In my new duties as First Year Experience Librarian, I put into action the plan to do a presentations for the incoming freshman (#unt19). Orientation and Transition Programs coordinates the event, and in the end the agenda included: 3 presentations a day for three days back to back by me, and library tables outside Willis/main library, Eagle Commons Library and Media Library. The students would be lead to a “First Flight Leader.” It was the first time this has been done, and I decided to created a guide serving freshman and transfer students (guides.library.unt.edu/fye) and an quick introduction to the main library (Willis Library in 30 seconds) Last year there were library tours completed by a colleague (no longer at UNT) but the Orientation and Transition Programs endorsed the idea that all the freshman to attend my session as 1 of the 3 required sessions (my colleague Greg took some pics for our dept, tweeted, and helped w/room set up):
What was it like? A picture is worth a 1,000 words….