Collaboration for Hard Times
Academic Libraries, Collaboration, Managing Libraries
People have always known that they can often achieve more working with others than they can alone. Today in libraries, collaboration is a vital feature of organizational life, but finding the right partner for a supportive relationship is still no simple matter. There are risks and costs, along with the tension between self-interest and resource sharing. Once the right partner is found, the team must figure out how to make the relationship work.
Gashurov, Irene, & Kendrick, Curtis L. (2013). Collaboration for hard times: Insights into what makes academic library partnerships succeed.(LIBRARY MANAGEMENT)(Cover story). Library Journal, 138(16), 26.
Kendrick, Curtis L. and Gashurov, Irene, "Collaboration for Hard Times" (2013). Library Scholarship. 20.