What Happened to the National Zoological Park Library, or How a New Model of Librarianship Came to the Smithsonian Libraries

“The end of an era has come to the Smithsonian Libraries and a new one begins!  The current model of a library, with a physical location, books and journals on the shelves and a librarian to manage it all is so 2011.  A hip, new model of a ‘ librarian-as-reference-resource-person-embedded-in-research-department’ has come for the National Zoological Park/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in 2012!”

via Smithsonian Libraries Blog

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