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Are academic libraries utilized to produce engaged alumni?

Andrew S. Griffith (Department of Accounting, Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, USA)
Ceire Kealty (Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, USA)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Article publication date: 11 June 2018

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explain the relationship alumni may have with their institution’s library and its effect on student success, which, in turn, produces more engaged alumni.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper provides a base interaction model that describes this relationship.

Findings

Libraries are well positioned to not only engage current students but to establish the foundation for these students to become engaged alumni.

Originality/value

This base relationship model may help with advocating for secure funds of libraries and/or a higher priority for fundraising.

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Citation

Griffith, A.S. and Kealty, C. (2018), "Are academic libraries utilized to produce engaged alumni?", Library Management, Vol. 39 No. 3/4, pp. 200-206. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-09-2017-0096

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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