Monday, September 10, 2012

Branch Faculty and Staff Promote UK Libraries at College & Department Events:

Branch Libraries faculty, staff and graduate students have been involved in a variety of outreach and promotion activities in addition to the university-wide events such as the New Graduate Student Fair. Brad Carrington, Education Library, participated in the College of Education Retreat, the Education Fair and other K-week activities in the College of Education.

Agricultural Information Center
Hunter M. Adams Design Library
Education Library
Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library and Learning Center
Science Library
Robert E. Shaver Engineering Library

Faith Harders and Lalana Powell, Design Library, attended the Fall Retreat and Luncheon for the College of Design.  Mary Spencer, Science Library, has been contacting new Teaching Assistants in the Department of Earth & Environmental Science and will be speaking at the September Faculty Meeting for that department.  Jan Carver, Science Library, participated in the Physics Teaching Assistant Orientation and plans to meet with faculty from both Chemistry and Physics Departments later this fall.  Jan also collaborated with Debbie Sharp, Information Literacy Coordinator, on a presentation for STEM students recently.

Kathryne LeFevre, Sue Smith and Graduate Intern Mary York participated in the College of Engineering Freshman Fair including an IEEE prize giveaway to students who later visited the Shaver Engineering Library that day to register for library services.  The Engineering Library was also included as a COE point of importance on the freshman EE class scavenger hunt.

Valerie Perry presented at the College of Agriculture’s New Faculty Workshop and exhibited in the COA Teaching and Technology Fair with new Graduate Assistant Renae Newhouse.  Valerie, Renae and Graduate Intern Meghan Moran will participate in the Annual Ag Roundup activities in early September. Branch Library personnel and graduate students also conduct tours, teach information literacy sessions and support their subject areas in a variety of activities throughout the year.  This was a great start to a new school year!

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