Facet Publishing  
divider
Subject Areas
divider
Collection Management
divider
Library Management
divider
Library Systems & Technologies
divider
Information Management
divider
Professional Skills
divider
Reference Works
divider
Explore Communities
divider
Ordering
divider
 
Bookmark and Share

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
 
divider
divider
Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments   Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments
Maxine Melling and Margaret Weaver
Price: £49.95
Price (to CILIP members): £39.96
ISBN: 978-1-85604-858-3

"Teamwork is a vital element in many environments, especially in library education. Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments discusses the role of libraries in higher education and their role in this shifting environment. Support is the primary aspect of many libraries in higher education now, and with the advent and advancement of internet methods, libraries must be on the ever cutting edge to reach out to their patrons. With advice on how to build these services when it's unsure what the next year will bring, understanding the needs of the student, leadership within the library, working with other libraries, collaboration, and much more...Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments is a strongly recommended read for library science collections, not to be missed."
- Midwest Book Review

The changing environment in higher education requires different approaches to be taken to the provision of professional support services. This may result in the development of outsourced shared services, the convergence of many different student-facing services or the development of more active collaborative networks. This collection of essays considers the changing context and broad principles affecting the ways in which we need to manage and provide services and offers case studies of changes that have already taken place.

This book recognizes and uncovers the innovations that leaders and practitioners are implementing to transform and develop the provision of sustainable and creative support services. Such innovations are resulting in diverse models of service delivery and the development of more active collaborative networks and commercial partnerships. The essays are drawn from a broad spectrum of professionals working inside and outside library and information services as well as those responsible for leading multiply converged or joint service teams.

Key topics include:

  • The changing higher education context and how to build service success in uncertain times
  • Connecting with the student perspective
  • Working with professional associations
  • Culture, values and change: observations from three consortia in Canada
  • Managing complex change collaboratively and creatively
  • Leaders and influencing skills of the future
  • The role of technology in enabling collaboration and the role of shared data in extending the library’s value
  • Space: changing the boundaries and the communal nature of the academic library
  • Collaborative service provision through super-convergence
  • Joint use libraries and transformational change.

Readership: Library leaders and practitioners and students of LIS.

December 2012; 224pp; paperback; 978-1-85604-858-3; £49.95

Also available as an eBook (ISBN: 978-1-85604-951-1)

How to purchase Facet eBooks

Look inside this book

divider
 
Sign up to our eBulletin
divider
divider

divider
 Source: flickr cc image from Christian Senger
divider
Source: flickr cc image from HawkinsSteven
 
divider

Look inside our books
Preview sample chapters and tables of contents of Facet's latest titles

divider
 
divider
divider
 
divider
 
divider
Tags
Academic librarianship_ Acquisitions and collection development_ Archives and records management_ Art and design librarianship_ Cataloguing and classification_ Children's, youth and school librarianship_ Copyright and legal issues_ Digital libraries_ E-books and electronic resources_ Evaluation and measurement_ Health librarianship_ Information literacy, e-learning and user studies_ Information retrieval_ Information science_ Intranet and website management_ Knowledge and information management_ Library planning and design_ Mailing list rental_ Management and leadership_ Marketing and advocacy_ Media librarianship_ Mobile technology_ Museums and cultural heritage_ New professionals_ Preservation, digitisation and conservation_ Public librarianship_ Publishing_ RDA: Resource, Description and Access_ Reference librarianship_ Reference works_ Research methods_ Special collections librarianship_ Textbooks_ The TECH SET_ Tools and systems_ Training and development_ Web 2.0 and beyond_
 
Over 200 books for the information professions worldwide. Find quality content for all your professional needs
Please send any general enquiries or comments about this website to info@facetpublishing.co.uk. Site design and code by Tundra*
© CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals 2009-2013