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ACRL Choice Podcast: How an Innovative Approach to First Year Experience Transformed One Library's Image on Campus

Brian Gray, Team Leader for Research Services at Case Western Reserve University, shares his experiences developing the “personal librarian” model, and discusses important trends in the FYE space.

Agents of Change: Innovative Strategies to Transform the First Year Experience
2018 FYE Innovation Award Winners Bryant Moore of Texas A&M University-San Antonio and librarians from Xavier University shared their best tips and strategies for scaling up a personalized approach to instruction and outreach, reducing library anxiety, and engaging students to become loyal library users
Browse more webinars on the First Year Experience in the Credo archive.

 choice Choice Podcast: A First Year Experience Toolbox
Access podcasts for academic librarians featuring strategies, best practices, and studies around important topics in the FYE.

Credo FYE Guide: Practices for Enhancing Instruction
In order to best support librarians navigating this quickly growing space, we’ve put together an interactive e-guide to support librarian FYE initiatives covering everything from orientation to assessment. This free guide includes activity instructions, case studies, lesson plans, and more!

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FYE Insights and News
Raymond Pun, Fresno State doctoral student, brings his unique perspective as the Credo Blog’s FYE Correspondent. Every month he and guest librarians report on current trends and practices in the FYE. 

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Credo supports your first year experience library initiatives
with products to meet your library's specific needs!

Credo Online Reference Service combines an intuitive user-interface with top-tier reference content for the ideal one-stop exploratory search platform. The Charleston Advisor calls it, "an excellent place for students to begin their research, or to learn about the process of doing research during information literacy instruction."

Learning Tools  Allow your library to choose from a suite of instructional content and assessment tools that best meet your needs. Whether your library is launching an information literacy initiative or looking to deepen current programming, our standards-aligned multimedia materials can help you make an immediate impact at your institution.

Credo Can Help Your Library: 

  • Maximize research skills instruction for the greatest impact on student success
  • Build students’ familiarity with valuable library resources and services
  • Assess student outcomes consistently across courses or departments

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