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Library Advisory Board

Become an Influencer: Join the Fall 2022 Library Advisory Board

Members of the Library Advisory Board, a group of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff members, provide improvement advice and feedback to the library.

What’s in it for you:

What’s expected of members:

Actively participate in three board meetings (September, October, November)
Apply here   (apply by Friday, September 2, 2022)


Results from 2021-2022 Library Advisory Board recommendations:
  1. Evaluated equipment purchases (fans, watch chargers, etc.)
  2. Updated equipment page with links to item availability in catalog
  3. Purchased partitions to reduce noise transfer in silent study areas
  4. Added a desk to the third floor (staffed by student employees) to help with noise mitigation
  5. Moved room reservation station to Library Services desk for immediate assistance with the reservation process
  6. Extended advance time to reserve a room
  7. Extended library hours around finals and Friday afternoons
  8. Provided Study Break before winter break
  9. Added full-text links to materials from library-provided sources in Google Scholar
  10. Updated citing pages with contact information and clarified wording on Turabian/Chicago page
  11. Added a “Books & Media” search option to the library's homepage
  12. Streamlined Teaching Resources library guide
  13. Changed all library guides to left-side navigation
  14. Produced Spring semester faculty newsletter (will provide ongoing newsletter each semester)
  15. Reached out to Sodexo about a vending machine with more food choices
  16. Reached out to Facility Services about adding more plants to the library building
  17. Contacted IT about adding an additional color printer and creating a webpage with campus labs, requirements, hours, available equipment, etc.

Providing EBSCO workshops about managing information

Questions? Contact: Lori Mardis
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