Library/IT partnerships can thrive when there are mutual goals, benefits to user communities, and thoughtful strategies for implementation of programs and projects. This session will provide an overview of library/IT collaboration and highlight institutional initiatives including those focusing on open educational resources (OER), affordability, digital scholarship support, consortial initiatives, workshop programs, and more. You'll learn strategies to implement at your institution.
Outcomes: Identify specific areas in which library/IT collaboration has yielded positive results (OER, digital scholarship, workshop delivery) * Identify actions, communication, and behaviors that yield positive collaboration outcomes * Become motivated to explore library/IT collaborations at home institution
Associate Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information