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3rd Personal Librarian and First Year Experience Library Conference: Resources

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Important Dates

Registration Opens: November 10, 2017

Registration Closes: March 2, 2018

Conference Dates: March 21-22, 2018

Credit Card Payment: As of February 12, 2018, only credit card payments will be accepted.

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Join the conference mailing list by emailing Brian Gray, Team Leader of Research Services, at brian.c.gray@case.edu

Contact

Phone: (216) 368-2992

Brian Gray
Team Leader of Research Services
brian.c.gray@case.edu

E. Gail Reese
Associate Director for Public Engagement and Library Administration
gail.reese@case.edu

 

2014 Conference Presentations

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The Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference focused on all aspects of the first year experience and the personalization of outreach and services for incoming students. The First National Conference was held April 7-8, 2014.

Recommended Readings

Auer, N. J., & Krupar, E. M. (2005). Librarians grading: Giving A's, B's, C's, D's, and F's. The Reference Librarian, 43(89-90), 39-61. doi:10.1300/J120v43n89_04

Bagshaw, M. (2015). The personal librarian: Enhancing the student experience. Library Journal, 140(2), 97.

Barb Macke, & Pam Bach. (2012). The dilemma of the "disappearing" FYE librarian. College & Research Libraries News, 73, 408.

Booth, C., Lowe, M. S., Tagge, N., & Stone, S. M. (2015). Degrees of impact: Analyzing the effects of progressive librarian course collaborations on student performance. College & Research Libraries, 76(5), 623-651. doi:10.5860/crl.76.5.623

Burhanna, K. J. (2013). Informed transitions: Libraries supporting the high school to college transition. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited.

Cheney, D. L. (2004). Problem-based learning: Librarians as collaborators. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 4(4), 495-508. doi:10.1353/pla.2004.0062

Dhawan, A., & j Chen, C. (2014). Library instruction for first-year students. Reference Services Review, 42(3), 414-432. doi:10.1108/RSR-04-2014-0006

Eric Jamelske. (2009). Measuring the impact of a university first-year experience program on student GPA and retention. Higher Education, 57(3), 373-391. doi:10.1007/s10734-008-9161-1

Ferrer-Vinent, I., & Carello, C. A. (2011). The lasting value of an embedded, first-year, biology library instruction program. Science & Technology Libraries, 30(3), 254-266. doi:10.1080/0194262X.2011.592789

Freedman, J., Diggs, M., Natarajan, V., Tenney, M., Seeley, A., & Wolven, N. (2015). People over paper in barnard's library. Unabashed Librarian, (174), 5-6.

Green, J. (2014). Library instruction for first-year students. College & Research Libraries News, 75(5), 266-267.

Hardesty, L. L., & National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition (University of South Carolina). (2007). The role of the library in the first college year. Columbia, SC: National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina.

Jackson, P. A., & Sullivan, P. (2011). International students and academic libraries: Initiatives for success. Chicago, Ill: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Jacobson, T. E., & Mark, B. L. (2000). Separating wheat from chaff: Helping first-year students become information savvy. The Journal of General Education, 49(4), 256-278. doi:10.1353/jge.2000.0029

Kadavy, C., & Chuppa-Cornell, K. (2011). A personal touch: Embedding library faculty into online english 102. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 39(1), 63.

Kasbohm, K. E., Schoen, D., & Dubaj, M. (2006). Launching the library mystery tour: A library component for the “First-year experience”. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 13(2), 35-46. doi:10.1300/J106v13n02_03

Kasowitz-Scheer, A. (2006). Welcoming first year students in style. The college connection. Educators' Spotlight Digest, 1(3), 3.

Kelleher, M., & Laidlaw, S. (2009). A natural fit: The academic librarian advising in the first year experience. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 16(2-3), 153-163. doi:10.1080/10691310902976469

Keup, J. R. (2006). Promoting new‐student success: Assessing academic development and achievement among first‐year students. New Directions for Student Services, 2006(114), 27-46. doi:10.1002/ss.205

Keup, J. R., & Barefoot, B. O. (2005). Learning how to be a successful student: Exploring the impact of first-year seminars on student outcomes. Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 17(1), 11.

Lowe, M. S., Booth, C., Stone, S., & Tagge, N. (2015). Impacting information literacy learning in first-year seminars: A rubric-based evaluation. Portal-Libraries and the Academy, 15(3), 489-512. doi:10.1353/pla.2015.0030

Ludovico, C., & Wittig, C. (2015). A universe of information, one citation at a time: How students engage with scholarly sources. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 9(1-2), 30.

Malinga-Musamba, T. (2014). First-year course experience and college adjustment: A case study. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24(3), 278-280. doi:10.1080/14330237.2014.903067

Melançon, J., & Goebel, N. (2016). Personal librarian for aboriginal students: A programmatic assessment. College & Research Libraries, 77(2), 184. 

Miall, D. S. (1990). Personal librarian: A tool for the literature classroom. Literary and Linguistic Computing: Journal of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, 5(1), 19-23.

Mon, L., & Harris, L. E. (2011). The death of the anonymous librarian. The Reference Librarian, 52(4), 352-364. doi:10.1080/02763877.2011.585279

Moniz, R., & Moats, J. (2014). The personal librarian: Enhancing the student experience. ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association.

Nann, J. B. (2010). Personal librarians: The answer to increasing patron contact may be simpler than we think. AALL Spectrum, 14, 20. 

Nicholas, P., Sterling, J., Davis, R., Lewis, J. C., Mckoy-Johnson, F., Nelson, K., Tyrell, K. (2015). "Bringing the library to you!". New Library World, 116(5), 316-335. doi:10.1108/NLW-06-2014-0080

Nichols Hess, A., Greer, K., Lombardo, S. V., & Lim, A. (2015). Books, bytes, and buildings: The academic library's unique role in improving student success. Journal of Library Administration, 55(8), 622-638. doi:10.1080/01930826.2015.1085241

Padgett, R. D., Keup, J. R., & Pascarella, E. T. (2013). The impact of first-year seminars on college students' life-long learning orientations. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 50(2), 133.

Pun, R., 1985, & Houlihan, M. (2017). The first-year experience cookbook. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

Samson, S., & Granath, K. (2004). Reading, writing, and research: Added value to university first-year experience programs. Reference Services Review, 32(2), 149-156. doi:10.1108/00907320410537667

Schrader, P. G., & Brown, S. W. (2008). Evaluating the first year experience: Students' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. Journal of Advanced Academics, 19(2), 310-343. doi:10.4219/jaa-2008-775

Snavely, L. (2012). Student engagement and the academic library. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited.

Spak, J. M., & Glover, J. G. (2007). The personal librarian program: An evaluation of a cushing/whitney medical library outreach initiative. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 26(4), 15. 

Strayhorn, T. L. (2009). An examination of the impact of first-year seminars on correlates of college student retention. Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 21(1), 9. 

Sullivan, B., Sclippa, E., & Riley, T. (2016). Librarians, the gathering. Library Journal, 141(3), 18.

Upcraft, M. L., Gardner, J. N., & Barefoot, Betsy O 1944- (Betsy Overman). (2005). Challenging and supporting the first-year student: A handbook for improving the first year of college. Jossey-Bass. 

Ury, C. J., & King, T. L. (1995). Reinforcement of library orientation instruction for freshman seminar students. Research Strategies, 13(3), 153. 

Warner, M. (1998). Western Carolina university's model of integrating information literacy: Partnering the first year composition instructor, students and a personal librarian. Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Meeting, April 1998.

Weiner, R. G., & Heinz, L. (2011). The art of Promottion - Two Case Studies: Using the arts in public libraries & the personal librarian concept in academic libraries. Texas Library Association.

Willcoxson, L., Cotter, J., & Joy, S. (2011). Beyond the first-year experience: The impact on attrition of student experiences throughout undergraduate degree studies in six diverse universities. Studies in Higher Education, 36(3), 331-352. doi:10.1080/03075070903581533