Reorganizing a technical services division using collaborative evidence based information practice at Auraria Library

Pan, Denise & Howard, Zaana (2009) Reorganizing a technical services division using collaborative evidence based information practice at Auraria Library. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 4(4), pp. 88-94.

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The article focuses on the evidence-based information practice (EBIP) applied at the Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado during the reorganization of its technical services division. Collaboration processes were established for the technical services division through the reorganization and redefinition of workflows. There are several factors that form part of the redefinition of roles including personal interests, department needs, and library needs. A collaborative EBIP environment was created in the division by addressing issues of workplace hierarchies, by the distribution of problem solving, and by the encouragement of reflective dialogue.

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ID Code: 61076
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: evidence based practice, evidence based library and information practice
ISSN: 1715-720X (online)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Pan and Howard
Copyright Statement: This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Published version of the paper reproduced here in accordance with this policy.
Deposited On: 12 Jul 2013 02:08
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 05:17

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