Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

June 2007


Too often, organizations and the public consider properly trained Library staff as “overhead,” or even "dead weight." Budget crunches and the “I’ll just Google it” attitude prevalent today can mean a shrinking – or completely eliminated – library. This paper discusses how the Library staff at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office paired the power of traditional librarian skills with Google, electronic data bases, and a variety of online “alert” systems for greatly increased outreach, effectiveness, and visibility within their organization.



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