Dean's Innovation Grant 2013: Optimizing Satellite Library Collection Awareness

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The University of North Texas Libraries’ Dean’s Innovation Grant, formerly known as the Green Light To Greatness Award, provides funding to research and projects within the UNT Libraries that promote scholarship and contribute to the gathering of knowledge that helps improve our libraries, our university, and the community.

Dean’s Innovation Grant 2013 Awardees

Spencer Keralis, Julie Leuzinger, Jesse Silva, Anjum Najmi

Project Title

Optimizing Satellite Library Collection Awareness and Use through Creative Programming

Project Description

Satellite libraries with specialized collections pose a problem in terms of collection use and awareness. This project sought to assess current use and awareness of Eagle Commons Library facilities and collections, to optimize use of the collections housed at the ECL through targeted programming in partnership with the Digital Scholarship Co-Operative, and to facilitate coordinated use of all Libraries facilities in Sycamore Hall.

Contributor Biographies

Spencer Keralis, Ph.D. is the Head of Digital Humanities and Collaborative Programs. He has a Ph.D. and a Master of Arts in English and American Literature, both from New York University.

Julie Leuzinger is the Head of Library Learning Services. She has a Master of Library Science from TWU.