Sinopse

A podcast about the services and staff at Cornell's Albert R. Mann Library.

Episódios

  • Creating an Inclusive Library

    Creating an Inclusive Library

    03/12/2019 Duração: 50min

    Content Warning: Some listeners may be disturbed by an incident briefly referred to in this episode. Co-hosts Tobi Hines and Matt Ryan are back with another episode of My Kind of Mann! This month, we discuss the idea of creating an "inclusive library", and what inclusiveness and accessibility means to us - and even more importantly, what it might mean to our users. We are also joined by a couple of colleagues who talk about the work they're doing to help create a more welcoming library environment. Karina Hagelin (Outreach & Instruction Librarian) joins us to talk about their diversity fellowship and the work they have been doing at Mann, including programming in the mannUfactory Makerspace and their participation on the Library Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) Council. They share their thoughts on what makes an inclusive library, what Mann is doing well, and areas where we could be doing even more to make marginalized users feel more welcome and supported. Kevin Kidwell (User Experience Developer)

  • Hit the Ground Running @ Mann

    Hit the Ground Running @ Mann

    20/08/2019 Duração: 50min

    Co-hosts Tobi Hines and Matt Ryan are back with an episode that will help Cornell students get off on the right foot this fall semester! Learn about the many fun orientation activities being held at Mann Library during move-in weekend (August 23 and 24). Listen to our Research Assistants, Matt Kibbee and Ryan Tolnay, explain why reaching out for help early and often can help save you time, effort, and needless frustration. And find out from our Head of Instruction Initiatives, Ashley Shea, about an exciting new course she's teaching this fall: ALS 1200 Information Chaos: Navigating Today's Information Landscape. Learn more: https://classes.cornell.edu/browse/roster/FA19/class/ALS/1200

  • Teaching Sustainability with Mann Library (part 2)

    Teaching Sustainability with Mann Library (part 2)

    01/07/2019 Duração: 36min

    Co-hosts Tobi Hines and Matt Ryan are back with part 2 of our Teaching Sustainability episode! This month, we talk about why “reduce” and “reuse” come before recycling in the waste management hierarchy. We also share some easy tips for living a more sustainable lifestyle, including how to cut down on single-use plastics, and discuss the environmental – and social! – benefits of secondhand clothing. Then we are joined by special guests Amelia Kallaher (Applied Social Science Librarian, Mann Library) and Professor Lori Leonard (Development Sociology) to talk about Lori’s Global Garbage class, and how a partnership with Mann Library has led to a successful podcasting project for her students (Trash Talk Podcasts: http://blogs.cornell.edu/globalgarbage/).

  • Teaching Sustainability with Mann Library (part 1)

    Teaching Sustainability with Mann Library (part 1)

    25/04/2019 Duração: 34min

    Co-hosts Tobi Hines and Matt Ryan are back in the studio for season 3 of My Kind of Mann! This month, we are talking about our reduce/reuse/recycle campaign at Mann Library, and share some tips for improving our recycling habits with a little help from the folks over at Green America (https://www.greenamerica.org/your-home-detoxed/reduce-reuse-reimagineand-then-recycle) and Recycling and Materials Management of Tompkins County (https://recycletompkins.org/). Then we are joined by special guests Ashley Shea (Head of Instruction Initiatives, Mann Library) and Professor Matt Ryan (Soil and Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Science) to talk about Matt’s Sustainable Agriculture class, and how a partnership with Mann Library has led to a successful film project for his students (https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/41241).

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