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Kasten, Kathleen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The development of the liaison model in academic libraries has had important implications for the relationship between librarians and teaching faculty members. Modes of outreach to departments are conditioned by a variety of factors, and can have a profound effect on the library's image on campus. This case study describes and analyzes programming…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty
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Harland, Fiona; Stewart, Glenn; Bruce, Christine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article presents a substantive grounded theory that shows how senior library leaders can achieve the library's strategic alignment with the university. The theory suggests that increasing uncertainty causes the library's leadership to consider how the library's strategic contributions can support the university's core priorities while also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Academic Libraries, Universities
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Everitt, Regina – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Modern academic libraries tend to provide services beyond traditional lending, reference, and enquiry services. Many are converged with other professional or student-focussed services such as IT, student services, academic support, or such learning resources as multimedia or print services -- often co-located in space and management structure. At…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Administration, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Identity
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Jardine, Elizabeth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This case study demonstrates how librarians at LaGuardia Community College led a college-wide knowledge management project to implement "Ask LaGuardia," an online knowledge base where users can find answers to common questions on navigating this large urban college. Students had been experiencing difficulty receiving clear, correct, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Knowledge Management, Academic Libraries, Urban Schools
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Pryce-Jones, Lydia – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article reports the findings of a research project which set out to identify and analyze changes in the mission statements of academic libraries within the context of their institutional strategies. The method used was an analysis of the mission statements of UK and German libraries and a questionnaire survey which was sent to all managers of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Salisbury, Fiona; Peseta, Tai – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The idea of the university has undergone a conceptual evolution that has lasted nearly one thousand years. In inspecting this historical discourse more closely, it becomes clear that it is a conversation led by academics and that some voices in our university communities are in fact absent from the dialogue. This raises a number of interesting…
Descriptors: Librarians, Academic Libraries, Universities, Educational Trends
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Gwyer, Roisin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article shares the research based on interviews with 12 U.K. university senior managers commissioned by SCONUL and carried out by external consultants who found that libraries can have a positive impact on student satisfaction and experience and are a source of institutional information about the student body. Libraries are seen very much as…
Descriptors: Librarians, Cooperation, Research Libraries, Library Role
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Harrison, Ruth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Academic librarianship has had a traditional role encompassing various specialisms: subject support, training, journal subscription management, collection development and user engagement front of house. While many of these roles remain, they should be re-evaluated. New competencies and skillsets in teaching, publishing, bibliometrics, impact, data…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Scholarship, Information Literacy, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Tilley, Elizabeth; Murphy, Helen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
An ethnographic research project undertaken by the libraries of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cambridge sought to understand the impact of academic/library relationships in a devolved institutional structure. The results of the research provided clear evidence of the high regard in which academic engagement with libraries…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries
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Lefebvre, Madeleine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Ryerson University has grown from a relatively small polytechnical institute to a large comprehensive university, with a focus on innovation. The Library has transformed itself over the last decade by closely aligning strategic planning with University planning; embracing the entrepreneurial culture in its physical expansion and collaborative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Educational Cooperation
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Brown, Sarah; Alvey, Elizabeth; Danilova, Elena; Morgan, Helen; Thomas, Amberyn – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Research support services at The University of Queensland Library (UQ Library) have evolved in response to the global and national drivers, which have impacted on broader University strategy. UQ Library's success in responding to these drivers has involved leveraging the information within, and capacity of, the institutional repository, the core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Reference Services
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Blake, Michelle; Gallimore, Vanya – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In Spring 2016 the University of York launched a research project to better understand academic staff. Ambitiously titled 'Understanding Academics' the project centred around the use of specific ethnographic methodologies and in particular two UX techniques: cognitive mapping followed by semi-structured interviews. The use of UX methodologies put…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes
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Wales, Tim – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article draws on the author's previous experiences of developing library strategies at three case study libraries between 2011 and 2016 across a range of different academic institution types: research-intensive, teaching-intensive, and scientific research. Adopting a reflection on practice methodology based on Gibbs' reflective cycle, the…
Descriptors: Reflection, Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response)
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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
A strong position in the institution is vital for any academic library and affects its recognition, resourcing, and prospects. Higher education institutions are experiencing radical change, driven by greater accountability, stronger competition, and increased internationalization. They prioritize student success, competitive research, and global…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Higher Education, Institutional Mission
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Simons, Alexandra C. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article covers how an interdisciplinary course was developed using the expertise and resources of a history professor, the history and psychology subject librarians, and the university's writing center. The course, supported by a grant, was aimed at helping students improve their research, information literacy, and writing skills across…
Descriptors: Universities, Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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