Table of Contents

I: From Theory to Practice: Global Librarians in Action

Chapter 1. Takin’ It to the Streets: myMETRO Researchers Bring Library Science Skills, Expertise to NYC Communities – Tom Nielsen, Metropolitan New York Library Council

Chapter 2. Cape Crusade: Building the Steve Biko Library and Archive in the Eastern Cape – Kenneth Schlesinger, Lehman College, City University of New York

Chapter 3. Promoting Information Literacy through Engagement with Wikipedia – Ben Turner, St. John’s University

Chapter 4. Disseminating Moving Image Websites with a Web 2.0 Centralized Hub – Dorothea J. Coiffe, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

Chapter 5. International Partnerships – Cases and Working Experience – Xin Li, Cornell University

Chapter 6. A “Global” Book Exchange: Creating Partnerships across the Sea – Julie Wang and Bern Mulligan, Binghamton University

Chapter 7. Implementing the Learning Commons in a Middle Eastern University Library: The Case of Zayed University – Judith Mavodza, Mary Sengati-Zimba, and Leslie M. Haas, Zayed University

Chapter 8. Transcending Ethnic, Racial and Political Conflict to Achieve Understanding between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot Library Communities – Constantia Constantinou , SUNY Maritime College

II. When Global Becomes Local: Serving Diverse Populations

Chapter 9. Escucha Mi Voz: Engaging Local People in Global Communities –
Matt Bolen, Will Chan, Amanda Romero, Anne Kemmerling, and Edmund Ye Kiang, Denver Public Library

Chapter 10. Non Western Students in Western Universities: Bridging the Plagiarism divide – Amrita Madray, Adelphi University

Chapter 11. Supporting NYU’s Worldwide Users: Academic Technology Services for the Global Network University – Beth Russell and Annette Smith, New York University

III. Around the Globe: Librarians on the International Scene

Chapter 12. Cultures of Access: Differences in Rhetoric around Open Access Repositories in Africa, Europe,United States and their Implications for the Open Access Movement – Natalia Taylor Bowdoin, University of South Carolina Aiken

Chapter 13. Critical Information Literacy and the Technology of Control: The Case of Armenia – D. Aram Donabedian and John Carey, Hunter College Libraries, City University of New York

Chapter 14. A College Library in African Culture: a Case Study of Global Librarianship in Kampala, Uganda , Rachel I. Wightman, Reformed Theological College

IV. Shifting Roles: Librarianship in a Global Economy

Chapter 15. The Library Has Left the Building: Mobile Librarianship’s New 21st Century Role – Sara Wingate Gray

Chapter 16. Local Connections to Global Collections: The Power of Interlibrary Loan Services – Beth Posner, City University of New York Graduate Center

Chapter 17. Beyond Embedded: Blended Roles for Information Professionals in the 21st Century Knowledge Economy – Hyun-Duck Chung, MaRS Discovery District

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