Skip to Main Content

Ampersand: Urban Crisis and Renewal

Welcome Ampersand Students


The information in this guide will connect you with some of the best research resources as you begin to search for information. Many other guides are also available covering many subject areas. Click Subject Research Guides to see other guides that are available to you.


Library Use Supports Students' Grades

Academic Libraries Support Student Success

Source: American Libraries. 2020 Special Issue, p10-11. 2p.
Abstract: The article reports on a survey by the Association of College and Research Libraries on how academic libraries support high-impact educational practices that benefits student retention, graduation rates, and grade point average. Highlights include percentage of 800,000 instructional sessions that were digital or electronic, average reference transactions and consultations per year by doctoral degree-granting institutions, and growth of electronic resource usage in academic libraries.