Transdisciplinarity revealed : what librarians need to know /Published by : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, (Santa Barbara, California :) Physical details: xxv, 211 pages 24 cm ISBN:9781440843471; 1440843473.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. In search of unity : introduction to transdisciplinarity -- A neologism with ancient roots : the challenge of defining transdisciplinarity -- Transdisciplinarity in retrospect : origins and benchmark events -- Transdisciplinarity : an elusive concept -- From scientific research to societal benefit : the need for transdisciplinarity -- The disciplinary continuum : from disciplinarity to transdisciplinarity -- Transdisciplinary research as a collaborative enterprise : promises and challenges of transdisciplinary initiatives -- Scholarly communication in the transdisciplinary context : what has changed and what has remained the same -- Transdisciplinarity in practice : projects, funding, and evaluation criteria -- The vision of a transdisciplinary university -- Part II. A natural fit : transdisciplinarity and librarianship -- Why do librarians need to know about transdisciplinarity? -- Envisioning a universal classification : transdisciplinarity and knowledge organization -- Filling collection gaps : areas of concern and possible solutions -- Librarians as boundary intermediaries : implications of transdisciplinarity for reference services -- The process of becoming : reflections on transdisciplinary learning and information literacy instruction -- Becoming a transdisciplinary librarian : from catching up to leading the way -- Conclusion : looking ahead -- Appendix A. Annotated bibliography -- Appendix B. Notable theorists, educators, and advocates.
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