New library program supports faculty research productivity

March 10, 2020 | 1:52 pm

The Research Productivity Series was launched in 1st Term, SY 2019-2020 to encourage research engagement among Academic Teaching and Service Faculty. It consists of four (4) modules intended to support faculty throughout the research process from writing to publishing. The Series starts with Module 1, which focuses on discovering scholarly content, progressing to Module 2 focused on organizing sources into meaningful information, Module 3 intensifies using information ethically and responsibly, and concludes with Module 4, which highlights choosing a reputable means to distribute and publish research. Module 1 is offered once every 1st Term, Modules 2 and 3 every term, and Module 4 once every 2nd Term. The Library’s suite of online research productivity tools and systems are featured in the Series, such as the subscribed online databases, OpenAthens, Mendeley Institutional Edition, Turnitin, and Scopus. A total of 54 Academic Teaching and Service Faculty attended Modules 1-3 last terms.

All first year probationary Academic Teaching and Service Faculty are required to complete all four (4) Modules before given permanent status.