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Startup culture and the future of academic libraries: An interview with Brian Mathews

Paul Zenke spoke with Brian Mathews, the Associate Dean for Learning & Outreach at Virginia Tech’s University Libraries.  Mathews is the author of the popular Ubiquitous Librarian blog, and the 2009 book “Marketing Today’s Academic Library: A Bold New Approach to Communicating with Students”

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The future of academic libraries: An interview with Steven J Bell

The future of academic libraries: An interview with Steven J Bell

Note: An mp3 of this interview is available for download. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Steven J. Bell, the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instruction at Temple University, and current Vice President and President Elect of the Association of College and…

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The emerging and future roles of academic libraries

The emerging and future roles of academic libraries

Libraries are actively reinventing themselves for the digital age.  Confronted with corrosive budgets, skyrocketing costs, and challenged by a fear of obsolesce resulting from the accelerating rate of technological change; libraries are struggling for their survival.  For the academic library — the “heart” of the modern research…

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