Free UKSG webinar - Mess and the Practices of Academia
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“Ethnographish”: The State of the Ethnography in Libraries
Donna Lanclos, J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
Andrew D. Asher, Indiana University Libraries
Read Donna Lanclos' article in Insights: the UKSG journal. "Ethnographic approaches to the practices of scholarly communication: tackling the mess of academia".
"Ethnographic approaches to the practices of scholarly communication: tackling the mess of academia" filmed plenary at the UKSG Annual Conference 2016 in Bournemouth.
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Donna Lanclos will discuss her anthropological research concerning academic practice, its fundamental messiness, and the implications of that for institutions of HE, libraries, and vendors designing and selling systems.
Date: Tuesday 1 November 2016
Time: 1330 GMT (Greenwich mean time)
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)
Associate Professor for Anthropological Research
J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
A more grounded sense of what the actual behaviors and motivations of scholars (academic staff as well as students) are, and an increased awareness of the ways in which institutions can and should account for that in their planning and policy around digital and physical learning places and tools.
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