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2014 ALA Annual Conference
June 26-July 1 / Las Vegas, NV

Sticking with STEM: How the Academic Library Can Help to Retain Successful Students

When: 
Monday, June 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 10:00am

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Presenters: 
Moderator: Ariel Andrea, Chemistry Librarian, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Speaker: Carissa Tomlinson, MLIS, Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University
Speaker: Jan Fransen, Engineering Librarian, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Speaker: Joanna Jezierska, Director, Multicultural Program for Engineering, Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences, and Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Description: 

How can librarians assist with student diversity and retention in the STEM and health science fields at their institution? During this session, three speakers will discuss how library services and instruction can aid student performance overall, as well as highlighting specific retention issues for student groups underrepresented in the STEM fields. Ample time will be provided for audience questions and discussion. This is a joint program between the ACRL Science and Technology Section and the ACRL Health Sciences Interest Group. The STS Poster Session will immediately follow.

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Last Updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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Just to let everyone know there will be refreshments served at this session!

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