Melody Rood

  • Student Success and Open Education Librarian
  • University Libraries, UNCG

Melody Rood is the Student Success and Open Education Librarian at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She works closely with student success stakeholders across campus to serve the information needs of non-traditional students. She also serves as a liaison in the Research, Outreach, and Instruction Department where she offers support for the International and Global Studies Program as well as the Library and Information Science Program. In addition, Melody runs the Open Educational Resources grants and initiatives at UNCG Libraries.

There are 9 included publications by Melody Rood :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Census 101 [Slides] 2020 74 Presented as part of the UNCG University Libraries Research & Applications Webinar Series. A basic overview of the Census and its purpose, as well as basic tips on using the Census Bureau's website to find data.
Cross-campus collaborations: fostering a culture of open education for student success [slides] 2020 23 Presented at OpenCon Cleveland 2020.
Hispanic & Latin@ Students at UNCG - Their Library Perspectives and Experiences [Slides] 2020 119 Presented as part of the UNCG University Libraries Virtual Learning Community. Presents research & initial findings of a project in progress related to Hispanic & Latin@ students at UNCG.
The Internet Never Forgets: Image-Based Sexual Abuse and the Workplace 2021 244 Image-based sexual abuse (IBSA), commonly known as revenge pornography, is a type of cyberharassment that often results in detrimental effects to an individual’s career and livelihood. Although there exists valuable research concerning cyberharassmen...
Measured success: critical perspectives on student success librarianship [slides] 2021 37 Panel presentation at the 2021 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. In recent years, academic libraries have made concerted efforts to establish student success librarian positions to further support student wellbeing and retenti...
(Not) Another Anti-Racist Reading Group: From Discussion to Action [slides] 2021 23 Panel presentation for ASERL 2021. In the months since the Black Lives Matter uprisings in the summer of 2020, much has been written about the use of reading lists and book clubs to educate and facilitate difficult conversations about racism, and muc...
Open pedagogy and EDI: Student-created open content and marginalized representations [slides] 2020 21 Presented for UNCG's Virtual Professional Development 2020. This workshop looks at examples of student-created open content in a variety of disciplines to explore how open pedagogy can be used to center marginalized voices in academia, which have tra...
Pass the button maker: Supporting LGBTQIA+ patrons and library employees with low stakes, high impact programming [poster] 2021 29 Poster presented virtually at the 2021 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference from April 13-16, 2021. Discover how to cultivate an LGBTQIA+ inclusive environment at your academic or public-facing library, with this example of low st...
Virtual Instruction at the Intersection of Creativity & Activism for non-Art Majors [slides] 2021 38 Slides from a presentation given as part of a panel at the 2021 ARLIS/NA Virtual Conference on May 12, 2021. COVID-19 has presented a multitude of challenges for librarians, forcing us to completely rethink what it means to thoughtfully engage with o...