Library Ambassadors Details

Library Ambassadors Program

Benefits of Library Ambassadors

  • Enhance student leadership, networking, and partnership skills
  • Improve library awareness and research aptitude 
  • Experience the behind-the-scenes view of Rod Library
  • Earn a professional reference describing the contributions as Library Ambassadors
  • Strengthen student's resume, leadership skills, and library knowledge

Roles and Events

  • Represent the library at events, such as Bash in the Stacks, Panther Open House, or UNI Now
  • Confidently answer questions regarding library services to faculty, staff, and students
  • Attend campus events as a Library Ambassador representative
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for library improvements
  • Conduct library tours during Family Weekend
  • Participate in developing other projects

Meetings and Guidelines

Library Ambassadors are asked to meet these guidelines and participate by attending meetings, training, and volunteer opportunities. If three events or meetings are missed without reasonable notice, the person will be removed from the program.

  • Attend three face-to-face meetings each semester
  • Participate in approximately 8-10 hours of library activities per semester
  • Training is available and is a participatory activity

Qualifications

The Library Ambassadors Interest Group oversees the program. Contact julieann.beddow@uni.edu or 319-273-6256 with questions.

 

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