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||Historical context and contemporary challenges / Deanna B. Marcum -- College and university governance: the role of the academic library / Barbara I. Dewey -- Organization, administration, management, and planning / Starr Hoffman -- Funding and budgeting / Tahir Rauf -- Faculty research and scholarly communication / Sarah K. Lippincott and Joan K. Lippincott -- Reference, instruction, and outreach: current methods and models / Carrie Forbes and Peggy Keeran -- Collection development: general and special, print and digital, and resource sharing / Lidia Uziel -- Challenges facing technical services / Autumn Faulkner -- Librarians and services in college and community college libraries / Zoe Fisher and Kim Read -- Recruitment, retention, diversity, and professional development / Marta Brunner and Jennifer Osorio -- Library as place / David W. Lewis -- Serving campus and remote students and faculty: online learning, distance education, and moocs / Debbie Faires -- Open access, institutional repositories, e-science and data curation, and preservation / Brian Owen -- Assessment and evaluation, promotion, and marketing of academic library services / Nisa Bakkalbasi -- A vision for the future: new roles for academic librarians / Ronald C. Jantz.
||Intended for use by librarians and students in LIS programs, Academic Librarianship Today is the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: chapters commissioned specifically for this book with authors who are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty--or both; cutting edge topics, such as open access, copyright, digitual curation and preservation, emerging technologies, new roles for academic librarians, cooperative collection, development and resource sharing, and patron-driven acquisitions; thought-provoking questions for discussion and carefully constructed assignments at the end of each chapter that faculty can assign or adapt for their courses. The book begins with Gilman's introduction, an overview that briefly synthesizes the contents of the contributors' chapters by highlighting major themes. --Cover.