Communicating the library: librarians and faculty in dialogue

Communicating the library: librarians and faculty in dialogue Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the challenges facing academic librarians in an increasingly networked environment. Design/methodology/approach – Draws on theoretical perspectives and the literature to argue the case for academic librarians to develop their theoretical understanding of communication and pedagogy and the practical implications. Findings – Suggests five distinct areas of opportunity in which librarians can develop their role. Originality/value – The paper states that new roles are opening up for academic librarians, roles which build on their traditional skills but challenge them to acquire new ones. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Management Emerald Publishing

Communicating the library: librarians and faculty in dialogue

Library Management, Volume 28 (8/9): 9 – Oct 30, 2007

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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none
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0143-5124
D.O.I.
10.1108/01435120710837792
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the challenges facing academic librarians in an increasingly networked environment. Design/methodology/approach – Draws on theoretical perspectives and the literature to argue the case for academic librarians to develop their theoretical understanding of communication and pedagogy and the practical implications. Findings – Suggests five distinct areas of opportunity in which librarians can develop their role. Originality/value – The paper states that new roles are opening up for academic librarians, roles which build on their traditional skills but challenge them to acquire new ones.

Journal

Library ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 30, 2007

Keywords: Academic libraries; Communication; Learning

References

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