Open Window – Thoughts and ideas from Rita

Welcome to Open Window, a space where I share practice-related insights and questions.  I learn a lot from group workshop experiences and information from other writers and thought leaders that have had an impact on my work. Perhaps some of those ideas will spark your own.

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Conference Report: Critical Roles for Libraries in Today’s Research Enterprise

There were so many important moments at this one-day conference held in Washington DC in December, which drew 100 participants  from academic research libraries. Participants heard stories and received advice on proven ways to more fully integrate the library into the research life of a university. Panelists were drawn from both libraries senior university research officers, who provided the perspective of university research leadership.

The big takeaway: No single unit can support today’s research.

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