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Use of special collections as an opportunity for outreach in the academic library.

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Title: Use of special collections as an opportunity for outreach in the academic library.
Alternative Title: Use as an opportunity for outreach
Author(s): Harris, Valerie A.
Subject(s): academic libraries outreach special collections library users
Abstract: Academic special collections librarians have made great strides in making their collections discoverable and accessible to a wide audience. This article examines use of special collections departments and the many kinds of outreach librarians undertake to increase access to and knowledge of their collections, including creating electronic finding aids, digitizing material, collaborating with faculty, increasing participation in instruction and reference, and using exhibits, social media, and relationships with community partners to further the mission and goals of the library and the college or university. The article uses the University of Illinois at Chicago Special Collections Department as a case study.
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation Info: Harris, Valerie A., and Ann C. Weller. "Use of Special Collections as an Opportunity for Outreach in the Academic Library." Journal of Library Administration 52, no. 3-4 (2012): 294-303.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/10087
ISSN: 0193-0826
Date Available in INDIGO: 2013-09-09
 

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