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  1. Millennials Find Treasure in the Library! Pattie Mongelia helen-ann brown Weill Cornell Medical Library MLA 2007

  2. Carolyn Reid, Director

  3. Treasure Hunt

  4. Treasure Hunt Staff Introduction Evaluation Preparation Future

  5. A Millennial Generation A little more than 2/3 of the students were born since 1982.

  6. 7 Core Traits of the Millennials • Special • Sheltered • Confident • Achieving • Team Oriented • Conventional • Pressured Howe N and Strauss W. Millennials and the Pop Culture: Strategies for a New Generation of Consumers in Music, Movies, Television, the Internet, and Video Games. Great Falls, VA: LifeCourse Associates, 2006, pp. 77-78.

  7. Treasure Hunt Learning Objectives: • Locate a journal in the stacks • Look up an electronic journal issue • Check out a laptop at the Circulation Desk • Refill a copy card • Send a comment from the Website • Locate a current issue of a journal • Know the Library’s hours

  8. Pattie

  9. Vergie Rhonda

  10. Clue #2 When into the stacks you have delved You’ll find where bound journals are shelved Ordered alphabetically, logically and aesthetically So please show a Staff member you have found Psychophysiology Volume 12. Clue #5 Go GET IT in the Computer Room Watching and listening to the PowerPoint production Answer the Library Staff member’s questions To see you understand GET IT’s form and function.

  11. What to do TOMORROW! LIBRARY TREASURE HUNT! 10:00 am -- Meet at Circ Desk

  12. You’re invited! A treasure hunt to let you know Who’s who, what’s what, and where to go To join the fun you only need A barcode on your new I.D. At 10 AM the start will sound And fun and frenzy will abound You’ll get your clues and meet allies First team to finish wins the prize A treasure hunt to let you know Who’s who, what’s what, and where to go.

  13. Clue #1 The Library opens early and closes late Check out the Web page in the Computer Room And tell a staff member The day the Library closes at eight. Clue #8 When all the computer work stations Are in use in every location Go to the Circulation Desk And please request from a Library staff member More portable accommodations.

  14. Stack 2 Stack 1

  15. Computer Room

  16. Last Clue From our Homepage to the InfoDesk you can send an Acknowledgement, a complaint, a question or a compliment On the Web page scroll all the way down Til the comment form link you’ve found And tell us if this Treasure Hunt for your team number Caused a smile or a frown.

  17. Know physical space Know Library resources Know Library policies Meet Library staff

  18. MillennialsTreasure Hunt • Special Planned especially for them • Sheltered Library staff available to guide them • Confident Learned where things were • Achieving Every team wanted to win • Team Oriented Needed teamwork to win • Conventional Had some rules • Pressured First team to finish wins

  19. Treasure Hunt Evaluation Questionnaire Question #1 Name 2 things you have learned about using the Library. Question #2 Rate your comfort in finding materials within the Library. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Uncomfortable Comfortable Confident Question #3 Rate your comfort in finding materials on the Library’s website. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Uncomfortable Comfortable Confident

  20. Question #4 Overall, how would you rate the Treasure Hunt? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Awful Okay Outstanding Please share any other comments on the back of this sheet:

  21. Evaluation Results n=73 • Question #1 • Name 2 things you have learned about using the Library. • The most common replies showed answering the clues taught them • about the Library’s physical space and services. • where the journal stacks are • where the current journals are • where the Computer Room is • checking out a laptop at the Circulation Desk • where the regenerator is to fill a copy card • about the GET IT button

  22. Evaluation Results n=73 Question #2 Rate your comfort in finding materials within the Library. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (1) (1) (1) (12) (15) (13) (12) (8) (10) Uncomfortable Comfortable Confident The replies showed 96% of the students were comfortable to confident about finding materials with the Library.

  23. Evaluation Results n=73 Question #3 Rate your comfort in finding materials on the Library’s website. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (1) (0) (2) (7) (15) (12) (16) (12) (8) Uncomfortable Comfortable Confident The replies showed 96% of the students were comfortable to confident about finding materials on the Library’s website.

  24. Evaluation Results n=73 Question #4 Overall, how would you rate the Treasure Hunt? 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (0) (1) (1) (0) (15) (7) (18) (17) (14) Awful Okay Outstanding The replies showed 67% of the students rated the Treasure Hunt as an outstanding experience.

  25. Please share any other comments on the back of this sheet: • Thank you • Awesome • Great mugs • Fun, useful, but pretty crowded • Crowded Computer Room • In frenzy, little hard to find things 67% of the students rated the Treasure Hunt as an outstanding experience.Less crowded stairwells and Computer Room probably will help to bring that percentage higher.

  26. Future Plans • Add more tasks mini-workshops with clues to answer • Pre-test/Post-test • Record clues on MP3 players

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  28. Selected Bibliography Borjes NJ, Manuel S, Elam CL, Jones BJ. Comparing Millennial and Generation X Medical Students at One Medical School. Academic Medicine. June 2006; 81(6); 571-576. DeBard R. Millennials Coming to College. New Directions for Student Services. Summer 2004; 106: 33-45. Howe N and Strauss W. Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation. New York: Vintage Books, 2000. Howe N and Strauss W. Millennials Go to College: Strategies for a New Generation on Campus: Recruiting and Admissions, Campus Life, and the Classroom. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, 2003. Howe N and Strauss W. Millennials and the Pop Culture: Strategies for a New Generation of Consumers in Music, Movies, Television, the Internet, and Video Games. Great Falls, VA: LifeCourse Associates, 2006. Mangold K. Educating a New Generation: Teaching Baby Boomer Faculty about Millennial Students. Nurse Educator. 2007 Jan/Feb; 32(1): 21-23. Oblinger D and Oblinger J. Is It Age or IT: First Steps Towards Understanding the Net Generation. CSLA Journal. Spring 2006; 29(2): 8-46. Strauss W. Talking About Their Generations: Making Sense of a School Environment Made Up of Gen-Xers and Millennials. School Administrator. Sept 2005; 62(8): 10-13. Sweeney R. Millennial Behaviors and Higher Education Focus Group Results: How are Millennials Different from Previous Generations at the Same Age? 2007. Accessed on May 4, 2007 from: http://library1.njit.edu/staff-folders/sweeney/Millennials/Millennial-Summary-Handout.doc.

  29. Pattie Mongelia pam2030@med.cornell.edu 212 746 6945 helen-ann brown habrown@med.cornell.edu 212 746 6092