Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group (ACRL)
Chicago, June 29, 2013
José Antonio Merlo Vega, ...
● Spanish background
● Academic libraries
● University of Salamanca
Outlines
Spanish background
Spanish background
Spanish background
Spanish background
Highlights
● Public libraries. Cooperative programs: Union
catalog, virtual reference, national working...
Academic libraries
REBIUN
● National academic and research libraries network
● Strategic plan 2020
● Union catalog
● Stati...
University of Salamanca
● The University of Salamanca was founded in 1218
● Their academic community is formed by 35,000
s...
University of Salamanca
http://bibliotecas.usal.es
University of Salamanca
http://bibliotecas.usal.es
University of Salamanca
Five USAL Libraries milestones
1. Embedded services: support, training, reference,
social media, e...
University of Salamanca
1. Embeded services: support, training, reference,
social media, etc.
Five USAL Libraries mileston...
University of Salamanca
2. Institutional repository and open access policies
Five USAL Libraries milestones
University of Salamanca
3. Electronic resources and federated search
Five USAL Libraries milestones
University of Salamanca
4. Mobile services and information
Five USAL Libraries milestones
University of Salamanca
5. E-books lending (platform, OPAC, lending system)
Five USAL Libraries milestones
University of Salamanca
Websites
● Web: http://www.usal.es
● Libraries: http://bibliotecas.usal.es
● Repository: http://gr...
Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group (ACRL)
Chicago, June 29, 2013
José Antonio Merlo Vega, ...
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Presentation: Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group (ACRL), University of Salamanca Libraries, Spain. American Library Association Conference, June 29, 2013. Presented by José Antonio Merlo Vega, PhD, Library Services Director & LIS Professor. Contents: Spanish libraries background, Academic libraries highlights, University of Salamanca milestones: 1. Embedded services: support, training, reference, social media, etc., 2. Institutional repository (GREDOS) and open access policies; 3. Electronic resources and federated search; 4. Mobile services and information (application Biblio USAL); 5. E-books lending (platform CIELO).

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ALA 2013 - University of Salamanca - Academic Library Services to International Students

  1. 1. Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group (ACRL) Chicago, June 29, 2013 José Antonio Merlo Vega, PhD Universidad de Salamanca Library Services Director Library and Information Studies Professor merlo@usal.es | @merlovega
  2. 2. ● Spanish background ● Academic libraries ● University of Salamanca Outlines
  3. 3. Spanish background
  4. 4. Spanish background
  5. 5. Spanish background
  6. 6. Spanish background Highlights ● Public libraries. Cooperative programs: Union catalog, virtual reference, national working groups. http://www.mcu.es/bibliotecas ● Academic libraries. Cooperation through consortia and REBIUN network. http://www.rebiun.org ● Associations. Federated (FESABID) http://www.fesabid.org ● Several national digital libraries on heritage: National Library, public and academic libraries, others. European cooperation and integration in Europeana.
  7. 7. Academic libraries REBIUN ● National academic and research libraries network ● Strategic plan 2020 ● Union catalog ● Statistics ● Interlibrary loan ● Information literacy competences ● Advisor to CRUE (Spanish university presidents board) on libraries ● Etc. http://www.rebiun.org
  8. 8. University of Salamanca ● The University of Salamanca was founded in 1218 ● Their academic community is formed by 35,000 students, 2,300 faculty members and 1,300 support staff (170 librarians and staff working in libraries) ● Library system has 25 branches: historic library, general library, campus or content area libraries, school or department libraries, and remote storage ● Programs in Library and Information Studies: undergraduate, graduate & PhD.
  9. 9. University of Salamanca http://bibliotecas.usal.es
  10. 10. University of Salamanca http://bibliotecas.usal.es
  11. 11. University of Salamanca Five USAL Libraries milestones 1. Embedded services: support, training, reference, social media, etc. 2. Institutional repository and open access policies 3. Electronic resources and federated search 4. Mobile services and information (application, web) 5. E-books lending (platform, OPAC, lending system)
  12. 12. University of Salamanca 1. Embeded services: support, training, reference, social media, etc. Five USAL Libraries milestones
  13. 13. University of Salamanca 2. Institutional repository and open access policies Five USAL Libraries milestones
  14. 14. University of Salamanca 3. Electronic resources and federated search Five USAL Libraries milestones
  15. 15. University of Salamanca 4. Mobile services and information Five USAL Libraries milestones
  16. 16. University of Salamanca 5. E-books lending (platform, OPAC, lending system) Five USAL Libraries milestones
  17. 17. University of Salamanca Websites ● Web: http://www.usal.es ● Libraries: http://bibliotecas.usal.es ● Repository: http://gredos.usal.es ● Ebook lending: http://cielo.usal.es ● Education LIS: http://exlibris.usal.es
  18. 18. Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group (ACRL) Chicago, June 29, 2013 José Antonio Merlo Vega, PhD Universidad de Salamanca Library Services Director Library and Information Studies Professor merlo@usal.es | @merlovega Thank you Gracias

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