Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society explores critical aspects of research library transformation needed for successful transition into the 21st century multicultural environment. The book is written by leaders in the field who have real world experience with transformational change and thought-provoking ideas for the future of research libraries, academic librarianship, research collections, and the changing nature of global scholarship within a higher education context. Authors are leaders in the research libraries field from a variety of countries Thought provoking chapters will help guide research library transformation globally Contains a diversity of thinking on research librarianship in the 21st century

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  • Author : Barbara Dewey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630387
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society
  • Author : Barbara Dewey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
GET THIS BOOKTransforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society explores critical aspects of research library transformation needed for successful transition into the 21st century multicultural environment. The book is written by leaders in the field who have real world experience with transformational change and thought-provoking ideas for the future of research libraries, academic librarianship, research collections, and the changing nature of global scholarship within a higher education context. Authors are leaders in the research libraries field from a variety of countries

Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Author : Janet Crum,Samantha Schmehl Hines
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 29 April 2019
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Libraries have recently begun doing more to support entrepreneurship and innovation within their communities. This volume explores how this has come about, looking at libraries from across North America, Europe and Africa, and helps position readers to better understand what is happening, and how this can be brought to further institutions.

Open Access and the Library

Open Access and the Library
  • Author : Anja Oberländer,Torsten Reimer
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 04 April 2019
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Libraries are places of learning and knowledge creation. Over the last two decades, digital technology—and the changes that came with it—have accelerated this transformation to a point where evolution starts to become a revolution. The wider Open Science movement, and Open Access in particular, is one of these changes and is already having a profound impact. Under the subscription model, the role of libraries was to buy or license content on behalf of their users and then act

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research
  • Author : Moira J. Bent
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 16 March 2016
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This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service to meet the evolving needs of the research community. Interacting effectively with information is at the heart of all research, consequently information professionals have a key role to play in facilitating the development of researchers who are able to operate confidently and successfully in the information world. Grounded in current theory and

Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social, Political, and Economic Development

Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social, Political, and Economic Development
  • Author : Jain, Priti,Mnjama, Nathan,Oladokun, O.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 18 September 2020
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Open access publishing can be used as a strategic tool to avail access to information and achieve universal literacy. Open access has gained importance over the past 15 years by making knowledge available to all, without any barrier of affordability or restrictions on using this knowledge to inform and develop. Open access contributes to scientific research excellence, disseminates research results to a wider community, and promotes multi-disciplinary and collaborative research. Issues of sustainable development and open access are major concerns in

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship
  • Author : Chakraborty, Susmita
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2013
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With the introduction of the Bologna Process, the emphasis on the importance of international librarianship and its activity between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups of nations has continued to grow. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library profession around the world. This publication is essential for graduate students, researchers, teachers, and LIS administrators in

Global Library and Information Science

Global Library and Information Science
  • Author : Ismail Abdullahi
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 07 November 2017
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This 2nd edition of the highly successful Global Library and Information Science presents an up-to-date review of international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from all regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia

Demystifying eResearch: A Primer for Librarians

Demystifying eResearch: A Primer for Librarians
  • Author : Victoria Martin
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 17 October 2014
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eResearch presents new challenges in managing data. This book explains to librarians and other information specialists what eResearch is, how it impacts library services and collections, and how to contribute to eResearch activities at their parent institutions. • Provides librarians and other information professionals with a clear understanding of what eResearch is and how it impacts library mission, services, and collections • Defines and explains key eResearch terms and concepts • Describes eResearch library initiatives and identifies best practices • Identifies potential eResearch activities

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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Academic and public libraries are much different today than they were even 15 years ago. And with even bigger changes on the horizon, what lies in store? In this systematic attempt to speak to academic and public librarians about the future of library services, Hernon and Matthews invite a raft of contributors to step back and envision the type of future library that will generate excitement and enthusiasm among users and stakeholders. Anyone interested in the future of libraries, especially library

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 14 March 2014
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This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book breaks new ground in helping the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based on existing theory and current practice.

Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication

Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication
  • Author : Kevin L. Smith,Katherine A. Dickson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 05 October 2016
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This volume of Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library looks closely at issues of policy and infrastructure for libraries that wish to provide leadership on their campus in the transition to more open forms of scholarship. The authors discuss how to make the case for open access on campus, as well as the political and policy implications of libraries that themselves want to become publishing entities.

The Academic Librarian in the Digital Age

The Academic Librarian in the Digital Age
  • Author : Tom Diamond
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 14 August 2020
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As new technology and opportunities emerge through the revolutionary impacts of the digital age, the function of libraries and librarians and how they provide services to constituents is rapidly changing. The impact of new technology touches everything from libraries' organizational structures, business models, and workflow processes, to position descriptions and the creation of new positions. As libraries are required to make operational adjustments to meet the growing technological demands of libraries' customer bases and provide these services, librarians must be

Sharing Knowledge, Transforming Societies

Sharing Knowledge, Transforming Societies
  • Author : Halvorsen, Tor,Orgeret, Kristin Skare
  • Publisher : African Minds
  • Release : 22 October 2019
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In June 2016, the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (Norhed) hosted a conference on the theme of ‘knowledge for development’ in an attempt to shift the focus of the programme towards its academic content. This book follows up on that event. The conference highlighted the usefulness of presenting the value of Norhed’s different projects to the world, showing how they improve knowledge and expand access to it through co-operation. A wish for more

The Experiential Library

The Experiential Library
  • Author : Pete McDonnell
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 September 2016
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The Experiential Library: Transforming Academic and Research Libraries through the Power of Experiential Learning features contributions—in a relatively conversational, practical, and "how-to" format—from various academic libraries across broad educational levels that have implemented experiential learning programs, services, or resources to enhance the learning and development of both students and library employees. As academic libraries and academic librarians are seeking ways to transform themselves and create collaborative synergies within and without their institutions, this timely book suggests exciting ways