References

American Library Association (2012) The 2012 State of America’s Libraries: A Report from the American Library Association. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/news/mediapresscenter/americaslibraries/soal2012. American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy Digital Literacy Task Force (2012, September). Draft: Digital Literacy, Libraries, and Public Policy. Washington, DC: American Library Association. Retrieved from http://connect.ala.org/files/94226/digilitreport2012_COMMENT%20DRAFT_9%2018%2012.pdf. Association […]

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Appendix B: Process for Developing this White Paper

The concept of a white paper to articulate the impact of the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy on the work of academic librarians emerged after discussions in ACRL meetings, within committees, and across committees. More than four years ago, members of the ACRL Scholarly Communications Committee identified a need to “mainstream” scholarly communication […]

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Appendix A: Working Group Members

The following people served on the working group and contributed to the writing of this white paper: C. Jeffrey Belliston Assistant University Librarian for Scholarly Communication, Assessment and Personnel Brigham Young University Polly Boruff-Jones Director of Library and Information Services Drury University Stephanie Davis-Kahl Scholarly Communications Librarian Illinois Wesleyan University Barbara DeFelice, Director Digital Resources […]

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Conclusion

The need for librarians and library organizations to observe carefully and think deeply about the changing scholarly information environment and its impact on our roles in further developing information fluent communities and reforming the current scholarly communication ecosystem is compelling. Adaptations in both of these areas are necessary for us to support the success of […]

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Introduction

Goal and Structure of the Paper In this white paper we present a case for exploring and articulating the intersections between scholarly communication and information literacy. We argue that these point to areas of strategic realignment of the roles of librarians in order for libraries to be resilient in the face of tremendous change in […]

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Executive Summary

This white paper explores and articulates three intersections between scholarly communication and information literacy, arguing that these intersections indicate areas of strategic realignment for librarians in order for libraries to be resilient in the face of tremendous change in the scholarly information environment. The three intersections are: 1.) economics of the distribution of scholarship (including […]

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