|Submission Date||July 6, 2017|
California State University, Long Beach
AC-10: Support for Research
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
The CSULB Library provides ample research, instruction, and learning opportunities and support on the multitude of topics related to sustainability. As sustainability is cross-disciplinary, you will find monographic materials (books) that reside in the subject areas of environmental studies, biological sciences, geological sciences, engineering, business, and geography, just to name a few disciplinary areas. In regards to our electronic services, we have dozens of research guides, over 200 electronic databases that provide access to millions of research articles, and many, many other online research options. As the mission of CSULB's library is to support the curriculum, they will focus on sustainability as it appears in the curriculum, but as mentioned above, it has definitely been appearing in the curriculum, so the library is definitely learning to focus some online materials in that direction.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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