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This book will enable academic libraries to provide first-class research support for academics and graduate students and help undergraduates accomplish learning in more hands-on, in-depth ways. Each chapter in Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries focuses on a different aspect of emerging research support that goes beyond the traditional reference interview. Contributed to by library practitioners from around the world, the chapters describe the type of service or support, how it was developed and why it is important. Divided into three parts, 1) Research as a conversation, 2) Data services and digital humanities and 3) Utilizing library-faculty relationships, the book will assist libraries in tying research support into the institutional mission and focus effort on what is most relevant, efficient, and beneficial. Readership: This is an essential practice guide for librarians and professionals involved in supporting research and scholarly communication, as well as library administrators making decisions about potential services. It will be core reading for library students seeking to work in academic libraries, or in any libraries supporting research, particualrly data-intensive support.
 

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Published May 6, 2016 by Neal-Schuman Publishers. 224 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science & Math.

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Many types of academics are currently trying to figure out how to build a broad base of expertise across all areas of their organizations, in order to combine traditional and emerging library services that meet the present and future needs of faculty, researchers, and students. Hoffman (head of p...

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