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Michelle Reed

Name

[Reed, Michelle]
  • Open Education Librarian

Biography

Michelle Reed is Open Education Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. She advocates for and leads efforts to support the adoption, adaptation, and creation of open educational resources; raises awareness of open pedagogy as a practice that increases student engagement and opportunities for collaborative partnerships; and manages other college affordability initiatives. Prior to joining UTA, she supported both information literacy and scholarly communication at the University of Kansas Libraries. Michelle is a presenter for ACRL’s one-day workshop, “Two Paths Converge: Designing Educational Opportunities on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy.” She is the 2016 recipient of the American Library Association’s Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant for an open data project that explores undergraduate perspectives on Open Access and copyright.

Professional Preparation

    • 2010 Master of Science (MS) in Information ScienceUniversity of Tennessee
    • 2006 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative WritingMcNeese State University
    • 2006 Master of Arts (MA) in EnglishMcNeese State University

Presentations

Projects

  • 2015
    • Jan 2015 to Sept 2016 Digital Storytelling Project on Library Anxiety

      The Digital Storytelling Project on Library Anxiety is a student-designed, interactive game intended to introduce first-year students to the University of Kansas Libraries’ resources and services. It adopts a fun yet informative tone to lower library anxiety among incoming freshmen and illustrate the benefits of library use. Additional information is available at http://hdl.handle.net/1808/21508.

      Role: Principal Investigator PI: Michelle Reed

Support & Funding

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    • Mar 2016 to Present Undergraduates Speak: Our Rights and Access sponsored by  - $3000
    • Jan 2016 to May 2016 Digital Storytelling Project on Library Anxiety sponsored by  - $400
    • Aug 2015 to Dec 2015 Undergraduates Speak: Our Rights and Access (pilot) sponsored by  - $300
    • Aug 2015 to Dec 2015 Undergraduates Speak: Our Rights and Access (pilot) sponsored by  - $500
    • July 2015 to June 2016 Undergraduates Speak: Our Rights and Access (pilot) sponsored by  - $3510

Other Creative Activities

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2016 to  Present Two Paths Converge: Designing Educational Opportunities on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy

      Michelle is a presenter for ACRL's one-day workshop that supports librarians as they explore collaborative opportunities that arise at the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy. Additional information is available at http://www.ala.org/acrl/intersections.