Embedding library services in research stages: Chinese subject service and the research lifecycle model


library services
Chinese university libraries
research stages
research model

How to Cite

Liu, S. (2017). Embedding library services in research stages: Chinese subject service and the research lifecycle model. International Journal of Librarianship, 2(1), 16–31. https://doi.org/10.23974/ijol.2017.vol2.1.24
Received 2017-04-19
Accepted 2017-07-11
Published 2017-07-25


Through in-depth interviews, we analyzed user needs at different stages of scientific research, and constructed a library service model that can be practically integrated into all research stages. This article highlights the subject service model in use in Chinese academic libraries and demonstrates how it can work to support researchers across the research life-cycle.



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