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New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians by Alice Crawford

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Liaison and digital scholarship

Abstract:

This chapter offers three case studies of librarians involved in collaborative digitisation projects. Two former liaison librarians at the University of Sydney Library manage the Australian Poetry Resource Library (APRIL), which makes available on the internet a wide range of original material for Australian poets. Ross Coleman describes the project’s set-up and procedures. At the University of Glasgow Library, former subject librarian Dr Stephen Rawles became involved in the Glasgow Emblem Digitisation Project, producing an impressive full-text database of emblem-book material from his library’s Stirling Maxwell Collection. At California Digital Library, Lisa Schiff describes the origins of the Mark ...

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