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Library Student Workers: Home

You're Hired! Now What?

Welcome to Murrell Library! In this guide you will find expectations of a student assistant in the library and general library training resources to make your time here at a library a success. Start with module 1 tab and make your way through the different sessions. In this training module, you can find information on  Library Services such as printing; borrowing, requesting, and renewing; interlibrary loan; accessibility; library forms; and more. After each session there will be a brief quiz.

Remember, we welcome questions. So if you have any, at any time, let us know!

Murrell Library 2nd Floor

Learning Outcomes

In an effort to professionalize student employment, Murrell Library faculty and staff have created Learning Outcomes to foster meaningful work. Students who participate in library student employment will be able to:

Communication Skills

  • Students will be able to respond with diplomacy and composure.
  • Students will be able to keep others informed.
  • Students will be able to have strong listening skills.
  • Students will be able to convey information in both verbal and written formats.
  • Students will be able to ask thoughtful questions.

Strong Work Ethic

  • Students will be timely in attendance and physically and emotionally ready for work.
  • Students will be able to manage time effectively, committing to work schedules.

Accountability and Integrity

  • Students will be able to cooperate with others.
  • Students will be able to actively contribute to team initiatives.
  • Students will be able to convey enthusiasm in work.

Initiative Skills

  • Students will be proud to be a Viking, and will show their pride with their work in the library.
  • Students will be able to evaluate personal performance and remain open to improvement.

Library Skills

  • Students will be able to use technology effectively.
  • Students will be able to actively seek out resources to complete tasks.
  • Students will be receptive to taking on additional task and learning new skills.
  • Students will be able to identify common information sources on the library’s website.
  • Students will be able to circulate and process materials using the Sierra Avalon catalog program.
  • Students will be able to locate and shelve library materials.
  • Students will understand what MOBIUS is and where to find MOBIUS books.

Circulation Coordinator

Ms. Bathsheba Love's picture
Ms. Bathsheba Love
Contact:
Murrell Library
660-831-4180