Collaborative Librarianship, Vol 2, No 4 (2010)

Enriching the Academic Experience: The Library and Experiential Learning

Amy York, Christy Groves, William Black


This article will describe how academic libraries can (and should) be involved in experiential learning. The authors detail the impact experiential learning can have on the relevance of aca-demic libraries to their universities. They discuss the benefits to libraries as well as students. In particular, the authors describe experiential learning at the James E. Walker Library and the part-nerships formed, projects completed, lessons learned, and the benefits realized.

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