Building a collaborative AgNIC site as an outreach model: Rangelands of the Western U.S.

Douglas Jones, George Ruyle, Barbara Hutchinson

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Abstract

Construction of the Rangelands of the Western U.S. web site provides a dynamic model for information outreach. Central to its success is the collaboration between librarians, other information professionals, and rangeland experts committed to working together for a common goal: A selective, centralized, web-based resource designed to help meet the information needs of rangeland scientists, range professionals, students, faculty, ranchers, environmentalists, librarians, and other stake-holders. Begun over eight years ago by a University of Arizona AgNIC Project team, the effort is extending to include participation of range and information professionals from the other Western states. In addition to linking to existing digital content, the project seeks to create or support the creation of critical electronic information resources through an integrated user interface.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOutreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages125-140
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9780203725719
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • AgNIC
  • Collaboration
  • Extension service
  • Partnerships
  • Rangelands
  • Rangelands of the Western U.S
  • Web-based outreach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Jones, D., Ruyle, G., & Hutchinson, B. (2013). Building a collaborative AgNIC site as an outreach model: Rangelands of the Western U.S. In Outreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries (pp. 125-140). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.1300/J120v39n82_08