Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Study Shows Investment in University Libraries Increases Grant Awards
Elsevier, a publisher of technical, medical and scientific information, announced results of a major study that show a correlation between investment in university library collections and the institution's ability to attract grant income. The results of the study, lead by Dr. Carol Tenopir of the University of Tennessee, is available as a white paper published by Elsevier. Tenopir said that though the exact monetary results vary, it's clear that a university's library plays a key role in helping faculty research and write better grants proposals.