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Join the ICfL and librarians from Idaho academic institutions as we explore the topic of student well-being. Short presentations will be given by University of Idaho Librarian and ILA Academic Chair, Jessica Martinez, and Boise State University Librarians Mary Aagard and Elizabeth Ramsey. There will be time for sharing by other staff working in academic libraries along with questions and answers. Join via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/635295454 or phone in +1 669 900 9128; then enter Meeting ID: 635 295 454

Information about our presenters:

  • Jessica Martinez is the Science Librarian at the University of Idaho. She cares deeply about making libraries welcoming places for students and helping them succeed. Her other interests include library marketing, open education, reference services, and her dog, Bea.
  • Mary C. Aagard recently transitioned from the role of Head, Access Services to interim Head, Acquisitions and Collections at Boise State University. Though this seems like a giant leap across librarian disciplines, Mary’s passion for student success is a theme that unifies both areas. She is the liaison to the Communication and Media Department. Her research interests include student wellness, resource accessibility, and collection development philosophies.
  • Elizabeth Ramsey is an associate professor and librarian at Boise State University’s Albertsons Library. She is the liaison to programs in the School of Public Service, as well as the Center for Global Education. Among her research interests are critical information literacy and outreach to underrepresented students in higher education. She currently lurks on Twitter as @BeeRamzee.