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This guide includes services, resources, and responsibilities for liaison librarians

Best Practices

Develop relationships using these liaison activities 

Build relationships using mixed methods: some instructors prefer one-on-one, email. or in class visits

Visit with department chairs to discuss future plans

Peruse department website for information about programs and faculty research/courses/publications

Attend department meetings

Attend events sponsored by your liaison departments

Solicit or recommend materials to be acquired

Ask for input in weeding the collection

Relay information about changes in the library

Welcome new faculty and staff and offer to provide a tour and orientation

Ask them to send syllabi to our collection development office

Offer workshops

Provide pop-up reference

Create and distribute tailored handouts