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Ithaka Survey Results for Drake University

General information, summary, and detailed findings of the Ithaka survey undertaken by Cowles Library and Drake faculty in Fall 2018.

Drake faculty value Cowles Library as a supporter and facilitator of faculty teaching activities.

Nearly 73% of Drake faculty consider it to be important or extremely important that Cowles Library supports and facilitates their teaching activities.

How We Are Responding

The library is partnering with Drake's Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) to embed information literacy skills across the curriculum.