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The embedded librarian : innovative strategies for taking knowledge where it's needed / David Shumaker.

Here is a comprehensive survey of the growing practice of "embedded librarianship" - a strategic model for placing information professionals into partnerships with the individuals and working groups that depend upon their knowledge and expertise. David Shumaker looks at implementations in all types of organizations, identifies the characteristics of successful embedded librarians, and explains how information professionals in diverse settings are using embedded librarianship principles to enhance their work and careers. -- Back cover.
Shumaker, David, 1950-
Part 1: Embedded Librarianship Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Chapter 1: Defining Embedded Librarianship. Chapter 2: Push and Pull: The Forces Driving Embedded Librarianship. Chapter 3: Embedded Librarians in Higher Education. Chapter 4: Embedded Librarians in the Health Sciences. Chapter 5: Embedded Librarians in Corporations, Nonprofits, and Government. Chapter 6: Embedded Librarians in Schools and Public Libraries. Part 2. Your path to success. Chapter 7: Assessing Your Readiness. Chapter 8: Getting Started With Embedded Librarianship. Chapter 9: Sustaining Your Embedded Role. Chapter 10: Evaluating Your Success.
Includes index.