From the Great Resignation to the Great Reset: Libraries Preparing Academics for What’s Next in the Job Market

Sponsored by ProQuest, Part of Clarivate
Recorded on 08/25/2022

Posted in Future of Libraries and Education

How can the library help students stand out in the current job market?

Summary:

Students are looking at entering the workforce differently today. The possibility of facing an ultra-competitive job market makes having the right business and technology tools that much more critical. Our panel of library experts will walk through what they are doing to support students and faculty during these transformational times.

Join us for a discussion on preparing NextGen workers for the real world and learn how O’Reilly for Higher Education can help students expand their skill set, prepare for technical certifications, and stand apart from the competition.


Speakers:

  • Hans Baierl

    Library Services CoordinatorMoraine Park Technical College

    Hans Baierl has served as the Library Services Coordinator at Moraine Park Technical College in Wisconsin since 2010 and has worked at several public libraries in the past.  Baierl pursued a web design degree at Moraine Park before accepting their Library Services Coordinator position.

    MPTC has an enrollment of 2,387 students and a wide variety of business and IT programs. The library supports three college campuses that offer both on-campus and online learning. Moraine Park has had O’Reilly since 2019 and has made it part of its efforts to make college more affordable for students.

  • Adrian Graham

    eResources Librarian, Associate ProfessorAustin Community College

    Adrian Graham is the e-Resources Librarian for Austin Community College Library Services. She works with librarians and faculty to identify e-resources of interest, coordinates e-resource acquisition and deselection, and provides direction for all access points of the online collection. She also provides reference services to students, faculty, and staff as well as information literacy instruction to individuals and classes.

    Graham holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • David Rachlin

    STEM/Research Data Librarian, Assistant ProfessorNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

    David Rachlin (“rock-lin”) is the STEM Librarian at North Carolina A&T State University, the largest HBCU in the country.  He works with students and faculty to educate them about information and data literacy issues, and the resources available to them.  He is also the unofficial Research Data Management Librarian and provides Research Data Services to the faculty and graduate community at NC A&T, as well as reference services, class instruction, and 1-on-1 research assistance.

    Rachlin holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Rutgers University and a Master of Information & Library Science from the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

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