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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 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.
  • Develop an administrative and leadership structure for the group that will help ensure organizational growth and success for the future.
  • Establish an online presence that will facilitate communication among group members.
  • Identify topics and opportunities for offering conversations and experience sharing among those interested in community college and two year libraries.
  • Present sharing opportunities (at least one per year) that help those interested in two year and community college libraries share experiences, expertise and solutions.
  • Identify opportunities to advocate for and advance libraries in two year and community college associations (for example, OATYC and OACC).
  • 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

Chair:

Julie McDaniel (2018-2020)

Student Success Librarian
Sinclair Community College
444 W Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: 937-512-2107
Email: julie.mcdaniel@sinclair.edu

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