The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released Campus-wide Entrepreneurship, SPEC Kit 355, an exploration of how ARL member libraries are supporting campus entrepreneurship, both inside and outside of the classroom. This SPEC Kit gathers information about library services and resources, funding models, staffing and administrative support, assessment, and the unique challenges of supporting these programs.
This SPEC Kit includes examples of entrepreneurship programs, centers, and incubators; and descriptions of library entrepreneurship resources and services, outreach and instruction materials, and jobs.
SPEC Kit 355, Campus-wide Entrepreneurship
Vera Armann-Keown and Afra Bolefski
July 2017 • 166 pp.
SPEC Kits on the ARL Digital Publications platform are open access and freely available to all readers.
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ISBN 1-59407-979-X • $40 ARL members/$50 all others
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