Using Student Volunteers in Library Orientations. Academic Article uri icon


  • Student volunteers can be a valuable resource for library outreach programs. This article details how our academic library leveraged several registered student organizations (RSOs) to create our freshman orientation video and staff our librarys Open House. Using student volunteers in orientation events helped reduce library anxiety among student participants, engage our freshman audience, and create meaningful connections between library services and campus life.

published proceedings

  • Practical Academic Librarianship: The International Journal of the SLA

author list (cited authors)

  • Anders, K. C., Graves, S., & German, E.

complete list of authors

  • Anders, KC||Graves, S||German, E

publication date

  • January 2016