Brianna B Buljung

Associate Librarian
Teaching & Learning Librarian

Briana BuljungAs the Teaching & Learning Librarian, Brianna coordinates the Library’s information literacy program. She collaborates with classroom faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the curriculum, teaches lessons across the Mines curriculum, develops policy and supports the efforts of other instruction librarians. In 2021, she served as a US Fulbright Scholar at Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan.

Prior to joining Mines in 2016, she was the Engineering & Computer Science librarian at the US Naval Academy and a contract reference librarian at the National Defense University. She earned her Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver in 2011. Her current research interests include: information literacy pedagogy, the role of information literacy in STEM curriculum and open educational resources in STEM.


Library Room #227B
(303) 273-3689
OCRID id: 0000-0002-3376-0757

Contact for: Instruction; Information Literacy
Department Contact for: Engineering Design and Society; Honors; Military Science/ROTC


  • Masters of Library and Information Science, University of Denver
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Colorado College

Selected Publications

  • Vuletich, Seth, Bongiovanni, Emily, Buljung, Brianna B. & Odicino, Alexander. “Building Curriculum for Instructors to Address OER Accessibility as STEM Librarians.” Paper presented at ASEE North Central Section 2022 Conference, March 18-19, 2022 Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Buljung, Brianna B. & Bongiovanni, Emily., eds. The Scholarly Communications Cookbook, Association of College and Research Libraries, 2021.
  • Bongiovanni, Emily, Odicino, Alexander, Buljung, Brianna B., & Horan, Allyce. “Online OER Champion Courses: How a scrappy solution to cope with capacity turned into a vital tool to build OER awareness, interest, and knowledge on campus.” Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, July 26-29, 2021 Virtual Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Buljung, Brianna B. “Contextualizing World History with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Open Educational Resources” Presentation at the USA–Taiwan Marine Sustainable Development Conference, May 7, 2021 Penghu, Taiwan.
  • Dunn, Lisa, Buljung, Brianna B., Bongiovanni, Emily, & Kraus, Joseph R. “Building the STEM librarian skill set: An exploratory study to identify skills needed by STEM librarians.” Contributed Paper presented at ACRL 2021, April 13-16, 2021 Virtual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Professional Activities

  • Colorado School of Mines Committees:
    • Open Educational Resources Steering Committee, 2019 – Present
    • Online Education Committee, 2019 – 2020
    • Online Course Standards Committee, 2017 – Present
  • Other Activities:
    • US Fulbright Scholar, Teaching Grant, Tunghai University, Taiwan, 2021
    • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2020 – present
    • Secretary, Research and Scholarship Committee (ACRL IS), 2021-2022
    • Member, Information Literacy Committee (ACRL STS), 2021 – present