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2023 MLA Conference: Placement to Prompt Access: Our Library’s Experiment with Physical and Digital Signage

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2023 Montana Library Association Conference: Keeping Libraries Wild
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Friday, April 14, 2023 8:30 AM
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Friday, April 14, 2023 9:30 AM


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Registered conference attendees who attend can claim MSL CE credits for this workshop. 
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Presenters share the results of strategically placing physical and digital signage to increase access to library resources. They created banners in their library’s discovery layer, hung large posters near the library coffee shop to engage students waiting in line, and monitored metrics to gauge increases, if any, in resource usage.

Jessica Leach is a Student Employee Service Desk Supervisor and is a member of the Student Management Team in the Learning & Research Services department of the MSU Library. While newer to the role, she spent her undergraduate career as a student employee in the MSU Library, giving her experience in working with student employees. She is currently pursuing her MLIS, and aims to understand more about the industry.

Star Bradley is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Montana State University Library in Bozeman, MT. Her primary focus is on instruction, both credit bearing and guest lecturing. Star is also a member of the Outreach & Events committee, and assists with many of the library’s outreach efforts.

Hannah McKelvey is an Assistant Professor and Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Librarian at Montana State University Library. Her current role includes managing electronic information licensed by the Library through third-parties and to facilitate discovery and access to Library resources.



Billings, MT



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Continuing Education Credit(s)

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1.0 creditsLibrary Services to the Public
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Bartow, Colet - Staff (Montana State Library)
Vriesman, Kirk - Director (Montana Library Association)

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