SCONUL Focus 71

ISSN 1745-5790

The current articles for SCONUL Focus can be found below. Each article is in PDF format. 

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Using APIs in libraries to increase efficiency in routine tasks
Robert Williams

Engineering change in collection development: a techie liaison librarian's role in a Liberated Library campaign
Samuel Piker

Effective email reminders: engaging researchers in open access culture through REF-supporting systems
Carly Seller

A defence of subject specialism in academic librarianship
Robert Curry and Vicki Farmilo

Piloting a student shadow scheme at the Open University library
Hilary Johnson

Experiences from a programme of professional development In Wales: a time well spent
Arjun Sanyal and Tracey Stanley

... or equivalent experience: revisiting subject librarian job descriptions
Kerry Webb

Library support to student on blended-learning courses: some thoughts on best practice
Karen McAulay

Copyright licensing and open access: understanding the value of teaching materials to libraries
Elizabeth Gadd, Chris Morrison and Jane Secker

Levelling the playing field: embedding academic skills for postgraduate students
Gillian Siddall, Sheryl Mansfield and Amy West

Building partnerships and collaboration through tea and cake
Suzie Williams (nee Kitchin).