Browsing University Libraries: Faculty Research and Presentations by Subjects
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Embedded Librarians: Collaborations in Research and TeachingThe increased use of online information resources has allowed health sciences librarians to seek new roles outside of the physical library. A proactive approach is needed to provide information at the time and location of need. The Georgia Regents University (GRU) Librarians have responded to this shift by exploring a model of embedded librarianship that provides specialized assistance and deeper involvement at the college level. Embedded librarianship uses a service model that incorporates librarians as active university participants as opposed to the traditional role of service providers.
Growing a Liaison ProgramLibrarians at a newly consolidated university will discuss how they transplanted the concept of embedded librarianship from their health sciences colleagues to the university library, in order to cultivate relationships with the library and nurture the campus culture.