest Studies Library. Collection Management: Sharing Knowledge and Smashing Stereotypes: Representing Native American, First Nation and Indigenous Realities in Collections.
  • Aase, L. (2017, May). Encompassing knowledge: Local LC reclassification for materials about Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Paper presentation at the LXII Annual Conference of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials.
  • Lee, J. H., Wishkoski, R., Aase, L., Meas, P., & Hubbles, C. (2017). Understanding users of cloud music services: Selection factors, management and access behavior, and perceptions. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 68(5), 1186-1200. doi:10.1002/asi.23754.
  • L. Aase, trans. (2015). Appendices 3, 10, and 13 in Roots and flowers: The life and work of the Afro-Cuban librarian Marta Terry González. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.
  • Aase, L. (2014, March). Spanish storytime in public libraries. Poster presentation at the Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference.