Preparing Future Faculty: Enhancing the Doctoral Program

Total Funding to Date



  • Linda C. Smith
  • Dan Schiller

This project will enhance the doctoral program by building a stronger research community within the school for the study of information in society, including policy, economic, and historical dimensions. Project goals include enhancing the doctoral program curriculum; connecting the research community to the wider world of librarianship; and attracting and supporting thirteen diverse students, especially those from underrepresented groups, with a specific focus on recruiting doctoral students who will teach master's students capable of becoming future leaders in public, academic, and school libraries.

Funding Agencies

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2007 – $990,234.00