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Real Learning Connections Begins a Fifth Year of Projects

The Real Learning Connections Project is a joint initiative between the University Libraries (UL) and the Department of Library and Information Studies (DLIS) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). This is an ongoing venture, now in its fifth year, which has triangulated the work of a faculty member, a librarian, and a student with the goal of harnessing the learning power that could be shared among these three participants in a unique way. 

Experiential learning opportunities for students in the DLIS are work experiences that allow them to sample professional environments in which they might seek a career or which might give them experience that will help prepare them for their careers.  Projects are chosen by the UL administrators and led by librarians to accomplish a specific organizational goal or need.  Students and librarians work together in consultation with LIS faculty to produce tangible project outcomes.  LIS faculty utilize the interaction to inform ch…

Lee Zacharias to Read from Her New Book September 18