Skip to Main Content


Director of Research and Instruction, Associate Librarian

Matthew Weirick Johnson is an Associate Librarian and the Director of Research & Instruction at the University of South Florida Libraries on the Tampa campus. They're the editor of Training Library Instructors (forthcoming from ACRL in fall 2024). They serve on the editorial boards of College & Research Libraries, Public Services Quarterly, and ACRL’s CHOICE, and have published in The Journal of Academic LibrarianshipCollege & Research Libraries, Journal of Library Administration, Library Trends, Reference Services Review and others on various topics including academic librarian burnout, library instruction, and information literacy.


Primary Areas of Focus
  • Research & Instruction Services
  • Information Literacy Institute (for USF Faculty)


  • Master of Science in Library Science, University of South Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Bachelor of English in Literature & Language, Virginia Tech


Research Interests
  • Academic Librarian Burnout
  • Library Management
  • Library Instruction
  • Measurement




Selected Publications