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Dancing in the library lobby

The Roesch Library at the University of Dayton is doing some amazing outreach work to engage students with library services. Communications and Outreach¬†librarian Katy Kelly recently¬†wrote about their new library tour photo hunt for the ALA’s Programming Librarian blog: “Another clue that is entertaining to watch is, ‘Every year during final exams, the library offers … Continue reading »

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