Masters of Science (MS), August 2013 to May 2015

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

Bachelor of Arts (BA), August 2010 to April 2013

Wright State University, Dayton, OH

Literature Major, Women’s Studies Minor


Scholarly Communication Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 2017-Present

Information Literacy Librarian, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, July 2015-May 2017

Information Literacy Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, June 2014-July 2015

Reference Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, August 2013-July 2015

User Experience Practicum Student, Pixo, Urbana, IL, August 2014-December 2015

Undergraduate Library English as a Second Language (ESL) Graduate Hourly, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, June-September 2014

Social Science, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) Graduate Hourly, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, December 2013-May 2014

Information Desk Student Assistant, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, June 2011-April 2013


Instructor, Library Juice Academy, October 2016-Present

Created and taught a six-week introductory course on Open Educational Resources (OER) for librarians and other information professionals

Adjunct Instructor, Indiana University, August-Present

Designed and taught COLL-X 250 (Academic Editing & Publishing) to the undergraduate editorial board for Indiana University’s Journal of Undergraduate Research

Holistic Pre-Major Adviser, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, June 2016-May 2017

Advised ten incoming freshmen on curriculum requirements, career development opportunities, and general campus resources.


Reviewed *

Invited +

Journal Articles

* + Li, Y., et al. (2019). The library-press partnership in scholarly publishing: the past, present and future. Library Trends. Forthcoming.

* Hare, S. & Evanson, C. (2018). Information privilege outreach for undergraduate students. College and Research Libraries.

Crissinger, S. (2017). Access to research and Sci-Hub: Creating opportunities for campus conversations on open access and ethics. College and Research Libraries News.

* Crissinger, S. (2015). A critical take on OER practices: Interrogating commercialization, colonialism, and content. In the Library with the Leadpipe.

Book Chapters

* Hare, S. & Versluis, A. (2018). Making the most of your first professional position: Strategies for success. In M. Hodge (Ed.), The future academic librarian’s toolkit: Finding success on the job hunt and in your first job. Chicago, IL: Academic and Research Libraries (ACRL) Press.

* Allen, C., Clinkscales, G., Crissinger, S., Reed, J. & Wright, A. (2018). Interinstitutional collaborations to forge intracampus connections: A case study from the Duke endowment libraries. In J. Lashley, A. Langley, & A. Wesolek (Eds.), OER: A field guide for academic librarians. Forest Grove, OR: Pacific University Press.

Conference Proceedings 

Hinchliffe, L., Crissinger, S., Hardesty, E., & McCollough, A. (2015, November). Publishing our own work: Contributing to the professional literature through systematizing sharing of library reports. Panel presented at the annual Charleston Library Conference, Charleston, SC. doi:10.5703/1288284316317

Additional Selected Writing

+ Hare, S. (2018, March 21). Advocating for open peer review in LIS. The Librarian Parlor.

Hare, S. (2018). Up and Comers award recipients, Part III. ATG the Podcast.

Hare, S. (2017). ATG profiles encouraged. Against the Grain, 29(6), 83.

Litwin, R. (2017, October 21). Interview with Sarah Hare. Library Juice Academy.

Crissinger, S. (2017, April 24). A future focused on the human core of open: Imagining a more inclusive 2036. FutuOER.

Blogger, ACRLog, November 2014-August 2016. Selected posts:

Conference Presentations


  • Hare, S. (2018, September). Open educational resources and libraries: Current trends and future directions. Invited break out session presented at the annual Kentucky Library Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Hare, S. (2018, May). Publishing literacy in the for-credit classroom: Assessing Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research student editors. Panel session presented at the annual Library Publishing Forum, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Hare, S., Molls, E., & Polley, T. (2018, May). Taking the leap: Experiences planning and implementing a migration to Open Journal Systems 3. Workshop presented at the annual Library Publishing Forum, Minneapolis, MN.
  • S. (2018, May). Scholarly communication services for you: Important publishing resources for library staff. Mini-session presented at the annual IU Libraries In House Institute, Bloomington, IN.
  • Schonfeld, R., Hare, S., & Preston, C. (2018, April). Limitations on access: The independent scholar and lifelong learner. Panel presented at the Spring Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Hare, S., Versluis, A., & Rigling, L. (2018, April). Design thinking. Session moderated at the Scholarly Communication Open Textbook Design Session, Raleigh, NC.


  • Crissinger, S., Meyer, C., & Walsh, A. (2017, October). Successful approaches to implementing an Open Educational Resource (OER) outreach program. Panel moderated at the Academic Libraries of Indiana Annual Scholarly Communication Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Crissinger, S., et al. (2017, June). OER: Science liaisons strengthening the academy with open resources. Panel moderated at ALA Annual (ACRL Science and Technology Section), Chicago, IL.
  • Sullivan, M. & Crissinger, S. (2017, June). Left out of the mix: Digital preservation and Open Educational Resources. Poster presented at ALA Annual, Chicago, IL.



  • Hinchliffe, L., Crissinger, S., Hardesty, E., & McCollough, A. (2015, November). Publishing our own work: Contributing to the professional literature through systematizing sharing of library reports. Panel presented at the annual Charleston Library Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • Crissinger, S. & Sullivan, M. (2015, October). Getting your first LIS job: Tips, tricks, and reflections from recent LIS grads. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Library Association, Greensboro, NC.
  • Sullivan, M., et al. (2015, June). What do LIS students really think of their education? Conversation Starter presented at ALA Annual, San Francisco, CA.
  • Crissinger, S., Sheu, C., & Hinchliffe, L. (2015, May). Moving beyond consumption: Creating and engaging OER. Workshop presented at the University of Illinois’ Faculty Summer Institute, Urbana, IL.
  • S. (2015, March). Reflecting on my practicum: UX and the academic library. Lightning talk presented at the GSLIS Masters Students’ Showcase, Urbana, IL.




  • Martin, P., Crissinger, S., and Britton, C. (2012, October). Get the biggest bang for your buck: Invest in undergraduate student employees. Panel presented at the annual Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO), Wilmington, OH.

 Selected Talks

  • “OER and Systematic Inequality,” Creative Commons Open Education Week Web-a-Thon, March 2018.
  • “Career Advice for Reference Public Services Assistants,” Indiana University Libraries, March 2018.
  • “Open Access and Indiana University Libraries,” Social Aspects of Information Technology (Z514/764), Indiana University, November 2017.
  • “The Duke Endowment Libraries (TDEL) Stipend Program” (with Andrea Wright), Oberlin Group Open Educational Resource (OER) Forum, March 2017.
  • “Information and Open Society: Histories and Futures of Access, Power, and Democracy” (with Thorsten Wetzling and Heinz-Jürgen Bove), Berlin in Translation (HIS 338/ GER 448), Berlin, Germany, March 2017.
  • “Scholarly Communication Librarianship,” Serving Information Needs (LBSC 602), University of Maryland, March 2017.
  • “Open Educational Resources Panel,” Technology for Libraries & Information Centers (LIS 672), University of Hawaii at Manoa, September 2016.
  • “Moving from OER Use to Open Pedagogy,” Information Services Instruction Support (ISIS) Professional Development Group, September 2015.
  • “Tips for New GSLIS Students Panel,” The Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 2015.
  • “Open Educational Resources (OER) in an International Context” (with Crystal Sheu), International Associates Program, Mortenson Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 2015.
  • OER in Instruction,” Instruction and Assistance Systems (LIS 458), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2015.

Continuing Education

  • “Evaluation of Resources and Services (Z505),” Audited Course, Indiana University, Fall 2018
  • “Write Winning Grant Proposals,” Seminar, Indiana University Office of the Vice Provost for Research, September 2017
  • “Copyright for Educators and Librarians,” MOOC, Duke University, Summer 2016
  • “Programming in the Humanities (DIG 120),” Audited Course, Davidson College, Spring 2016
  • “Design Kit: The Course for Human Centered Design,” MOOC, IDEO, August-October 2015
  • “Instructional Design for Digital Learning (EDT 8120),” Instructional Design for Digital Learning Certificate, Wright State University, Fall 2013
  • “Making Online Courses Interactive (EDT 8130),” Instructional Design for Digital Learning Certificate, Wright State University, Fall 2013



 Indiana University

  • Scholarly Communication Department Intern Supervisor, Spring 2018
  • Collection Managers Group Member, October 2017-Present

 Davidson College  

  • Administrative Advisory Group (AAG) Executive Committee Member, June 2016-May 2017
  • First Scholars (First Generation) Orientation Panelist, August 2015 & August 2016
  • Collection Development Librarian Search Committee Member, February-May 2016 

Teaching & Training


  • Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER), Library Juice Academy, Six Week Asynchronous Course
    • June-July 2018
    • January-February 2018
    • April-May 2017
  • COLL-X 250: Academic Editing & Publishing, Indiana University, One Credit Hour In-Person Course
    • Fall 2018
    • Fall 2017
  • The Basics and Beyond: Developing a Critical, Community-Based Approach to Open Education, Force 11 Scholarly Communication Institute Course Co-Taught with Ali Versluis & Lillian Ringling
    • July 2018


  • The Open Researcher: Increasing the Impact and Visibility of Your Work Workshop (with Richard Higgins)
  • Open Access Publishing Innovations, Digital Library Brown Bag (with Jamie Wittenberg, Richard Higgins, and Michael Regoli)
  • What Does Google Tell the World about You? Workshop (with Meggan Press)
  • Predatory Publishers, Open Scholarship, and Your Research Workshop (with Jenny Hoops)


  • Grant Co-Author, Information Literacy Course Grant, 2018-2019, $5,000
  • Grant Co-Author, Indiana University School of Education Teaching with Technology Grant, 2018-2019, $3,000
  • Indiana University Libraries (Bloomington) Librarians Support Grant Recipient, January 2018, $700
  • Grant Co-Author, “Open Educational Resource Pilot,” The Duke Endowment Libraries, 2016-2017, $12,800


  • Association of University Presses and Library Publishing Coalition Cross-Pollination Conference Scholarship Recipient, June 2018
  • Scholarly Communication Open Textbook Design Session Invitee, April 2018
  • ATG Media/Charleston Conference Top Up & Comer, November 2017
  • OpenCon Invitee and Scholarship Recipient (Open Education Track), November 2016
  • Beta Phi Mu Nomination and Induction, November 2015
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) Faculty Merit Award, May 2015
  • Kathleen Louise Dion Memorial Scholarship Recipient, May 2012