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Millennials in the Library:
Today's Student Library Worker

Friday, October 7, 2005
Main Conference Room
Alabama Public Library Service
Montgomery, AL
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.


9:30 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Morning Speakers
10:15 a.m. Who are the Millennials?
Eric A. Kidwell, Library Director, Huntingdon College

Introduction to the millennial generation and their defining characteristics.
Powerpoint Slides
10:45 a.m. 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.
Powerpoint Slides
11:15 a.m. 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.
Powerpoint Slides
11:45 a.m. Questions and Discussion
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Introduction of Afternoon Speakers
1:15 p.m. 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.
1:45 p.m. 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
2:15 p.m. Wrap-Up
Kathleen Lowe, Reference/Instruction Librarian, University of Montevallo

Powerpoint Slides
2:45 p.m. 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 http://www.apls.state.al.us/webpages/about/contact.html#Directions.

Please contact anyone listed below if you have questions:

Jennifer Long, AACRL President, jlong@beowulf.mhsl.uab.edu
Robert H. Schrimsher, AACRL Vice President, rhschrim@samford.edu
Deborah Grimes, AACRL Past President, dgrimes@sheltonstate.edu
Carla Waddell, AACRL Secretary, ctwaddel@samford.edu
Bethany Skaggs, AACRL Treasurer, bskaggs@jsu.edu
Rosemary Arneson, AACRL Member-at-Large, arnesonr@montevallo.edu
Jill Grogg, AACRL Newsletter Editor, jgrogg@bama.ua.edu
Eric Kidwell, AACRL Legislative Liaison, ekidwell@huntingdon.edu
Beth Ashmore, AACRL Web Master,  beashmor@samford.edu

Previous Workshops:

RED , WHITE , & YOU : The Patriot Librarian in Today's Information Environment
Friday, October 24, 2003, 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Library Conference Room, Samford University, Birmingham,AL

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