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Brian Lavoie

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Library collaboration as a strategic choice: evaluating options for acquiring capacity

This report explores library collaboration as a key strategy for academic libraries in acquiring needed capacity, but also contextualizes it as one sourcing approach among a range of options available to libraries.
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New model library: pandemic effects and library directions

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted libraries of all types around the world, requiring library leaders to respond to rapidly shifting community and institutional needs. This briefing synthesizes findings and recommendations within the context of work experiences, collections experiences and engagement experiences during the pandemic.
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Social interoperability in research support: cross-campus partnerships and the university research enterprise

This report defines social interoperability and describes the network of campus units involved in major areas of university research support services. It concludes by offering recommendations for cultivating successful cross-campus relationships.
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Maple leaves: discovering Canada through the published record

The Canadian contribution to literature, music, film, and other forms of creative expression is rich and deep. Using WorldCat, the world’s largest and most comprehensive aggregation of data describing global library holdings, this report explores the contours of this contribution, as it is manifested in...
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The realities of Research Data Management - Part Four: Sourcing and scaling university RDM services

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.