28 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 294 — 2018 with colleagues who have different roles and expertise—whether that is learning science, data management, intellectual property, licensing negotiations, coding, text and data mining, assessment, data visualization, or some other emerging form of functional expertise. Success will require highly cross-functional, team-based approaches and will need to draw upon experts in scholarly communications, digital preservation, archiving, and other areas in the libraries. The Last Word: Change Reframing the work of liaisons takes place within the larger changes happening across the MIT Libraries and globally in education, research, and scholarship. Change won’t happen overnight and some of it will be more gradual than abrupt. Still, we don’t underplay the enormity of the changes we are facing. Seeing ourselves as part of global learning communities and committing ourselves to addressing the inequities of the information ecosystem have always been part of library values foregrounding these concerns in a transformed landscape requires a paradigm shift in how we think broadly about the liaison and selector role. As the research environment and the teaching and learning landscape shift, we know the means we use to accomplish our work must also change. Our ability to make effective use of new methods, new technologies, design skills, and team structures is essential to our success. We will advance our learning together, as an organization, and collaboratively with other organizations on the same path. Moving along the path we describe here will require innovation, education, communication, and collaboration at bold new levels. We We will advance our learning together, as an organization, and collaboratively with other organizations on the same path.