Oklahoma State University

Get the 101 on Edmon Low

Library tours continue this spring

Jan. 23, 2014
Story by Austin Bowles, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER - Library 101 is back this semester to give students the opportunity to learn about the OSU Library and the helpful services it provides.    

Library 101 is a guided tour that packs the Library’s highlights into a 15-minute learning experience. Each tour familiarizes students with the layout of the building and the most popular resources found inside. Tours are followed by an optional 15-minute introduction to the Library’s website.
The man in charge of Library 101 is social sciences librarian Dan Chaney. Chaney knows the Library can be overwhelming for new students and said Library 101 tours are given to help with that feeling.

“The Library can be an intimidating place,” Chaney said. “Simply walking around the building with a librarian for a tour can help break down the barriers to access that students may feel exist.”

Each tour starts at the reference desk on the first floor. A librarian will meet groups and guide them throughout the building to discuss the locations of research materials and services, such as the self-checkout machines and study rooms.

Library 101 takes place once a week on alternating days throughout the semester at both 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tours are free and open to the public, with no reservation required.

OSU faculty may arrange tours for specific classes by contacting their departmental, subject-specialist librarian.

For more information, visit http://info.library.okstate.edu/library101 or call 405-744-9775.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange.  Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all.  As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality  teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.


URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/spring2014/spring2014library101.htm
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2014

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Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

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