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The changing face of academic libraries: Why less space does not have to mean less impact
Digital collections need not signal the death of the library, but to survive we need to develop a program that matches the needs of today's library user. Services should focus on managing information resources and advanced applications of information technology, not on simple access.
If they don't know what you're doing, then tell them: A primer on how to start marketing
To get started, we can use some standard tools. I have tried them in my courses, and they work for many libraries. The most important thing is to go through all four stages in establishing marketing routines for the whole library and its staff: analysis, strategy, realization and feedback.
Being "Librarian 2.0": It's all in the attitude
The real changes of Web 2.0 are not in how Australian LIS professionals now design and deliver services and resources, or what new skills and knowledge they must possess, but in how they view themselves. This study suggests Web 2.0 is the catalyst for a significant attitudinal shift.
Get to know your users better: Seven secrets for successful surveys
There are many factors to consider when creating an online survey, including deciding whether to collect open or closed responses, being careful not to use leading questions, and ensuring all options are available in multiple choice selections. Aside from these basics, here are seven important tips we recommend in conducting effective surveys.
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