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    Rights statement: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in New Review of Academic Librarianship on 09 Dec 2019, available online:  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13614533.2019.1678493

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Services for student well-being in academic libraries: Three challenges

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E-pub ahead of print
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>4/02/2020
<mark>Journal</mark>New Review of Academic Librarianship
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print
Early online date4/02/20
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

There has been a wave of interest in UK academic libraries in developing services to support student well-being. This paper identifies three fundamental and interrelated issues that need to be addressed to make such initiatives effective and sustainable. Firstly, well-being has to be defined and the impacts of interventions must be measured in appropriate ways. Secondly, there is a need to identify the true nature of the underlying social problem around well-being. Thirdly, relevant approaches to the issue need to be located within the professional knowledge base of librarianship.

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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in New Review of Academic Librarianship on 09 Dec 2019, available online:  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13614533.2019.1678493