ACADEMIC LIBRARIES AND STUDENT RETENTION
The Academic Library & Student Retention (Slideshow)
Colorado Study Quick Facts
Colorado Study Report
“How Libraries Help Teachers Teach and Students Learn”
Academic Libraries and Retention
Making First Impressions
Kelly, Maurie Caitlin. “Student Retention and Academic Libraries.” _College & Research Libraries News_ 56.11 (Dec. 1995): 757-759.
Kramer, Lloyd A. and Martha B. Kramer. “The College Library and the Drop-out.” _College & Research Libraries_ 29.4 (July 1968): 310-312.
Mallinckrodt, Brent and William E. Sedlacek. “Student Retention and the Use of Campus Facilities by Race.” _NASPA Journal_ 24.3 (Winter 1987): 28-32.
Mezick, Elizabeth M. “Return on Investment: Libraries and Student Retention.” _Journal of Academic Librarianship_ 33.5 (Sep. 2007): 561-566.
Rushing, Darla and Deborah Poole. “The Role of the Library in Student Retention.” _Making the Grade: Academic Libraries and Student Success_. Eds. Maurie C. Kelly and Andrea Kross. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2002. 91-101.
Hardesty, Larry L. _The Role of the Library in the First College Year_. Columbia, South Carolina: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. 2007. This book includes the following chapters:
“Engaging Students in the First College Year: Why Academic Librarians Matter”, by George D. Kuh, Polly D. Boruff-Jones and Amy E. Mark.
“The Library and First-Year Seminars: In-Depth Analysis of a 2001 National Study”, by Colleen Boff and Kristin Johnson.
“Research on Student Retention and Implications for Library Involvement”, by Cindy Pierard and Kathryn Graves.
Pierard, Cindy and Kathryn Graves. “The Greatest Problem with which the Library is Confronted: A Survey of Academic Library Outreach to the Freshman Course.” _Making the Grade: Academic Libraries and Student Success_. Eds. Maurie Catlin Kelley and Andrea Kross. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2002.
Gratch-Lindauer, Bonnie. “Information Literacy-related Student Behaviors: Results for the NSSE Items.” _College & Research Libraries News_ 8.7 (2007), Jan. 3 2008.
Whitmire, Ethelene. “Development of Critical Thinking Skills: An Analysis of Academic Library Experiences and Other Measures.” _College & Research Libraries_ May 1998: 266-273.
Kuh, George D. and Robert M. Gonyea. “The Role of the Academic Library in Promoting Student Engagement in Learning.” _College and Research Libraries_ 64.4 (2003): 256-282.