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Thursday, March 21 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Untethered: Utilizing an iPad Flashcard App to Interactively Engage and Educate Attendees at Outreach Activities

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Attracting event attendees to stop and interact with library staff about library resources and services is a persistent problem in librarianship, especially when you are competing against other, “flashier” exhibits within the immediate area. The challenge is to come up with a way to captivate people and engage them long enough to enlighten them about what the library has to offer that doesn’t involve lugging around a heavy or awkward laptop and requiring access to often patchy or expensive internet service.

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Katherine Chew

Associate Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Minnesota
Katherine Chew, MLS, is an Associate Librarian and the Research/Outreach Services, Mortuary Science, Center for Allied Health Programs and Center for Bioethics Librarian for the Health Sciences Library at the University of Minnesota. She provides research support and consultation... Read More →

Thursday March 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
Library Harmon Room