Congratulations to Taira Meadowcroft for earning MORE stripes!

Taira got another Culture of Yes stripe to add to her growing collection!  She now has one each for care, deliver, and serve! Please feel free to consult Taira regarding quality improvement projects or literature search questions.

Congratulations to Taira Meadowcroft for earning her stripes!

Part of the MU Health Care “Culture of Yes” initiative is a recognition program called Earning Your Stripes, where employees receive a coupon for embodying The Culture of Yes. ‘Care’ is about the heart, ‘deliver’ is about getting results, ‘innovate’ is about creatively overcoming obstacles and ‘serve’ is about working together for a common goal. …

Welcome to Taira Meadowcroft!

Welcome to Taira Meadowcroft, our new Information Services Librarian. Taira worked as a Graduate Library Assistant at the Health Sciences Library reference desk since September 2014. In May, Taira graduated with her Masters in Library Science. Before rejoining the library on July 13th, she took a trip to Europe, exploring England, Ireland, and Scotland. Now refreshed from her European adventure, …

Emerson and Meadowcroft Present Poster at MLA

Katy Emerson & Taira Meadowcroft presented this poster on our behalf at Missouri Library Association: “Providing Service Through #MizzouPDF: Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery” Katy Emerson, Taira Meadowcroft, Caryn Scoville, E. Diane Johnson MLA #MizzouPDF

Marketing Highlight

We now have over 4,500 followers on Instagram! If you are not following @Mizzou.Libraries on Instagram, you are missing out! Thanks to Taira Meadowcroft who coordinates the account and creates a lot of the content. Thanks to Ashley Granger, Mara Inge and Gwen Gray for also helping with content.

Safe Space Training

Thank you to everyone who came to Safe Space Training! We had 14 people attend in person and 23 people online. We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to engage in such important conversations. And mark you calendars for a presentation by Lily Hunter on October 25th. This presentation will focus …

Marketing Highlight

We had a library takeover of Mizzou’s Instagram stories during National Library Week. The stories consisted of interviews with our new peer navigator stories. We just found out those stories had 37,750 total impressions, with a 97% retention rate. Thanks to Taira Meadowcroft and Emma Fernandez for organizing this with the student workers and Mizzou …

Marketing Highlight: Posts to Promote

Here are some posts you can use to promote to users and/or your departments: Seeking MU Faculty Books for Exhibit at Ellis Library University Libraries Student Advisory Council (ULSAC) Book Project Open Education Week 2022: Introduction to Creative Commons Open Education Week 2022: Introduction to Open Educational Resources Partnership Brings Medieval Manuscript Collection into the …

Marketing Highlight: Valentine’s Day and Post to Highlight

We made some bookish themed valentines. They all got great engagement on facebook, twitter, and instagram The Health Sciences Library is working on an Increase Your Impact Series. : https://library.missouri.edu/news/tag/research-impact-series It’s easy to adapt these posts when you use the engaging emails template. Need help with creating an engaging email, contact Taira Meadowcroft. If there …

Marketing Highlight: Instagram Giveaway and Things to Promote

Thanks to Ying in Digital Services, we held an Instagram giveaway: https://www.instagram.com/p/CZIVRG5pdxt/. Ying designed this calendar out of images from the digital library. We had 77 people enter. This instagram post by Mara got some great engagement back in December: https://www.instagram.com/p/CXCb8-AF8Jd/ Here are some posts you can use to promote to users and/or your departments: …