Land at the Library: Gordon Library’s Participation in the WPI Touch Tomorrow Event

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Tue, Jun 24, 2014

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IQP and MQP Informatinal Display.

IQP and MQP Informatinal Display.

Gordon Library was a participant in the recent campus wide Touch Tomorrow event held on Saturday, June 14, 2014. We had many visitors at the table and we fielded a wide variety of questions and provided much information about the library. A space glove prototype, that was part of a student project in 1985, was featured along with information about IQPs and MQPs. We displayed many unique items that the library circulates such as board games, video games and audio books. We included many print books related to NASA and space exploration in the display as well.

With several staff members assisting at the event this year, including assistance from student staff members, the event went very smoothly. We offered a coloring activity for kids, and that drew more people to the table. We had interest from visitors of all ages. Overall, it was an enjoyable event and we hope to participate in again next year!

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Jackie orders print material for the library that is requested by academic departments and library staff. She processes invoices and catalogs new library material. She also maintains accuracy and currency of holdings information in the library catalog, updating bibliographic information when necessary. She assists in library promotional and instructional efforts by creating films, posters and flyers.

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