January 19, 2022

Inaugural Issue of the Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement Now Online

From the JLOE (via Illinois Open Publishing Network) Web Site:

The Journal of Library Outreach & Engagement (JLOE) is the premier peer-reviewed, open access interdisciplinary journal to advance library outreach and engagement. JLOE provides a platform to disseminate original research that examines public and community engagement initiatives and stimulates a forum to discuss the methodological and epistemological issues that inform, or emerge from, such projects and programs.

Editorial Team

Editors in Chief

Mara L. Thacker, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Matthew Roberts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sarah Christensen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Editorial Board

Elizabeth Pierre-Louis, FOKAL
Katrina Spencer, Middlebury College
Kimberly Shotick, Illinois Institute of Technology
Meaghan O’Connor, DC Public Library
Stacy Brinkman, University of California, Irvine
Stephanie Diaz, Penn State Behrend
Susan Schnuer, EIFL

In This Issue (Vol 1, No 1)
DOI: 10.21900/j.jloe.v1i1

Full Issue

Table of Contents
Sarah Christensen

Editors’ Note

New Beginnings: the Inaugural Issue
Mara Thacker, Matthew Roberts, Sarah Christensen

Peer-reviewed Articles

Highlighting Heritage: Promoting Collections through Pop-Up Libraries at the Multicultural Center
Kara Flynn and Marianne R. Williams

Con-vergence: Bringing Libraries and Popular Culture Conventions Togethere
Sierra Laddusaw, Jeremy Brett

Librarians Across Institutions: Establishing Outreach Programs. A Study of Effective Outreach Programs and Support Groups in Academic Libraries.
José F Rodriguez Class

Supporting Student Wellness and Success Through the LSU Libraries Relaxation Room
Randa Morgan

Institutional Repositories for Public Engagement: Creating a Common Good Model for an Engaged Campus
Erik A. Moore, Valerie M. Collins, Lisa R. Johnston

Idea Lab

Idea Lab: Outreach in the Time of a Pandemic
Dianne Connery, Elizabeth Pierre-Louis, Jason Kuscma,
and Claudia Serbanatu


Upcoming Events
by Sarah Christensen

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.