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

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Emma Wood

University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth

Jessica Almeida

UMass Law

Date Written: Winter 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Wood, Emma and Almeida, Jessica, A Pilot, a Meme and a Quiz Walk into a Bar: Three Student Outreach Initiatives at the UMass Law Library (Winter 2016). Academic Law Libraries - Special Interest Section Newsletter, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3059118

Emma Wood (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth ( email )

333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-1252
United States

Jessica Almeida

UMass Law ( email )

333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
United States

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