Going Boldly Beyond the Reference Desk: Practical Advice and Learning Plans for New Reference Librarians Performing Liaison Work

Richard A. Stoddart, Thedis W. Bryant, Amia L. Baker, Adrienne Lee, Brett Spencer

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Abstract

Our article provides new reference librarians with practical recommendations and learning plans so that they can succeed as liaisons. Drawing from our experiences as new librarians, we explain how to practice continual learning, stay on top of the constantly changing environment of a liaison, pilot different techniques, and assess liaison work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)419-427
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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