Thursday, April 30, 2015

This report describes the team's approach to examining the feasibility of CoEs in the library setting. The team conducted preliminary investigations of more than 100 centres, which they narrowed to 35 for in-depth research. Interviews were conducted with staff at 19 centres and 7 funding organizations. In their conclusion, the team advises developing "networks of expertise" or "expert networks," instead of CoEs, and provides a series of recommendations for building such networks.

Go to source:http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub163/pub163.pdf