Online Learning Librarian
Samantha Harlow (she/hers) is currently the Online Learning Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC Greensboro) in Greensboro, North Carolina, as well as serving as a liaison to Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology, and Public Health Education. In this job she works with the Research, Outreach, and Instruction (ROI) UNCG University Libraries department to train and assist liaison librarians with online learning, including creating accessible digital objects, teaching online through the university learning management system (LMS) Canvas, and hosting a variety of virtual events for online and face-to-face students and instructors. Harlow has been working with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and online learning spaces for five years. Prior to working at UNCG University Libraries, she was an Instructional Technology Consultant (ITC) for the School of Education at UNC Greensboro and a Media and Digital Resources Librarian at High Point University. She has also managed a digital grant through Triad Research Libraries Network (TRLN) based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. She holds a bachelor's from New York University (NYU) and a master's of library science (MLIS) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Harlow has published and presented on a variety of topics on online learning, accessibility, and libraries. Harlow recently won the Association of Research and Research Libraries (ACRL) Distance Learning Section Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship award. Harlow currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with her family and dog.