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The University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries' focus on the concept of discovery and the tools and processes that enable our users to find information began with an organizational review of the Libraries' Technical Services Division. This article outlines the phases of this review and subsequent planning and organizational commitment to discovery. Using the theoretical lens of organizational learning, it highlights how the emerging focus on discovery has provided an impetus for genuine learning and change.


Academic libraries – Reorganization; Organizational learning; Technical services (Libraries)


Library and Information Science

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Fabbi, J. L. (2009). "Discovery" focus as impetus for organizational learning. Information Technology and Libraries, 28, 164-170.

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