Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library: New Approaches and Initiatives - Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library (Paperback)Bradford Lee Eden (editor)
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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 164
Weight: 254 g
Dimensions: 229 x 150 x 12 mm
This book, edited by Bradford Lee Eden, is the seventh in the series entitled Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library and it lives up to that title by offering readers innovative ideas on the topic. The 10 chapters in this book create a broad and thorough picture of outreach in academic libraries today, while also presenting well-researched ideas on the future of librarianship. The chapters describe diverse marketing and outreach programs at a wide variety of academic libraries. This approach ensures that any academic librarian will find programs that can they implement and assess in this work.... The editor, Bradford Lee Eden, the Dean of Library Services at Valparaiso University, brings his considerable experience to edit a volume that is clear and concise in its approach to marketing and outreach in academic libraries. Eden, and the authors of these chapters, demonstrate the importance of marketing and outreach in academic libraries through both concrete examples and the research of others cited in the volume. The volume will be of good use to academic librarians, providing clear examples of a wide variety of marketing and outreach programs for academic libraries, while also making a strong case for the value of those programs in showcasing the services and resources of the modern academic library. * Technical Services Quarterly *
This book brings together 10 case studies from academic librarians who have engaged in various outreach and marketing projects. Most chapters are fairly short and can stand on their own, making the book a reference you could revisit over and over as your library tries various tactics... [F]or college and university professionals who want to see how their peers are tying outreach into other parts of their overall work, if offers many viewpoints and various resources that can lead to deeper information. * Marketing Library Services *
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