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 This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial- Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit 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. pubs/rli/archive/rli265.shtml. RLI 265 32 New Roles of Liaison Librarians: A Liaison’s Perspective ( C O N T I N U E D ) AUGUST 2009 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A BIMONTHLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC
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