ERIC Number: ED459775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Managing Partnerships with University Support Units.
This paper describes the following examples of partnerships in which academic libraries have been able to promote their institutional mission: (1) a partnership between the California Polytechnic State University library and the campus bookstore to honor campus authors; (2) a reception held by the Southern Methodist University (Texas) library in conjunction with the faculty senate and friends of the libraries to recognize faculty authorship, editorship, and artistic works; (3) a World Wide Web page developed at Biola University (California) to solicit donations for a new library resource center; (4) honoring library student assistants, e.g., by plating books in honor of graduating students; (5) outreach to athletes, e.g., an e-mail reference service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the "Baskets for Books Program" at California State University, Fresno; (6) cultural offerings, e.g., concerts at the University of California, Los Angeles, art displays at Sonoma State University (California), and public lectures and spoken arts events at Villanova University (Pennsylvania), Rice University (Texas), and California Polytechnic State University; (7) information technology services, including installation of a wireless network and laptop computers at California State University and the use of PDAs (Portable Digital Assistants) at Virginia Commonwealth University; and (8) cyber cafes at Johns Hopkins University (Maryland) and Brooklyn College (New York). (Contains 17 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cooperative Programs, Higher Education, Information Technology, Institutional Cooperation, Library Extension, Library Role, Partnerships in Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: Libraries and Librarians: Making a Difference in the Knowledge Age. Council and General Conference: Conference Programme and Proceedings (67th, Boston, MA, August 16-25, 2001); see IR 058 199.