Rosalind has her BA (Psychology/English) and her MA (English) from Wake Forest University and her MLIS from UNC-Greensboro. She has been a full-time staff member at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library since 1994 and currently serves as the Director for Research and Instruction Services. In addition to managing the research and instruction programs at Wake Forest she teaches for-credit information literacy courses and is the liaison to the Politics and international Affairs department.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2017). Expert, Guide, Cheerleader, Coach, Fake News Combatant: The Many Hats of Academic Research Librarians in Supporting Students. Against the Grain, 29(5), 14-15. #
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2016). Marketing and Promotion of Reference Services in Linda Smith and Melissa Wong, eds. Reference and Information Services 5th Edition. Libraries Unlimited, 2016. Reference and Information Services 5th Edition. Libraries Unlimited, (5th), 281-305.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2015). Never Waste a Good Crisis, Leadership is not Supervision and More Lessons from the Career of a Reluctant Leader. Crucible Moments: Inspiring Library Leadership. Mission Bell Media: Santa Barbara, CA.
- Tedford, Rosalind, Corbett, Lauren, & Lock, Mary Beth. (2013). "How Transformational Leadership Translates into Recognized Excellence in Academic Libraries". Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries. Chandos Publishing, an imprint of Woodhead Publishing: Cambridge. #
- Tedford, Rosalind, & Pressley, Lauren. (2010). Administrative Support for Librarians Teaching For-Credit Information Literacy. Best Practices for Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses. Association of College and Research Libraries: Chicago, IL. #
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2018, November). Thriving (or just surviving) as a liaison librarian: a lively discussion of our evolving roles, opportunities, and challenges. Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2017, November). Keeping Pace with Research Patrons' Practices: A Discussion on Faculty and Student Needs in 2017. Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC. #
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2015, July). The Many Hats of Academic Librarians. SAGE/CQ Press Publishing, Thousand Oaks, CA. #
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2014, June). Future of Discovery: Analytics, Meet Instruction. American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2013, October). "New Research Shows" - or does it? Using Junk Science in Information Literacy Instruction. North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. #
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2013, August). Climbing Capitol Hill: The Basics of Congressional Research. Help! I'm an Accidental Government Librarian, Online.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2013, January). Letting Summon Happen at Wake Forest. ALA Midwinter Conference, Seattle, WA.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2012, June). Junk Science: Encouraging Critical Thinking in a Communication Research Methods Class. American Library Association National Conference, Anaheim, CA.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2011, May). How to Build it So They Will Come: Implementing a Successful For-Credit Information Literacy Program. Librarians Association of Chapel Hill Research Forum, Chapel Hill, NC.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2011, March). QR Codes in Academic Libraries: Searching for the Tipping Point. Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
- Tedford, Rosalind, & Keener, Molly. (2010, June). Take Five: Using Documentary Film in Information Literacy Instruction. Metrolina Library Association 5th Annual Information Literacy Conference, Johnson & Wales University; Charlotte, NC.
- Tedford, Rosalind. (2009, July). REVIEW OF WEB GUIDE SOFTWARE FOR LIBRARIES. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Committees & Offices Held
- ACRL Politics, Policy, and International Relations, Past Chair. (July 1, 2014 - Present).
- Praeger Library Advisory Board for US Politics and Government, Member. (May 2014 - Present).
- SAGE/CQ Press Academic Library Advisory Board, Member. (January 2012 - Present).
- ABC-CLIO Library Advisory Board for American Government and Political Science, Member. (January 2011 - Present).