How to become the most Googled person in your library

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Tara Coleman LOEX of the West June 5, 2008. How to become the most Googled person in your library. Graduate School. Bizzell Library, University of Oklahoma. First grown-up job!. Hale Library, Kansas State University. Subject guides, are they useful?. Too much to show, not enough time. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • How to become the most Googled person in your libraryTara ColemanLOEX of the WestJune 5, 2008

  • Graduate SchoolBizzell Library, University of Oklahoma

  • First grown-up job!Hale Library, Kansas State University

  • Subject guides, are they useful?

  • Too much to show, not enough time

  • Library sessions are boring

  • What do people like to look at online?

  • Subject guide changes DatabasesLinksHandouts

    Kept Added

  • Subject guide changes

  • Google search appliance!

  • K-State homepage

  • OutreachOutreach

  • Instruction changesInstruction changes

  • Instruction changes

  • Meebo is a hit

  • Web statistics surprises

  • FeedbackDid you go to the Libraries' Kinesiology web page?

    (If yes, did you find the information helpful for your assignment?)

    Yes 54.1% (33 responses)

    No 45.9% (28 responses)

  • FeedbackIf you needed help, did you think it was easy to get a hold of the librarian?

    Yes 70.49%(43 responses)

    No 4.92%(3 responses)

    Kinda 22.95% (14 responses)

    N/R 1.6% (1 response)

  • Whats next?

  • Google me if you have questionsGoogle me if you have questionshttp://www.lib.k-state.edu/

    HistoryWent to library school at University of OklahomaLoved the program, took lots of classes about collection development, multicultural librarianship, etc, but nothing about web design/usability or instruction/information literacy Say that I have a job @ksulWhat I learned-subject guideHere are the guides I inheritedNo one used subject guidesThey were hard to find or users didnt know they existedThey werent useful

    Crop theWhat I learned-instructionWhat we tell them Too much to say (list stuff)Not enough time

    Clock and stack of stuff

    DynamicEasy to readAccessible onlineSimilar to other Social networking sites(How do I illustrate this?)Faculty meetingsOrientationsUndergraduate newsletter-ShortcutsStaff pageListservsPush it in every classPicture of salt n pepa handing out filersWhat I learned-instructionWhat we tell them Too much to say (list stuff)Not enough time

    Clock and stack of stuff

    X out stuff