Understanding roles and functions of academic libraries as innovation intermediaries within the service-dominant logic perspective: An Australian case study
Casali, Gian Luca, Perano, Mirko, & Abbate, Tindara (2016) Understanding roles and functions of academic libraries as innovation intermediaries within the service-dominant logic perspective: An Australian case study. Journal of Library Administration. (In Press)
This study defines the academic library as an innovation intermediary that under the service-dominant logic perspective has a role of co-creator of value instead of a traditional service provider focused on collecting and exchanging knowledge. Innovation intermediaries develop a number of roles and functions to stimulate knowledge creation and transfer by supporting interactions and collaborations among multiple parties. As result, 2×2 Matrix was created to position each library's service based on its unique combination of necessary innovation roles and functions. A single case study focused on a university library and highlighted the existence of two different types of intermediaries: generalist and specialist.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Academic Library, Case Study Research, Innovation Intermediaries, Service-dominant Logic|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2016 Gian Luca Casali, Mirko Perano and Tindara Abbate|
|Deposited On:||05 Sep 2016 00:24|
|Last Modified:||05 Sep 2016 22:00|
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