How can the librarys servicesand programs contribute toSTEM student success?Adam Oster
Academic Faculty Get to know the academic institution’s faculty members Attend meetings/events Hold “Office Hours” Encourage faculty to refer students to you
Information Competencies What information literacy skills do students need to learn? Collaborate with faculty to determine how the library can support each department’s curriculum Example: SLA Chemistry
Strategic Instruction Plan Determine what classes you are teaching to Specifically define who should be taught what Eliminate duplicate sessions Develop “Learning Outcomes” Example: Ohio University
Information Economy Where does the library’s information come from? What students should know: Who produces the information? Who controls the information? What does it cost? What version and/or format does it come in?Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to theNetwork Economy - Carl Shapiro, Hal R.Varian
Cited Reference Searching Determine approximately how many times an author or a specific publication has been cited in other published works. Example: Harter, S. P., & Nisonger, T. E. (1993). Semantic relationships between cited and citing articles in library and information science journals. Journal Of The American Society For Information Science, 44(9), 543-552.
Cited Reference Searching p. 3 Web of Knowledge
Cited Reference Searching p. 4 Leaves: Publications citing the found article Trunk: Article found Roots: Publications cited by the article
Online Presence Library’s website Promote and market online resources Develop tutorials for those resources Utilize social networking tools Constantly evaluate what is and is not working
Collection Weeding STEM subject fields are constantly changing Keep STEM collections up to date – remove what is no longer relevant “Patron-Driven Acquisitions” Tracking usage of eBook collectionshttp://works.bepress.com/doug_way/
“Library as place” Destination of choice Home, work, library Home, class, library Information Commons Gathering point Center for collaboration Technology hub “Offer lively programming to stimulate thought and creativity”
Who’s doing what? Find out what programs and strategies are being used by other institutions How: Institutional websites Listservs Join an organizational workgroup and/or roundtable Publications Conferences Word of mouth!
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