Library Support and Services for First-Generation College Students - Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Central
College students who are the first in their families to attend college are collectively called first-generation college students. According to the US Department of Education, only 24 percent of first-generation students graduate with a bachelor’s degree compared to 68 percent of students whose parents are college graduates. Grasp the characteristics, challenges, and opportunities first-generation students face and how libraries can help these students navigate the college experience. Learning objectives for this session include developing programs, services, and outreach opportunities geared toward first-generation college students and creating campus partnerships to help improve the success and retention of first-generation college students.

Amigos Member Fee: $90.00
Non-member Fee: $180.00

Registration closes February 17:

Introduction to Scholarly Metrics - Friday, March 3, 2023, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Central
Scholarly metrics are a rapidly evolving area of scholarly communication. Attendees will grasp an introductory overview of bibliometric indicators, citation-based metrics, altmetrics, and apply freely available sources and tools to use scholarly metrics appropriately and responsibly. Learning objectives for this session include understanding the data underpinnings of the different types of scholarly metrics and identifying emerging trends in scholarly metrics and scholarly communication.

Amigos Member Fee: $90.00
Non-member Fee: $180.00

Registration closes February 28:

More upcoming workshops

  *   March 13th - Know & Go: Generation Z: Libraries and the Post-Millennial Generation<>
  *   March 20th - Know & Go: Using Open Science to Deal with the Next Health Crisis<>

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Jodie Borgerding (she/her/hers)
Continuing Education Services Manager

Amigos Library Services
1190 Meramec Station Rd. Ste. 207
Ballwin, MO 63021
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