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Statistics-Bierce Library Study, Tyler J. Hushour Jan 2017

Statistics-Bierce Library Study, Tyler J. Hushour

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

This is a report from two surveys that I created and administered to students and faculty at Bierce library who came to the Circulation Desk or the Tech Desk, as well as some of my other findings when periodically looking around the library to see where students like to study or hang-out. There was a written survey given at the Circulation Desk, and a different survey given at the Tech Check-Out Desk. The project is for Melanie Smith-Farrell, the head of Access Services, and is based on a similar study Ian McCullough did in the science library. While this is …


Something Else They Didn't Teach Us: Management Education For Non-Traditional Managers. The Case Of Library Directors, Maureen L. Mackenzie Ph.D., Lauren Spatig Ph.D., Michael Koenig, James P. Smith Mls, Ph.D. Jan 2008

Something Else They Didn't Teach Us: Management Education For Non-Traditional Managers. The Case Of Library Directors, Maureen L. Mackenzie Ph.D., Lauren Spatig Ph.D., Michael Koenig, James P. Smith Mls, Ph.D.

Faculty Works: Business (1973-2022)

This panel theme has evolved from a broader research agenda on defining and understanding the process of educating the individuals who hold management positions in non-traditional businesses. Examples of such non-traditional business managers, and the graduate degrees they hold, include: Library Directors (MLS), Pastors (M.Div), Primary and Secondary School Principals (Ed.D), Museum Directors (MFA), College Provosts and Presidents (Ph.D.) and Physicians (M.D.). The academic preparation for an individual earning a discipline-specific degree, as described above, is fundamentally different from that taken by the individual who has sought an advanced degree in management with the intention of assuming a leadership role …