Liaison Program Consultants toth
Liaison Program Consultants (toth)
Coordinates activities, identifies needs, and proposes actions necessary to support instruction provided by liaisons.
- advances knowledge about library resources
- stores and shares knowledge on best practices/effective assignments
- facilitates communication among liaisons on instruction matters
- promotes awareness of using new technology to teach and to consult
- ensures instruction services connect to remote locations
- FYSE program participation and trends
- student training for service points and other instruction initiatives
- relevant software applications: RefWorks, EndNote, SubjectsPlus, etc.
- guide-making activities: coverage, currentness, etc.
Coordinates activities, identifies needs, and proposes actions necessary to support liaisons in selecting and evaluating resources for library collections.
- establishes and streamlines selection procedures for all formats
- compiles and displays usage statistics and other relevant data
- leads assessment and de-selection initiatives
- facilitates communication among liaisons on collection and ILL/DD matters
- tracks budget and presents budgetary matters to liaisons
- approval plan profiles and tools
- consortial activities (colldev and ILL) and pursues resource-sharing opportunities
- materials budget spending
- user requests (to detect preferences and trends)
Coordinates the digitizing, organizing, presenting, storing, and linking of materials produced by College community members or owned by the College.
- schedules digitization projects to ensure timelines are met
- confers regularly with project staff
- participates in prioritizing titles for scanning
- writes reports and prepares publicity for some projects
- promotes awareness of intellectual property rights and academic publishing issues
- quality control requirements: metadata, linking, interoperability
- funds/budgets to ensure cost-effectiveness
Coordinates the support of faculty and students in creating and using new media for presenting information locally and globally.
- consults with faculty about pedagogical challenges and using technology to meet them
- develops audio, video, image, and other applications to support the curriculum
- assesses, produces, and/or redesigns Web pages/portals/platforms to support the curriculum
- explores current and emerging technology tools and considers how they might be used
- communicates with faculty, staff and students about technology tools and teaching/learning trends
- arranges training sessions with students and faculty
- media lab
- guides and tutorials
- social and other software
Coordinates the study and analysis of user needs, expectations and behaviors in the physical and e-learning environments.
- employs usability tests, questionnaires, focus groups and other assessment tools
- identifies new services in response to user needs
- improves public interfaces and functionality of e-services
- promotes benchmarks and expectations regarding levels of service
- physical service desks
- digital service points (WebPAC, homepage, FedSearch portal, etc)
- formal survey results( MISO, OberGroup, LibQual)