Study Abroad Programs: A Golden Opportunity for Academic Library Engagement

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Study abroad programs in higher education increasingly play a major role in training students for global citizenship. This case study, conducted in a large research university in the United States, identifies the information needs of students and faculty in study abroad programs. Of particular interest is how awareness of library resources and services enrich students' study abroad experiences. This essay also looks at study abroad in terms of engagement, where the libraries could join with study abroad programs and develop a common vision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-160
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences


  • Academic library engagement
  • Internationalization
  • Liaison
  • Study abroad programs


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