Collaborating with Faculty Part 1: A Five-Step Program | In the Library with the Lead Pipe

Collaborating with Faculty Part 1: A Five-Step Program | In the Library with the Lead Pipe.

Kim Leeder draws a useful and intensive blueprint for establishing collaborative relationships with faculty.  The bottom line?  You establish a real human relationship: “The best collaborative relationships often include an element of friendship, or at least friendly collegiality, in addition to a solid professional working relationship. If we think of collaborative relationships as just that, relationships, we can more readily accept the fact that they take patience, cultivation, and work, like any relationship.”  Leeder makes it clear that relationships take continued and sustained effort, communication and responsibility.

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