Maggie Murphy

  • Assistant Professor, First-Year Instruction & Humanities Librarian
  • University Libraries, UNCG

Maggie Murphy is an assistant professor and humanities librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She received her MLIS from Rutgers University and has previously worked in visual resources curation and reference at academic libraries in New York and Georgia. She currently serves as the co-moderator of the ARLIS/NA Visual Resources Division and the incoming convenor of the ACRL Image Research Interest Group, and is an active member of the ACRL Instruction Section Information Literacy in the Disciplines committee. Maggie wrote Teaching First-Year College Students: A Practical Guide for Librarians (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019) and has presented at ACRL, LOEX, Library Instruction West, ARLIS/NA, and the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy. In her current position, Maggie collaborates closely with first-year students, graduate teaching assistants, and researchers in arts and humanities disciplines towards the goal of ethical and critical information access, use, and creation.

There are 8 included publications by Maggie Murphy :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Analogy as Pedagogy: Using What Students Already Know in Library Instruction [Slides] 2018 45 Slides from a presentation given September 29, 2018 at the 2018 Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy in Savannah, GA.

Research shows well-crafted analogies are powerful tools for increasing student interest, motivation, a...
Authority Changes: Using the Framework to Teach Evaluation in an Art History Class [Slides] 2018 91 Presentation presented at The Innovative Library Classroom Conference at Radford University, Radford, VA, May 8-9th, 2018.
Framework-based Instruction in Art History: From the First-Year Survey to the Senior Seminar [Poster] 2018 53 Poster presented at the ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic & Southeast 2018 Joint Chapter Meeting on November 16, 2018 at the Virginia Commonwealth University James Cabell Library.
It Takes Three to Enhance: A Pilot Study of Collaboration in the Basic Course 2017 123 While instruction from the communication center and library has supported students and teaching for many years, we seek a more intentional collaboration between these support services and the basic communication course. This article follows a pilot c...
A New Adventure?: Collaborating with First-Time Writing Instructors on "Teaching Research" [Slides] 2018 46 Slides from a presentation given at the Library Instruction West conference on July 19, 2018 at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO. Assignment-design consultations with librarians can be an easy sell for faculty members who have struggled...
Orientation, Transition, and Retention Annotated Bibliography 2016 643 An annotated bibliography on the current professional literature related to student orientation, transition, and retention in higher education.
Reframing the Narrative: Developing Information Literacy Learning Outcomes using Backward Design and Consensus Decision Making [Slides] 2019 15 Slides from presentation given April 11, 2019 at the 2019 ACRL national conference in Cleveland, OH.

Two librarians will lead workshop participants through the process they used to develop new information literacy program learning outcomes a...
Swim Relay: Using a Medley of Techniques to Teach Information Literacy Concepts and Mechanics [Slides] 2019 7 Slides from a presentation given May 10, 2019 at the LOEX Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Instruction librarians are like swimmers competing in a medley relay race; we are often experts in different styles that can help our whole team go the di...