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Importance of shifting collections away from text at academic libraries U.S. 2016

This statistic shows the responses of academic library deans and directors in the United States on the importance of shifting the priority of collections away from text only, as of 2016, by institution type. In 2016, 61.5 percent of respondents at Baccalaureate degree-granting institutions strongly agreed that collections must shift to include new types of materials beyond text.

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Release date

April 2017


United States

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Number of respondents

722 respondents

Special properties

Academic library directors and deans

Supplementary notes

The statement was phrased by the source as follows: "As scholarship moves steadily away from its exclusive dependence on text, libraries must shift their own collecting to include new material types."

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