Connecting Our Work to Theirs: Creating Outreach and Education Opportunities for our Users

Tuesday, 1/11/2022 - Wednesday, 1/12/2022
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central)
  • 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific)

This e-Forum will discuss strategies around collection development-focused outreach including how to reach your audience, ideas on what information resonates with users, and how to maintain momentum and enthusiasm around outreach. Session moderators will share their own experiences and insights around some of the outreach work they are undertaking at their own institutions.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this e-Forum, attendees will:

  • be able to identify outreach strategies that they can use to reach users at their own organizations
  • recognize the importance of collection development-focused outreach work

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in collection development-focused outreach

Presenters

Julie Glascock is the Director of Acquisitions & Eresources at Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, Tennessee. She has previously held the position of Electronic Resources Librarian and Systems Librarian at Vanderbilt. She also has several years of experience working in other library positions both at Vanderbilt and the University of Missouri, Columbia. She holds a B.S. in Education from the University of Missouri, Columbia and an M.S.I.S. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Erin Loree is an Electronic Resources Librarian at Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville. She previously held positions as the Administrator for the Tennessee Electronic Library and as the Electronic Resources Librarian at Amherst College. With over 20 years’ experience, she has developed expertise in acquisitions and budgeting, workflow development, platform migrations, troubleshooting, and vendor relations.

Rachelle McLain is the Collection Development Librarian at the Montana State University Library in Bozeman. Before moving to Bozeman, she was a Research Librarian for a law firm in Seattle, WA. She holds a B.A. in Art History from Western Washington University and an MLIS from the University of Washington iSchool.

Hannah McKelvey is an Assistant Professor and Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Librarian at the Montana State University Library in Bozeman. Prior to that, she worked as a Research & Instruction Librarian at the MSU Library and a Reference Librarian at Bozeman Public Library. Her current role and responsibilities include managing all aspects of electronic information licensed by the Library through third-parties and to facilitate discovery and access to the Library’s electronic resources and physical materials.

Erin Peters is an Electronic Resources Librarian at Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a new library professional with 20 years’ experience as a library paraprofessional. Erin also taught English as a Foreign Language in Seoul, South Korea. She holds a B.A. in History from Miami University of Ohio and an MLIS from Wayne State University. 

Registration

Cost

Free

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Code of Conduct

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Credits

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