Valeda Dent Goodman
Valeda Dent Goodman is Dean and Chief Operating Officer for the Long Island University Libraries in New York. Her research interests include information literacy, rural libraries in Africa and related literacy and reading habits, and ethnographic approaches to understanding the user experience. She is the author of Keeping the User in Mind: Instructional Design and the Modern Library (2009) and Qualitative Research and the Modern Library (2011). As Fulbright Scholars for 2014, she and her husband, Geoff Goodman, will continue their study of the rural village library in Uganda.