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University of Michigan School of Information

Karen Markey

Karen Markey

Professor Emerita of Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/764-5876
Office: School of Information/4440 North Quad Faculty Role: Emeritus Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: No Personal website


Karen teaches classes on the organization of information, collection development, and online searching. She is the principal investigator of the IMLS-sponsored BiblioBouts Project ( and invites your classes to play BiblioBouts, an online social game that covertly teaches students how to conduct library research while they go about the business of completing their assigned papers. 

Areas of interest

Karen's research studies subject access, visual resources, and gaming for information literacy. 


BA, The Johns Hopkins University

MLS, Syracuse University

PhD, Syracuse University