Presentations (Communicative Events)

Exploring Collaboration with Social Network Analysis--A Pilot in the Social Sciences

Bakkalbasi, Nisa; Jester, Ashley R.

The purpose of this project was to investigate the ways that professional
staff members of Columbia University Libraries/lnformation Services
(CUL/IS) collaborated with one another, both through formal and informal
channels. Before beginning this project, we had some anecdotal
understanding of how collaboration was happening between and among
the staff of CULIIS, but we were interested in conducting a systematic
investigation and evaluation of this collaboration. Our goal was to reveal
the collaborative interactions of the staff and analyze these interactions in
order to provide understanding about the types and frequency of
interactions conducted. After learning more about the collaborative
interactions, we aimed to assess how the collaborative interactions we
collected mapped to known information about the activities of the
professional staff, including an alignment to organizational goals and
strategic objectives.



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More About This Work

Academic Units
Libraries and Information Services
CUL/IS Biannual Summer Assessment Forum
Published Here
June 17, 2015