Sara is the Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian and the liaison to the Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, and Statistics & Actuarial Science departments. She holds weekly office hours in the Chemistry Building (E237) and Van Allen Hall (453). Her research interests include information literacy, scientific publishing, and research data management.
M.A. Library and Information Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa - 2008
B.A. International Relations, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin - 2004
Zhang, Q. & Scheib, S. (2017). A Case Study for Organizing and Documenting Research Data. In L. Johnson (Ed.), Curating Research Data, Volume Two: A Handbook of Current Practice (pp. 18-20). Chicago, Illinois: Association of College and Research Libraries.
"Engaging Liaisons: Information or Communication?" Research Data Access and Preservation Summit, May 4, 2016, Atlanta, GA.
"Goalstorming: Aligning the Strategic Plan with Staff Values" ILA/ACRL Spring Conference, May 20, 2016, Ankeny, IA (With Bethany R. Davis and Lisa Gardinier.)
"Catching Fire: Burning Down Our Silos to Fire-Up Our Communities" ILA/ACRL Spring Conference, May 2, 2014, Ankeny, IA (With Leo Clougherty.)
"Breaking All the Rules: Lock-In at the Sciences Library" ILA/ACRL Spring Conference, May 2, 2014, Ankeny, IA (With Brett Cloyd.)