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Exploring the International Student Experience: Providing Insight through a Mixed-Methods Approach
Burel, Melissa (author)Graser, Marlee (author)Park, Sarah (author)
Taylor & Francis Group
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) has seen a dramatic increase in international student enrollment in the last four years. To serve this rising population effectively, librarians at SIUE created a research study to explore the information needs and academic experiences of international students at SIUE. The study employed a mixed-methods approach including a survey as well as in-depth interviews and photo diaries. The results provide insight into international students’ library use and academic life.
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