As higher education explores new approaches to student success, academic librarians are more interested in personalizing the library experience. Can we implement relationship management software and balance our privacy concerns?
Adopting new technologies is now commonplace for academic librarians but one emerging technology stands to change both how libraries function and the symbolic nature of their collections.
Academic librarians probably know at least one curmudgeon at their institution—or in their library. A new study explores the nature of curmudgeons in higher ed and why we should appreciate them more.
One drawback of being an academic librarian is that we are less connected with students than we would like. We relish our role as educators. Let’s be more intentional about being present in their college experience.
Higher education is in a state of flux and the key shifts taking place may create opportunities for the academic library. If these are higher ed’s most pressing problems, academic librarians are part of the solutions.