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Don Macnaughtan Lane Community College Library
Eugene, Oregon 97405    macnaughtand at
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    These are the 12 tasks that constitute my professional work at Lane...

    1. Acquisitions evaluation
    - decide which major reference tools and electronic databases to acquire.

    2. Classroom teaching
    - teach about the Library's resources, using general or customized presentations.

    3. Collection management
    - build the Library's book, dvd and electronic collections by selecting new materials and removing outdated items. My subject areas are:

    • American Indians
    • anthropology
    • applied design
    • computer & information technology
    • ethnic studies
    • geography
    • history
    • international studies
    • law & criminal justice
    • mass media (movies, tv, newspapers, web)
    • multimedia & game design
    • Oregon
    • photography
    • political science
    • popular culture
    • recreational reading collection

    4. Copyright
    - work on copyright issues for the campus community.

    5. Faculty liaison
    - collaborate with faculty to build the collection and match the Library's services to the College curriculum.

    6. Information literacy
    - work on the College's goals in developing information literacy amongst students.

    7. Library governance
    - actively participate in planning for the Library and working with other staff and users to improve services.

    8. Promotion
    - edit and produce the Library's faculty newsletter Inklings.

    9. Records
    - maintain the Library's database of minutes and reports.

    10. Reference
    - staff the reference desk and provide direct information services to all the Library's users through a variety of interfaces.

    11. Service improvements
    - research, plan, adapt and implement new services.

    12. Web/print publishing
    - develop content for the Library website and plan the site's overall structure and objectives; create print and electronic research guides for the Library.

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This page was last updated: 30 December, 2004
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