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Making the Library a Partner in Research by Leveraging the Strategic Plan <br />Brian C. Gray<br />Case Western Reserve Un...
4 Year Journey & Still Going<br />College-Based Librarian<br />PR/Marketing<br />Relationships<br />Strategic Plan<br />En...
The Energy Collaborative Platform is a Kelvin Smith Library initiative committed to partnership in the exploration of sust...
New in 2009: News alerting service focused on energy & environment<br />
Over 100 New Books<br />
Other Projects<br />Partnered on a grant for an internship<br />Partner in writing a NSF grant<br />Teaching faculty to us...
Coming Soon<br />Various energy current awareness tools<br />Boiler plate materials for grant proposals<br />Research Guid...
What is different fromprevious actions?<br />PACKAGING<br />Multiple services & tools<br />Partnership/collaboration<br />...
Other Projects that Developed Because of Our Approach<br />Case Western Reserve is one of five campuses nationwide that wi...
Brian C. Gray<br />Head of Reference<br />Librarian - Engineering, Math, & Statistics<br />Case Western Reserve University...
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Making the Library a Partner in Research by Leveraging the Strategic Plan: ALA Unconference

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Making the Library a Partner in Research by Leveraging the Strategic Plan: ALA Unconference

  1. 1. Making the Library a Partner in Research by Leveraging the Strategic Plan <br />Brian C. Gray<br />Case Western Reserve University<br />Kelvin Smith Library<br />Presentation: http://slideshare.net/bcg8<br />
  2. 2. 4 Year Journey & Still Going<br />College-Based Librarian<br />PR/Marketing<br />Relationships<br />Strategic Plan<br />Energy Initiative<br />Beyond the Campus<br />
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  23. 23. The Energy Collaborative Platform is a Kelvin Smith Library initiative committed to partnership in the exploration of sustainability and alternative energy through providing world class collections, maintaining a Virtual Knowledge Center for Energy, cultivating researchers and students with educational opportunities, and capturing and disseminating the research of Case Western Reserve University and its partners.<br />
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  25. 25. New in 2009: News alerting service focused on energy & environment<br />
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  30. 30. Other Projects<br />Partnered on a grant for an internship<br />Partner in writing a NSF grant<br />Teaching faculty to use collaboration tools such as Google Apps, Google Sites, Adobe Connect, and other tools<br />Consult on the GLEI website, including using web 2.0 tools and library resources<br />Leveraging OhioLINK and other consortium<br />Hosting speakers and helping with K-12 outreach<br />
  31. 31. Coming Soon<br />Various energy current awareness tools<br />Boiler plate materials for grant proposals<br />Research Guides<br />Class about using DOE materials<br />IEEE 125th birthday celebration<br />Exploring: Data curation<br />Considering: Research services & document delivery for the growing Ohio energy community<br />Next library practicum student will have an energy focus<br />Developing: Business Plan<br />
  32. 32. What is different fromprevious actions?<br />PACKAGING<br />Multiple services & tools<br />Partnership/collaboration<br />Proactive<br />“Librarian in the Laboratory”<br />No longer looked as just a “place for answers” but as a home to help develop answers<br />Processes transferable to other disciplines<br />
  33. 33. Other Projects that Developed Because of Our Approach<br />Case Western Reserve is one of five campuses nationwide that will pilot Amazon.com&apos;s Kindle DX, an update of the company&apos;s wireless reader device.<br />
  34. 34. Brian C. Gray<br />Head of Reference<br />Librarian - Engineering, Math, & Statistics<br />Case Western Reserve University<br />Kelvin Smith Library<br />Email: bcg8@case.edu<br />Blog: http://blog.case.edu/bcg8/<br />Presentation: http://slideshare.net/bcg8<br />

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