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Work-in-Progress: "Ask Us Here" in the Shadow of Hunt Library

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Conference

2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Engineering Libraries (ELD) Poster Session

Tagged Division

Engineering Libraries

Page Count

8

Page Numbers

23.1390.1 - 23.1390.8

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/22776

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23

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David A Zwicky North Carolina State University

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David Zwicky is currently research librarian for Engineering and Textiles at North Carolina State University. He was formerly an NCSU Libraries fellow. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, an M.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an M.A. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Abstract

Work-in-Progress: “Ask Us Here” in the Shadow of **** LibraryEngineering students are often unlikely to seek out assistance with library resources,especially when the engineering campus is physically distant from the library. An on-sitereference program (“Ask Us Here”) was initiated by **** University engineering librariansto provide services and outreach in engineering student spaces on the university’s sci-tech focused **** Campus. With a flexible approach to location and a small physicalfootprint, librarians were able to respond to student reference needs, collect data in alightweight and adaptable manner, engage with the College of Engineering communityregarding the construction of the **** Library on **** Campus, and develop serviceexpectations for this new facility. This paper and the accompanying poster will discussthe program, as well as trends observed and improvements made in the five semesterspreceding the opening of **** Library.

Zwicky, D. A. (2013, June), Work-in-Progress: "Ask Us Here" in the Shadow of Hunt Library Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. https://peer.asee.org/22776

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