International scholarship and the role of American research libraries

Barbara I. Dewey

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Research libraries play an enormous role in supporting and promoting international scholarship and collaboration. This chapter explores methodologies employed by research libraries in the United States to advance an international focus for internal and external audiences. There are several reasons for a more intense library focus to encompass planet earth. 21st century universities are more globally oriented. Scholars are more connected than ever to their overseas colleagues. The 21st century research library environment is more collaborative, proactive, and outwardly connected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCollaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781466643666
ISBN (Print)146664365X, 9781466643659
StatePublished - Jul 31 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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