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Past Event
February 18, 2016

Liaison Librarianship: Assessment and Ambivalence

A Webinar with Roger Schonfeld

Roger Schonfeld will be presenting on a webinar hosted by The Partnership, Canada’s national network of provincial and territorial library associations, on February 18 at 1:00 pm. Registration is open at The Partnership’s Education Institute. Liaison Librarianship: Assessment and Ambivalence The drumbeat of assessment has become the cadence of higher education. But measuring the work of liaison librarians is much more complicated than doing a gate count, especially when it comes to the relationships we nurture with faculty. Join The Partnership’s…
Blog Post
October 1, 2015

Reflecting on Reference and Other Library User Support Services

Academic libraries have provided user support services through a variety of modalities. The circulation desk would work on access issues for the print general collection, the interlibrary loan office would obtain needed materials outside the collection, reference librarians would help with research questions, liaisons would provide more proactive services on an academic department basis, and a variety of librarians would provide various types of instruction. Academic libraries have typically taken a variety of steps to rethink each of these service…
Blog Post
March 25, 2014

Leveraging the Liaison Model

From Defining 21st Century Research Libraries to Implementing 21st Century Research Universities

What role might librarians play in building the 21st Century research university? How can librarians effectively assess the impact of the expertise, services, and resources they deliver to the academic community? In our latest issue brief, Anne Kenney, the Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University, explores how librarians can leverage the liaison model to demonstrate “that the library is more than a purveyor of content and that its expertise is an essential component of the academic knowledge infrastructure…
Issue Brief
March 25, 2014

Leveraging the Liaison Model

From Defining 21st Century Research Libraries to Implementing 21st Century Research Universities

What role might librarians play in building the 21st Century research university? How can librarians effectively assess the impact of the expertise, services, and resources they deliver to the academic community? In this issue brief, Anne Kenney, the Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University, explores how librarians can leverage the liaison model to demonstrate “that the library is more than a purveyor of content and that its expertise is an essential component of the academic knowledge infrastructure on and…