Very cool ideas here like:
I send the library an SMS that says “Will pick up book-parcel on Wednesday”
On Wednesday, I take borrowed books back and receive 15 new titles based on our usual reading habits, including a few that take us outside of those habits and surprise us.
You index people who want to participate, according to certain criteria, like field, research interests, experience with certain research methods, availability,… . You add records to a searchable database (a subset of the catalogue?), and voila! The library has just connected an LIS PhD student with an interest in Grounded Theory with an early-career researcher from the School of Physiotherapy who is working with Grounded Theory, but also new to Curtin and wanting to expand their networks…
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