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A Promising Partnership: An Undergraduate Intern and Librarian Collaborate on Research Guides and Collection Development

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Though library science internships for undergraduates are not as well documented as those for MLIS students, internships for undergraduates can be impactful for both the intern and the library. Undergraduate students have firsthand, immersive experience with their major curriculum, and this expertise can benefit science librarians making collection development decisions and creating content for research guides. This article discusses two such projects undertaken by an undergraduate mathematics major as part of a science librarianship internship.


Originally published as: Fullington, Lee Ann, and Amanda Torres. “A Promising Partnership”. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, no. 91, June 2019, doi:10.29173/istl6.

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