Rae-Anne Montague

Assistant Professor and
School Library Media Program Coordinator
Library & Information Science Program
Information & Computer Sciences Department
Hamilton Library 2F
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5807
Fax: (808) 956-3548
rae7 (at) hawaii (dot) edu


My interests include education (e.g., inquiry and learning communities) and social justice (e.g., critical theory, literacy and youth advocacy). I serve as School Library Media Program Coordinator.


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.Ed., St. Mary’s University (Halifax)
B.Sc. (Hons), St Mary’s University

Professional Background

Assistant Professor, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UH)
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Online Education (LEEP) Coordinator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Teacher and School Librarian, Colegio Americano de Torreón, México

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association (ALA)
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
Beta Phi Mu (BPM)
Hawai’i Association of School Librarians (HASL)
Hawai’i Library Association (HLA)

Current Service

ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table (GLBT RT) Liaison to AASL
ALA Office for Accreditation External Review Panel Member
HASL Golden Key Journal Editor
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Users SIG Convener http://www.ifla.org/about-lgbtq
Mix IT Up! Youth Advocacy Librarianship Co-Principal Investigator http://mixituplis.wordpress.com
REFORMA National Conference V Program Committee Member 

UH Information Literacy Committee Member

Recent Courses

Administration of School Library Media Centers (LIS 684)
Books and Media for Children (LIS 681)
Local, Regional, and Global Intersections in Library and Information Science
Social and Technical Issues in E-learning Research and Practice

Sample Publications

Austin, J., Coyle, J., & Montague, R. (2014). Library Services to Incarcerated Youth: A Case Study. In , B. C. Bruce, A. P. Bishop, & N. R. Budhathoki (Eds.), Youth Community Informatics: New Media for Community and Personal Growth. New York: Peter Lang.

Montague, R. (2013). Advancing Cultural Competency in Library and Information Science. IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Singapore, August 20. http://library.ifla.org/274

Larkee, B., Montague, R., & Wolske, M. (2009) Service Learning from Three Perspectives: Administrative, Faculty, and Student. In L. Roy, K. Jensen, & A. Hershey Meyers, Service Learning: Linking Library Education and Practice (pp. 32-46). Chicago: American Library Association.

Haythornthwaite, C., Andrews, R., Kazmer, M. M., Bruce, B. C., Montague, R, ​&​ Preston, C. (2007). Theories and Models of and for Online Learning. First Monday 12 (8). http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/issue/view/251

Montague, R. ​&​ Pluzhenskaia, M. (2007). Web-based Information Science Education (WISE): Collaboration to Explore and Expand Quality in LIS Online Education. Journal of ​ ​Education for Library and Information Science Education 48 (1), 36-51.