eScholarship@Frostburg serves as a showcase of scholarly and academic materials from the Frostburg State University (FSU) community within MD-SOAR. FSU students, faculty, and staff may contribute completed research, scholarship, and evidence of experiential learning to promote their work via MD-SOAR. MD-SOAR can, also, store records related to the history of Frostburg State University. For more information, go to the Lewis J. Ort Library's website.
Browsing eScholarship@Frostburg by Subject "Athletics"
There is an established history of academic libraries collaborating with their institutions’ athletics departments to provide learning and research support to student-athletes in order to achieve positive educational outcomes. It is rarer to find documented the effect that athletics has had on the professional life of an academic librarian. The author details how the skills acquired and lessoned learned being an athlete and collegiate coach directly influenced his approach to providing leadership in various collection development and electronic resources management initiatives at a medium-sized academic library.