Throughout, there is a tension between identifying librarians as library-affiliated and deconstructing that notion. Related to this unresolved issue, the coverage of research-embedded roles e. Finally, the issue of financing of embedded librarian jobs is not fully explored.
I suspect that many librarians may indeed wish to provide intensive, individualized service to a close network of colleagues but lack concrete models for how to successfully obtain partner fiscal buy-in.
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The author, himself a longtime now-former embedded librarian, co-led a Special Libraries Association—funded investigation of embedded librarianship and has been blogging his research journey on a plain WordPress website at www. The production quality of the book is generally good, with adequate indexing and an organizational structure that flows well. Overall, The Embedded Librarian is a useful and timely book that documents a current trend in librarianship and highlights opportunities for research and practice.
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