NJIT librarian liaison program began in 1992. Each NJIT reference librarian
is assigned one or more academic departments and acts as a single point of
contact for those faculty and students in such departments who require in-depth
or subject-specific assistance. Each reference librarian is expected to:
Develop subject expertise relevant to the disciplines
of each assigned department; keep abreast of recent technical advances and
Provide faculty and students with Information searching
Act as a single point of contact between individual
users and the library to provide literature searching services and other
customized information products. Maintain on-going, information contacts with
library users in order to obtain information about their work and feedback on
library products and services.
Consult with NJIT faculty, administrative, and
research personnel to learn of research projects which are underway or
Work with the academic departments to establish
library user groups; lead periodic meetings. Meet regularly with users
throughout the departments and attends technical programs in the
Promote library services to potential users; devise
and make user information presentations on library services and products. Devise
displays and promotional publications.
Subject Liaison Librarian
Each reference librarian at NJIT is assigned as a liaison to a number of different departments on campus and acts as a single point of contact for individuals in those departments with more in-depth or subject-specific needs. More about the librarian liaison program.