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Managing the library

27th February 2018
The Research Support Ambassador programme at Cambridge University
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
The days of a librarian sitting comfortably behind a desk providing access to knowledge are behind us. Although librarians still provide access to books and journals researchers need for their work, many are now also responsible for: helping researchers to navigate their complete research journ...
27th February 2018
10 skills librarians need for the future
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
To keep up with the pace of change in the academic library, the traditional skillset of the librarian is expanding. In her article, "Identifying and exploring future trends impacting on academic libraries" published in New Review of Academic Librarianship, Roisin Gwyer used journal content analysis,...
26th February 2018
What makes a successful informal learning space?
Rachel Bergan Communications Coordinator, Taylor & Francis
Academic libraries across the world are going through a number of significant shifts to meet the requirements of its modern day users, one being the design of the physical space itself. The digital era brings with it new ways of learning and accessing information - often all that is required is a...
26th February 2018
Marketing the library: a free article collection
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
With university budgets under close scrutiny, the ongoing relevance of the library being questioned, the drive for learning and research excellence accelerating, fake news proliferating, and students, faculty and researchers facing an almost limitless search for authoritative information, the import...
1st January 2018
Digital resources in the library: free ebook
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Taylor & Francis
Print and digital resources can have creative and interesting relationships; they don’t need to reside in separate worlds, leaving libraries to promote their combined use. This free ebook, part of the In the Library series, provides library practitioners and students of Library and Information Sci...
13th December 2017
The story behind the pictures: Oxford Brookes University’s Headington Library
Rachel Bergan Communications Coordinator, Taylor & Francis
With the way knowledge is acquired and produced ever changing, and the role of the librarian evolving, libraries are under increasing pressure to rethink their use of space on campus. In this series of images and blog posts, we will showcase how libraries are transforming their spaces and services t...
1st December 2017
Social media in the library: free ebook
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Taylor & Francis
Using social media in the library effectively enables librarians to connect with users in a space that they already occupy, while bringing added value to existing activities. This FreeBook on Social Media in the Library, part of the In the Library series, provides library practitioners and students ...
23rd October 2017
Metadata practices in the library: free ebook
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Taylor & Francis
The current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of format priorities. This FreeBook, part of the In the Library series, provides library practitioners and students of Library and Information Science (LIS) with a consideration of Metadata Prac...
22nd August 2017
Lean for librarians: in theory and in practice free ebook
Ben Morel Senior Marketing Manager (Reference), Taylor & Francis
This free eBook for librarians, part of the In the Library series, outlines some of the core ideas and techniques needed for thinking Lean, following each new principle with a case study from a library at an institution in the UK. Deployed by organisations around the world in industries of all s...
15th August 2017
Digital ethnography in the library: free ebook
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Taylor & Francis
Libraries are portals to information, providing user access to tools for the creation of new concepts. Digital Ethnography in the Library, part of the In the Library series of free ebooks, provides library practitioners and students of Library and Information Science (LIS) with a discussion on tradi...
16th January 2017
How the digital era has changed the library at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
The role of libraries and librarians has undergone major changes in the digital era. In this short film for our Library Voices series on the impact of digital change, Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur, University Librarian at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi gives us an insight into the effects this digit...
10th January 2017
User experience in the library: free ebook
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Taylor & Francis
Modern librarians must grapple daily with questions of how best to implement innovative new services, while also maintaining and updating the old in the digital age. This FreeBook, part of the In the Library series, provides library practitioners and students of Library and Information Science (LIS)...

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