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
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
Subject guide changes
Google search appliance!
Instruction changesInstruction 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)
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