The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Technical Services Department added a Graduate Assistant to the department in Fall 2021. In this session, we will discuss the processes the department undertook to prepare for a successful assistantship opportunity. Through thorough planning the department established a hiring process, training components, and work rotations throughout the department to provide both an extensive emersion into Technical Services work and meet departmental needs for assistance with project completion.
Brooks, Melissa; Simpson, Diana; and Johnson, Chase, "Meeting the Challenge: Preparing for a Graduate Assistant" (2021). University Libraries Workshops and Presentations. 20.