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Shen, Yi – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article presents a multifarious examination of natural resources and environmental scientists' adventures navigating the policy change toward open access and cultural shift in data management, sharing, and reuse. Situated in the institutional context of Virginia Tech, a focus group and multiple individual interviews were conducted exploring…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Librarians, Environment, Scientists
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Cobo Serrano, Silvia; Arquero Avilés, Rosario – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study examines how academic librarians at the Complutense University (Spain) perceive project management techniques that are becoming increasingly popular in library and information centers due to the need to comply with their strategic planning and services. To reach this goal, a quantitative and qualitative methodology was applied and a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Program Administration
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Novak, John; Day, Annette – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article describes the ongoing efforts at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries to evolve the role of the institutional repository (IR) and to effectively position it within the context of the Libraries' collections, research support, and scholarly communication services. A major component of this process is re-examining the…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Archives
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Xu, Lijuan; Jahre, Benjamin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Research libraries have been engaged in discussions of the functionalist approach versus the liaison model. While some have adopted a hybrid model that overlays functionalists with liaisons, few have abandoned the liaison structure. This article demonstrates a successful nonliaison approach that prioritizes teaching and focuses on building…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Sanches, Tatiana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In this study, we intend to observe how a strategic plan can be used as a risk management tool, in the scope of academic libraries. Risk is perceived by individuals and institutions when faced with environmental changes that threaten stability or integrity. In libraries, these changes show in structural alterations, that is, in decreasing human,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Change
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Lang, Lucy; Wilson, Trish; Wilson, Katie; Kirkpatrick, Aubrey – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Victoria University of Wellington Library's support for research is at a crossroads. The university is implementing an ambitious research strategy. In response, the library is repositioning services and support based on the identified needs of our researchers and contextualized within the research lifecycle. This is paralleled by the changing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Research, Library Services
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Woolley, Nick; Core, Jane – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Higher Education in the UK is experiencing a level of change unprecedented in the last twenty-five years. Coupled with global drivers and disruptors, from technology to generational differences, the new higher education landscape that is emerging is presenting academic libraries with a series of new and extreme strategic challenges and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Role, Library Services
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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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