Embedded Academic Librarianship: A Review of the Literature
Embedded Academic Librarianship: A Review of the Literature. Stephanie J. Schulte, Assistant Professor and Education and Reference Services Coordinator, Health Sciences Library, The Ohio State University. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 4 Oct. 2012"Objectives – The purpose of this review is to examine the development of embedded librarianship, its multiple meanings, and activities in practice. The review will also report on published outcomes and future research needs of embedded librarian programs.
Methods – A search of current literature was conducted and summarized searching PubMed, CINAHL, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO), Academic Search Complete, and ERIC (EBSCO) through August 23, 2012. Articles were selected for inclusion in the review if they reported research findings related to embedded librarianship, if they provided unique case reports about embedded librarian programs, or if they provided substantive editorial comments on the topic. Relevant study findings were assessed for quality and presented in tabular and narrative form."