Gaps in IT and Library Services at Small Academic Libraries in Canada


Modern academic libraries are hubs of technology, yet the gap between the library and IT is an issue at several small university libraries across Canada that can inhibit innovation and lead to diminished student experience. This paper outlines results of a survey of small (<5,000 FTE) universities in Canada, focusing on IT and the library when it comes to organizational structure, staffing, and location. It then discusses higher level as well as smaller scale solutions to this issue.

Author Biography

Jasmine Hoover, Cape Breton University

Scholarly Resources Librarian, School of Science and Technology Liaison Librarian



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How to Cite
Hoover, J. (2018). Gaps in IT and Library Services at Small Academic Libraries in Canada. Information Technology and Libraries, 37(4), 15-26.