In collaboration with ITHAKA S+R, and the Modern Language Association of America (MLA), Swarthmore College Libraries examined the research practices of scholars in the departments of English Literature and Modern Languages and Literatures spring 2019. This project includes research teams from 14 academic libraries with the intention to identify services to better support scholars. Swarthmore, together with Haverford College, worked at critical junctures in the project to maximize insight as the only liberal arts colleges participating in the larger study. ITHAKA S+R is a non-profit organization that helps “academic and cultural communities know what is coming next, learn from rigorous and well-designed research studies, and adapt to new realities and opportunities.” The MLA is a non-profit that “ promotes the study and teaching of languages and literatures through its programs, publications, annual convention, and advocacy work.” The Swarthmore College research team was comprised of Pamela Harris, Associate College Librarian for Research and Information and Roberto Vargas, Research Librarian for Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Roberto Vargas and Pamela Harris.
"Supporting The Changing Research Practices Of Scholars Across English Literature And Modern Languages And Literatures At Swarthmore College".