About the SOCHE Library Conference

Academic Libraries and Student Success: How do we contribute?

Academic libraries are being called upon now more than ever to find meaningful ways to contribute to student success. What constitutes student success at your institution? How do academic libraries in the 21st century contribute to overall student success? We will explore steps and strategies academic libraries are currently taking and planning to take to contribute to student success at their respective host institutions.

Schedule

May 1 SOCHE Library Conference
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM REGISTRATION
9:00 AM – 10:05 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Katy Mathuews, Head of Collections Assessment & Access at Ohio University
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM ACTION PLANNING SESSIONS

  • 10:15 AM – 10:40 AM Action Planning Session – Topic 1
  • 10:40 AM – 10:45 AM Report Out
  • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Change Topics
  • 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM Action Planning Session – Topic 2
  • 11:25 AM – 11:30 AM Report Out
11:30 PM ADJOURNMENT

Action Planning Topics

  • Library partnerships with faculty.
  • Library partnerships with student support units.
  • Librarian and Liaison outreach to students on campus.
  • Library outreach to K12 students and the local community.
  • Reorganizing space for library initiatives and colocating complementary student support units.
  • Assessing our contributions to student success.

Questions? Suggestions?


For more information on SOCHE's conferences and events or to make suggestions, please contact Kimberly Weaver at 937.258.8890 ext. 106 or at kimberly.weaver@soche.org.