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Katie Greer

Assistant Professor, Kresge Library
First Year Experience Librarian

Office: 247 Kresge
Phone: 248-370-2480
Email: greer@oakland.edu


Katie Greer

Research Interests

Research and information-seeking behaviors of fine arts students; information literacy instruction and assessment; online course instruction and development.



Refereed Articles

Greer, K. (2015) Connecting inspiration with information: Studio art students and information literacy instruction. Communications in Information Literacy (forthcoming)

Rodriguez, J., Greer, K. & Shipman, B. (2014). Copyright and you: copyright instruction for college students in the digital age. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 40(5), 486-491. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2014.06.001

Greer, K., et al. (2012). Beyond the web tutorial: Development and implementation of an online, self-directed academic integrity course at Oakland University. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 38(5), 251-258. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2012.06.010.

Book chapters

Greer, K. Cooking up a concept map with Prezi: Conceptualizing the artist statement. In Calkins, K. and Kvenild, C. The Embedded Librarian Cookbook. ACRL (in press, 2014).

Nichols Hess, A. & Greer, K. Using Library Standards to Inform Common Core Instruction. In J. Purdy & R. McClure (Eds.), The Next Digital Scholar: A fresh approach to the Common Core Standards in research and writing. Information Today, Inc. (in press, 2014)

Choice Reviews

MetPublications (forthcoming)

Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, Choice, November 2014; doi:

Art and Architecture in Video. Choice, May 2014 ; doi:10.5860/CHOICE.51-4762

Italian Renaissance Resources. CHOICE. January 2014.

BMW Guide by Independent Art Collectors. CHOICE. March 2013.

Shakespeare: Staging the World. CHOICE.

Treasures of the Bodleian [iTunes App]. CHOICE. April 2012.

Asher. The Art Museum. CHOICE, March 2012.

Publications prior to joining OU

"Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum." The Twenties in America. Salem Press, 2012.

"Société Anonyme." The Twenties in America. Salem Press, 2012.

"Ernie Chan." Great Lives from History: Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Salem Press, 2012.

"Jorge Cham." Great Lives from History: Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Salem Press, 2012.

"Alfredo Alcala." Great Lives from History: Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Salem Press, 2012.

Bandes, S., Kingsley, A. and Greer, K. Blast from the Past: art of the 1960s. Selections from the Kresge Art Museum XII. East Lansing: Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, 2006.

A Grotesque Trade: Marketing and Artistic Identity in The Lawyer's Office by Marinus van Reymerswaele. Master of Arts Thesis, University of Notre Dame, 2005.



  • Co-presenter, with Julia Rodriguez and Barb Shipman, "Copyright instruction for students,", MLA Academic Libraries, May 2014.
  • Co-presenter, with Adriene Lim, Shawn Lombardo, and Amanda Nichols Hess, "Leveraging your Academic Library", MLA Academic Libraries, May 2014.
  • "Digital technology in the humanities classroom: New opportunities for active learning." OU/Windsor Eighth Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning, May 2014
  • "Weaving a supportive web: library connections to first-year services on campus." First National Personal Librarian and First-Year Experience Conference, Case Western University, Cleveland, OH, April 2014
  • Co-presenter, with Adriene Lim, Shawn Lombardo, and Amanda Nichols Hess, "Leveraging your Academic Library", High Impact Practices: Creating a Culture of Completion Conference, February 2014.
  • Co-presenter, with Stephanie Swanberg, OU/Windsor Sixth Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning: "Development and Integration of a Campus-Wide, Self-Paced Course to Promote Academic Integrity at Oakland University," May 2012.
  • Tech Escape Conference (MLA): “Madonna University and Koha ILS”, May 2011
  • SEMLOL Fall Meeting: “Koha ILS”, November 2009



University Committees

Library Senate Committee (2011--present)
University Retention Committee (2012--present)
Focus on the Finish Line Committee (2012--present)
Academic Open House Planning Committee (2012--present)

Library Committees and Groups

LCAP (2012--present)
Committee on Instruction (2012--present)
Plagiarism Course ad hoc group (2011--present)
Integrated Systems and Data Team (2012)
Web Team (2012--present)
Electronic Resources Selection Committee (2011--present)
Information Commons Integration Taskforce (2011--present)
Strategic Planning Team (2011--2012)
Events and Exhibits Committee (2012--present)
Reference Group (2011--present)
Instruction Group (2011--present)
Collection Development Group (2011--present)

Professional Service

Board Member, Michigan Association for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, 2010-13
Board Member, Metro Detroit Book and Author Association (2011--present)
Member, Art Libraries Society of North America (2011--present)


Educational Background

Online Instructor Certification Course, Madonna University, Summer 2011

M.S., Library and Information Science, Drexel University, 2007

M.A., Art History, University of Notre Dame, 2005

B.A., English, Magna cum Laude, Aquinas College, 2003


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