The Subject Liaison’s Survival Guide to Technical Services. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2017. 9780838915028. 95 pages. $40.00. [Book review]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christine M. Fischer, Head of Technical Services and Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This slim volume is a practical overview of technical services activities that is designed to inform subject liaisons about functions that may influence their work. The genesis of this title was a Charleston Conference presentation given by Schmidt and Carstens in 2014. Schmidt serves as Reference Librarian-Science Liaison at Western Carolina University’s (WCU) Hunter Library, while Carstens was serving as Associate Dean of Library Services at WCU upon his retirement in 2016. The lack of such resources in the library literature and the value of an extended exploration of the topic for both practicing subject liaisons and graduate students inspired the publication.

Additional Information

Against the Grain, 29, no. 3 (June 2017): 37-38
Language: English
Date: 2017
book review, library, technical services, subject liaisons

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