• Discovering and Accommodating the Needs of Target Communities in Academic Libraries

  • Presenters
    • Raymundo Andrade, Programming Librarian, Loyola Marymount University
    • Jamie Hazlitt, Librarian for Collection Development and Evaluation, Loyola Marymount University
    • Sally Romero, Librarian, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
    • Yayo Umetsubo, Liaison Librarian for Arts and Social Sciences, Education, and Unama'ki College, Cape Breton University
    • Sabrina Wong, Teaching and Outreach Librarian, Capilano University
  • Description

    Academic libraries are continuously exploring different methods on how to reach and meet the needs of not only “traditional” students but also target communities to provide a sense of diversity and inclusion.

    • Andrade and Hazlitt will talk about a pilot project to offer basic computer classes to facilities staff at LMU.

    • Dawes will illustrate how a Culturally Responsive pedagogy is used to teach ethical use of information in a seminar for International Students.

    • Romero will discuss collaboration between LATTC library and their ChildDevelopment Center to facilitate lifelong learning and love for libraries.

    • Umetsubo will share the process of creating and developing library instruction videos by incorporating indigenous students' input as part of her research project.

    • Wong will discuss how to adapt library engagement activities for a trade school culture that values practicality, applied education, and workplace readiness.

  • Format
    Panel/ Lightning Round
  • Track
    • Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy