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Faculty-Librarian Relationships

Faculty-Librarian Relationships

by Paul JenkinsPaul Jenkins


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Faculty-Librarian Relationships illustrates how academic librarians can enjoy a healthy working partnership with the faculty they serve. Though geared towards those new to the profession, the book is aimed at librarians interested in learning more about this often-complex relationship. Helpful strategies are provided for librarians working with faculty in the areas of collection development and information literacy. The book includes a number of interviews conducted with faculty members so librarians have examples of thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding libraries and librarians.

  • An examination of the faculty psyche
  • Strategies for sharing collection development duties with faculty
  • Strategies for successful information literacy collaboration with faculty

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843341161
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/28/2005
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 0.42(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

Paul O. Jenkins has built an effective relationship with the faculty in his sixteen years of service at The College of Mount St. Joseph (Cincinnati, Ohio). A library director for the last nine years, he regularly teaches courses in the Humanities Department and has served many important roles on campus, including being elected President of the Faculty in his third year of service to the College. The author has published numerous articles on collection development.

Table of Contents

The faculty: Who they are, how they think
Collection development and faculty
Working with faculty in information literacy and other public services
Other faculty—librarian relationships on campus
Interviews with College of Mount St. Joseph faculty

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