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Assessment

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Liaison Communication Calendar

 

Month Communication

July

  • Combine yearly (July-June) committee minutes into one PDF file and add to Committees webpage.

August

First day of August:

  • Official Liaison Switch
    • Former liaisons will:
      • email switched departments, informing them of change and introducing them to new liaison
      • Switch ownership of subject & course guides to new liaison
    • Instructional Services Librarian updates Subject Expert list in LibGuides

First week of August:

  • Update materials
    • Outreach updates liaison flyer, makes 200 color copies, and distributes evenly to liaison librarians
    • Instruction updates instruction brochure, makes 200 color copies, and distributes evenly to liaison librarians
  • Contact deans to get on College/School meeting agenda
    • ?? will contact SSB
    • ?? will contact CEP
    • ?? will contact CLASS
    • ?? will contact CHS
  • Contact liaison department chairs:
    • to get on agenda for department meeting
    • about budget—use budget memo template (found on the Liaison webpage)

Second week of August:

  • Attend new faculty orientation
    • Bring business cards
    • Follow-up with email to new faculty by the end of the day
  • Attend face-to-face College/School meetings after Convocation – bring liaison flyer
    • ?? will attend SSB
    • ?? will attend CEP
    • ?? will attend CLASS
    • ?? will attend CHS
  • Contact all instructors identified in Syllabi Analysis about instruction – use template in llstaff calendar

Before August 31:

  • Attend department meetings—bring Instruction brochure
  • Meet with department chairs about budget, periodicals and standing orders
  • Send periodical changes to Collection Services Librarian

September

  • Communicate with individual faculty who have requested instruction, and those you’ve targeted from the Syllabi Analysis.
  • Library blog email - You can learn about what’s new at the library and see research and creative projects by students and faculty on campus at our blog: http://ecok.libguides.com/blog. You can subscribe to receive email notifications of new posts or contact me if you would like your research or creative project to be featured in a blog post.

October

  • Send out second email about instruction to the entire department (end of October).
  • Email the professors you worked with earlier in the semester to discuss spring instruction. (“In September, I did this for you/your colleague. Can we do this again in the spring?”)
  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget.

November

  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget.

December

  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget.
  • Send LibGuides stats to individual faculty members, and cc the department chair if desired (end of semester).
  • Contact department chairs to get on agenda for spring department meeting.

January

  • Send emails to liaison departments about instruction.
  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget, inlcuding end of March deadline.
  • Library blog email - You can learn about what’s new at the library and see research and creative projects by students and faculty on campus at our blog: http://ecok.libguides.com/blog. You can subscribe to receive email notifications of new posts or contact me if you would like your research or creative project to be featured in a blog post.

February

  • Communicate with individual faculty who have requested instruction.
  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget, including end of March deadline.
  • Contact liaison department chairs to discuss:
    • Periodical analysis
    • Standing Order analysis
    • Database analysis

March

  • Send out second email about instruction to the entire department (end of March).
  • Email the professors you worked with earlier in the semester to discuss summer/fall instruction. (“In January/February, I did this for you/your colleague. Can we do this again in the summer/fall?”)
  • Communicate with liaison departments about budget, including end of March deadline.
  • Inform appropriate library department of decisions made on items in Lost, Missing, Etc. list by April 1st.

April

  • NA

May

  • Send LibGuides stats to individual faculty members, and cc the department chair if desired (end of semester).

June

  • Look over subject LibGuides as outlined in the Maintenance section of the LibGuides Standards.