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Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Asian Studies Scholars


The Arizona State University (ASU) Library participated in an Ithaka S+R research study on Asian Studies faculty’s research practices and needs. The ASU Library is one of 19 university libraries selected to participate in the study. Each participating institution was responsible for interviewing 15 scholars involved in Asian Studies using a set of semi-structured interview questions. This local research project was implemented by Dr. Ralph Gabbard at ASU with guidance on the research methodology and data analysis provided by Ithaka S+R. There are two reports in this collection. The first is the ASU report and the second is the final report from Ithaka S+R.


Date Range
2018 2018


Introduction The Arizona State University (ASU) Library chose to particulate in the Ithaka S+R research study on Asian Studies faculty’s research practices and needs. The rationale for the study was as follows: Asian Studies covers a diverse and vital world region that in recent decades has had major centers of both development and conflict. Although different from one another, these fields indicate the importance we place not only in traditional arts and sciences fields but also in the sciences, professions, and area studies that will continue to be important for our society and our universities. This study will generate a ...

Contributors
Gabbard, Ralph
Created Date
2018-02-02