October 28-30 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California
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Monday, October 28, 2013

C105 - Engaging the Academic Community

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DeAnza I & II (Portola)
Jennifer Rian, Innovative Services Librarian, Luther College
Jennifer Self, Public Services Specialist, Luther College
Keith A Rocci, First Year Experience Librarian, Mabee Library, Washburn University & Emporia State University
Catherine J Gray, University Library Center Librarian, Idaho Falls, Idaho State University
Regina Koury, Head of Collection Management, Idaho State University
Jenny Semenza, Associate University Librarian for Public Services, Idaho State University
Mike Nutt, Digital Media Librarian, Digital Library Initiatives, North Carolina State University Libraries

This Pecha-Kucha-style session features four strategies for engaging the academic community. Luther staff discuss how a merged library-IT organization has recreated its social media persona. They share techniques, including Facebook photo strategies and social media monitoring techniques. Idaho State staff promote intellectual curiosity and discovery, as well as encourage the community to imagine, innovate and inspire with a mobile strategy using Quick Response (QR) codes in the stacks, expanding patrons’ experience in using ebooks. Rocci discusses strategies used to engage, connect, and build relationships with college students completing a credit course in information literacy and creating library supporters and advocates in a virtual environment. NCSU discusses using crowdsourcing to tell the story about NCSU’s new library with cutting-edge technology and inspiring spaces, a model of the library of the future.

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