A New Library Impact Practice Brief From ARL: “Relationship Between Library Collections and the Recruitment and Retention of Faculty at UT Austin”
The brief linked below was recently made available by the Assoc. of Research Libraries.
Relationship Between Library Collections and the Recruitment and Retention of Faculty at UT Austin
Research Team Members
Katie Pierce Meyer
Affiliation (All Authors): University of Texas at Austin
via Association of Research Libraries
As part of ARL’s Research Library Impact Framework initiative, The University of Texas (UT) at Austin Libraries conducted a study to examine the impact of library collections on the recruitment and retention of faculty to the university, and to understand the relationship between institutional resources—especially libraries—and career decision-making of faculty. This practice brief describes the UT team’s literature review and the data gathered through an online survey and one-on-one semi-structured interviews with newly recruited and newly promoted faculty members.
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10 pages; PDF.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.