Millennials in the Library:
Today's Student Library Worker
Friday, October 7, 2005
Main Conference Room
Alabama Public Library Service
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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.
||Welcome and Introduction of Morning Speakers
||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
Overview of the customer service training for student assistants in the Science Library
at the University of Alabama.
||Questions and Discussion
||Introduction of Afternoon Speakers
||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.
Work Study Students Training Presentations
Kathleen Lowe, Reference/Instruction Librarian, University of Montevallo
||Questions and Discussion
Click here for contact information for speakers.
DIRECTIONS: The workshop will be held in the Main Conference Room, Alabama
Public Library Service, Montgomery, AL. For directions, see their website at
Please contact anyone listed below if you have questions:
Jennifer Long, AACRL President,
Robert H. Schrimsher, AACRL Vice President,
Deborah Grimes, AACRL Past President,
Carla Waddell, AACRL Secretary,
Bethany Skaggs, AACRL Treasurer,
Rosemary Arneson, AACRL Member-at-Large,
Jill Grogg, AACRL Newsletter Editor,
Eric Kidwell, AACRL Legislative Liaison,
Beth Ashmore, AACRL Web Master,
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