“The Student-Centered Library”: An Open Lecture by Nancy Fried Foster
Anthropologist and noted researcher on students and libraries, Nancy Fried Foster will be at Takoma Park/Siler Spring September 10, 2014, for a 2:00 p.m. lecture. Dr. Foster’s seminal work, Studying Students, resulted from her an others’ work at the University of Rochester Libraries, where she was employed as director of anthropological research. Now senior anthropologist at Ithaka S+R, a leading higher-education research and consulting non-profit, Dr. Foster is working with the Montgomery College Libraries to study each campus’ students’ needs and preferences for 21st-century library services, programs and space, using ethnographic methods. All interested students, faculty and administrators are encouraged to attend.
CM211 September 10, 2014 2:00 p.m. lecture 3:00 Q&A with Dr. Foster & library officials
Dr. Foster's books can be found at your local campus library: http://goo.gl/i2xlLE
For more information about the Montgomery College Libraries' Ethnographic Study Project visit: