Tuesday, December 11, 2007
ARL Publishes Liaison Services, SPEC Kit 301
"The Association of Research Libraries has published Liaison Services, SPEC Kit 301, which identifies the current roles of liaisons in ARL libraries and the changes in their interactions with academic departments since the last SPEC survey on liaison services in 1992. This new SPEC Kit explores whether liaisons are being reactive to faculty and student needs, partnering in providing teaching/library instruction, pioneering in the new electronic world. It also documents how libraries mix the activities of traditional liaison responsibilities with the new trends that are fostered by the evolving needs of today’s library patrons"