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post-instruction survey provided very high marks for the lectures. The project was labor-intensive, drawing on the
expertise of about a dozen librarians and administrators.
Japanese Internment Camps in Arizona exhibit. The exhibit received regional and national press. The exhibit was
displayed to coincide with a related national conference; a private viewing/reception was held for all conference
attendees. Faculty had students visit the exhibit for extra credit. The success was judged by the # of exhibit
attendees, their positive feedback and the publicity received.
Partnered with the university’s Jewish Studies Program to bring in a guest author and to display a related exhibit.
This event received a lot of publicity in the local community. Its success was measured by the amount of free local
publicity received, the number of attendees, and feedback from the audience.
Jewish Literature Discussion Group funded through an ALA Program Grant; led by a professor in the Department
of Religion; partnered with public library, Friends of the University Library, local Jewish congregations and student
groups; 6 programs extended over most of the academic year; 2 librarians involved in planning and coordinating;
well received by public and university communities.
Poetry Week celebrations featuring community and campus poets reading from their works; 1 librarian coordinated
series of 3 events.
Library works with individual school classes that come to library for instruction and orientation to university library
resources and research process; library also assists individual school students with history fair research.
K-16 outreach initiative at all campuses to local secondary school librarians and teachers to create bridges
between high school and college is popular.
Outreach efforts to local retirement communities at University park and several campuses has been a good form of
Offering of specialized workshops to community members and external library professionals on topics such as
patents, genealogy, technology, preservation, etc.
Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country Exhibition. We scheduled a bevy of events around this, e.g., Panel
discussions, reception, lectures, events throughout campus. School groups visited the exhibition; the library site
devoted to the exhibition got thousands of hits. Received positive comments from attendees; 895 exhibit visitors.
There was a big celebration when the library added its volume # 3 million. Reception & lecture was well attended.
Big Red Road Show is an event for the entire state; quite a spectacle. At these events thousands of Nebraska
residents visit the library’s booth as well as dozens of other booths for the university. We typically run out of