Importance of Centralized Statistical and Qualitative Software Management and Services
Research Tools Necessary to Ensure Excellence in Teaching and Research
In an institution which prides itself in its excellent teaching and research, it is imperative that tools (including software) that are fundamental to teaching and research be centrally funded and supported.
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Centralized Funding, Access, and Support Saves Money and Boosts Quality
The commitment of Kent State University to embody "Excellence in Action" necessitates that students and researchers have access to the best research tools. Centralized funding, access, and support of these tools saves the University money and boosts the quality and quantity of our contributions to findings in the fields represented by KSU.
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Diverse KSU Community Stakeholders are Served
The software housed in, and supported by University Libraries is used by students and researchers in fields as diverse as geology and sociology. The statistical and qualitative software tools are used by nearly every department in Kent State University and will be heavily relied upon by the new College of Public Health.
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Open to Collaboration and Service
University Libraries role managing statistical and qualitative software and providing the supporting services for that software opens up UL to new and exciting service and collaboration avenues.