Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments
Edited by Maxine Melling and Margaret Weaver
Item Number: 978-1-85604-858-3
6″ x 9″
Year Published: 2012
With the constant changes in higher education, innovations such as outsourced shared services, the convergence of many different student-facing services, and the development of more active collaborative networks are more important than ever before. This collection recognizes and uncovers the innovations that leaders and practitioners are implementing to transform and develop the provision of sustainable and creative support services. A host of international contributors consider the foundational principles which affect library services, give case studies of changes that have already taken place, and show how various institutions are rising to the challenge. Their essays address a broad spectrum of contexts both inside and outside library and information services….