Dowd Out of the Classroom (2018 Archive)


Out of the classroom and into the pub: Using unorthodox spaces for graduate student information literacy outreach and instruction

Poster Session


Annelise Dowd – University of Northern British Columbia
Susie Wilson – University of Northern British Columbia


Graduate students are often absent from traditional learning spaces due to fewer hours spent in the classroom compared to undergraduate students. To meet graduate students’ information literacy needs, UNBC librarians piloted an outreach program to utilize social places commonly occupied by graduate students and temporarily transform them into learning spaces.