Students lead the library : the importance of student contributions to the academic library / edited by Sara Arnold-Garza and Carissa Tomlinson
- Part 1. Students as employees -- Leading, learning, and earning : creating a meaningful student employment program / Beth Hoag and Sarah Sagmoen -- The library as leadership incubator : a case study of Towson University's A-LIST Program / Carissa Tomlinson and Sara Arnold-Garza -- The front face of library services : how student employees lead the library at Grand Valley State University / Kristin Meyer and Jennifer Torreano -- Aligning values, demonstrating value: peer educator programs in the library / Krista Bianco and Joannah O'Hatnick -- Part 2. Students as curators -- Community collections : nurturing student curators / Julia Glassman, Simon Lee, Danielle Salomon, and Doug Worsham -- "Leave your legacy" : student-led contributions of university experience to the special collections and archives / Ashley Todd-Diaz, Shari Scribner, and Kylie Lewis -- We didn't break Twitter : student control of the library's social media channels / Jamie P. Kohler -- Part 3. Students as ambassadors -- Student to student marketing & engagement : a case study of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries peer guides / Joan M. Barnes -- Getting on the inside : developing a discipline-based student ambassador program / April Hines, Tiffany Baglier, and Ben Walker -- Implementing a peer support program for international students : a case study at McGill University Library / Tara Mawhinney and Jennifer Congyan Zhao -- Part 4. Library as client -- Keep it local : tapping student expertise to build better libraries / Luke Leither -- Applied learning and the academic library : creating opportunities for students to lead / Anne Pemberton, Laura Wiegand, and Christopher Rhodes -- Part 5. Student groups as library leaders -- Mobilizing student leaders to enhance a first-year cohort program / Marybeth McCartin, Nicole E. Brown, and Paula Feid -- Two-way street : ambassadors sharing the road / Adriana Gonzalez, Sara K. Kearns, Darchelle Martin, and Jason B. Reed -- Part 6. Students as library designers -- Just ask them! : designing services and spaces on the foundation of student feedback / Emily Daly, Joyce Chapman, and Thomas Crichlow -- Pizza for your thoughts : building a vibrant dialogue with students through informal focus groups / Kenneth J. Burhanna.
- Students Lead the Library provides case studies of programs and initiatives that seek student input, assistance, and leadership in the academic library. Through the library, students can develop leadership skills, cultivate high levels of engagement, and offer peer learning opportunities. Through the students, libraries can create participatory design processes, enhancement and transformation of the library s core functions, and expressed library value for stakeholders.
- Academic libraries—Administration—Case studies
- Academic libraries—United States—Administration—Case studies
- Academic libraries—Administration—Employee participation—United States—Case studies
- Student library assistants—United States
- Student participation in administration—United States—Case studies
- Libraries and colleges—United States—Case studies
- Libraries and students—United States—Case studies
- Academic libraries—Public relations—United States—Case studies
- Academic libraries—Administration
- Academic libraries—Administration—Employee participation
- Libraries and colleges
- Libraries and students
- Student library assistants
- Student participation in administration
- Academic libraries—Administration—United States—Case studies
- Academic libraries—Employee participation—United States—Case studies
- United States
- 9780838988671 (paperback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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