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Lgbtq & You: Connecting Collections With The Campus Community, Mallory R. Jallas, Amy E. Ward Oct 2015

Lgbtq & You: Connecting Collections With The Campus Community, Mallory R. Jallas, Amy E. Ward

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Musselman Library’s LGBTQ Research Guide, established in 2012, is a resource that goes beyond connecting the library’s collections with the campus community and providing access. This research guide has generated opportunities to grow campus partnerships, foster a student’s interest in librarianship, and create a gateway for research and learning in the LGBTQ community that goes beyond the classroom. In our presentation we will outline the project from its early days as a student project to its current life as collaboration between the library and Gettysburg Colleges’ Office of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education.


Fifty Years: The Associated College Libraries Of Central Pennsylvania (Or The History Of Aclcp In Less Than 10 Minutes), Robin Wagner Oct 2015

Fifty Years: The Associated College Libraries Of Central Pennsylvania (Or The History Of Aclcp In Less Than 10 Minutes), Robin Wagner

Musselman Library Staff Publications

A brief presentation given by Gettysburg College's Dean of the Library and ACLCP's 2015 President, Robin Wagner, commemorating fifty years of history of the Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania.


5 Banned Book (Librarian Approved) Must-Reads: In Honor Of Banned Books Week, Mallory R. Jallas, Alexa R. Schreier Oct 2015

5 Banned Book (Librarian Approved) Must-Reads: In Honor Of Banned Books Week, Mallory R. Jallas, Alexa R. Schreier

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Each year, the American Library Association celebrates Banned Books for one week to inspire conversation, thought, and awareness around censorship. This Banned Books Week, Musselman Library is celebrating the freedom to read by promoting books that are banned or challenged in other libraries.

We have pulled together a list of 5 books, some old and some new— but all equally beloved — that have been banned or challenged. [excerpt]


Facilitating Peer Learning In The Library: Crafting The Perfect Batch Of Undergraduate Peer Research Mentors, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas Apr 2015

Facilitating Peer Learning In The Library: Crafting The Perfect Batch Of Undergraduate Peer Research Mentors, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Librarians at a college library developed a Peer Research Mentor (PRM) program for undergraduate students in order to facilitate peer learning and expand the library's formal instruction program beyond the traditional reach of the library and librarians. The presenters will discuss recruiting the initial cohort of eight PRMs, strengthening PRMs' research skills through an intensive training curriculum, and an overview of the various instructional outreach projects that have been designed and implemented by PRMs for other students. The presentation will discuss program assessment methods, share findings from the current cohort, and outline plans for the program's development.


Artifacts As Ambassadors: Sharing Special Collections Through Collaboration With Student Curators, Carolyn Sautter Mar 2015

Artifacts As Ambassadors: Sharing Special Collections Through Collaboration With Student Curators, Carolyn Sautter

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Special Collections and College Archives at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College, regularly collaborates with various academic departments to conduct class visits utilizing the primary sources in Special Collections Reading Room. In the last two years, some of these opportunity have grown into semester long student curation experiences both inside Special Collections and in collaboration with Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College.

The exhibits discussed included:

Slaves, Soldiers, Citizens: African American Artifacts of the Civil War Era

Slow to Heal: The Evolution of Medicine from the Civil War Era to WWI

Owl & Nightingale Players, 1914-2014: One Hundred Years of Drama

Art + Politics ...


Teaching Students To Fish: Creating A Sustainable Student Peer Research Program, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith Mar 2015

Teaching Students To Fish: Creating A Sustainable Student Peer Research Program, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith

Musselman Library Staff Publications

A Peer Research Mentor (PRM) program was developed at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College to augment traditional reference services and expand library outreach. Goals included enhancing these students’ information literacy skills helping them become better researchers, as well as sharing that knowledge with peers. This poster will highlight the initial and on-going training, their involvement at the reference desk, and outreach projects to date.