As Outreach Librarian for the Social Sciences for the University of Rochester, I support scholarly pursuits of the students, faculty and staff of multiple departments and programs including Political Science, International Relations and Psychology, actively participating in research, teaching, and learning processes; build strong relationships with faculty and other professionals across the institution; provide in-person and virtual research consultation services; engage and collaborate with faculty, students, and staff around current and emerging digital technologies and initiatives for learning and research to support a dynamic, student-centered research environment that encourages inquiry, critical thinking and creativity.
Areas of responsibility include:
✓ General and subject-specific reference assistance in the social sciences.
✓ Liaison and scholarly communications, providing outreach to academic, student services and community programs Political Science, International Relations and Psychology, as well as various other fields within the social sciences.
✓ Participation in and development of specialized information literacy instruction for the social sciences.
✓ Engagement in collection development and information resources management in the aforementioned departments.