Wiley, Mills Share Research on Librarians as Undeclared Advisors at National Advising Conference

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Mills (left) and Wiley (right)

Claire Wiley, research and instruction librarian, and Jenny Mills, coordinator of research services, presented at the National Academic Advising Association–NACADA– Annual Conference last month.

Their presentation titled “Librarian Advisors for Undeclared Students: Understanding the Advisee Experience” detailed their grant-supported research on the librarian-as-advisor model. Wiley and Mills’s presentation included data from interviews with formerly undeclared students, detailed the qualitative methods used for analysis, shared study findings and suggested next steps to improve support for undeclared students.