Report: Supporting the Research Practices of Indigenous Studies Scholars

About the report:

I am excited to announce the publication of the capstone report from Ithaka S+R’s Indigenous Studies project, which brought together teams at eleven academic libraries to study the research support needs of Indigenous Studies scholars. Indigenous Studies places Indigenous perspectives at the center of inquiry, with unique protocols for defining, describing, sharing, and preserving information.

The project provided a unique opportunity for academic librarians to come together, learn from Indigenous Studies scholars, and reflect on how those scholars’ needs can inform ways to improve research support services at their institutions and beyond. The ten research teams we partnered with on the project interviewed Indigenous Studies scholars at their own institutions and published local reports as part of ongoing relationship building efforts with those scholars…

Read the full report here.