Building a Bridge: How Library Services can Support Local Communities

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Nancy Kerr, Sean Beld and Morgan Ziontz, bepress | Elsevier

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Collaborating and sharing information with the surrounding community is written into the mission statement and goals of most institutions. How can the library be a valuable partner in supporting these community engagement objectives? In free webinar bepress Consultants Sean Beld and Nancy Kerr discuss a variety of ways that libraries are combining forces with departments and offices across campus to share valuable regional research, create community-oriented collections, provide space for historical preservation, and more. Examples will show how the library can play a central role in: - Obtaining grants and supporting grant-funded regional research - Curating unique and diverse collections of local materials - Creating new opportunities for student learning

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