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Providing effective library services for research

Author: Jo Webb; Pat Gannon-Leary; Moira Bent
Publisher: London : Facet, 2007.
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Libraries are one of the most important stops in the research process -- and with the right collections and services, librarians can give researchers a serious advantage. This practical manual explains how libraries can better support study and scholarship by understanding the information seeking behaviors of scholars and current issues in academia. Chapters explore unique considerations for collection development,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Webb, Jo.
Providing effective library services for research
(DLC) 2007532511
(OCoLC)70882337
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Webb; Pat Gannon-Leary; Moira Bent
ISBN: 9781856049924 1856049922
OCLC Number: 869282584
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Supporting research and researchers : some perspectives --
2. Current challenges for libraries and research support --
3. Defining research and researchers --
4. Collection management --
5. The researcher's toolkit : resources --
6. Services to facilitate research --
7. The information-literate researcher --
8. Facing the future : key challenges --
9. Key principles for supporting research.
Responsibility: Jo Webb, Pat Gannon-Leary and Moira Bent.

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Researchers rely on libraries to provide the information they need; equally, supporting research is a fundamental reason for libraries' existence. This book explores the relationship between  Read more...

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