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Building bridges
collaboration within and beyond the academic library

  • ISBN: 9781843341512
  • Editorial: Chandos Publishing
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 24 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 150
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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Summary: Intended for academic libraries, this book covers all aspects of collaboration. Technology has increased the need for, and the ability to, collaborate at work; the first part of the book contains a discussion of: the basic hows and whys of collaboration; building an environment where collaboration can flourish; descriptions and how-tos for using technology tools which aid and enhance the collaborative process; a process of how to get started in collaborative projects; and how to manage them once you begin. The second section of the book presents real-life case studies of collaboration in academic libraries followed by discussions of how each project worked (or not) and why. Key Features: 1. Describes in detail how to get collaborative projects off the ground and running, and how to manage them for the long-term 2. Guides the reader through the technology that they can use to enhance their collaborative efforts 3. Provides case-studies of real-life examples of collaboration projects The Authors: Anne Langley is Co- ordinator of the Science and Engineering Libraries and Head of the Chemistry Library at Duke University, USA and has worked in academic libraries for over 18 years. Edward Gray is the Public Services Librarian for the Biological and Environmental Sciences Library at Duke University. K T L Vaughan is the Librarian for Bioinformatics and Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, USA. Readership: The book is aimed at all librarians and informational professionals; it will be of interest to both practicing and new librarians. Librarians who work in instruction and with university faculty will find it particularly useful. Contents: Section one - how to collaborate Why collaborate - describes in detail all the reasons why you would want or need to collaborate Building foundations for collaboration/creating an environment where collaboration can happen and flourish Technology tools for collaboration - types of t


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