Capstone
Presentation
July 18, 2009
Jan Brooks
Portfolio Introduction




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Information Literacy

   Helping patrons "locate, evaluate, and
    use effectively the needed
    information" (Associat...
Artifacts

   Olathe, KS:            International
    Information Needs         Chick Lit
    Assessment
Olathe, Kansas:



Community Profile and Information Needs
  Assessment

Outcome #3 Conduct an information needs
 assessme...
Olathe, Kansas
   History of area and
    library system.
   Critical analysis of
    information needs.
         -Obser...
Olathe, KS
   Recommendations:

       Expand collection
       Space—real estate!
       Special Populations
        ...
International Chick Lit



Outcome #7

Communicate effectively in writing, orally, and in
  using information technologies...
International Chick Lit
                  Stepped outside my
                   own comfort zone.

                  Ret...
Reflections…
Academic
   8 outcomes.
Professional
   I see the big picture, rather than a job.
   Increased responsibility...
Philosophy of Service
Resource sharing challenges me daily to share our
    collection freely, to find correct and current...
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Capstone Presentation

  1. 1. Capstone Presentation July 18, 2009 Jan Brooks
  2. 2. Portfolio Introduction  http://janbrooks.weebly.com  Built with Weebly
  3. 3. Information Literacy  Helping patrons "locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information" (Association of College & Research Libraries).  Association of College & Research Libraries. (January, 2000). Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Retrieved from their website.
  4. 4. Artifacts  Olathe, KS:  International Information Needs Chick Lit Assessment
  5. 5. Olathe, Kansas: Community Profile and Information Needs Assessment Outcome #3 Conduct an information needs assessment, and design and evaluate customized information services and products based on those needs.
  6. 6. Olathe, Kansas  History of area and library system.  Critical analysis of information needs. -Observation -Demographics -Patron Survey
  7. 7. Olathe, KS  Recommendations:  Expand collection  Space—real estate!  Special Populations • Children • Hispanic Community • Deaf Community  Market, Market, Market! • Existing resources and strengths • Resource Sharing • Possibilities
  8. 8. International Chick Lit Outcome #7 Communicate effectively in writing, orally, and in using information technologies presentation
  9. 9. International Chick Lit  Stepped outside my own comfort zone.  Retrieved, interpreted and repackaged information.  Stressed the value of reading outside our own familiar culture.
  10. 10. Reflections… Academic 8 outcomes. Professional I see the big picture, rather than a job. Increased responsibility—resource sharing. KCMLIN Interlibrary Loan Committee. Personal Took on technology challenges. Collaboration. Lifetime friendships.
  11. 11. Philosophy of Service Resource sharing challenges me daily to share our collection freely, to find correct and current information, and to provide resources in the quickest way possible. I salute Ranganathan for his Five Laws of Library Science:  Books are for use.  Every reader his [or her] book.  Every book its reader.  Save the time of the User.  The library is a growing organism. May I continue to grow with the library… jb
  12. 12. Questions?

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