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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: Oct 20, 2020 114 views
Asian Studies
Last update: Apr 13, 2020 173 views
Biology
Last update: Nov 19, 2020 189 views
Chemistry
Last update: Oct 13, 2020 99 views
Citation Help
Last update: Oct 26, 2020 1239 views
Classics
Last update: Apr 3, 2020 31 views
Economics
Last update: Oct 20, 2020 514 views
Last update: Oct 20, 2020 1050 views
Environmental Studies
Last update: Oct 13, 2020 428 views
Geoscience
Last update: Mar 11, 2020 90 views
German Area Studies
Last update: Apr 3, 2020 36 views
Judaic Studies
Last update: Oct 20, 2020 102 views
Last update: Aug 24, 2020 56 views
Last update: Sep 18, 2020 2063 views
Music
Last update: Jul 7, 2020 160 views
Last update: Sep 18, 2020 81 views
Physics
Last update: Oct 13, 2020 31 views
Psychological Science
Last update: Oct 13, 2020 718 views
Religious Studies
Last update: Sep 11, 2020 283 views
Russian Area Studies
Last update: Apr 3, 2020 68 views
Last update: Apr 13, 2020 41 views
Theatre
Last update: Nov 17, 2020 137 views
Last update: Oct 20, 2020 70 views
Writing and Rhetoric
Last update: Oct 20, 2020 116 views
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