May 16, 2022

Video Recording: “Library Support for Engineering Entrepreneurs: Fostering Innovation and Societal Change” (RLUK22 Conference Session)

A video recording of the RLUK22 conference session, “Library Support for Engineering Entrepreneurs: Fostering Innovation and Societal Change” is available here and also embedded below.

Presenters

Helen Power, Engineering and Science Librarian
University of Saskatchewan

Amanda Wheatley, Liaison Librarian for Management, Business, and Entrepreneurship
McGill University

Session Description

This presentation reflects on the results from an environmental scan of the startup competitions and engineering entrepreneurship resources at universities in Canada and the US with the top engineering programs. By examining trends between engineering students being finalists in these competitions and library resources made available to them, we can identify the most effective ways to engage with and support engineering entrepreneurs. These results will be applied to a broader library context, and the presenters will highlight how various types of institutions can adapt or broaden their practices to better support engineering entrepreneurs.

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.

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