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Building Bridges

Collaboration Within and Beyond the Academic Library

Intended for academic libraries, this book covers all aspects of collaboration. Technology has increased the need for, and the ability to, collaborate at work; the first part of the book contains a discussion of: the basic how's and why's of collaboration; building an environment where collaboration can flourish; descriptions and how-to's for using technology tools which aid and enhance the collaborative process; a process of how to get started in collaborative projects; and how to manage them once you begin. The second section of the book presents real-life case studies of collaboration in academic libraries followed by discussions of how each project worked (or not) and why.

Paperback, 164 Pages

Published: January 2006

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-151-2

Contents

  • Why collaborate?; Building foundations for collaboration; Technology tools for collaborations; Getting started; Evaluation: Why and how; Peer collaboration; Librarian and faculty collaboration; Internal collaboration; External collaboration.

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