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Resources Development

The resources development librarian is responsible for all library resources development and managing the library liaison program.

Library Liaison Program

Library collection building is best achieved when it is a partnership between librarians and departmental faculty. To enhance the spirit of cooperation and teamwork, James White Library instituted a Library Liaison Program in 1997.

Each Liaison Librarian works with a faculty Departmental Representative to develop the collection in their discipline. It is the joint responsibility of these two individuals working cooperatively with other departmental faculty and within allocated budgets to recommend library purchases which support the department's curricula. In this way, library and teaching faculty may forge effective working relationships and open channels of communication.

Your library faculty liaison is also available to:
•  Visit your classes and departments to speak about library issues
•  Update you on new library resources and services
•  Advise you on the effective use of library databases
•  Provide information services to support your research
•  Attend your departmental faculty meetings



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Updated June 5, 2018