Bridging the Two Cultures: A Collaborative Approach to Managing Electronic Resources
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This article highlights an example of cross-discipline collaboration in an academic library, and describes a collaborative approach to managing electronic resources that is used at York University Libraries. In this model, a science librarian and a humanities/social sciences librarian work together to co-ordinate and carry out the various tasks associated with managing electronic resources. Both the benefits and challenges of cross-discipline collaboration are considered, with particular attention to the usefulness of collaboration in managing electronic resources.