August Orientations Recap

Matt Schirano, Senior Research Librarian & Instruction Coordinator, welcoming new faculty at the adjunct faculty orientation

Welcoming New International Students

On Friday, August 23rd and 30th the Library welcomed groups of new international undergraduate and graduate students for a library tour and review of resources and services. Afterwards a research librarian led a session on Academic Integrity which included time to read and reflect on Fairfield University's Honor Code and Academic Honesty statement, how to maintain academic integrity and a discussion of on why we cite and how to do cite.

Grad Stag Day

New graduate students met with their schools on Saturday, August 24th and attended an Info Fair in the Barone Campus Center. The Library always looks forward to staffing a table to promote resources and research services. There were also two drop-in workshops that went more in depth into the library's offerings.

Faculty Outreach

Nina Peri, Collection Development Librarian for Licensed Resources, promoting the institutional repository, DigitalCommons@Fairfield

Library staff were thrilled to participate in the first ever adjunct faculty orientation on Tuesday, August 27th by staffing a table in the Barone Campus Center to chat with faculty as they secure their StagCard. The following day the new full-time faculty had a chance to chat about library resources in the Kelly Center for a resource roundtable. DigitalCommons@Fairfield , the new Faculty Partnership Program, and library research instruction classes were the main focus of discussion.