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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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avatar for Jennifer DeJonghe

Jennifer DeJonghe

Professor and Librarian, Metropolitan State University
avatar for Alec Sonsteby

Alec Sonsteby

Librarian and Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University


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