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


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.


  • OER Research Fellow, Open Education Group, 2018-2019
  • 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



Reed, M., Kirschner, J., Hare, S. (Eds.). (2019). Marking OER courses: Best practices and case studies. Arlington, TX: Mavs Open Press. Forthcoming.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Li, Y., et al. (2018). The library press partnership: An overview and two case studies. Library Trends.

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

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

Non-Refereed Articles

Hoops, J. & Hare, S.  (2019). Library publisher resources: Making publishing approachable, sustainable, and values-driven. College & Research Libraries News. Forthcoming.

Kaspar, W., Hare, S., Evanson, C., Ford, E., & Budd, J. (2018). Considering developmental peer review. College and Research Libraries.

Hare, S. (2018). Open education week 2018 at Indiana University Bloomington. InULA Notes: Indiana University Librarians Association.

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

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

Edited 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.

Hare, S., Wright, A., Allen, C., Clinkscales, G. & Reed, J. (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.

Additional Selected Writing

Hare, S. & Hoops, J. (2019). Indiana University Bloomington: Educating and Onboarding Editors with the New Journal Toolkit. Library Publishing Coalition Blog. Forthcoming.

Hare, S. (2018, August 29). Seeing each other: Reflections on library/press cross-pollination. Library Publishing Coalition Blog.

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

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

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

Crissinger, S. (2016, June 28). The time is now: Scholarly communication and undergraduates. ACRLog.

Crissinger, S. (2016, April). OER outreach for newbies series: Post 1, 2, and 3. ACRLog.

Crissinger, S. (2016, Jan 4). January 2016 collaboration with Hack Library School. ACRLog.

Crissinger, S. (2015, Aug 14). Still lost in the academy: The important of #L1S and other first generation initiatives. ACRLog.


Competitively Selected

Hoops, J. & Hare, S. Streamlining institutional repository deposit: Results from a pilot CV service. Poster session presented at the bi-annual Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Hare, S., Hensley, M., Reed, M., & Makula, A. (2019, April). Working at the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication: New models for engaging students, faculty, and librarians. Panel session presented at the bi-annual Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference, Cleveland, OH. [27% acceptance rate]

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.

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.

Sullivan, M. & Crissinger, S. (2017, June). Left out of the mix: Digital preservation and Open Educational Resources. Poster presented at ALA Annual, Chicago, IL.

Crissinger, S., Evanson, C., & Sponsel, J. (2016, June). Fear of fa(i)(l)ling: Abandoning old assessment footholds for new ground. Workshop presented at the bi-annual Library Instruction West Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

McDowell, K., et al. (2016, January). Valuing student voices: Master’s students’ critical perspectives on LIS education. Panel presented at the annual Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference, Boston, MA.

Sullivan, M., et al. (2015, June). What do LIS students really think of their education? Conversation Starter presented at ALA Annual, San Francisco, CA.


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., Versluis, A., & Rigling, L. (2018, April). Design thinking. Session moderated at the Scholarly Communication Open Textbook Design Session, Raleigh, NC.

Hare, S. (2018, March). OER and systematic inequality. Lightening talk presented for the Creative Commons Open Education Week Web-a-Thon, Online.

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. 

Local and Regional Presentations

Nay, L., Quill, T., & Hare, S. (2019, March). Conquering imposter syndrome in academia. Session at the Annual Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) Conference, Bloomington, IN.

Hoops, J. & Hare, S. (2018, October). Furthering open: Tips for crafting an IR deposit service. Session at the Academic Libraries of Indiana Annual Scholarly Communication Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Hare. 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.

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. & Wright, A. (2017, March). The Duke Endowment Libraries (TDEL) stipend program. Session presented at the Oberlin Group Open Educational Resource (OER) Forum. Online.

Continuing Professional Education

  • Z505: Evaluation of Resources and Services, 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 Libraries Information Literacy Course Grant (with Julie Marie Frye and Beth Samuelson), 2018-2019, $5,000
  • Indiana University School of Education Teaching with Technology Grant (with Julie Marie Frye and Beth Samuelson), 2018-2019, $3,000
  • Indiana University Libraries Librarians Support Grant, January 2018, $700
  • The Duke Endowment Libraries Open Educational Resource Pilot (with James Sponsel, Kim Duckett, Jolie Tingen, Andrea Wright, Christy Allen, Julie Reed, & Geneen Clinkscales), 2016-2017, $12,800


National Professional Service

ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

  • Mentor, October 2017-Present

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC)

  • Peer Reviewer, January 2016-Present

Get the Job: Academic Library Hiring for the New Librarian. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

  • Substantive Reviewer, January 2019

SPARC Open Education Leadership Program

  • Mentor, January 2018-May 2018

2018 Library Publishing Forum Diversity Subcommittee

  • Member, October 2017-May 2018

Texas Toolkit for OER Course Markings

  • Invited Peer Reviewer, April 2018

Oberlin Group Open Educational Resource (OER) Forum

  • Planning Group Member, January-May 2017

Partnership for Liberal Arts Collaboration and Exploration Programming Committee

  • Member, July 2015-July 2016

Symposium on LIS Education Planning Group

  • Member, October 2014-April 2015

State Service

Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI)

  • Open Educational Resource Task Force, November 2018-Present
  • Scholarly Communication Conference Planning Group Member, May 2017-October 2017

Indiana University Service

Benefits Committee

  • Committee Member, September 2018-Present

Unizin Teaching and Learning Affordable Content Subcommittee

  • Committee Member, August 2018-Present

Indiana University Libraries Service

Grants and Leaves Committee

  • Committee Member, September 2018-Present

Teaching & Training


Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER), Library Juice Academy, Six Week Asynchronous Course

  • June-July 2019
  • July-August 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

Guest Lectures

“Scholarly Communication: An Introduction to OA and OER,” Academic Librarianship (IS 567), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 2019

“Open Access and Indiana University Libraries,” Social Aspects of Information Technology (Z514/764), Indiana University, November 2017 & 2018

“Career Advice for Reference Public Services Assistants,” Indiana University Libraries, March 2018

“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

“Open Educational Resources (OER) in an International Context” (with Crystal Sheu), International Associates Program, Mortenson Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 2015

Selected Workshops at Indiana University

An Introduction to Open Educational Resources and Tips for Finding, Adopting, and Creating OER at IU (with Willa Tavernier), Digital Library Brown Bag, Spring 2019

Flipped Librarian: Using Open Resources to Maximize Doctoral Learning in Research (with Julie Marie Frye and Beth Samuelson), IU School of Education, February 2019

Scholarly Communication Librarianship, Learning Commons Research Assistant Training, February 2019

STEM Tech2Teach: Have Your Cake and Eat it Too – Tips for Finding Diverse, High-Quality, Affordable Course Material (with Mark Goodner and Amy Minix), Fall 2018

Starting an Open Access Journal with IU Libraries, Scholars Commons Workshop, Fall 2018

Open Access Publishing Innovations, Digital Library Brown Bag (with Jamie Wittenberg, Richard Higgins, and Michael Regoli), Fall 2017

Predatory Publishers, Open Scholarship, and Your Research, Open Access Week Workshop (with Jenny Hoops), Fall 2017