How Librarians Can Help Widen Access to Research – Live Chat Round-Up
The Guardian’s Higher Education Network held an online chat yesterday that discussed the library/librarians role in advocating and providing access to research. Other topics including open access and the role of the 21st century library were also talked about.
The roundup provides comments from:
- Ann Rossiter, executive director of Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL)
- Jane Harvell, head of academic services at the University of Sussex library
- Natalia Madjarevic is the research support services manager at LSE
- Martin Wolf, humanities faculty librarian at the University of Liverpool
- Julie Allinson, digital library manager at the University of York
- Jo Webb, deputy director of library and learning services at De Montfort University
- Kevin Lalor, head of the school of social sciences and law at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
- Monique Ritchie, research librarian at Brunel University
Direct to Full Text of Live Chat Round-Up
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.