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  • On average, 748,000 students visit the 7 Madison College Libraries each year
    • This is enough people to fill Miller Park almost 18 times
    • It is enough to fill Lambeau Field over 10 times
  • What we do -- Right v. left brain
    • Left
      • Conduct information literacy sessions
      • Catalog and classify materials
      • Provide Student Computer Help Desk support
      • Analyze and build library collections
      • Provide reference and research assistance
      • Manage subscriptions to print periodicals and electronic resources
      • Manage budgets
      • Strategically plan
      • Stay up-to-date on trends in the field of library science
    • Right
      • Market services and resources to students and faculty
      • Create library programming
      • Design library websites
      • Use social media
      • Serve students, faculty and community
      • Plan library spaces
      • Develop online tutorials and guides
      • Strategically plan
      • Collaborate with other departments, schools, libraries, and the community
      • Stay up-to-date on trends in the field of library science
  • Madison College librarians answer
    • 1 question every 2 minutes
    • 30 questions per hour
    • 254 questions per day
    • 78,752 questions per year
  • Awards & Accomplishments
    • 2016 - Outstanding Student Employee of the Year at Madison College, Meshan Adams
    • 2014 - Outstanding Team of the Year at Madison College
    • 2014 - Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey: College Strength
    • 2013 - Social Media Friendly College/University Library Top 100 Award 49th of 442
    • 2012 - Outstanding Employee of the Year at Madison College, Donna Marconnet
    • 2012 - Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey: College Strength
    • 2012 - Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Best Conference Presentation Award
    • 2010 - Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey: College Strength
    • 1987 - Wisconsin Library of the Year
  • Apoyo en español
    • Visitas guidas de la biblioteca en español
    • Una versión del sitio web de la biblioteca en español
    • Una colección de películas en idiomas extranjeros
    • Muchas de nuestras bases de datos tienen la capacidad de traducir información a otros idiomas
    • La opción de restringir una búsqueda a sólo artículos en español en la mayoría de nuestras bases de datos
    • La opción de restringir una búsqueda a sólo videos y libros en español en el catálogo de biblioteca
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  • Library Instruction
    • In the previous school year:
      • # of information literacy sessions taught by our librarians: 410
      • # of students who attended an information literacy session: 7,195
      • 74% of the College FTE's receive formal library instruction
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Teams
    • We're always striving to be the best! Here are teams we have within the library to challenge ourselves and serve students in new and innovative ways:
      • BriDGE (Bringing Diversity through Growth and Education)
      • Electronic Resource Review
      • Information Literacy
      • Marketing & Outreach
      • Library/Student Achievement Center Integration
      • Cataloging
      • Web Design & Maintenance
      • Customer Satisfaction
      • INK (iPad, Nook, Kindle)
      • Policy & Procedure Review
      • Space Planning & Design
  • Friends and Donors of the Library
    • The Longbrake Family Foundation
    • DEMCO Interiors

 

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