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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

Virtual Sound Off -- Monday October 31st at 12:00pm.

Please email c2yclig-chairs@alaoweb.org for the link to the event

Co-Chairs


Meagan Fowler (2022-24)

Assistant Professor/Librarian

Cuyahoga Community College

Metropolitan Campus Learning Center - Library - MSS 311A

Phone: 216-987-4314
Email: meagan.fowler@tri-c.edu 

Zoe Orcutt (2022-24)


Digital Content Librarian

 International Collection Development  

OverDrive : The Leading Digital Reading Platform for Libraries & Schools

Phone: 216-573-6886 ext. 1711

Email: zorcutt@overdrive.com


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