I’d like to brag about our orientation

I feel fortunate that our library is substantially included in our institution’s 3-day orientation weekend for incoming freshmen.  We get a one hour session each day with a new group of students and will, theoretically orient all incoming freshmen.  From what I’ve gathered, many other academic libraries take what they can get in terms of orientation time… Read More I’d like to brag about our orientation

Are we clamoring for the “marginalized” label?

I have mixed feelings about some of the thoughts and ideas expressed in a recent ACRLog post from Sarah Crissinger about first generation students and/or professionals.  In her blog (and other blogs she links to) there is a discussion of the being a first generation college student and how that negatively affects students’ feelings of worth, guilt,… Read More Are we clamoring for the “marginalized” label?