academic libraries, collaboration, economically disadvantaged students, EOP, partnerships, student outreach, underserved students, minority students, academic achievement, library instruction, research skills
This case study will describe how the Stony Brook University Libraries instruction program partnered with another student support service (student computing office) to nurture a relationship with the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) over several years to provide their students with the library research and computer skills needed to succeed in college. EOP is a state-funded program aimed at economically disadvantaged students whose high school education has not fully prepared them for college success.
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