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- DescriptionThis book investigates the emerging practices of science and techlogy librarians specific to maintaining collections, providing access to resources, and ensuring that informed decisions are made regarding limited financial resources. Issues discussed include librarians becoming embedded in curriculum design and delivery, the continuum of librarian involvement, science literacy and the intersection with lifelong learning, integration of information literacy into science, techlogy, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum, development of course-related instruction programs. In addition, chapters include the differentiation between locating and accessing content and the ecomics of access, data driven collection and retention decisions, social networking and the scientific community, the trend to merge IT with libraries, institutional repositories, and managing productivity. Each chapter considers the change that is occurring in and around the profession and together these chapters present a table set of reflections on the changes that are necessary for science and techlogy librarians to thrive in the shifting information landscape. This book is recommended for scholars and professional librarians. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration.
- Author BiographyAmy L. Besnoy is a faculty member and reference librarian at the University of San Diego in the Helen K. and James S. Copley Library. Ms. Besnoy s publications related to information ethics and academic integrity include Academic Integrity in a Cut and Paste World: Lost Cause or Pedagogical Possibility? (International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society) and Detecting Digital Plagiarism on College Campuses (insITes).
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication31/05/2013
- SubjectLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note4 black & white tables
- Weight446 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byAmy Besnoy
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