Deborah Rinio, PhD is a former school librarian from Fairbanks, Alaska. She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor for the School Library Certification Program at Montana State University Bozeman and teaches as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was a school librarian in elementary, middle, and high schools for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. She was on the AASL Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board that developed the National School Library Standards. She has served on various boards and committees including the ALA Policy Corps, Alaska Association of School Librarians, and Alaska Library Association. She is published in VOYA, Knowledge Quest, School Library Connection, and School Libraries Worldwide.