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Friday, May 8 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Remodeling Library Collections: Designing a Discovery Lab for Student Engagement

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As library collections steer further toward online resources, PDA models, stack reduction to create student study space, and shift focus toward OER/OA movements, print collections feel like a distant priority. This session will present a case study of how the librarians at Penn State Berks re-conceptualized print collections with the development of the Discovery Lab to meet their community's needs and reinvigorated their reference, instruction, student engagement, and campus outreach as a result. This cost-neutral project is a replicable model for other academic libraries to apply in their local context through strategic mapping and assessment. BYOD to maximize takeaways.

Participants will:
  • Demonstrate how to integrate collections into authentic learning experiences for students.
  • Identify student engagement and campus outreach opportunities using library collections.
  • Apply the Discovery Lab model to strategize the integration of collections, instruction, and library-as-place in their local context .

Presenters
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Alexandria Chisholm

Reference & Instruction Librarian, Penn State Berks
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Sarah Hartman-Caverly

Reference & Instruction Librarian, Penn State Berks
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Brett Spencer

Reference & Instruction Librarian, Penn State Berks


Friday May 8, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am EDT