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Thursday, November 14 • 9:30am - 10:30am
First Impressions Matter: How to Win Friends in Admissions and Influence Prospective Students

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When students first “meet” your library, their impression is likely formed during an Admissions-led tour of campus. Have you ever been surprised or dismayed by something a tour guide said? Have you wanted to revise their script? This interactive session will highlight Admissions tours as a valuable marketing opportunity that librarians should evaluate and influence. Drawing on examples of Library-Admissions collaboration at two institutions—a large public research university and a state college—this workshop will inspire and prepare you to partner with your institution’s Admissions department to improve library information for prospective students and families.

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Alena Principato

Outreach & Engagement Librarian, Nevada State College
Alena Principato is the Outreach & Engagement Librarian at Nevada State College in Henderson, Nevada. She enjoys finding creative ways to collaborate with stakeholders across campus and increase awareness about what the library offers. Alena earned a Master’s degree in Library Science... Read More →

Thursday November 14, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am CST
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