The Research Lab as Satellite Library

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/istl57

Keywords:

satellite campus, research lab, science librarianship, outreach, instruction

Abstract

It is challenging to identify the needs of researchers and students at any satellite campus, a situation that is exacerbated when the satellite library is a research laboratory. The users are not taking classes, but still have library support needs. This article discusses the difficulties in properly identifying a population of students at this type of institution, as well as the associated challenges that come with developing a series of library workshops for different groups of users.

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Published

2020-09-24

How to Cite

Brown, M. (2020). The Research Lab as Satellite Library. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (95). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl57

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Short Communications