Using a Reflexive Process to Investigate Organizational Change: The Use of the Research Spider Matrix

Ardis Hanson, Krystal Bullers, Allison M. Howard, Randall L. Polo, Stephanie M. Tomlinson, John J. Orriola
2019 Medical Reference Services Quarterly  
Academic health sciences libraries increasingly are urged to develop research support services for faculty and students. However, moving to a research-centric culture is not easy. It requires assessment of existing competencies (defined as knowledge, experience, and skills) to identify capacity and gaps and to inform individualized and unit-level professional development activities. This case study examines the self-assessment process undertaken by librarians at a large urban academic health
more » ... academic health sciences library as they began to build a new research support services unit.
doi:10.1080/02763869.2019.1657724 pmid:31687904 fatcat:lhucpp7dknegfnehuaagjywwo4