Academic Libraries in Greece

Academic Libraries in Greece : A New Profile Nancy Birk Dimitris Karageorgiou Although Greece is often placed in the context of the birthplace of Western education , its university - level schools of formal educa- tion are a fairly ...

Author: Dean H. Keller

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1560243651

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

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Academic libraries in Greece are just now beginning the technological revolution that has swept the highly industrial west for the past couple decades. Greek, British, and American contributors with library or education experience in Greece discuss such matters as automation, librarian education, and international cooperation, mostly at specific universities. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Academic Libraries

The Covid-19 pandemic has blindsided academic libraries (Cox 2020). Because of the speed of transition which was required to remotely offer library services and to ensure access to printed and digital/digitised resources, many academic ...

Author: Anette Janse van Vuren

Publisher: UJ Press

ISBN: 9781776402304

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 228

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As we begin to fundamentally redefine our world, informed through the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) lens, entire industries are gearing up for this disruptive event. Library practices have been no exception. With the advent of advanced digital technology, knowledge is becoming more readily accessible. This book focuses on how libraries need to respond, adapt, and transform to become meaningful spaces in our rapidly changing 21st century, within the 4IR and coupled with the restrictions of the pandemic. Tracing the evolution of technology over the centuries, the changing role of the library as a response to disruptions is discussed.
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Human Resource Management in Today s Academic Library

( 1994 , 251 ) The challenge , then , for academic library human resource managers in the first decade of the twenty - first century is to establish a human resources function that is affirming and highly relevant to the core of the ...

Author: Janice Simmons-Welburn

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 0313320764

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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"Academic libraries underwent tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they sought redefinition as learning organizations. This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of human resources in academic libraries. As organizations, academic libraries have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism. They have faced challenges from shifting workplace demographics and evolving technology that have directly impacted the recruitment and retention of staff as well as an array of issues that mirror concerns across campuses"--P. [4] of cover.
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Academic Libraries

Number and percentage of FTE staff in academic libraries , by staff category and state : 1996 ....... 1.27 8B.- Number and percentage of FTE staff in academic libraries by staff category and by institutional control , level , size , and ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112033149029

Category: Academic libraries

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The Status of Academic Libraries in the United States

Conclusion The IPEDS Academic Libraries Survey ( ALS ) , conducted biennially by the National Center for Education Statistics ( NCES ) , provides a periodic summary of the status of academic library operations in the United States .

Author: Robert J. Rossi

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ISBN: UCBK:C063737802

Category: Academic libraries

Page: 26

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Academic Libraries in the US and China

Since these communities are often constituencies of academic libraries as well, many progressive academic libraries have also adopted a more customer-driven philosophy. Outreach in many American academic libraries includes their ...

Author: Hanrong Wang

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781780633565

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 276

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Academic libraries have a long history both in the USA and China, with institutions developing along different trajectories, and responding to the rapidly changing library environment globally. Academic Libraries in the US and China compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China, giving an historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries, as well as discussion and comparative analysis. An introduction leads to chapters on instruction, government publications, and outreach. Each topic is covered both for American and Chinese academic libraries. A conclusion then gives comparative analysis of US and Chinese academic libraries. Provides a clear examination of the historical foundations of three key areas within the academic library Includes examples of easy-to-implement current practices Anticipates future trends
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Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries

After participating in campus partnerships with the community, librarians should follow up with organizers and collect feedback. ... Partnerships and collaboration among academic libraries, local schools, and public libraries offers ...

Author: Peggy Keeran

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538113721

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries: Building Community Through Collaboration brings together a variety of ways academic libraries engage with communities. This edited volume is a resource for discovering new programming ideas and principles of effective marketing, and it will aid strategic thinking about outreach activities.
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Web Project Management for Academic Libraries

Large academic libraries may need multiple full-time positions to address the list above, with the project manager playing a coordinating role. In many libraries, however, many of the tasks in the list above fall to one person.

Author: Jody Condit Fagan

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781780630199

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Managing the process of building and maintaining an effective library website can be as challenging as designing the product itself. Web Project Management for Academic Libraries outlines the best practices for managing successful projects related to the academic library website. The book is a collection of practical, real-world solutions to help web project managers plan, engage stakeholders, and lead organizations through change. Topics covered include the definition and responsibilities of a web project manager; necessary roles for the project team; effective communication practices; designing project workflow; executing the project; and usability testing and quality control. The techniques recommended are drawn from the experiences of the authors and from library and project management literature. The book is an essential text for library staff working as project managers or on web teams, library administrators, library school faculty and students, and web consultants working with libraries. Field-tested web project management guidance grounded in the literature of librarianship, project management and web development Consideration of the special needs of academic libraries Practical, step-by-step guidance for novices and experts in libraries of all sizes
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Refocusing Academic Libraries through Learning and Discourse

Academic libraries exist in this collaborative environment that may constrain them in some sense but that generally provide opportunities, such as shared storage of print collections, that allow better use of budgets, space, and people.

Author: Mary K. Bolin

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 9780323951111

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 164

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Organizational Transformation in Academic Libraries: Discourse, Process, Product helps inform discussions in academic libraries on organizational patterns and divisions of labor. The book gives librarians leverage to think outside traditional bureaucratic structures and re-think how libraries serve their patrons. It examines existing structures and proposes new organizational models and lays out a process for planning organizational transformation and implementing a new organization. Seven chapters offer a radical vision of library transformation, proposing a collaborative process for changing academic libraries into organizations fit for the second quarter of the twenty-first century and beyond. Academic libraries are changing in the face of information technologies, economic pressures and globally disruptive events such as the current pandemic. As a result, practical solutions for transforming organizational and workflow structures for the future are desperately needed. The title analyzes existing organizational structures and proposes new ones that can be adapted to individual libraries. It discusses the challenges posed by virtual learning environments, digital initiatives and resources, changes to cataloging standards and succession planning, as well as changes brought about by the current pandemic. Presents a clear analysis of organizational patterns and divisions of labor in the future of the academic library Gives specific organizational models and presents a process for planning and implementing organizational transformation Advocates for, and supports the radical transformation of, library organization and workflow structures Proposes a collaborative process for transforming academic libraries into future-ready organizations Considers current challenges and aims to support the design of new organizations ready for the second quarter of the 21st century and beyond
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Academic Libraries and Collaborative Research Services

While it was initially filled by the Dean of the Library, in 2018, it became clear that the Collection Development and ... Participation in the Institution's Program Review Process Academic libraries play, or have the potential to play, ...

Author: Carrie Forbes

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538153703

Category: Education

Page: 313

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Here’s what you need to know to establish your library’s place in the new collaborative research arena by adapting existing library services and practices as well as adding new support services.
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