Building Bridges: Collaboration Within And Beyond The Academic Library

Building Bridges: Collaboration Within And Beyond The Academic Library

by Anne Langley, Edward G. Gray, K T L Vaughan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843342006

ISBN-13: 9781843342007

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Intended for academic libraries, this book covers all aspects of collaboration. Technology has increased the need for, and the ability to, collaborate at work; the first part of the book contains a discussion of: the basic how's and why's of collaboration; building an environment where collaboration can flourish; descriptions and how-to's for using technology

Overview

Intended for academic libraries, this book covers all aspects of collaboration. Technology has increased the need for, and the ability to, collaborate at work; the first part of the book contains a discussion of: the basic how's and why's of collaboration; building an environment where collaboration can flourish; descriptions and how-to's for using technology tools which aid and enhance the collaborative process; a process of how to get started in collaborative projects; and how to manage them once you begin. The second section of the book presents real-life case studies of collaboration in academic libraries followed by discussions of how each project worked (or not) and why.

  • Describes in detail how to get collaborative projects off the ground and running, and how to manage them for the long-term
  • Guides the reader through the technology that they can use to enhance their collaborative efforts
  • Provides case-studies of real-life examples of collaboration projects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843342007
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
0.50(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Why collaborate?
Building foundations for collaboration
Technology tools for collaborations
Getting started
Evaluation: why and how
Peer collaboration
Librarian and faculty collaboration
Internal collaboration
External collaboration

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