In many academic libraries, knowledge of the issues surrounding scholarly communication is considered a skill set required by every librarian who has contact with faculty and students. In fact, these skills are now being written into job descriptions for librarians who are on the front lines with faculty. Learning about these complex issues takes time, but there are ways to facilitate the process of empowering librarians with the information they need to be knowledgeable enough to have conversations with their constituents.
- scholarly communication,
- collection development,
- collection management
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