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1 Making the Most of Our Resources Tracy Marshall Academic Librarian Engineering

2 What we do Collection Management collection development purchasing, loan statuses, use statistics reading lists academics responsibility, purchasing decisions, students resources teaching users how to use the collection enquiry services, information literacy courses

3 Online Reading List

4 How we do it- working closely with academic staff regular meetings with academic staff library liaison officer heads of department new staff embedding into the curriculum meetings with module leaders to encourage the embedding of information literacy into the curriculum new module information module feedback information is acted upon invite lecturer to sit in on new teaching sessions

5 How we do it- working with students attend all undergraduate staff student committee meetings contact/get to know course representatives ask student views questionnaires, focus groups enquiry services desk, appointment, electronically teaching information literacy

6 Marketing Ourselves all academic librarians appear as a resource in METALIB librarians have individual web pages Broadcast- online magazine for the Engineering faculty staff resource of the month


8 Teaching We Offer Academic Staff Database of the month, Refresher courses for academic staff Postgraduate researchers PhD research training programme 1 hour appointments for literature search techniques Undergraduate customised courses for individual modules generic library courses lunchtime in the library study skills individual advice

9 Teaching/Delivery of courses teaching in the departments providing hands-on experience virtual learning environment- learn in development- INFOTRAILS

10 Future ideas extra teaching sessions for academic staff covering library resources and the RAE Drop-In information clinics in the departments and in the new Engineering CETL pre-testing of students before information prior to information literacy sessions

11 Further Information Information about our generic library courses Library reading list system

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