Musselman Library at Gettysburg College developed a Peer Research Mentor (PRM) program to expand the library’s formal research and instruction program. Designed and coordinated by a group of research and instruction librarians, the PRM program is built around a cohort of eight undergraduate students from a variety of class years and disciplines. Each PRM has a librarian supervisor. The PRMs participate in intensive training, provide reference service alongside professional librarians at the Research Help Desk, and develop outreach projects to better connect student patrons with library collections and services. [excerpt]
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Smith, Meggan, Mallory Jallas, Clinton Baugess, and Janelle Wertzberger. "Peer Research Mentors at Gettysburg College." in Training Research Consultants: A Guide for Academic Libraries, eds. Jennifer Torreano and Mary O'Kelly, 147-156. Chicago: American Library Association, 2021.
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