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How Quickly Can Your University Librarian Shelf-read this Cart? Social Activities Bring Faculty and Staff Together
 

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Portion of a panel presentation given at ALA's annual conference in Washington, DC in 2010.

Portion of a panel presentation given at ALA's annual conference in Washington, DC in 2010.

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    How Quickly Can Your University Librarian Shelf-read this Cart? Social Activities Bring Faculty and Staff Together How Quickly Can Your University Librarian Shelf-read this Cart? Social Activities Bring Faculty and Staff Together Presentation Transcript

    • Social activities bring facultyand staff together to provide better customer service
    • M. Teresa DohertyHead, Circulationand InformationServicesJames Branch Cabell LibraryVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, Virginia
    • Thesis Statement Breaking down hierarchical barriers between library staff through shared social activities promotes stronger interactions and better service to our customers.
    • (Translation) Being able to laugh with your bosses and colleagues at work makes it easier to ask for their help when you need it.
    • John UlmschneiderUniversity Librarianand fearless playerof library picnicgamesVirginia Commonwealth University
    • Can your universitylibrarian do this? Picnic game challenge: arrange a group of books into correct Library of Congress order in the quickest time.
    • Anyone can play! Head of Media and Reserve Services Cataloging Staffer Circulation Staffer
    • And the winner is… For 3 years in a row, the university librarian did not win.
    • Picnic Games: photos Photo guessing games, such as “match the photo of the toddler to the library staff member of today” and “match the pet to its owner.”
    • Pet MatchingChallenge: matchthe library stafferto the photo oftheir pet(s).
    • Who owns who? ? ? ?
    • Picnic Games: counting How many X’s in the Y? (keyboard keys in ajar, binder clips in a box, pages in a stack of gift books, etc.)
    • Art and EngineeringChallenge: build atower out ofmarshmallows anduncookedspaghetti