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William F Ekstrom Library

Community Outreach and Engagement: Community Outreach and Engagement at UofL

Community Outreach and Engagement at the U of L

Community Outreach

The University Libraries Outreach Program provides instructional support to community members in order to help them develop critical-thinking skills, create efficient search strategies, and to become information literate. The information literate person is able to:

  • Determine the extent of information needed.
  • Access the needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluate information and its sources critically.
  • Incorporate selected information into one's knowledge base.
  • Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
  • Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information.
  • Access and use information ethically and legally.


Visit the University of Louisville Libraries to:

  • Access 280+ databases which help you find magazine & scholarly journal articles on a topic.
  • Use specialized research tools,which help our faculty, students,and community borrowers locate materials in our collections and around the world.
  • With a Community Borrower Card, you can: check out books, print, photocopy and use computers in the Reference area

Outreach Coordinator


Fannie Cox

Title: Outreach and Reference Librarian

Library: Ekstrom Library

Specialty: Counseling and Human Development, Urban & Public Affairs, Health & Sport Science, Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Middle and Secondary Education, Special Education

Phone: 502.852.0433

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Ekstrom Library

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

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  • tel 502.852.6302
  • fax 502.852.8736

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