By David Shumaker

"Embedded librarianship is speedily rising because the defining position of specific librarians, and David Shumaker's seminal paintings is simply the roadmap we have to comprehend this crucial new chance for info professionals."
—Kim Dority, writer, Rethinking details Work

Here is the 1st accomplished survey of the becoming perform of "embedded librarianship"—a strategic version for putting info pros into partnerships with the participants and dealing teams that depend on their wisdom and services. David Shumaker appears to be like at implementations in every kind of corporations, identifies the features of profitable embedded librarians, and explains how info execs in public, educational, university, scientific, legislations, and different really good library settings are utilizing embedded librarianship ideas to reinforce their paintings and careers.

In demonstrating the worth of knowledge pros to a huge diversity of knowledge-intensive tasks, The Embedded Librarian is a crucial booklet for managers and managers interested by workforce development. additionally, its wealth of useful assurance and research, case reviews, templates, and routines make the booklet a useful source for library university scholars, working towards librarians who wonder whether an embedded position is correct for them, and present embedded librarians who are looking to be prepared for brand new possibilities during this fascinating quarter of library work.

"This is a 'must learn' for each librarian. Shumaker deals a compelling imaginative and prescient of the longer term, one during which all librarians embody embedded librarianship and develop into companions and collaborators in our a variety of communities."
—Maureen Sullivan, president, American Library Association

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