August 17, 2017

The Chatty Librarians: Podcasting | Field Reports

Library staff are the folks who love to talk about books. The more people we reach and can inspire, the happier we are. We also love to talk about libraries and their place in our society and share ideas about how to make libraries a better place for our users.

Dustin Fife | Movers & Shakers 2016 – Tech Leaders

Among patrons and peers at the Utah Valley University campus, outreach and patron services librarian Dustin Fife is known as “overwhelmingly passionate about service and mentorship, which shines through every interaction,” says colleague Mary Naylor. Fife is unafraid to step outside the library comfort zone to fulfill his role. His long list of accomplishments includes the creation of a mobile “Ask Me Anything!” cart, which brings reference services via an iPad and some manuals to the wider community, enabling students to access information and receive assistance outside the library.