Posted by: bluesyemre | July 29, 2016

Rethinking #ResearchLibraries in the Era of Global Universities

rethink

As our world becomes increasingly interconnected politically, economically, culturally,
and socially, higher education has followed suit. The 2011 survey by the American
Council of Education’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement found a
perceived acceleration of internationalization across campuses, from doctoral to
associate degree institutions.1 The definition of what that means for each institution
varies. Graham Elkin, Faiyaz Devjee, and John Farnsworth developed a 13-scale model
to assist universities in evaluating where they are presently and where they could further
develop (see fig. 1).2 How our universities characterize their current and aspirational
states shapes the environment in which research libraries can advance their efforts.

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