Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442278752
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/03/2017
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 818,671
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Todd Gilman taught literature and writing at the University of Toronto, Boston University, and MIT before embarking on a career in academic librarianship. Since 2001 he has served as Librarian for Literature in English at Yale University, where he builds humanities collections for Sterling Memorial Library and, as library liaison to various humanities departments, assists undergraduate and graduate students with their library research. Since 2004 Gilman has served as a part-time member of the faculty of the School of Information at San Jose State University, where he teaches graduate courses on Academic Libraries, Reference, and Book and Library History.

Table of Contents

Foreword – Beverly P. Lynch
Introduction - Todd Gilman

PART I: The Academic Library Landscape Today

Chapter 1: Historical Context and Contemporary Challenges – Deanna B. Marcum
Chapter 2: College and University Governance: The Role of the Academic Library – Barbara I. Dewey
Chapter 3: Organization, Administration, Management, and Planning – Starr Hoffman
Chapter 4: Funding and Budgeting – Tahir Rauf
Chapter 5: Faculty Research and Scholarly Communication – Sarah K. Lippincott and Joan K. Lippincott

PART II: Academic Librarians and Services Today
Chapter 6: Reference, Instruction, and Outreach: Current Methods and Models – Carrie Forbes and Peggy Keeran
Chapter 7: Collection Development: General and Special, Print and Digital, and Resource Sharing – Lidia Uziel
Chapter 8: Challenges Facing Technical Services – Autumn Faulkner
Chapter 9: Librarians and Services in College and Community College Libraries – Zoe Fisher and Kim Read

PART III: Changing Priorities, New Directions
Chapter 10: Recruitment, Retention, Diversity, and Professional Development – Marta Brunner and Jennifer Osorio
Chapter 11: Library as Place – David W. Lewis
Chapter 12: Serving Campus and Remote Students and Faculty: Online Learning, Distance Education, and MOOCs - Debbie Faires
Chapter 13: Open Access, Institutional Repositories, E-Science and Data Curation, and Preservation - Brian Owen
Chapter 14: Assessment and Evaluation, Promotion, and Marketing of Academic Library Services – Nisa Bakkalbasi
Chapter 15: A Vision for the Future: New Roles for Academic Librarians – Ronald C. Jantz

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