As Scholarly Communication Librarian, Sarah Hare leads several Open Educational Resource (OER) efforts, including IU's Course Material Transformation Fellowship Program. She also develops outreach to educate the campus community about open access and contributes to the development of IU's institutional repository and journal publishing program.
Sarah’s research centers on OER, library publishing, and open access outreach to undergraduate students. Her work has been published in Library Trends, portal: Libraries in the Academy, and College and Research Libraries. Most recently, Sarah co-edited an openly licensed book, "Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies."
Sarah regularly teaches a one-credit hour course, Academic Editing and Publishing, for incoming Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research (IUJUR) student editors. She also currently serves on the Library Publishing Coalition’s (LPC) Board. The LPC is the central library publishing membership organization in North America.
Prior to joining the IU Libraries, Sarah served as Information Literacy Librarian at Davidson College, where she created open access programming and led two Open Educational Resource (OER) initiatives. She holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.