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Download and read online Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library in PDF and EPUB Volume 7 of the series Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library is focused on new approaches and initiatives in marketing the academic library, as well as the importance of outreach through partnerships and collaborations both internal and external to the library. Implementation of social media strategies, the use of library spaces for collaboration and inspiration, planning events and extravaganzas in the library, librarians as event coordinators and user-centered programming, the delivery of library services through digital engagement, using Instagram to create a library character for the YouTube generation, using workshops to promote digital library services, an examination of the new librarianship paradigm, the process of marketing and constructing a digital collection based on U.S. Highway 89 and the Intermountain West, and how librarians at Loyola University New Orleans have embedded their expertise and practice into their university culture, are the primary topics in this book.
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Download and read online Changing Roles and Contexts for Health Library and Information Professionals in PDF and EPUB This timely edited collection examines the evolving role of health professionals and explores the role they play in the context of where they work. It aims to encourage and inspire health information professionals worldwide to take on new opportunities and ensure their continued development and recognition as valuable assets in the changing health care environment. Library and information professionals working in the health sector face many challenges. Rapid developments in information technology and the provision of information, coupled with organizational developments and the widespread adoption of evidence-based practice have ensured constant change for a number of years. How have library and information professionals met this challenge and how has this affected the roles they play? Will developments in services render the hospital librarian obsolete? Is there a need for academic health librarians amongst the Google generation of students? The key topics covered in the book are: • providing information • facilitating access to information and managing knowledge • building capacity • undertaking research and evaluation • supporting research and practice • exploiting technology • evidence-based practice. Readership: Information workers and other health professionals, as well as students on librarianship and information studies courses.
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