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Library Journal awards starred review to English professors Laura and James Nicosia

Posted in: CHSS News, English Department, Faculty News

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English Professor Laura Nicosia and adjunct professor James Nicosia completed work on three collections released by Salem Press/Grey House in 2022, and their Digital Literacy: Skills and Strategies, was awarded a starred review in Library Journal for November. The Nicosias’ volume provides a comprehensive collection of essays written by technological, educational, and legal experts that help students, educators, and researchers understand the key terms associated with the ever-evolving term, “digital literacy.” Building a digital literacy skill set encompasses a diverse set of strategies, and their volume explores a wide range of topics for those wishing to augment their technological skills and comprehension.

Library Journal calls the collection, organized, curated, and edited by the Nicosias, “Essential for professional-development and library-school collections.” In operation for over 140 years, Library Journal is the preeminent journal for library sciences, and starred reviews are reserved for those books highly recommended for use in libraries across North America.