[cla-oa] Conversational Openings to Talk About Scholarly Communication in Faculty Liaison

  • From: Adrian Ho <adrian.ho@xxxxxx>
  • To: REPOS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, cla-oa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 19:06:40 -0400

FYI.  Apologies for cross-posting


Adrian K. Ho
Scholarly Communication Librarian
The University of Western Ontario
(519) 661-2111 x87832  |  adrian.ho@xxxxxx


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  • From: Kara Malenfant <kmalenfant@xxxxxxx>
  • To: scholcomm@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 13:00:38 -0400
ACRL's Scholarly Communication Toolkit now offers twelve cases,
integrating information from throughout the Toolkit, to help you
recognize naturally occurring possibilities to start discussions that
will create change on campus. 


Opportunities to raise scholarly communication issues come up in a
variety of settings when interacting with faculty. Librarians can often
take advantage of these opportunities to increase awareness of those
issues and new developments in scholarly publishing. Discussions may
result in a faculty member's use of, and support for, new services
created by the library's scholarly communication initiatives. Some
faculty may even become advocates for introducing changes in the
institution's strategies of disseminating locally generated scholarly


Read these twelve real life cases at
http://www.acrl.ala.org/scholcomm/node/43 and contribute your own via
the Toolkit comments. Help promote a shared system of research and




The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is a division
of the American Library Association (ALA), representing nearly 13,000
academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the
only individual membership organization in North America that develops
programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and
research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education
community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the
teaching, learning and research environments. ACRL is on the Web at

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