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Miranda Doyle

Antioch University Seattle

Miranda Doyle (she/her) is a teacher-librarian for Lake Oswego School District, just outside of Portland, OR. She supports 11 schools as a District Librarian, working with elementary, middle, and high school teachers and staff. In addition, she teaches research and information literacy lessons, manages collection development, and collaborates with teachers as they integrate technology. Previously, Doyle was a branch manager for San Francisco Public Library; she has worked in public and school libraries for more than 25 years and was an adjunct faculty member at the University of San Francisco and Portland State University.

As the Intellectual Freedom Advocate for the Oregon Association of School Librarians, Doyle supports libraries throughout Oregon as they face book challenges and other censorship issues in these precarious times. Other interests include building diverse collections, promoting equity and anti-racist work in libraries, and the effective use of information technology in education.

Educational History

  • BA, Political Science, Stanford University
  • MLIS, Library Science, San Jose State
  • Oregon continuing teaching licenses: Library Media, Language Arts, Multiple Subjects, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Reading Specialist Credential.

  • “Opinion: A book challenge in Roseburg, a social media uproar”. The Oregonian, Oct. 24, 2021
  • “Librarians Cannot Self-Censor or Capitulate To ‘George’ Complaints.” School Library Journal, May 2018.
  • 101+ Great Ideas for Teen Library Web Sites. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007.
  • Oregon Association of School Libraries, Oct. 2022. “Facing Book Challenges: A Professional Conversation” (with Jean Gritter & Jen Maurer).
  • International Dyslexia Association, Nov. 2019 (Portland, OR). “From Loathing It to Loving It: Tools to Help People with Dyslexia Embrace Reading” (with Christine Jones).
  • Northwest Council for Computer Education 2019, Seattle. “Empower Your Multilingual Students: Tools & Tips”, “Read-Aloud Tools for Students & Teachers”.
  • Oregon District Librarian of the Year (2016)
  • Member, Oregon Association of School Libraries
  • OASL Intellectual Freedom Advocate since 2014
  • Oregon Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee, 2016-2018
Miranda Doyle

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