Duke University Libraries: Sociology Department User Study, 2010-2011
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The Duke University Libraries’ strategic plan, “Sharpening our Vision, 2010-2011,” places an emphasis on our ability to interact with faculty, staff and students at multiple points in their research, teaching, learning, and publishing. In order to effectively provide better support for Sociology faculty and graduate students, we realized the need to ask them about their research practices to better understand the key challenges faced by those scholars. We wanted to hear about the materials they use, collect, and preserve; what services and technology tools they find useful; and the role the Libraries play (or potentially play) in their research.