Your Name and Title: Rhonda McCoy, Information Curriculum Specialist
Library, School, or Organization Name: Paine College, Collins-Callaway Library/LRC
Co-Presenter Name(s):Ana Guthrie, Florida Memorial University
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Augusta, Georgia, USA and Miami, Florida, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Academic Librarians, Reference and Instruction
Short Session Description (one line): This session will highlight the experiences of a Gen X and Gen Y
(millennial) librarian and will discuss strategies employed to engage, motivate and teach the millennial learner.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): “Millennials in the Library.” The literature talks
about how to market the library to millennials, how to teach millennials, how to engage and motivate millennials to think critically and learn. However, there is not a lot of literature from the aspect of the millennial librarian. This session will highlight the experiences of two millennial librarians and how
their classroom management strategies, outreach, engagement and instruction of learner’s nearly their age resulted in valuable outcomes.