Your Name and Title: Robyn Russell
Library, School, or Organization Name: University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library
Co-Presenter Name(s): Paul Adasiak, Genova Brookes Boyd
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Fairbanks, Alaska
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Academic, public, and school librarians
Short Session Description (one line): No Trivial Matter--Virtual Trivia nights as “stealth” outreach to the public
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
No Trivial Matter
When the Rasmuson Library was looking for a fun way to advertise our services to the campus, the university pub’s Trivia Night was a no-brainer (no pun intended). When the Pub took its Trivia Night online, we followed. This was a challenge in "sneaky" outreach: how could we build awareness of library resources and impart a little information literacy without making audiences feel like they'd gone to a class?
In this presentation, we’ll show some of the tips and tricks we’ve developed to make the virtual trivia night easier to put together and perhaps do some sample game-playing as well.
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