Supporting Diverse Student populations ALISS Conference 2012
On 22nd August 2012 ALISS held a conference on the topic theme of
supporting diverse student populations.
The papers are now available online.
See the main aliss website at
http://www.alissnet.org.uk/Display.aspx?id=10737418259 to download them
Ethnicity and Study Skills: active intervention in the library setting
Suzanne White and Lisa Lawrence
Subject Librarians Coventry University.
This paper described a project to use roving student helpers to support
BME students. The initiative arose out of a national concern about the
underachievement of British BME students .
LGBT History Month Library Exhibition
Anne-Marie Hayes Coventry University.
Described how the library collaborated with the art department to mount
a student art exhibition in the library.
Using g Elluminate to deliver library training to distance/ part time
Helen Clough Learning and teaching Librarian, The Open University.
Library support for International students Helen Ireland , University of
Online learning: Can a generic tutorial meet the disparate needs of
Jenny Coombs- University of Nottingham
Described the creation of an online open access information skills
tutorial created for researchers by a consortium of East Midlands
Universities based in Loughborough, Nottingham, Coventry and de
Montfort. The aim was to provide a viable reusable package.
See the tutorials on these websites
Supporting non-traditional students at the university of East London
Simone Ngozi Okolo
Academic Services and Skills Manager
Subject Librarian - Social Sciences
This presentation described work in the UEL Library to support a
widening participation in HE project running mainly in East London
Boroughs of barking Dagenham and Newham.
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