Academic LiasionsTitle: Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison
Authors: Richard Moniz, Joe Eshleman and Jo Henry
Paperback: ISBN: 978-1-55570-967-9, $58
Imprint: Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman 2014

 

“The changing higher education environment requires a new kind of relationship among faculty, academic liaisons, and students. A core resource for any LIS student or academic librarian serving as a liaison, this handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline, helping librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library. Readers will learn about connecting and assisting faculty and students through skillful communication and resource utilization with coverage of key topics such as

  • Orientation meetings
  • Acquiring Subject specialization
  • Advice on faculty communication and assistance
  • Online tutorial creation
  • Collection development
  • Information literacy instruction…

Written in a straightforward way that lends itself to easy application, Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison provides ready guidance for current and future academic library liaisons.”