Trends, Achievements, and Competencies
Robust, relevant, and responsive outreach programs developed and delivered within academic libraries aim to engage and support learners, non-users, the under-served, persons with special needs, and targeted groups. The library community changes and shifts its needs driving communication and outreach programs to continually assess and vary programs meeting the diverse information and service needs of any community.
Outreach programs are uniquely situated to offer collaboration opportunities with community leaders, groups, and organization inside and outside the institution enhancing library services while improving the library’s image.
Throughout my academic library career many projects have been solo works; however, I have been honoured to work with strong, supportive, and creative colleagues developing various communication and outreach programs and events, such as: