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The library's role in celebrating faculty publications

Faculty Advisor




publishing, authorship, academic libraries, outreach

Abstract (summary)

In recent years, MacEwan University Library has partnered with the university’s Office of Research Services to organize events that celebrate faculty authorship and creative output. What initially started as a biennial recognition of books and CDs by faculty members and staff has expanded to an annual celebration of various forms of dissemination, including peer-reviewed journal articles. Similar author recognition events have begun taking place at universities across the country that are led by libraries and follow a diverse range of formats. This session will highlight the motivations, benefits and challenges of organizing such events, and some of the creative ways that MacEwan's library has been able to leverage this event to promote a variety of services and initiatives that support research, scholarship, and creative activity happening on campus.

Publication Information



Presented on April 12, 2018 at the Alberta Association of Academic Libraries Annual General Meeting at Mount Royal University in Calgary, AB.

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Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)