Sam Harlow

There are 33 included publications by Sam Harlow :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Accessibility in Online Courses and Materials: Applying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) [Slides] 2017 376 Slides from a webinar about accessibility and design for online learning. Presented in August 2017 for NCLA College and University Section (CUS) Webinar Wednesday.
Active Learning Strategies for Librarians Working with Online Courses [Slides] 2018 230 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.
Assessing demographics and needs of online students before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons from academic libraries 2022 107 Students are integral to all universities, and online students have long been a growing and important population within higher education. Understanding the shifts of demographics and needs of online students through a global pandemic is crucial for u...
Assessing library online patrons use of resources to improve outreach and marketing 2020 1446 Online learning and distance programs are a growing trend in higher education, and equitable access to library services and resources is vital for online students. While advertising to all patrons is important, marketing and outreach about electronic...
Asynchronous learning: The how [slides] 2022 21 [Slides from a webinar given May 4, 2022 for InfoBase.] The COVID-19 pandemic required many academic librarians to move their instruction online. Though a lot of time is spent discussing Zoom and other virtual meeting tools for synchronous instructio...
Asynchronous learning: The what and the why [slides] 2022 16 [Slides from a webinar given April 20, 2022 for InfoBase.] The COVID-19 pandemic required many academic librarians to move their instruction online. Though a lot of time is spent discussing Zoom and other virtual meeting tools for synchronous instruc...
Beyond the Numbers: A Qualitative Analysis of Nursing Chats to Assess and Improve Library Health Science Services [slides] 2019 226 Slides from a presentation given at the 2019 meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC-MLA) about a qualitative analysis of nursing chats.
Beyond Reference Data: A Qualitative Analysis of Nursing Library Chats to Improve Research Health Science Services 2021 289 Objective -The objective of this study was to analyze trends in academic library reference chat transcripts with nursing themes, in order to improve all library services and resources based on the findings.Methods -In Fall 2018, health science liaiso...
Clearing a Pathway to Success: Online Graduate Students and Promoting Library Resources 2018 277 Distance education is a trend in American higher education that is growing rapidly. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, as of fall 2014, almost 6 million higher education students are enrolled in any distance education course, ...
Collaborative Assessment for Student Success: Analyzing Nontraditional Students’ Library Perceptions and Usage [Slides] 2018 156 Slides from a presentation given December 6, 2018 at the Library Assessment Conference in Houson, TX.

Assessing the library’s impact on student success is vital for all library departments, but many assessments exclude nontraditional students....
Community outreach initiatives at UNCG Libraries [slides] 2018 101 Slides from a presentation given in October 2018 at the Entrepreneurial Librarian Conference in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Community outreach initiatives at UNCG Libraries: The ROI of ROI outreach 2019 141 The notion of “community outreach” can be complicated for academic libraries, because both “community” and “outreach” can have multiple meanings. While many academic libraries have a mission or administrative mandate to engage with local and regional...
Conquering Online Isolation: Serving Distance Students through Virtual Consultations and Active Instruction [Slides] 2017 293 Slides from a webinar about strategies to engage distance education students to minimize isolation. Presented in July 2017 for the Appalachian Free Learning Conference, Boone, NC.
Creating library space for learning and growth: Developing professional development workshops and sessions for librarians [slides] 2019 23 [Slides from a presentation given October 18, 2019 at the North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.] Librarians need space to grow, and being able to attend professional development sessions on a variety...
Creating library tutorials to provide flexibility and customized learning in asynchronous settings 2022 126 Online tutorials that provide flexible and up-to-date information on library resources and research concepts are a vital service in academic libraries. At the University of North Carolina Greensboro, librarians created a platform providing multiple o...
Creating New Online Research Tutorials: Flexible Skills & Connecting to Student Learning Outcomes [Slides] 2020 40 Describes planning, execution, and assessment of the UNCG University Libraries tutorials project, which began in 2019 and is ongoing. Co-presented with Samantha Harlow as part of the 2020 Association of College and Research Libraries Distance and Onl...
Fake news at any age: Information literacy across the lifespan [slides] 2017 17 Slides from a presentation given at the 2017 North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, October 17-20, 2017.
Integrating an interactive information literacy module for future K-12 teachers courses [Slides] 2018 354 Slides from a presentation given September 28, 2018 at the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA. Future K-12 teachers need to be exposed to information literacy throughout their training in higher education. LIS 120:...
Introducing scholarly communications: A cross-departmental approach for reaching students and faculty [slides] 2020 535 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 with Universal Design for Learning [slides] 2022 8 [Slides from a presentation given April 29, 2022 at the NCLIVE Leadership Development Workshop: Innovation at Your Library, virtual.]
Librarians in the Virtual World: Integrating Library Resources and Services in a Learning Management System (LMS) [Slides] 2019 277 Slides from a presentation give at the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) 2019 Virtual Conference.
Libraries, Canvas, and Online Courses [Slides] 2020 34 An overview of UNCG University Libraries integration into Canvas courses at UNCG. Co-presented with Samantha Harlow and Jenny Dale virtually at the 2020 ADAPT conference at UNCG which was held from June 8-12, 2020.
Librarian Toolkit: Working with Online Instructors and Students [Slides] 2018 392 Slides from a webinar about online learning for librarians assisting instructors and students. Presented in April 2018 for ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) Professional Development Committee.
Open educational resources (OER) and open pedagogy : using open source technology to work with students and faculty to create better assignments [Slides] 2019 225 Powerpoint presentation presentation at the Appalachian State FreeLearning Virtual Conference on August 13, 2019.
Peer professional development at a distance: A virtual learning community for library employees [slides] 2020 14 Slides from a presentation given July 30, 2020 online at the LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) Conference.
Scholarly communications training: Professional development for the next generation of scholars 2020 364 Many campuses are seeing increased needs for support in scholarly communications areas such as open access, research identity management, scholarship metrics, and related topics. This article discusses a professional development program that addresse...
Swim Relay: Using a Medley of Techniques to Teach Information Literacy Concepts and Mechanics [Slides] 2019 205 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...
A tale of two CUREs: Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences and online information literacy instruction [slides] 2021 8 [Slides from a presentation given March 26, 2021 at the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, virtual.] In 2017, a public university was awarded a grant to provide faculty stipends to develop “course-based undergraduate research e...
Teaching diverse student populations online: Training, design, accessibility [slides] 2021 19 [Slides from a presentation given October 22, 2021 at the North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference, online.] Like most academic institutions, our mid-sized public university faced significant challenges with the sudden shift to remote i...
Transforming Partnerships: Supporting the Gate City through Campus & Community Outreach [Slides] 2018 227 Slides from a presentation about UNCG University Libraries campus & community outreach initiatives. Presented in March 2018 at LAUNC-CH Conference, Chapel Hill, NC
UNCG Libraries, Information Literacy Instruction, and a Pandemic [Slides] 2021 26 COVID-19 has forever shifted all of higher education, and UNCG Libraries had to shift many resources and services online at the same time all courses went virtual in Spring 2020. UNCG Libraries Research, Outreach, and Instruction (ROI) department mov...
University Libraries Virtual Learning Community: Peer professional development during a pandemic [slides] 2020 18 Slides from a presentation given at the ACRL Distance Learning Section (DLS) Virtual Poster Session held April 13-17, 2020.
Working with Graduate Students at a Distance: Liaison Librarianship to an Online Doctoral Program [Slides] 2019 105 Harlow, S. Working with Graduate Students at a Distance: Liaison Librarianship to an Online Doctoral Program. Presentation for ACRL Graduate Student Interest Group at American Library Association (ALA) 2019 Annual Conference, Washington, DC.