Responses to the Changing Environment: Resilience in Libraries

Resilience when faced with a changing environment is critical not only to survival but also to the growth and development of an organization. To achieve this, we need to be willing to practice and model innovation within our organizational structures. Based on our exploration of the above intersections, we find that the scholarly communication and […]

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Intersection 1: Economics of the Distribution of Scholarship

The changing nature of scholarly publishing, and the education of students to be knowledgeable consumers and content creators 1.1. Publishing Is Becoming Pervasive The economics of the distribution of scholarship in the digital information age has been a core topic for scholarly communication education and outreach programs geared to faculty and graduate students. Yet it […]

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Environmental and Organizational Context

The tremendous changes in the global digital information environment and in higher education are well documented. For background to our exploration of the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy, we selected just a few of the many external forces that have a large impact on libraries. These are: the turmoil in scholarly publishing; a […]

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