Generation Z has come to college and they are a different type of learner from Millennials and GenX. Come learn about one way to engage them with library resources: Rachel will demonstrate how she used LibWizard and LibGuides to create online escape rooms.
Rachel Valentine has been a librarian for 7 years and loves it. Currently, she is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Blinn College in Bryan, TX. She loves helping students to learn how to do research because she loves to research herself. She has a B.A. in History from Texas Tech University, an M.A. in Modern British Women's History from London Metropolitan University, and an MLS (Master of Library Science) from Texas Woman's University.
Library Type: Academic
Demographic Served: Community College, mostly undergraduates
Population Size: around 19,000 FTE
Staff Size: 12 Librarians and 15 Paraprofessionals (Full and Part time) spread across 4 locations,
Plan for Fall 2020: Virtual instruction only