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Sarah Pugachev

Research Initatives Librarian at University of Rochester River Campus Library.

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Research Initiatives Librarian at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries


2013-2015 University of Michigan School of Information M.S. in Information

2009-2013 Emory University B.A. in History

Awards and Certifications

2017 Mover & Shaker, Library Journal,

2016-Current Certified Instructor, The Carpentries

2018-Current Certified Trainer, The Carpentries


A list is also available online via ORCID.

Journal Articles

2019 “What are ‘The Carpentries’ and What Are They Doing in the Library?”. portal: Libraries and the Academy.

Book Chapters

2017 With Jeffrey Widener. “Beyond Embedded Librarianship: Co-Teaching with Faculty to Integrate Digital Scholarship in Undergraduate Research.” In Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Case Studies and Best Practices. Edited by Merinda Kaye Hensley & Stephanie Davis-Kahl.

Selected Presentations

2018 “Software Carpentry in the Library.” Re-think It: Libraries for a New Age.

2017 “Digtial Scholarship in the Classroom: Models for Collaboration.” Digital Library Federation Forum.

2017 “Software Carpentry in the Library.” Coalition of Networked Information.

2017 “Teaching Information Literacy and Data Mangement through Open Source Tools in the Undergraduate Classroom.” Association of College and Research Libraries. Poster Session.

2016 “Six-Shooters: A Digital Frontiers Lightning Round.” Western History Association Conference.


Spring 2018 LIS 5653: Preservation of Information. University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies.


July 2019-Current Research Initiatives Librarian, University of Rochester River Campus Libraries

Jan. 2016-May 2019 Digital Scholarship Specialist, Univesity of Oklahoma Libraries

July 2015-Dec. 2015 Digital Scholarship Fellow, Univesity of Oklahoma Libraries