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Keith Teeter

Keith Teeter

Interim Associate Director Education and Public Services Division

Department Head Access and Public Services


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Role in the Library

Keith leads the team responsible for providing effective and responsive services and spaces in the Auraria Library. The Access and Public Services Department coordinates the maintenance and improvement of the facility and provides many of the library's front-line services including the Ask Us and Ask Me service desks, course reserves, and circulation. Keith also coordinates with scholarly services operating in the Knowledge Market.

More About

Starting out as a page at his local public library, Keith has worked for 15 years in library access and public services departments in Kansas and Colorado. Before joining the Auraria Library staff in August 2017, he served as the Operations Manager for the William M. White Business Library at CU Boulder. His research has centered on understanding user interactions with library space and the incorporation of digital resources into the physical collection.

Education

MLIS, Library and Information Studies - The University of Alabama

BA, History - Kansas State University

Select Publications

Tingle, N. & Teeter, K. (2018, February). Browsing the intangible: Does visibility lead to increased use? Technical Services Quarterly, 35(2), 164-174. http://digital.auraria.edu//IR00000080/00001

Gerke, J. & Teeter, K. (2017, March). Counting heads: Building space assessment into your library assessment plan. In D. M. Mueller (Ed.) At the helm: Leading transformation: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2017 Conference March 22–25, 2017 (pp. 152–159). Chicago IL: Association of College and Research Libraries. http://scholar.colorado.edu/libr_facpapers/76/

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