Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date


Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


In this interactive presentation participants build connections with other members of the library consortium through guided small group discussions about topics related to student assistants. The presenter provides overviews and examples of various topics including traits and activities of effective supervisors, fair questions during hiring, scheduling techniques, training methods, evaluating student assistants, innovative student assistant positions at Benner Library (Olivet Nazarene University), and recognition and retention methods.


Invited keynote speaker for SWITCH DAY on January 9, 2009, a professional development day for librarians and staff members working in academic libraries who are members of the Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange (SWITCH) consortium. The meeting was held at Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI. Summary of participants' evaluations are included.

2009participant_packet_2.pdf (263 kB)
Participant's packet

post_presentation_evaluation.xlsx (11 kB)
Evaluation of presentation