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specialist assigned to work with them. Also highlighted in correspondence generated to administrators. Web
page listings of specialists by subject.”
“Increased emphasis on the role of the liaison in job descriptions and position announcements.”
“Making presentations at key university committee meetings.”
“Many liaison librarians do an annual report including information on their interactions with departments and
use this to help set goals for the following year. Library administrators meet with deans and department chairs
to market liaison services and to receive feedback on those services. The libraries’ Public Services Committee
sponsors an annual ‘Library Liaison Summit’ where librarians share outreach strategies and learn from each
“Market a variety of services to faculty, graduate students, and undergrads, especially honors seniors.”
“Market collections purchases and services to faculty.”
“Meet to determine individual, specialized needs. Collaborate on instruction, research provide outpost
“Meet &Greet, Dean’s Breakfast, new student welcome event ‘Ram Welcome.’”
“New liaison service models embedding liaisons into departments.”
“Offer to link to courseware. Involve faculty in assessing collections and potential databases. Invite faculty
to be interviewed for library newsletter and online video. Invite faculty to contribute to library newsletter and
blog. Have faculty serve on library search committees.”
“Office hours in academic units. Departmental newsletters and e-mail correspondence. Individual contacts
with new grad students and faculty at the beginning of the academic year.”
“Office hours partner with faculty to support teaching and learning.”
“Orientation for graduate students and faculty, office hours, course-related instruction, collaborate on
instructional technology, digital projects.”
“Orientation to new faculty events. Participation in research days/university authors’ events. Co-sponsoring
events/grants. University-Wide Orientation program for new faculty/staff. Branch level contacts. Course
coordinators (assignments). Curriculum consultation forms (new programs, new courses, revised courses).
Cold calling. Ongoing discussions by heads, liaison librarians. Note: Some branches/divisions are very active
“Outreach through information literacy initiatives.”
“Participation by departments in the Institutional Repository Collaboration on Information Literacy integration
into the curriculum.”
“Personal contact virtual contact hosting meetings, programming, and more.”
“Receptions for faculty liaison workshop annual faculty letter For Faculty Web page.”
“Redesigning Liaison program.”
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