The Resource Excellence in the stacks : strategies, practices and reflections of award-winning libraries, edited by Jacob Hill and Susan Swords Steffen

Excellence in the stacks : strategies, practices and reflections of award-winning libraries, edited by Jacob Hill and Susan Swords Steffen

Label
Excellence in the stacks : strategies, practices and reflections of award-winning libraries
Title
Excellence in the stacks
Title remainder
strategies, practices and reflections of award-winning libraries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jacob Hill and Susan Swords Steffen
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Excellence in the Stacks details the philosophies, practices and innovations of award-winning libraries over the last ten years. It will inform the profession and highlight the themes and strategies these liberal-arts colleges share, and where they differ. Using the Association of Research and College Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries Award standards as guidelines for exploring librarianship, this book gathers the perspectives of all types of librarians at all levels of employment. By highlighting winners' holistic approaches it helps define and focus the energies of college libraries in their pursuit of outstanding service and increased valuation by their parent institution
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Jacob Hill is the reference and instruction librarian for the award-winning A.C. Buehler Library at Elmhurst College. He has recently presented and published content on plagiarism-detection software, mobile resource access, and reference desk communication applications. Jacob is currently investigating college/secondary education liaison program partnerships. Susan Swords Steffen is the director of the library at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. With over 30 years of experience in college libraries, she has spoken and written extensively about library innovation and has taught at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University as an adjunct faculty member
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
025.1977
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z731
LC item number
.E95 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Chandos information professional series,
Label
Excellence in the stacks : strategies, practices and reflections of award-winning libraries, edited by Jacob Hill and Susan Swords Steffen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Measuring the excellence of librarianship at Earlham College / Neal Baker and Nancy Taylor -- Graduate services at the Newman Library / Linda Rath and Christopher Tuthill -- The evolving liaison model at Mount Holyoke College / Alex Wirth-Cauchon -- Fast-forward: the transformation of excellence / Carla B. Tracy -- In unison with our communities and with each other: striving for excellence in college librarianship / Sam Demas -- Looking outward: partnerships and outreach at Hollins University / Luke Vilelle and Maryke Barber -- The A.C. Buehler Library at Elmhurst College: handcrafted academic library services / Peg Cook, Donna Goodwyn, Jacob Hill, Elaine Fetyko Page, Jennifer Paliatka, Susan Swords Steffen -- Success through community: engagement at Grinnell College Libraries / Julia Bauder and Beth Bohstedt -- Excellence at Champlain: spending Groundhog Day in the Kuhlthau model / Janet R. Cottrell -- Afterword: academic library value and the college library / Susan Swords Steffen
Control code
ocn864898705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 167 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306176576
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 548908
  • ba11d83c-3fac-42ac-8420-6075b9e09081
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2956203x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864898705
  • pebco1306176573

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