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Implementing and Assessing Library Reference Training Programs
The Reference Librarian (2014)
  • Lily Todorinova, University of South Florida
  • Matt Torrence, University of South Florida
Comprehensive assessments have shown that academic library users prefer a welcoming environment that provides the opportunity for self-sufficiency. Libraries need to meet these expectations and to improve the quality of library reference by creating a comprehensive training program for librarians, staff, and students. This article will review standards for reference training in academic libraries with a focus on one-desk service points, and consider best practices for planning, implementing, and assessing training programs for staff, students, and librarians.
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Lily Todorinova and Matt Torrence. "Implementing and Assessing Library Reference Training Programs" The Reference Librarian Vol. 55 Iss. 1 (2014)
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