Presentation Title

Crossing the Boundaries: The Role of Academic Libraries in Improving IL in Health Care Community

Location

Room 1005

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

The presentation will focus on an outreach initiative run by Jack Tarver Library Mercer University to highlight the benefits of building sustainable partnerships between academic libraries and non-profit community organizations. The participants may expect to learn innovative strategies to design outreach projects, understand the importance of working together with health care providers to increase information literacy in the non-conventional segment of library users, and identify funding opportunities from various government agencies to ensure further dissemination of essential information resources.

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 23rd, 9:00 AM Sep 23rd, 9:30 AM

Crossing the Boundaries: The Role of Academic Libraries in Improving IL in Health Care Community

Room 1005

See presentation description.