Amandajean Freking Nolte

Arts & Humanities Librarian

Assistant Professor

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Amandajean Freking Nolte

Arts & Humanities Librarian

Assistant Professor

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Liaison Areas

  • Art
  • Communication & Media
  • Interior Design
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Music
  • Textiles & Apparel
  • Theatre
  • Women & Gender Studies


AJ teaches alongside many of the phenomenal arts and humanities professors at UNI, supporting the information literacy goals of these departments and programs. As a librarian, her goal is to support teaching, learning, and research at UNI. As an educator, she aspires to empower critically information-literate scholars and global citizens. She does this by walking alongside users as they consume and create information with a critical lens.


MA, Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, Communication Studies, University of Northern Iowa

Teaching Interests

Critical information literacy
Social and ethical issues of information

Research Interests

Critical information literacy
Critical pedagogy
Belonging in academic libraries 

Professional Accomplishments

President of the Iowa Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (2022)