Training 2.0<br />Library Assistants in the <br />Age of Information<br />June Power, MLIS<br />Access Services/ReferenceL...
Evolution of Communication<br />http://www.caglecartoons.com/<br />
Evolution of Training atMary Livermore Library<br />
Problems with Oral and Written Training Methods<br />Inconsistent<br />Time Consuming<br />Tracking Difficult<br />
Advantages of  Digitally Based Training<br />Consistent<br />Time Efficient<br />Tracking Made Easy<br />
What We’ve Learned So Far<br />Students and staff like it!<br />Better data<br />It’s still evolving<br />
Thank You!<br />To my staff – who are the onesthatreally do all the hard work.<br />AND<br />To the conferenceplanners for...
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Training 2.0: Library Assistants in the Age of Information

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A presentation given at the 2009 Access Services Conference in Atlanta, GA about the development of a more efficient training method. This training focused on using digital tools to replace outmoded and less successful training alternatives.

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  • Training is all about communication, and as communication evolves training needs to adapt in order to ensure successful communication to library assistants.
  • Used arrow graphic to show that this is not a finite timeline but a process that will be ongoing.
  • Training 2.0: Library Assistants in the Age of Information

    1. 1. Training 2.0<br />Library Assistants in the <br />Age of Information<br />June Power, MLIS<br />Access Services/ReferenceLibrarian<br />The University of North Carolina at Pembroke<br />
    2. 2. Evolution of Communication<br />http://www.caglecartoons.com/<br />
    3. 3. Evolution of Training atMary Livermore Library<br />
    4. 4. Problems with Oral and Written Training Methods<br />Inconsistent<br />Time Consuming<br />Tracking Difficult<br />
    5. 5. Advantages of Digitally Based Training<br />Consistent<br />Time Efficient<br />Tracking Made Easy<br />
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    15. 15. What We’ve Learned So Far<br />Students and staff like it!<br />Better data<br />It’s still evolving<br />
    16. 16. Thank You!<br />To my staff – who are the onesthatreally do all the hard work.<br />AND<br />To the conferenceplanners for having me heretoday.<br />

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