Suggested Background Readings

 

Session 1:

The Ohio State University Libraries. “A Framework for the Engaged Librarians: Building on Our Strengths.”  http://cgs.illinois.edu/files/2016/05/Engaged_Librarian_FrameworkPDF.pdf 

 

Session 2: No background readings required.

 

Session 3:

Carter, Lisa R. and Beth M. Whittaker.  “Area Studies and Special Collections:  Shared Challenges, Shared Strength.”  portal:  Libraries and the Academy, v. 15, no. 2 (April 2015): 353-373.  https://muse.jhu.edu/article/578273

Mengel, Liz.  “The Confluence of Collections at John Hopkins’s Sheridan Library.” Research Library Issues: a Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 283 (2013): 26-30. http://publications.arl.org/rli283/.

Further Background:

Association of College & Research Libraries.  “ACRL/RBMS Guidelines on the Selection and Transfer of Materials from General Collections to Special Collections, 4th ed.” http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/selctransfer

Daniel Dollar, Gregory Eow, Julie Linden, and Melissa Grafe, “Distinctive Collections: The Space Between “General” and “Special” Collections and Implications for Collection Development” Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference. (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.5703/1288284315094

Schonfeld, Roger C. “Organizing the Work of the Research Library,” Ithaka S+R. (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.18665/sr.283717