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University of Rochester
New York
As Outreach Librarian for the Social Sciences for the University of Rochester, I support scholarly pursuits of the students, faculty and staff of multiple departments and programs including Political Science, International Relations and Psychology, actively participating in research, teaching, and learning processes; build strong relationships with faculty and other professionals across the institution; provide in-person and virtual research consultation services; engage and collaborate with faculty, students, and staff around current and emerging digital technologies and initiatives for learning and research to support a dynamic, student-centered research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking and creativity. Areas of responsibility include: ✓ General and subject-specific reference assistance in the social sciences. ✓ Liaison and scholarly communications, providing outreach to academic, student services and community programs Political Science, International Relations and Psychology, as well as various other fields within the social sciences. ✓ Participation in and development of specialized information literacy instruction for the social sciences. ✓ Engagement in collection development and information resources management in the aforementioned departments.
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Resources Contributed

This lesson plan prepares students to gather data using American FactFinder and can be adapted for use with Business and Social Science courses.
Second of two library sessions provided to a introductory writing course. This is a scaffolded session focuses on visual literacy skills through the analysis of infographics and comics.
First of two library sessions provided to a introductory writing course. This session focuses on conducting research.