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The Library Student Advisory Board: Why Your Academic Library Needs It and How to Make It Work Amy L. Deuink

The Library Student Advisory Board: Why Your Academic Library Needs It and How to Make It Work

Amy L. Deuink

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ISBN : 9780786435609
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200 pages
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This is a practical guide written by two professionals with real-world experience establishing a library student advisory board. Penn State Universitys Schuylkill campus library has such a board, operating beautifully. Different from traditionalMoreThis is a practical guide written by two professionals with real-world experience establishing a library student advisory board. Penn State Universitys Schuylkill campus library has such a board, operating beautifully. Different from traditional student advisory boards, the club at Penn State Schuylkill resembles a public librarys friends group. The activities of the club benefit not only the library and campus but the club members themselves.Just how much time, effort, and know-how is required to form a library student advisory board? Here is the answer. Useful advice is offered on how to get a club started, how to recruit new members and keep them active, the duties of the club advisor, basic dos and donts of fundraising, and how to build a successful relationship between the club, the library director, and the library staff.