are ultimately sacrificing our effectiveness. We as liaisons must consider what
partnerships we need to build, what skills are central to the 2.0 role, and how we
can create more flexibility in our positions. We do not have to do it all or be it all,
we just need to form the bridge between our patrons and their information
needs, whatever new flavors those may come in in the twenty-first century
library.
© 2009 Kara Whatley
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To cite this article: Kara Whatley. “New Roles of Liaison Librarians:
A Liaison’s Perspective.” Research Library Issues: A Bimonthly Report from ARL,
CNI, and SPARC, no. 265 (August 2009): 29–32. http://www.arl.org/resources/
pubs/rli/archive/rli265.shtml.
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