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Developing Escape Rooms at Libraries

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This session will feature guest speakers Alison Wessel and Olivia Glotfelty, who will discuss the development of escape rooms at libraries in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Alison Wessel will describe an escape room developed at the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Library to promote library services to health department employees. Olivia Glotfelty will discuss an escape room developed as part of the nurse residency program for newly hired graduate level nurses working at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center- Mercy. Both speakers will describe their experiences planning and implementing these escape rooms and how they proved beneficial to their audiences and libraries.

Presenters: Olivia Glotfelty is the Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center- Mercy. In this position, she provides library and information services to hospital staff and is heavily involved in promoting and developing information literacy and research skills within the context of research projects and evidence-based practice initiatives. She is also adjunct faculty at Duquesne University, where she teaches a Health Research Skills course. Olivia completed her MLIS at the University of Pittsburgh in 2016.

Alison Wessel, MSLIS, MA, is the Director of Library and Information Services for the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Library. Prior to joining the library team she worked in mental health clinician roles for two Divisions within the Department. The DHSS Library serves the employees of the department as well as Delaware citizens through partnership with the Delaware Division of Libraries.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Region/Office: National
Mar 20, 2018
12:00PM - 1:00PM ET
Erin Seger, Health Professions Coordinator

Class Overview

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the Middle Atlantic Region.

Registration is required.