Francesca Marineo Munk

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Francesca Marineo Munk
Education Liaison, Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian
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  • Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching & Learning


Francesca (Fran) Marineo Munk is a Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian/Coordinator of Library Student Research Assistants at UCLA. She is subject liaison to the Department of Education and works with education students, staff, and faculty to support their research. This includes everything from consulting on research question development and finding sources to discussing topics of information evaluation, synthesis, and creation. She enjoys getting to know her students and colleagues and collaborating on projects that support the whole student. Fran’s own research interests include motivationally-supportive instruction, inclusive and equitable education, and online teaching and learning.

Degrees and Credentials

  • Master of Library and Information Science, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Master of Science in Educational Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Bachelor of Arts in Classics with a Focus on Ancient Roman Archaeology, University of Alberta


  • Marineo Munk, F. (2023). Exploring theories of motivation and how to weave them into your practice to create more inclusive and equitable instruction. In J. Nichols, M. Mallon, E. Foster, A. Santiago, M. Seale, & R. Brown (Eds.), Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.
  • Marineo, F., Heinbach, C., & Mitola, R. (2022). Building a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility for educational equity work through an inclusive teaching community of practice. Collaborative Librarianship, 13(1), 62-77, in a new tab)
  • Marineo, F. (2019). Motivation and online information literacy instruction: A self-determination theory approach (Master’s thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. in a new tab)
  • Marineo, F. & Shi, Q. (2019). Supporting student success in the first-year experience: Library instruction in the learning management system. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 13(1-2), 40-55, doi:10.1080/1533290X.2018.1499235
  • Marineo, F., & Christensen, H. (2017). Modeling ID principles for sustainable instruction and collaboration: Making the library integral to the LMS and campus processes. In B. West, K. D. Hoffman, & M. Costello (Eds.), Creative instructional design: Practical application for libraries (pp. 135-150). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

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