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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.

Over 80% of Drake faculty consider the library's collections and/or subscriptions to be important or extremely important for both research and teaching.

(Based on the question, "When you think about the journal articles and scholarly monographs that you routinely use - for research as well as for teaching – how important are each of the following sources?")


Over 90% of Drake faculty consider it important or extremely important that the library pays for the resources they need.