21 SPEC Kit 361: Outreach and Engagement Over the past 10 years, have had a great variety of regular programming covering trending diversity and inclusion topics, including #metoo, cultural communication, etc. Refugees Human Library event Parents Cafe (families of students) Research/lab group presentations graduate student social event (speed dating the research experts) as introduction to research services Retirees of the university (Oak Hammock) study-abroad participants offsite cohorts such as CityLab in Orlando and Sarasota (architecture graduate program) The university and the library aim to be inclusive and provide outreach programming that is universally accessible. This year we have a specific program targeted toward HIV/AIDS activists, which includes a great number of people living with HIV. This is an inter-sectional group that includes many people of color, LGBTQIA people, and low-income people. Transfer students TRIO Programs, transfer students, Women in Science and Engineering Undocumented students, transfer students, and Southeast Asian community We do not specifically target outreach and engagement with each of the above groups, but we do incorporate representatives of these groups into our advisory councils, and we consider diversity and inclusion engagement generally within many of our library programs and services. 4. Which of the following outreach activities did your library engage in during the last calendar year? Check all that apply. N=57 In-person tours 56 98% Open houses 55 97% Resource tables 55 97% Orientation presentations 54 95% Social media 54 95% Author talks 50 88% Film screenings 44 77% Friends of the Library events 40 70% Scavenger hunts 33 58% Gaming events 31 54% Virtual or self-guided tours 28 49% Other activity 38 67% Please briefly describe the other activity. N=38 Academic programming support with an emphasis on academic integrity, mental health and wellness/ stress reduction activities, and events including therapy dogs, yoga breaks, Bell Let’s Talk Activities during finals, Museum Gallery tours Art projects, poetry readings, “DIY” music and maker space event, workshops (in person and online), “Office hours” (faculty drop-in support sessions) Book talks, faculty presentations/talks, exam relief—including both scheduled activities and drop-in / time of need activities—displays & exhibits, white-board engagement question walls, pop-up librarian,
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