Amanda "Amy" Harris Houk

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 8 included publications by Amanda "Amy" Harris Houk :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Final Report of the Liaison Collections Responsibilities Task Force 2012 101 This is a report from UNCG University Libraries’ Liaison Collection Responsibilities Task Force on the liaison organizational model and collection development.
Getting Started with Google 2012 459 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 137 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 239 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 406 PowerPoint slides from a panel presentation on instructional technologies at the Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference in Arlington, VA
Leading from the Side: getting things done when you aren’t in charge 2012 572 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 442 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.
UNCG University Libraries' Support of High Impact Practices. 2013 262 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 ...