Fye And The Library Cincin Fye 09

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Some rules-of-thumb I've devised over time about what works with first-year college students and the library.

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Fye And The Library Cincin Fye 09

  1. 1. Sherri B. Saines<br />Reference and Instruction Librarian<br />First Year Outreach Coordinator<br />HCS Bibliographer<br />Ohio University<br />FYE and the Library: What I have learned so far<br />
  2. 2. A simple “Hello” matters<br />
  3. 3. It must be tied to a graded assignment<br />
  4. 4. Students need active, relevant information<br />
  5. 5. Be able to state your goals in one sentence. <br />
  6. 6. We are all doing about the same things<br />
  7. 7. No one knows how to market to 18-year-olds<br />
  8. 8. Relationships matter<br />
  9. 9. Communication is rare and beautiful<br />
  10. 10. Assess everything. Numbers = $$<br />
  11. 11. It costs $$<br />
  12. 12. Plan the whole first year library experience<br />
  13. 13. Easy. Fun. Free. Fast. Effective.<br />
  14. 14. Fear nothing.<br />
  15. 15. Sherri B. Saines<br />Alden Library<br />Ohio University<br />Athens, OH<br />saines@ohio.edu<br />740-593-9587<br />
  16. 16. Biblography<br />Price, Christy. ‘Why Don’t My Students Think I’m Groovy: The New “R”s for Engaging Millennial Learners.” The Teaching Professor, Aug / Sept 2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p7-8, 2p.<br />Saines, Sherri, and Colleen Boff. “Services for First Year Students.” A section of Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Services_for_First_Year_Students. <br />Sobel, Karen. “Promoting Library Reference Services to First-Year Undergraduate Students: What Works?” Reference & User Services Quarterly, Summer 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p362-371, 10p. <br />Hardesty, Larry L. The Role of the Library in the First College Year. Columbia, SC : NRCFYEST, University of South Carolina, 2007. (The Bible for FYE and libraries). <br />Saines, Sherri. Find OUt First. http://www.library.ohiou.edu/newstudents/blog/ <br />

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