Chapter 21

In the Core of Research

Belén Fornovi-Rodríguez     University of Almeria, Spain


Nowadays, the University Library is conceived as a resources-based service oriented to learning, teaching and research, as well as to the running and management of the whole University. In this sense, one of the Library missions consists in making easier and disseminating its resources, and also in cooperating with the knowledge creation processes, to contribute to achieve the University goals.

As a result, new library activities have been implemented through the analysis of the patrons’ needs: the Research Support service has been set up in many of them to offer a range of services for researchers in all the stages of the research process.

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