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Emily Underwood

Research and Instruction Librarian
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Emily Underwood
Contact:
315.781.3014

Emily Underwood is one of the Research and Instruction Librarians here at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She earned her masters degree in library science from Simmons College. Teaching information literacy is one of her passions. She is also especially interested in health literacy and doing what she can to help dismantle the stigma surrounding mental health. In her spare time she enjoys reading leadership and management books as well as taking her dog on long walks.

Teaching Strategies:
Emily likes to employ a variety of active and flipped learning strategies in her instruction. She believes that students learn better by doing and by teaching each other. Some of the strategies that she's used include:
  • Games
  • Videos
  • Collaborative brainstorming
  • Teach one another
  • Concept mapping
  • Cooperative group work
  • Think, pair, share
  • K, W, L charts
  • Polling and quizzes

She also has experience providing online instruction in both synchronous and asynchronous modalities.

To discuss integrating research skills into your course or to request instruction, please fill out this form:http://library.hws.edu/instruction_menu

To make a research appointment fill out this form:http://libcal.hws.edu/appointments/

My Guides

Anthropology
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 12 views
Asian Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 10 views
Biology
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 34 views
Chemistry
Last update: Dec 8, 2020 7 views
Citation Help
Last update: Oct 26, 2020 167 views
Classics
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 5 views
Economics
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 131 views
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Environmental Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 71 views
Geoscience
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 7 views
German Area Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 1 views
Judaic Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 9 views
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Music
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 10 views
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Physics
Last update: Oct 13, 2020 0 views
Psychological Science
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 159 views
Religious Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 4 views
Russian Area Studies
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 20 views
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Theatre
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 28 views
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Writing and Rhetoric
Last update: Feb 9, 2021 19 views
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