New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

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

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  • Author : Alice Crawford
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633041
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians
  • Author : Alice Crawford
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 April 2012
GET THIS BOOKNew Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians

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,

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional
  • Author : Michael Perini
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 April 2016
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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 consider the merging of academicians’ roles across several spheres of professional and academic influence in a higher education setting, to academic librarians. The book is significant due to its use

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2018
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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 and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 21 March 2014
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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 for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues.

Minds Alive

Minds Alive
  • Author : Patricia A. Demers,Toni Samek
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 20 November 2019
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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 to respond to the networked age, digital culture, and digitization. The endless possibilities and robust importance of libraries and archives are at the heart of this optimistic collection. Topics include

Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Field

Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Field
  • Author : Karen Sobel
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 March 2016
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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 areas outside their expertise. • Supplies invaluable career advice from experienced professionals on key subjects such as changing fields within librarianship, patterns of scholarly communication in different fields, tenure, and moving

The Meaning of the Library

The Meaning of the Library
  • Author : Alice Crawford
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 07 March 2017
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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.

Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: New Directions for School Libraries, 4th Edition

Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: New Directions for School Libraries, 4th Edition
  • Author : Nancy Pickering Thomas,Sherry R. Crow Ph.D.,Judy A. Henning,Jean Donham Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKInformation Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: New Directions for School Libraries, 4th Edition

Exploring the ways in which today's Internet-savvy young people view and use information to complete school assignments and make sense of everyday life, this new edition provides a review of the literature since 2010. The development of information literacy skills instruction can be traced from its basis in traditional reference services to its current growth as an instructional imperative for school librarians. Reviewing the scholarly research that supports best practices in the 21st century school library, this book contains insights into

Positioning the Academic Library within the University

Positioning the Academic Library within the University
  • Author : Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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Academic libraries are facing uncertain times. The international higher education environment is very volatile and academic libraries and librarians can play a major role in helping to strategically position their parent institution within it. In doing so, there needs to be clarity as to what the position of the academic library is with regard to the role and function it has within the university and how library leadership can have pan-institutional influence and impact. There are several ways in which

Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today
  • Author : Todd Gilman
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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Intended for use by both librarians and students in LIS programs, Academic Librarianship Today is the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty— or both Cutting-edge topics such as open access, copyright, digital curation and preservation, emerging technologies, new roles for academic librarians, cooperative collection development and resource sharing, and patron-driven acquisitions are explored

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Bonnand, Sheila
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2015
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The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries examines new methods librarians use to engage both on-campus and online users in library services, taking into account the significant impacts of online learning on students’ interaction with

Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison

Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 21 March 2014
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A core resource for any LIS student or academic librarian serving as a liaison, this handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline, helping librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library.

Social Media for Communication and Instruction in Academic Libraries

Social Media for Communication and Instruction in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Joe, Jennifer,Knight, Elisabeth
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 01 March 2019
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The subject of the use of social media has renewed interest because of the impact that it had on the last U.S. presidential election and the impact that social media networks will have on subsequent elections. As guides in the information world, it is thus important that librarians be well versed in social media. This has called attention to the relevance and urgency of incorporating social media use into the academic library, both as a marketing tool and as

Evidence-Based Faculty Development Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Evidence-Based Faculty Development Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Author : Plews, Rachel C.,Amos, Michelle L.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 10 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKEvidence-Based Faculty Development Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Educational developers play a central role in supporting faculty members and informing their ongoing professional development programming through the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). SoTL presents an opportunity for faculty professional development that is action-oriented, evidence-based, and engaging for faculty members at any stage in their academic career. Evidence-Based Faculty Development Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a critical scholarly publication that examines SoTL research as a method of professional development for educational developers and higher