Librarians Bridging the Gap: From High School to University

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/224691
Title:
Librarians Bridging the Gap: From High School to University
Author:
Anaya, Toni
Affiliation:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Issue Date:
24-Apr-2012
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author.
Collection Information:
This item is part of the Living the Future collection. For more information about items in this collection, please email repository@u.library.arizona.edu.
Abstract:
Academic libraries have not typically been able to build partnerships with K-12 education in ways that could both impact our information literacy mission and the goals of our universities surrounding student achievement and academic persistence. However, these partnerships are important in the big picture, as libraries try to affect information literacy and student achievement. Partnerships with pre-university students can be accomplished in various ways, but one avenue is working through college preparation and academic outreach programs affiliated with the university. Since 2010, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries have been collaborating with the Office of Admissions on an innovative program working with high school seniors through the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy (NCPA). The UNL Libraries have been able to demonstrate a strong connection with the students as they enter college, helping impact student retention and achievement statistics. Moreover, the project has improved the information literacy skills of the cohort’s students, by starting to work with them from the high school level.
Identifiers:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/224691
Description:
Poster presentation from the Living the Future 8 Conference, April 23-24, 2012, University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ.
Keywords:
changes for libraries; academic libraries; innovation in libraries; collaboration; high school

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleLibrarians Bridging the Gap: From High School to Universityen_US
dc.contributor.authorAnaya, Tonien_US
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Nebraska-Lincolnen_US
dc.date.issued2012-04-24en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author.en_US
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item is part of the Living the Future collection. For more information about items in this collection, please email repository@u.library.arizona.edu.en_US
dc.description.abstractAcademic libraries have not typically been able to build partnerships with K-12 education in ways that could both impact our information literacy mission and the goals of our universities surrounding student achievement and academic persistence. However, these partnerships are important in the big picture, as libraries try to affect information literacy and student achievement. Partnerships with pre-university students can be accomplished in various ways, but one avenue is working through college preparation and academic outreach programs affiliated with the university. Since 2010, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries have been collaborating with the Office of Admissions on an innovative program working with high school seniors through the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy (NCPA). The UNL Libraries have been able to demonstrate a strong connection with the students as they enter college, helping impact student retention and achievement statistics. Moreover, the project has improved the information literacy skills of the cohort’s students, by starting to work with them from the high school level.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/224691en
dc.descriptionPoster presentation from the Living the Future 8 Conference, April 23-24, 2012, University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ.en_US
dc.subjectchanges for librariesen_US
dc.subjectacademic librariesen_US
dc.subjectinnovation in librariesen_US
dc.subjectcollaborationen_US
dc.subjecthigh schoolen_US
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