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Community & Two Year College Libraries Interest Group (C2YCLIG)

Purpose:

This Interest Group will enable librarians working with students pursuing two year degrees or technical certificates to share experiences, expertise and solutions.

Focus:

Topics of interest to members of the group can include but would not be limited to:

  • Librarianship from a two year perspective including reference, instruction, assessment, collection development, student workers, personnel, budget, management, leadership
  • Library staff members with responsibilities beyond traditional library roles
  • Transition from emphasis on open access enrollment to emphasis on student success and completion
  • Collaboration with other departments on campus
  • Preparing students transferring to other schools

Goals:

  • Identify and recruit members and committee leaders who are interested in topics related to libraries in community and two year colleges.
  • Foster communication and collaboration among those interested in community college and two year libraries.
  • Establish an online presence that will facilitate communication among group members.
  • Present sharing opportunities (at least one per year) that help those interested in two year and community college libraries share experiences, expertise and solutions.
  • Communicate group activities and information with ALAO and the wider library community.


Beneficiaries:

  • The beneficiaries of this interest group will be those interested in community college and two year libraries.


For more information see the Procedures Manual

C2YCLIG Events

Co-Chairs

Megan Mamolen (2020-22)

Librarian, Assistant Professor
Lakeland Community College
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44094
Phone: 440-525-7310
Email: mmamolen1@lakelandcc.edu

Ragan Snead (2020-22)

Circulation Services Coordinator
Lakeland Community College
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44094
Phone: 440-525-7273
Email: rsnead1@lakelandcc.edu

WebEx Discussion Series - New Library Trends/Hot Topics

Discussion #1: Technology and the future of libraries  - November 1, 2021 @ 2pm

Discussion #2: Programming, service, and outreach - February 21, 2022 @ 2pm

Discussion #3: Information literacy and instruction - April 4, 2022 @2pm

Email c2yclig-chairs@alaoweb.org for WebEx links. 

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