About Sara

Sara Marks is currently Instruction and Outreach Librarian at UMass Lowell.  She works directly with the College of Health Sciences students, faculty and staff to support their research needs.  She is responsible for outreach efforts which includes programming for the campus and community.  Her research interests include public programming in academic libraries, social dramas in Wikipedia, and information literacy for health students.

Previously, Sara was Instruction Services & Reference Librarian at Fitchburg State University.  There she developed an information literacy program for the campus.  This included working with faculty to help them understand information literacy in relation to their assignments, setting outcomes for the program, and creating assessment tools.

Sara has an MLS from Simmons College and a MS in Communications from Fitchburg State University.