Fannie Cox - American Library Association

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Money Smart Week @ Ekstrom Library
Fannie M. Cox, M.L.S., M.P.A.
Sunday, June 29, 2014 - - 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center S230
Summary
• The University of Louisville
• Information Literacy & Outreach
• Service prior to 2006
• Community Engagement
• The TRIO has evolved
• Information Literacy
• Computer Literacy
• Financial Literacy
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Outcomes & Lessons Learned
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Pictures
University of Louisville
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Established: 1798 in Louisville, KY
Mission: Kentucky’s premier, nationally recognized
metropolitan research university
Student Body: 22,529 (Fall 2013)
Faculty and Staff: 6,737 (excluding instruction/research
assistants)
Operating Budget: $1.2 billion including $164.2 million from
the Commonwealth of Kentucky
University Libraries: member of the Association of Research
Libraries, (ARL)
Carnegie Classification: Research/High university and
recipient of the Carnegie Community Engagement
classification for Curricular Engagement & Outreach and
Partnerships
Information Literacy & Outreach
The University Library’s Outreach mission is to encourage the development of
Information Literacy (IL) and critical thinking in individuals.
Note: Graphic adapted from the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH), Seattle, WA
Source: https://louisville.edu/communityengagement/CommunityEngagementGlossary2.7.11.pdf
Wayside Christian Mission
Flyers like this
was posted
across campus.
Brochure
Brochure
Outcomes & Lessons Learned
Outcomes
• Low student turnout
• No one from the community attended
• 100 % participation from vendors
• Tapping into local financial literacy network
Lessons Learned
• Do not schedule a program before finals, or any other holiday, or
important school event
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Advice from vendors
• Have programs more often, this helps to get the word out
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Vendors willing to come back
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Align programs to meet the needs of the target audience
• Example: Tax time
• Financial aid deadlines
Ekstrom Library’s East Entrance
Inside Ekstrom Library’s East Entrance
East Entrance Display
Display
Display with Brochure
Ekstrom Library’s West Entrance
Retirement Issues – Professor Sheila Johnston
U of L School of Business - Department of Accountancy
Family Scholar House Table
Money Habitudes Presentation
presents
SAVE the DATE
Money Smart Week
April 18-25, 2015
For Information contact:
Fannie M. Cox, Librarian
University of Louisville
Ekstrom Library
2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
Phone: 502-852-6747
Email: [email protected]
RE: Money Smart Week
THANK YOU

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