Tuesday, September 23, 2008

A new CLIR report -
No Brief Candle: Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century
[seen on LibGig -th]



Conference Participants

Part I: A Continuing Discussion on Research Libraries in the 21st Century

Prologue to a Fundamental Rethinking: Context and Topic Threads
Reconceiving the Library: A Vision for the 21st Century
Challenges and Constraints

Part II: Essays

The Research Library in the 21st Century: Collecting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Resources for Scholarship, by Abby Smith

The Future of the Library in the Research University, by Paul N. Courant

Co-teaching: The Library and Me, by Stephen G. Nichols

The Role of the Library in 21st Century Scholarly Publishing, by Kate Wittenberg

A New Value Equation Challenge: The Emergence of eResearch and Roles for Research Libraries, by Richard E. Luce

Accelerating Learning and Discovery: Refining the Role of Academic Librarians, by Andrew Dillon

Groundskeepers, Gatekeepers, and Guides: How to Change Faculty Perceptions of Librarians and Ensure the Future of the Research Library, by Daphnée Rentfrow

Leveraging Digital Technologies in Service to Culture and Society: The Role of Libraries as Collaborators, by Lee L. Zia

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