Library Liaison Program
For unassigned departments or programs, please contact Mike Poulin, Head of Collection Management.
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- - Serve as your department's first point of contact for information about library collections, services, events, and policies.
- - Partner with faculty to build a strong collection which supports your curriculum.
- - Meet with faculty one-on-one to discuss your information needs.
- - Manage, evaluate and promote collections in your field.
- - Provide a customized tour of either Case or Cooley library.
The Library liaison may also provide reference consultations and information literacy instruction. Such activities include:
- - Working collaboratively with teaching faculty to develop students' capabilities with finding, using and evaluating information in your discipline.
- - Providing general research assistance to you and your students.
- - Providing assistance in using specialized databases in your field.
- - Creating research guides for particular classes.
- - Invite your liaison to departmental meetings.
- - Share information about your program with your liaison.
- - Tell us if you have library related needs, concerns, or suggestions.
- - Suggest materials for purchase to support new and existing courses.
- - Consult with your liaison when considering a brand new course. Are sufficient resources available to support the new course?
- - Talk to your liaison about incorporating technology and information literacy in your classes
- - Consider asking your liaison to meet briefly with faculty you are thinking of hiring.