Being there at a distance: Connecting the academic library to students who study abroad

Celia Emmelhainz, Marilyn R. Pukkila

Abstract

Like many liberal arts colleges, Colby College prides itself on its global focus, opportunities for undergraduate research, and the high number of students who study abroad during their junior year of college. Because of this, we as reference and research librarians wanted to better connect with our students abroad—students who often go off the radar in the intimate campus-focused environment of a small academic library. In this article, we’d like to talk about our outreach to students before and during study abroad, our assessment of its effects, and what we learned.

Full Text:

PDF HTML
Copyright Celia Emmelhainz, Marilyn R. Pukkila

Article Views (Last 12 Months)

No data available

Contact ACRL for article usage statistics from 2010-April 2017.

Article Views (By Year/Month)

2018
January: 0
February: 0
March: 0
April: 0
May: 0
June: 7
July: 451