Download Building Bridges. Collaboration Within and Beyond the by Anne Langley PDF

By Anne Langley

Meant for educational libraries, this ebook covers all points of collaboration. expertise has elevated the necessity for, and the power to, collaborate at paintings; the 1st a part of the e-book features a dialogue of: the fundamental how's and why's of collaboration; construction an atmosphere the place collaboration can flourish; descriptions and how-to's for utilizing expertise instruments which relief and increase the collaborative strategy; a strategy of tips on how to start in collaborative initiatives; and the way to regulate them when you start. the second one component to the ebook offers real-life case reviews of collaboration in educational libraries through discussions of the way each one venture labored (or no longer) and why.

  • Describes intimately tips to get collaborative tasks off the floor and working, and the way to regulate them for the long-term
  • Guides the reader during the know-how that they could use to augment their collaborative efforts
  • Provides case-studies of real-life examples of collaboration tasks

Show description

Read Online or Download Building Bridges. Collaboration Within and Beyond the Academic Library PDF

Best library management books

The Interaction Society: Practice, Theories and Supportive Technologies

The interplay Society: perform, Theories and Supportive applied sciences offers the reader with a suite of interrelated chapters that unveil the nature of a brand new society enabled via smooth details and verbal exchange applied sciences, delivering the reader with not just concrete examples of ways this new expertise can permit humans to have interaction in new methods, but additionally with in-depth research of, e.

Health Information for Youth: The Public Library and School Library Media Center Role

Famous authors, W. Bernard Lukenbill and Barbara Froling Immroth, supply an creation to a tough subject. This booklet covers the final prestige of teen healthcare, the problems and issues delivering a version of future health supply, and their dating to the varsity and public library. Public and college librarians and their shoppers will get pleasure from this easy method of discovering and choosing client details on health and wellbeing comparable subject matters.

Evaluating Acquisitions and Collection Management

This is an in-depth ebook at the strategy of comparing your acquisitions and assortment administration courses. No venture, regardless of how inventive or leading edge, may be granted help via a investment supplier with no sturdy evaluate plan. comparing Acquisitions and assortment administration discusses the explanations assessment is held in such excessive regard by means of directors.

Service Science and the Information Professional

As we transition to a carrier and information-based economic climate, info experts are projected onto the vanguard of an rising technological know-how. carrier technology and theInformation expert demonstrates how the ability of this new transdisciplinary box can tell and rework the present details expert global.

Additional resources for Building Bridges. Collaboration Within and Beyond the Academic Library

Sample text

The Reference Librarian 73: 265–80. 30 Building foundations for collaboration D’Andraia, F. (1994) ‘The business of libraries is staying in business: academic libraries must develop marketing plans to reach customers’. Journal of Library Administration 20(2): 81–91. Delima, F. (2005) ‘Want a strong career? Start nurturing those weak ties’. Computing Canada 31(3): 31. Demers, J. (2002) ‘Networking to advance your career’. CMA Management 76(1): 11. Dodsworth, E. M. (1998) ‘Marketing academic libraries: a necessary plan’.

You have some options, a few involving risk, and others involving inaction. You will have to decide how important this particular venture is to you and the work you want get done. , we offer these somewhat risky options to help you decide what to do: Enter into the collaboration without the knowledge, support, etc. of your organisation, preferably starting with a smaller pilot project. If this smaller project is successful, when you share your project’s success with your organisation, you can report that you tried it out as a pilot project and present the results accordingly.

Then perhaps you could suggest your project as a test. So what are the attributes of flexibility? Once again we turn to a literal definition of the word to make sure that we all have the same context. Adapted from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary: Flexible Main Entry: flex·i·ble Pronunciation: 'flek-s&-b&l Function: adjective Date: fifteenth century 21 Building Bridges: Collaboration Within and Beyond the Academic Library 1. capable of being flexed: pliant 2. yielding to influence: tractable 3.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.18 of 5 – based on 50 votes