Publications & Other Works

Below are links to all of the things I have worked on: professional publications, research, blog posts, and videos, all by me for various internships and jobs. There is also a section for posts I am featured in near the bottom.


Bright, Kawanna; Crabtree, Ayiana; Colón-Aguirre, Mónica; & VanScoy, Amy. (2023) “Do They Have a Future in LIS? Investigating the Difference Between BIPOC and White Academic Librarians’ Likelihood to Leave the Field,” ACRL 2023 Proceedings.

Crabtree, Ayiana. (2022) “Engaging Humanities & Humanistic Social Sciences Faculty, Staff, and Students Through XR,” Practitioner Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network Conference (iLRN2022).

Crabtree, Ayiana; El-Sayed, Muhammed; and Oruç, Nefle N. (2021) “The Studio X Karp Library Fellows: Peer-to-Peer XR Learning & Engagement,” Frameless: Vol. 4: Iss. 1, Article 15.


Accessibilities and XR: A Semester of Research

XR and Accessibility Resources

The Humanities & XR: A Semester of Research

The Humanities & XR: The Past, Present, and Future

Collection Highlight: The Herpich Arthuriana Collection

External Blog Posts

Exploring Extended Reality in the Libraries with Studio X, UofR Admissions Blog

First and Lasting Impressions of VR, Studio X Blog

The Future of VR: Haptic Immersion vs Full Dive, Studio X Blog

My Journey With Blender and Some Tutorials to Get You Started!, Studio X Blog

6 AR Apps to Get You into Augmented Reality, Studio X Blog

VR Experience List, Studio X Blog

5 Books about XR Technology and Beyond, Studio X Blog

Inspiring Teen Readers with Bookstagram & BookTube, NOPL Blog

Fantasy and LGBT+ YA Fiction, NOPL Blog

LGBT+ YA Fiction Recommendations, NOPL Blog


iLRN2022: Engaging Humanities & Humanistic Social Sciences Faculty, Staff, and Students Through XR

University of Rochester Studio X XR and Accessibilities Research

University of Rochester Studio X Intro to XR Workshop


Nurture by nature, River Campus Libraries News

The 2022 Dean Team, River Campus Libraries News

Studio X, technically, River Campus Libraries News

Karp Library Fellows 2: The New Batch, River Campus Libraries News

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