Document Type

Contribution to Book

Language

eng

Format of Original

6 x 9 inches, 284 pages

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

American Library Association (ALA)

Source Publication

Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships

Source ISSN

ISBN 9780838988831

Abstract

Collaborative collecting highlights the opportunity for liaison librarians and archivists in academic libraries to develop an integrated and holistic approach to the successful collection of library materials. Yet as academic libraries become the central location for general collections, institutional repositories, university archives, manuscript collections, and other special collections, the world of collecting in academic libraries becomes more siloed. The profession stands to benefit from a stronger realization of shared collecting practices. Liaison librarians have the potential to provide critical information to archivists in support of faculty collecting and research. Archivists have the opportunity to provide liaison librarians with context about university units and the organization’s broader history. Shared information can result in more robust collecting policies and practices across the library.

Comments

Published version. "Framing Collaboration: Archives, IRs, and General Collections," in Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships. Edited by Kristen Totleben and Lori Birrell. Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2016: 17-44. Publisher Link. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License, CC BY (https:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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