Posted by: mhdiaz | January 4, 2012

Top 10 Reports on Academic Libraries and End User Trends from 2011

In order to pave the way for a fresh start in 2012 and to spearhead some creative thinking, idea generation and planning for the coming year, here are some of the most important academic library and user trends research reports that were featured in InfoViews library trends alerts during 2011.  All of these reports are available for review and download on the web.  I hope that you will find these  reports useful and that you will add some additional suggestions for research reports in the comments for the benefit of all InfoViews readers.

    1. Horizon Report 2011 (New Media Consortium)
    2. ACRL Academic Library Environmental Scan (ACRL)
    3. Value of Academic Libraries (ACRL)
    4. Library Survey 2010: Insights from US Academic Library Directors (ITHAKA, May 2011)
    5. Digital Information Seeker  The Digital Information Seeker, Report of findings from selected OCLC, RIN and JISC user behavior projects
    6. How College Students Manage Technology When in the Library for Crunch Time (Project Information Literacy)
    7. ECAR – National Study of Undergraduates and IT (Educause)
    8. Video Use and Higher Education: Options for the Future (New York University, INT and Copyright Clearance Center)
    9. Redefining the Academic Library: Managing the Migration to Digital Information Services (Education Advisory Board For University Leadership Council)
    10. Supporting Research: Environments, Administration and Libraries (OCLC)


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