Packed with useful tips and techniques, this handy guide offers advice on working with both students and instructors to develop successful assignments that integrate your library's resources. Managing relationships among faculty and students can be complicated, "Building Bridges" shows how you can establish effective liaisons, with: tips to alert instructors of the library's ever-changing resources in order to craft stimulating, up-to-date assignments; straightforward, practical discussion of relationships among students, faculty, and information professionals, and how these groups can work better together; and, resources, references, and more for librarians who wish to better understand library assignments. The information in this book will help you bridge the gap between the library, faculty, and students to make sure your library's resources are being utilized to their fullest potential. About the Author Dr. Monty L. McAdoo is Instructional Services Librarian of the Baron-Forness Library at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. His research interests include faculty understanding and use of information literacy and information technology. He is also interested in the philosophy of library and information science. McAdoo earned his master's degree in library science at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, and his doctorate of education in administration and leadership studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.