Biographical Details

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

Professional Contributions

Liaison Areas

Resource Guides

Leslie Hurst
Head of Teaching & Learning
Literature & Humanities / Reference & Instruction Librarian

Leslie works with faculty from both Cascadia Community College (CCC) and the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) to provide support and assistance in student research activities. This includes classroom instruction and assessment, appointments with students, assisting in designing research assignments, and more.

Specific courses she frequently works with include:

CCC's English 102 - Composition II
UWB's BIS 300 - Interdisciplinary Inquiry
UWB's CUSP Discovery Cores.

Contact Information

Need help finding information?
I am happy to meet with individuals or small groups to provide research help. E-mail me or give me a call!

Phone: 425.352.3168
Office Location: Campus Library, 210D


Biographical Details:
  • Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.), University of Washington
    Emphasis on Reference Services, Collection Development, and Information Literacy
Selected Publications:
  • Bussert, Leslie. (2014)."Marinated in Information Literacy: Using Curriculum Mapping to Assess the Depth, Breadth, and Content of your Embedded Instruction Program." In K. Calkins and C. Kvenild (Eds.), The Embedded Librarians' Cookbook: Recipes for making long-term connections. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.
  • Bussert, Leslie and Norm Pouliot. (2010).  “A Model for Information Literacy Self-Assessment: Enhancing Student Learning in Writing Courses through Collaborative Teaching.”  In T.P. Mackey and T.E. Jacobson (Eds.), Collaborative Information Literacy Assessments: Strategies for Evaluating Teaching and Learning. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
  • Bussert, L. (2008). Comic Books. In K. Womack (ed.),Books and Beyond: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of New American Reading. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Bussert, L., Parker, S. and Szarko, M. (2008). "Interdisciplinary Inquiry through Collaboration." In E. Connor (Ed.), Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.
Selected Presentations and Professional Contributions:
  • We're Teaching But Are They Learning? The University of Washington Libraries Student Learning Goals Project
    A poster session by Leslie Bussert and Amanda Hornby
    Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, VA, October 2012.

  • Helping Students Find their Research Voice: Information Literacy and Research at Cascadia Community College
    A panel presentation by Jackie Belanger, Rebecca Bliquez, Leslie Bussert, Dani Rowland, and Beth Sanderson
    Washington Community College Humanities Association Conference, Bothell, WA, October 2010.

  • Voices of Authentic Assessment: Stakeholder Experiences Implementing Sustainable Information Literacy Assessments
    A panel presentation featuring librarians, faculty, and students.
    Library Assessment Conference, Seattle, WA, August 2008.

  • Selected Committees:
    • ACRL Immersion Program Committee, 2011-2015
    • ACRL 2011 Conference Planning Poster Session Coordinating Committee, 2009-2011
    • Co-chair, ACRL 2009 Conference Planning Poster Session Coordinating Committee, 2007-2009
Leslie's Liaison Areas:
  • Creative Writing
  • English Composition
  • Literature
  • Resource Guides compiled by Leslie:
  • Community (Local) Literature
  • Creative Writing and Poetry
  • Literature
  • Campus Library Home Page