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Friday, May 12 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Summon, Serendipity and Scholarly Success: Improving the User Experience with Discovery

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Since implementing Summon as a discovery tool, librarians at Metropolitan State University have shifted the way we teach information literacy courses, approach collection development, and conduct reference interviews. Through usability testing, user interviews, and usage statistics, we are able to see how there has been a change in the way patrons approach our collections and the way they seek and find answers to their questions. By learning to recognize and work with the strengths of web scale discovery, we can help create a more positive search experience for students of all levels. 

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Jennifer DeJonghe

Librarian, Metropolitan State University
Jennifer is a reference and instruction librarian. She is a MN Master Naturalist and a trained Labyrinth facilitator. She completed a walking pilgrimage to the labyrinth at the Chartres Cathedral in France and looks for ways to integrate labyrinths into library services and instruction. She... Read More →
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Alec Sonsteby

Professor and Department Chair, Metro State University

Friday May 12, 2017 11:15am - 12:00pm CDT
Schaumburg G-H