If You Build It, They Will Come

Orienting New Science Graduate Students to the Library

Authors

  • Courtney Hoffner UCLA Science and Engineering Library

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/istl23

Abstract

Opportunities for the UCLA Science Librarians to connect with new graduate students have dwindled over the years. After struggling to be included in department orientation sessions, we decided to create an orientation fair of our own, now one of our most successful outreach events to connect with new students.

References

Brown, Cecelia M. 1999. Information literacy of physical science graduate students in the information age. College & Research Libraries 60(5): 426-438. DOI: 10.5860/crl.60.5.426.

Maughan, Patricia D. 1999. Library resources and services: a cross-disciplinary survey of faculty and graduate student use and satisfaction. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 25(5): 354-366. DOI: 10.1016/S0099-1333(99)80054-8.

Sadler, E. & Given, L. 2007. Affordance theory: a framework for graduate students’ information behavior. Journal of Documentation 63(1): 115-141. DOI: 10.1108/00220410710723911.

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Published

2019-07-09

How to Cite

Hoffner, C. (2019). If You Build It, They Will Come: Orienting New Science Graduate Students to the Library. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (92). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl23

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