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Liaison Librarian Job Description
Liaison Librarian Job Description
Keep up with new developments and apply new strategies for
collection development
Develop metrics to show how the collection supports current
scholarship in assigned areas by having conversations with
faculty about current research, performing citation analysis,
and/or by reading faculty and student publications
Scholarly Communications Facilitate the dissemination of academic research by fostering emerging
communication technologies while reducing legal barriers to access
support students and faculty who are exploring the areas of authors’
rights, data curation, digital humanities, electronic theses and
dissertations, geographic information systems, learning management
systems, open access publishing, and scholarly repositories. Examples of
scholarly communications activities include:
Promote the concept of reproducible research, providing advice
to faculty and students about writing data management plans
and documenting best practices for data curation
Educate and inform faculty, graduate students, and campus
administrators about the fundamentals of intellectual property
law, advocating for authors’ rights and promoting the use of
permissive copyright licenses
Leadership Develop and demonstrate ideas or practices that others may want to
follow. Examples of leadership activities include:
Take leadership roles in campus, departmental, or library
system-wide committees
Actively contributes to and participates in professional
organizations, sharing insight, knowledge, and skills
Exhibit and Event Planning Identify and develop events and exhibits that appeal to the senses and
promote traditional and non-traditional collections, materials, campus
interests and scholarly subjects. Examples of exhibit and event planning
Coordinate or plan events (i.e. Zome competition, open houses,
author receptions, mini-golf, scavenger hunts, etc.)
Participate in the library’s exhibition program by working with
the Director of Special Projects to curate an exhibit
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