RLI 283 The Confluence of Collections at Johns Hopkins’s Sheridan Libraries 30 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC 2013 systems that allow for flexibility and blendedness. Libraries need managers thinking more about the work to be done than the lines between departments. Libraries need librarians and curators who are interested in collaboration and teamwork. And overall, if libraries are to remain relevant, they need to be thinking much more about how they organize and manage new ways to engage with their community and show their value. © 2013 Liz Mengel This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/. To cite this article: Liz Mengel. “The Confluence of Collections at Johns Hopkins’s Sheridan Libraries.” Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 283 (2013): 26-30. http://publications.arl. org/rli283/.