FACULTY –LIBRARIANCOLLABORATIONPresented by Olga Koz, CTU Regional Librarian
Collaboration“A MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL AND WELL-DESIGNED RELATIONSHIP ENTERED INTOBY TWO OR MORE INDIVIDUALS TO ACHIEVE COMMON GOALS.”MATTESICH & MONSEY (1992)Networking vs, cooperation vs. coordination vs. collaboration
LIBRARIAN-FACULTY RELATIONS HAVE LONG BEEN A SIGNIFICANTCOMPONENT OF THE PROFESSION OF LIBRARIANS. FOR FACULTY,HOWEVER, LIBRARIAN-FACULTY RELATIONS ARE OF LITTLE OR NOCONCERNChristiansen, et al., 2004.
Steps in faculty- librarian collaboration Making a Finding Step 1 Partners Step 3 Assess Step 4 Partnerships commitment Step 2 Mindset Reflect, Practice Formalize assess Collaborative Practice Reflect Mind-Set Design SOP Toolbox together Coordinate Cooperate Collaborate
Faculty attitudes toward a library or a librarian • Ithaka S+Rs Faculty Survey 2009 10 • 8 6 4 • 2 0
CTU Faculty opinions Why would you collaborate with a librarian?Quotes: “[A librarian is] expert in searching resources and maybe aware of resources that are unknown to faculty and students”(Michele Crissman).“A librarian supports my class assignments” (Jeanie Antes).“When you need help with resources, go to the resource expert”(Heather Adamson). In what areas can faculty and librarians work together?“course development”, “assignments” , “copyright issues”,“plagiarism and how to correct it” “Missed opportunity”
Assessment + Reflection Evaluation of IL skills Reflection IL Pre-session and post-session quiz Graduate students survey Rubric/grading capstone research paper "The Thinker" (Le Penseur) by A. Rodin
Formalization• University IL standards• Information literacy program• Creating IL course• University wide assessment• IL in the CTU Learning outcomes• Integrating library “content” into LMS