A Pilot, a Meme and a Quiz Walk into a Bar: Three Student Outreach Initiatives at the UMass Law Library
Academic Law Libraries - Special Interest Section Newsletter, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2016
3 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last revised: 30 Nov 2019
Date Written: Winter 2016
This newsletter piece describes outreach programs designed to enhance student engagement with the law library. Research Cafe is an initiative where a librarian answers reference questions in the law school cafe to expand library reach by relocation. The Meme Contest encourages students to create unique, law school memes to cultivate good humor and a sense of community. The Quiz Show is an interactive, trivia game that showcases library resources and services. This article presents these three efforts as a way to embrace innovation and promote the law library.
Keywords: law library, outreach, innovation
JEL Classification: z10
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