1st Edition

Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison

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ISBN 9781783300051
Published April 4, 2014 by Facet Publishing
210 Pages

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Book Description

This handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline to help academic liaison librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library.

Readers will learn about connecting and assisting faculty and students through skillful communication and resource utilization with coverage of key topics including:

orientation meetings

acquiring subject specialization

advice on faculty communication and assistance

online tutorial creation

collection development

information literacy instruction

embedded librarianship

library guides

new courses and accreditation

evaluation methods.

Readership: Written in a straightforward way that lends itself to easy application, Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison will be essential reading for current and future academic library liaisons and students of library and information science.

Table of Contents

1. Orientation meetings 2. Acquiring subject specialization 3. Advice on faculty communication and assistance 4. Online tutorial creation 5. Collection development 6. Information literacy instruction 7. Embedded librarianship 8. Library guides 9. New courses and accreditation 10. Evaluation methods.

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