On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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LMU Departments: Theological Studies, English, African
American Studies, Campus Ministry, Center for Religion &
Inglewood Public Library, local churches
RELATIONSHIPS BUILT ON COMMON INTERESTS SPARK
Honors Program ->> Gospel performance
Partnership Breeds Partnership
Success with one exhibit leads to
enthusiasm for another, even though the
players are all different.
Library = book to library = intellectual engagement
PUB NIGHTS: Four events each
semester where faculty discuss
their recent scholarly or creative
works over beer and pretzels.
Presto chango II
Opening the door to students and their ideas
Providing selfie opportunities
in forbidden library locations
Know on which side
your bread is buttered
Align unit with institution’s mission.
– Reflect it in what we say and do
• Mirror language
Participate in strategic planning.
– Librarians develop a reputation for good citizenship
Encourage librarians to participate in campus
– Librarians on Faculty Senate & committees
– Develop peer relationship with faculty and
administrators – beyond “library as support”
The Vision Thing
Adopting an expansive
vision of the role of
the library on campus
– Leadership matters
– Librarian buy-in
– Funding really
Give librarians tools
and reward them for
Enact a promotion
plan with incentives.
Foster and Support Staff Ideas
Beyond the Walls
Benefits member libraries and member librarians
Support for small libraries
– Research Day ->> IMLS Grant
» Institute for Research Design in Librarianship
Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)
Association of Jesuit College & Universities (AJCU)
Participation = Visibility = Impact
Be a partner
Be at the table!