Te Puna Libraries, New Zealand
In this presentation, Lynn Silipigni Connaway describes the different roles libraries play, and how libraries are centering themselves in the life of their users in several important ways. She also provides an overview of the OCLC Research Library Partnership.
Topics: Student Support
In this keynote presentation, Lynn Silipigni Connaway provides context for the state of information seeking, and makes a case for positioning the library as more than just a place. She also provides examples for both academic and public libraries that are meeting the users where they are.
Topics: Information Literacy, Student Support
Washington, DC (USA)
This update on the ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Initiative focuses on defining assessment, categorizing stakeholders and outlining their concerns and goals, as well as delving into library data and communication.
Topics: Student Support, Assessment
Led by Lynn Silipigni Connaway: An IMLS-funded research project found that while students feel confident judging the credibility of online resources, they struggle to identify an online document's origin and measure its value due to a lack of visual context—an outcome called “container collapse.”
Topics: User Research, Information Literacy, Student Support