Insert Catchy Label Here or the End of Gen Y, Digital Natives and the Millennial Student Myth
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Speaker: Roberto C. Delgadillo, Humanities, Social Science and Government Information Services Manager, University of California - Davis
Speaker: Virginia Eubanks, Associate Professor, Department of Women's Studies, University of Albany (SUNY)
Speaker: Yago S. Cura, Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library
The program will look at how changing demographics effects academic library user populations and how libraries prepare for the changes. Issues addressed may include, demographic projections, users in two-year, four-year and vocational and graduate institutions, economic issues, serving first generation students, the digital divide, race/class/gender/age, Latino students in higher education, information literacy, technology trends and lib 2.0, assessment and ethnographic approaches to understanding users.