Millennials in the Library: Today’s Student Library Worker
Friday, October 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Main Conference Room, Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery, AL
Presenters from various academic libraries in Alabama will describe the millennial generation and share tips and techniques for recruiting, training, motivating, and retaining today’s student library workers.
Who are the Millennials?
Eric A. Kidwell, Library Director, Huntingdon College
Introduction to the millennial generation and their defining characteristics.
Student Workers at the Huntingdon College Library
Margaret Kinney, Head of Circulation, Huntingdon College
Profile of the type of student workers received by the Huntingdon College Library and how the library employs, trains, and motivates them.
Customer Service Training for Student Assistants in Public Services
Mangala Krishnamurthy, Head of Public Services/Reference Librarian, University of Alabama
Overview of the customer service training for student assistants in the Science Library at the University of Alabama.
Technology in Student Worker Training
Lisa Vardaman, Education/Instructional Media Librarian, Troy University
Role of technology in training student workers at the Troy University Library.
Using PowerPoint to Train Student Workers
Joyce A. Brannan, Technical Services Librarian &
Sheletha Ross, Curriculum Laboratory Librarian, University of West Alabama
Use of PowerPoint presentations to train student workers at the University of West Alabama Library.
Kathleen Lowe, Reference/Instruction Librarian, University of Montevallo