1. T . R . P A R K E R
T P A R K E R @ U U . E D U
7 3 1 - 6 6 1 - 5 4 2 6
Taught High School in inner city New
Worked as a staff member at Rollins.
Finished my MLIS at FSU London.
Applied for the job of Outreach Librarian
at Union in October 2009.
Who am I?
2. What do I (we) do?
“enhancing library services
and access to academic
resources through extensive
outreach, instruction and
strong relationships and
serves as an ambassador
from the library to the
3. Framing Outreach
Library as Place- “the aim is to create comfortable,
lively, and active spaces where students can interact with
each other, with information and with technology”
Library Services- “the aim should not be to replace
in-person interactions and the relationships that are built
Library on the Web- “Libraries need to embed their
resources and expertise into the systems and tools students
and faculty use in their daily lives”
David Lewis - A Strategy for Academic Libraries in the First Quarter of the 21st Century
4. Library as Place
A Beautiful building makes me feel smart and important-Karen Schneider
5. Library as Place
“Academic Libraries are becoming physical and
electronic intellectual gathering places rather than
repositories for books.” Michael Loder. (2010). Libraries with a Future
6. Library as Place
“The Academic Library has never been just a book warehouse.” Jeffrey Gayton Wisconsins
7. Library as Place
Student Art in the Library-A Work in Progress
8. Library Services
Highlighting our Collections
Developing a Long-Range Outreach Plan - C&RL News
9. Library Services
“Meet people where they are not
where you want them to be.”
10. Library Services
11. Library Services
12. Library Services
Helping Faculty to set up personal websites or blogs
13. Library on the Web
14. Library on the Web
15. Library on the Web
16. Peer Reviewed
17. THANK YOU!
I look forward to getting to know you.