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Embedded Librarian : Innovative Strategies for Taking Knowledge Where It's Needed.

Author/Creator:
Shumaker, David.
Publication:
Medford : Information Today, Inc., 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 pages)
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Subjects:
Reference services (Libraries).
Libraries and institutions.
Librarians -- Professional relationships.
Librarians -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Teams in the workplace.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Contents
Acknowledgments
About the Blog
Foreword
Introduction
Part 1: Embedded Librarianship Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Chapter 1: Defining Embedded Librarianship
Definition of an Embedded Librarian
Embedded Librarians and Physical Location
Examples of Embedded Librarianship
Advantages of Embedded Librarianship
Embedded Librarianship and Other Models of Librarianship
How Embedded Librarians Are Changing the Profession
Summary
Chapter 2: Push and Pull: The Forces Driving Embedded Librarianship
Push: Traditional Services That No Longer Work
Pull: Fundamental Trends in Work and Society
Summary
Chapter 3: Embedded Librarians in Higher Education
Subject Librarians, Liaison Librarians, and the Origin of Embedded Librarianship
The Teaching Role of Embedded Librarians
Beyond the Teaching Role
How to Succeed-And What to Watch Out For
Opportunities for Embedded Librarians in Higher Education: A Vision
Summary
Chapter 4: Embedded Librarians in the Health Sciences
Origins
Transition: From Clinical Librarian to Informationist
Contemporary Roles of Embedded Librarians in Healthcare and Health Sciences
Education and Training of Informationists
Best Practices
Evaluations of Clinical Medical Librarianship
What Lies Ahead
Summary
Chapter 5: Embedded Librarians in Corporations, Nonprofits, and Government
Origins
Roles and Functions
Evaluation
Organizational Patterns
Challenges and Opportunities
Summary
Chapter 6: Embedded Librarians in Schools and Public Libraries
Primary and Secondary Education
Public Libraries
Summary
Part 2: Your Path to Success
Chapter 7: Assessing Your Readiness
Indicators of Embeddedness
Assessing Your Readiness for Change
Summary.
Chapter 8: Getting Started With Embedded Librarianship
Considering Your Options
A Framework for Action Planning
Matching Actions to Readiness
Developing Your Action Plan
Summary
Chapter 9: Sustaining Your Embedded Role
The Habits of Successful Embedded Librarians
Problems and Pitfalls
Summary
Chapter 10: Evaluating Your Success
What to Measure: Activities, Outcomes, and Impacts
Applying the Framework to Embedded Librarianship
Evaluation and Management Culture
Developing Your Evaluation Plan
Evaluation and Sustainability Scenarios
Summary
Afterword
About the Author
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Shumaker, David Embedded Librarian
ISBN:
9781573871778
9781573874526
OCLC:
923179733