Providing effective library services for research / Jo Webb, Pat Gannon-Leary and Moira Bent.

Libraries are one of the most important stops in the research process -- and with the right collections and services, librarians can give researchers a serious advantage. This practical manual explains how libraries can better support study and scholarship by understanding the information seeking be...

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Main Author: Webb, Jo.
Other Authors: Gannon-Leary, Pat., Bent, Moira.
Format: Book
Published: London : Facet, 2007.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Supporting research and researchers : some perspectives
  • 2. Current challenges for libraries and research support
  • 3. Defining research and researchers
  • 4. Collection management
  • 5. The researcher's toolkit : resources
  • 6. Services to facilitate research
  • 7. The information-literate researcher
  • 8. Facing the future : key challenges
  • 9. Key principles for supporting research.