Results of the partnership after 8 months since official launch. Both institutions see this as a successful venture into new territory; a shared system of student and faculty support with positive outcomes and challenges for both libraries.
Acrl 2011 poster Presentation; Creating a Bridge across the Higher Education Divide: Partnering to provide Library Services:
Creating a Bridge across the Higher Education Divide: <br />Partnering to provide Library Services to Community College Students<br />Este Pope, firstname.lastname@example.org, <br />Library Resources Coordinator, Coconino Community College<br />Beth Schuck, email@example.com, <br />Associate University Librarian, Northern Arizona University<br />Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge image modified from photo by Keithius, http://www.flickr.com/photos/keithius/5002355663/<br />Northern Arizona University<br /><ul><li>Serve 18K undergraduate students
Faculty supported, with librarian now reporting through Academic Affairs</li></ul>FLAGSTAFF<br />2<br />miles<br />Partnership timeline<br />Fall 2009<br />CCC/NAU partnership planning begins. Librarians at NAU work extensively on licensing, cost analysis, logistics.<br />2000-2009<br />CCC students/faculty staff can use Cline library as community members, but no extensive partnership between institutions exists.<br />Fall 2010 – Spring 2011<br />Regular meetings of CCC/NAU library group, along with assessment, marketing and ongoing refinement and review define the first year.<br />July 2010<br />Partnership goes live with new CCC online library, new CCC librarian, and services through NAU’s Cline Library.<br />Spring 2010<br />Implementation team (CCC Academic Affairs, IT, NAU library staff, IT) meets regularly on technology integration, budget, and staffing.<br />