Amanda "Amy" Harris Houk

  • Reference Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator
  • University Libraries, UNCG
  • (336) 256-0275
  • 152-A Jackson Library

Before joining the Reference and Instructional Services Department full-time, I worked as a Reference Intern for two semesters. I received my BA in Elementary Education and American Studies from UNC. In the past, I have worked as host of a radio show and an elementary school teacher. I graduated in December of 2005 with my MLIS.

There are 15 included publications by Amanda "Amy" Harris Houk :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Active Learning Strategies for Librarians Working with Online Courses [Slides] 2018 184 Slides from a presentation about tools and strategies for librarians to use for online education courses. Presented in October 2018 at the NCLA Biannual Conference, Winston Salem, NC. October 2018.
Bridges and Barriers: Factors Influencing a Culture of Assessment in Academic Libraries 2015 1075 In an environment in which libraries need to demonstrate value, illustrating how the library contributes to student learning is critical. Gathering and analyzing data to tell the library’s story as well as identify areas for improvement require commi...
Capstone courses and projects 2020 69 Capstone experiences are required of many students in their final year of undergraduate study in colleges and universities across the United States and the world. A senior capstone is meant to be a culminating project representing the synthesis of a ...
Curriculum Mapping in Academic Libraries 2015 7878 Librarians at four different academic institutions concurrently completed curriculum mapping projects using varying methods to analyze their information literacy instruction. Curriculum mapping is a process for systematically evaluating components of...
Final Report of the Liaison Collections Responsibilities Task Force 2012 1633 This is a report from UNCG University Libraries’ Liaison Collection Responsibilities Task Force on the liaison organizational model and collection development.
First-Year Instruction Generations: Library Instruction for CST 105 [Slides] 2020 39 Presented as part of the UNCG University Libraries Virtual Learning Community. Provides background & context as well as information about future directions for library instruction collaborations with CST 105, the basic course in Communication at UNCG...
Getting Started with Google 2012 1230 PowerPoint slides from an online workshop offered to UNCG students and faculty on Google services such as Google Docs, Forms, Labs, Mail Goggles, and Calendar.
Google for Research 2012 659 Slides from an online workshop presented to UNCG faculty and students covering the basics of how Google ranks pages and returns search results, advanced search settings and Google Scholar.
Great Expectations: New Organizational Models for Overworked Liaisons Based on the UNCG Libraries Liaison Collections Responsibilities Task Force 2012 1380 Liaisons (subject specialists) keep getting busier. Research instruction, embedding in classes, outreach, collection development, weeding, assessing teaching and collections, promoting scholarly communication issues, and creating online learning ob...
Instructional Technology: It’s a Team Thing. 2010 951 PowerPoint slides from a panel presentation on instructional technologies at the Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference in Arlington, VA
Introducing scholarly communications: A cross-departmental approach for reaching students and faculty [slides] 2020 0 Slides from a presentation discussing cross-departmental efforts to provide scholarly communications training to graduate students and faculty members at UNC Greensboro. This presentation was delivered on May 27, 2020 at the Azalea Coast Library Asso...
Leading from the Side: getting things done when you aren’t in charge 2012 1475 PowerPoint slides from a presentation at the 3rd Annual Share Academy in August 2012. Discusses the difference between leadership and management, and ways to provide leadership without a traditional authority role.
Lighting the Path for Asynchronous Tutorials. 2011 1251 PowerPoint slides from a presentation at Lilly South Conference on College and University Teaching in Greensboro NC. Presentation covered the pros and cons of asynchronous learning as well as asynchronous learning tutorials offered at UNCG.
Take a CHANCE: Academic Library Outreach to Hispanic and Latinx High School Students [slides] 2019 103 Slides from a presentation given at the NCLA Biennial Conference in Winston-Salem, NC in October 2019.
UNCG University Libraries' Support of High Impact Practices. 2013 1902 This report addresses the University Libraries’ significant role in participating in the high impact initiatives identified by the AAC&U’s LEAP Report and adopted by UNCG in its Strategic Plan 2009-14. These practices are proven to positively impact ...