Sarah Steiner

Sarah Steiner, Associate Professor, is the head of Research & Instruction Services and the gender & sexuality studies specialist at WCU. She has been with WCU since 2014 and served as a librarian at Georgia State University from 2005 to 2014. Her research centers on instruction assessment, virtual reference, and gender studies. Sarah's open access publication and presentation data from 2005 to 2014 can be found in her account at ScholarWorks @ Georgia State University. https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/do/search/?q=author_lname%3A%22Steiner%22%20author_fname%3A%22Sarah%22&start=0&context=806485&facet=

There are 4 included publications by Sarah Steiner :

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Academic Librarian Self-Image in Lore: How Shared Stories Convey and Define Our Sense of Professional Identity 2014 466 Chapter 2 in the book: The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Presentations and Perceptions of Information Work serves as a response to passionate discussions regarding how librarians are perceived. Through twelve chapters, the book reignites an ex...
Introduction, Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction 2019 4 Introduction to the book Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction, edited by Sarah Steiner and Miriam Rigby. The book begins with a section of research-based, ...
The Ones That Got Away: Minimizing Missed Chats Using an Evidence Based Wait Time Standard 2019 6 The study explores the length of time online chat (often dubbed “Ask a Librarian” or virtual reference) academic library patrons will wait before leaving without interacting with a library employee. The study investigators* reviewed 400 randomly sele...
Reaching Faculty During the Summer: Taking Inspiration from the Blogosphere 2016 525 Librarians at Western Carolina University have performed scholarship-focused summer outreach to the teaching faculty for many years, primarily via in-person workshops. Since faculty often focus on scholarship rather than instruction during summers, o...