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Continuing the progress of what needs to be done

Continuing the progress of what needs to be done JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES , VOL. , NO. , – EDITORIAL Five years ago, Paul Sharpe marked the beginning of his tenure as editor in chief of the Journal of Access Services with an editorial in which he revealed why he wrote and why we as profes- sionals in this eld fi took time and effort to share our experiences. Paul believed, through this journal, we could “go further.” This involved the engagement of underrepresented groups in our efi ld, the recognition and inclusion of experiences from nonprofessional or support sta,ff and finally, the establishment of valuable collaborations by engaging like-minded con- ferences or organizations (Sharpe, 2011). Over thepastfive years, Ihaveseensuccess in theseareas,yet thereisstill work to be done. As I assume the position of editor in chief for the Journal of Access Services,mygoalis to remain committed to continuing down the path Paul has set for us in each of those areas. In addition, I would like to challenge ourselves to not just look at the immediacy of our efi ld but redefine what “access services” means in 21st-century libraries. While serving on the editorial advisory board for this journal, I had the opportunity to review many manuscripts. Were they http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

Continuing the progress of what needs to be done

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 13 (4): 2 – Oct 1, 2016

Continuing the progress of what needs to be done

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 13 (4): 2 – Oct 1, 2016

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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES , VOL. , NO. , – EDITORIAL Five years ago, Paul Sharpe marked the beginning of his tenure as editor in chief of the Journal of Access Services with an editorial in which he revealed why he wrote and why we as profes- sionals in this eld fi took time and effort to share our experiences. Paul believed, through this journal, we could “go further.” This involved the engagement of underrepresented groups in our efi ld, the recognition and inclusion of experiences from nonprofessional or support sta,ff and finally, the establishment of valuable collaborations by engaging like-minded con- ferences or organizations (Sharpe, 2011). Over thepastfive years, Ihaveseensuccess in theseareas,yet thereisstill work to be done. As I assume the position of editor in chief for the Journal of Access Services,mygoalis to remain committed to continuing down the path Paul has set for us in each of those areas. In addition, I would like to challenge ourselves to not just look at the immediacy of our efi ld but redefine what “access services” means in 21st-century libraries. While serving on the editorial advisory board for this journal, I had the opportunity to review many manuscripts. Were they

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1536-7975
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1536-7967
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10.1080/15367967.2016.1232581
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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES , VOL. , NO. , – EDITORIAL Five years ago, Paul Sharpe marked the beginning of his tenure as editor in chief of the Journal of Access Services with an editorial in which he revealed why he wrote and why we as profes- sionals in this eld fi took time and effort to share our experiences. Paul believed, through this journal, we could “go further.” This involved the engagement of underrepresented groups in our efi ld, the recognition and inclusion of experiences from nonprofessional or support sta,ff and finally, the establishment of valuable collaborations by engaging like-minded con- ferences or organizations (Sharpe, 2011). Over thepastfive years, Ihaveseensuccess in theseareas,yet thereisstill work to be done. As I assume the position of editor in chief for the Journal of Access Services,mygoalis to remain committed to continuing down the path Paul has set for us in each of those areas. In addition, I would like to challenge ourselves to not just look at the immediacy of our efi ld but redefine what “access services” means in 21st-century libraries. While serving on the editorial advisory board for this journal, I had the opportunity to review many manuscripts. Were they

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