Critical reflection: post-chat materials

In case any of you still want to dive deeper, here’s a bibliography of further readings on critical reflection, suggested before, during and after the December 19, 2016 #critlib chat:

Chat announcement:

Storify of chat:

Blog posts shared before chat:

Authors and schools of thought mentioned during chat and in blog posts:

  • Bell hooks articles on Buddhism at
  • Bolman/Deal leadership frames
  • Buddhism
  • Consequentialism
  • Cultural studies
  • Intersectional feminism for planning
  • Kraschen/Vygotsky for teaching
  • Lave/Wenger community of practice
  • Quakerism
  • St. Ignatius
  • Thích Nhất Hạnh
  • UW’s Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching

Readings mentioned during chat and in blog posts:

  • Arnold, H. (2016, August 2). Critical work: Archivists as Maintainers. Retrieved from
  • Bean, J. C. (2011). Engaging ideas: The professor’s guide to integrating writing, critical thinking, and active learning in the classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Bolton, G. (2005). Reflective practice: Writing and professional development. London: Sage Publications.
  • Booth, C. (2010, April 30). Build your own instructional literacy. Retrieved from American Libraries,
  • Booth, C. (2011). Reflective teaching, effective learning: Instructional literacy for library educators. Chicago: American Library Association.
  • Boyle, C. (2016, January 16). …something like a reading ethics…. Retrieved from #NoBlogDeal,
  • Brookfield, S. (1995). Becoming a critically reflective teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Cameron, J. (1992). The artist’s way: A spiritual path to higher creativity. Los Angeles, CA: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Perigee.
  • Drake, J. M. (2016, April 6). RadTech meets RadArch: Towards a new principle for archives and archival description – on Archivy. Retrieved from
  • Gardner, F. (2014). Being critically reflective: Engaging in holistic practice. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • hooks, b. (1994). Teaching to transgress: Education as the practice of freedom. New York: Routledge.
  • Horn, V., & williams, angel K. (2016, June 18). Talking race, love, and liberation by Buddhist Geeks. [Audio interview.] SoundCloud. Retrieved from
  • Kapitzke, C. (2003). Information literacy: A positivist epistemology and a politics of outformation. Educational theory, 53(1), 37-53. Retrieved from
  • Linn, D., Linn, S. F., & Linn, M. (1995). Sleeping with bread: Holding what gives you life. Mahwah: Paulist Press.
  • Mann, M., & Benjamin, D. (2009). #3: The Second arrow. [Audio interview.] Back to Work. Retrieved from
  • Mezirow, J. (1990). Fostering critical reflection in adulthood: A guide to transformative and emancipatory learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
  • Morrison, T. (2011). Toni Morrison – Nobel Lecture. Retrieved from
  • Pratt, D. D. (2015). Five perspectives on teaching: Mapping a plurality of the good. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Company.
  • Pratt, D. D., & Collins, J. B. (2014). Teaching perspectives inventory. Retrieved from
  • Rahula, W. S. (n.d.) The Noble Eightfold path: Meaning and practice. Retrieved December 21, 2016, from Tricycle,
  • Schön, D. A. (1983). The reflective practitioner: How professionals think in action. New York: Basic Books.
  • Stoddart, R. A. (2015). Currere as a Method for Critical Reflection in the Profession of Academic Librarianship. Retrieved from Boise State University Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1054.
  • Suzuki, S., & Dixon, T. (1970). Zen mind: Beginner’s mind. New York: Walker/Weatherhill.
  • Tan, C.-M. (2012). Search inside yourself: The unexpected path to achieving success, happiness (and world peace). New York: HarperOne.
  • Tworkov, H. (1992). Agent of change: An interview with Bell Hooks. Retrieved from Tricycle,
  • Warner, B. (2015). Hardcore Zen: Punk rock, monster movies, & the truth about reality. Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications.
  • Watts, A. (1957). The way of Zen. New York: Pantheon.
  • Watts, A. (1996). This is IT: And other essays on Zen and spiritual experience. London: Rider.

Tools mentioned in blog posts

Further readings collected in advance of chat:

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