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Bridget Retzloff

Assistant Professor; Digital Pedagogy Librarian

Full-Time Faculty

Libraries: Reference and Instruction


Email: Bridget Retzloff
Phone: 937-229-4245
Roesch Library 124


Bridget plays a role in developing and advancing digital pedagogy and curricular support for faculty in all disciplines. She collaborates with colleagues in the libraries and across campus to develop, maintain, and promote relevant, high-quality instruction and support services related to digital pedagogy, such as digital storytelling, data visualization and mapping, consulting in the creation of online information literacy modules, and collaborating on the development of digital exhibits. She also serves as liaison to the School of Business, working with faculty and their research and curricular needs.


  • M.L.I.S., Kent State University (2019)
  • B.A., Miami University (2017)

Selected Publications

Retzloff, B. & Ewalt, J. (2022, April 8). Variations on a meme: Teaching visual literacy in a fun, remote environment [Lightning talk presentation]. Art Libraries Society/North America (ARLIS/NA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Wardell, J., Retzloff, B., & Plungis, J. (2021). Rethink, reuse, recycle: Turning an existing workshop into a virtual opportunity for outreach and engagement. Marketing Libraries Journal, 5(2).

Gauder, H. & Retzloff, B. (2021, October 27). Patents and privilege: Using patents to teach that information has value [Poster]. Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Annual Conference, virtual.

Garnai, B. & Gauder, H. (2020, June). Co-curricular innovation: Teaching about patents as primary sources. Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources.

Professional Activities

Member, Academic Libraries Association of Ohio
Member, Society of Ohio Archivists

Research Interests

  • Digital humanities
  • Collaborative learning experiences
  • Crowdsourcing