New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians
  • Author : Alice Crawford
  • Release Date : 10 April 2012
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780633046

New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians Book Summary

Aimed at practitioners and students of librarianship, this book is about interesting and unusual practical projects currently being run by academic liaison librarians. It shows how liaison librarians can extend their roles beyond the established one of information literacy teaching and showcases areas in which they can engage in collaborative ventures with academic and administrative staff. Designed to excite and inspire, New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians demonstrates the potential of the liaison role and emphasises the need for flexibility, imagination and initiative in those who hold these posts. Unique in concentrating on the role of the new community of academic liaison librarians Recognises the wider possibilities for development open to this different new breed of information specialist Written by a practitioner in the field

New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

Author : Alice Crawford
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Aimed at practitioners and students of librarianship, this book is about interesting and unusual practical projects currently being run by academic liaison librarians. It shows how liaison librarians can extend their roles beyond the established one of information literacy teaching and showcases areas in which they can engage in collaborative ...

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional

Author : Michael Perini
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional employs a model that allows for individual and managerial reconceptualization of the librarian's role, also helping to mitigate obstacles to professional development both internal and external to the library. Using traditional and personal narrative, the book extends Whitchurch’s blended professional model, designed to ...

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Author : Jeremy Atkinson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users ...

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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Author : Peggy Johnson
Publisher : American Library Association
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this sweeping revision of a text that has become an authoritative standard, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art of controlling and updating library collections, whether located locally or accessed remotely. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions ...

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Advances in Library Administration and Organization

Author : Delmus E. Williams,Janine Golden,Jennifer K. Sweeney
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Volume 33 of Advances in Library Administration and Organization brings together a range of diverse and reflective essays to provide strategies that will be of value in addressing challenges faced by current and future library managers....

Minds Alive

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Author : Patricia Demers,Toni Samek
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Minds Alive explores the enduring role and intrinsic value of libraries, archives, and public institutions in the digital age. Featuring international contributors, this volume delves into libraries and archives as institutions and institutional partners, the professional responsibilities of librarians and archivists, and the ways in which librarians and archivists continue ...

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Author : Edith Hall,Richard Gameson,Andrew Pettegree,Robert Darnton,David Allan,John Sutherland,Marina Warner,Robert Crawford,Laura Marcus,Stephen Enniss,William John Price-Wilkin,James H. Billington
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Tracing what the library has meant since its beginning, examining how its significance has shifted, and pondering its importance in the twenty-first century, significant contributors--including the librarian of the Congress and the former executive director of the HathiTrust--present a cultural history of the library"--Dust jacket flap....

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Author : Karen Sobel
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Covering the most common subject specialties and departmental liaison roles found in colleges and universities, this guide is for early- and mid-career librarians looking to move up in their chosen specialty as well as for established academic librarians interested in changing fields or for librarians taking on liaison roles in ...