Rebecca Reynolds is an assistant professor of library and information science at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. Her research investigates middle- and high-school student inquiry, collaboration and creation during project-based learning with technology in schools, and the design of information systems to support successful learning outcomes. Her research is funded by an Institute for Museum and Library Services early career development grant. Her work has been published in many different conference proceedings and journals in the learning sciences and information sciences, and she has written a book coauthored with S. K. W. Chu and Michele Notari on inquiry-based learning. She holds a BA in sociology from Tufts University and an MA in media studies and Ph.D. in mass communication from Syracuse University, with postdoctoral work completed in information studies.