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, 2008Graduate SchoolBizzell Library, University of OklahomaFirst grown-up job!Hale Library, Kansas State UniversitySubject guides, are they useful?Too much to show, not enough timeLibrary sessions are boring What do people like to look at online? Subject guide changes DatabasesLinksHandouts Kept AddedSubject guide changesGoogle search appliance!K-State homepageOutreachOutreachInstruction changesInstruction changesInstruction changesMeebo is a hitWeb statistics surprisesFeedbackDid 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 usefulCrop theWhat I learned-instructionWhat we tell them Too much to say (list stuff)Not enough timeClock and stack of stuffDynamicEasy 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 timeClock and stack of stuffX out stuff