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Mattson, Mark; Hickok, John – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This article explores international library partnerships from the basics of getting started, including identifying potential partners, non-travel partnering ideas, travel planning tips, and resources, to entering formal, institutionally supported partnerships that feature travel, librarian exchanges, and curricular tie-ins. Advice, including…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Librarians, Academic Libraries, International Education
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Green, Harriett E.; Lamprin, Patricia – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Researchers increasingly engage with the digital archives built by libraries, archives, and museums, but many institutions still seek to learn more about researchers' needs and practices with these digital collections. This paper presents a user assessment study for "Emblematica Online," a research digital library that provides digitized…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Archives, Use Studies, Case Studies
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Bordonaro, Karen; Rauchmann, Sabine – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2015
This paper explores how internationalization is understood and experienced in German academic libraries. Its main purpose is to move the discussion of internationalization in academic libraries beyond the boundaries of English-speaking North America by investigating a European perspective. Its secondary purpose is to investigate the role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Global Approach, Online Surveys
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Jakubs, Deborah – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2009
The AAU/ARL Global Resources Program (GRP) was launched in 1997 with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to improve access to international research resources through cooperative structures and new technologies and to help libraries contain costs. A joint initiative of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of…
Descriptors: Universities, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Models
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Askey, Dale – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2001
Discusses problems encountered in conducting research in German academic libraries. Highlights include a lack of trained librarians with subject expertise who focus on helping users; numerous library catalogs rather than one integrated catalog; and an emphasis on collection preservation that includes closed stacks and restricted circulation. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Library Catalogs, Library Circulation