36 Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
The library has access to US Patent and Trademark Office database, materials, and support.
To the extent that purchases for the School of Business support entrepreneurship, we purchase these
items. We also have a new MakerSpace, which is not specifically designed to promote entrepreneurship
but likely does so.
Video content from lynda.com and Kanopy
We don’t purchase or subscribe specifically for entrepreneurship, but for academic use. However, in our
interdisciplinary environment materials may support teaching interest in exploring the end product
of entrepreneurship, e.g., BCC Research was subscribed to in order to support an engineering course
in entrepreneurship.
We have many of these resources that would support entrepreneurship activities, but they were not
specifically purchased for just those activities. These resources would be purchased out of a variety
of sources, including general library funds, foundation, and research. Resources would be available to
faculty, students, staff, and onsite patrons.
We have not purchased any resources specifically to support entrepreneurship activities. We have
many resources that can be used for both academic and entrepreneurial activities.
We have purchased all of these, but none specifically to support entrepreneurship activities.
We have purchased resources that are used by entrepreneurs, but were not specifically purchased for
their use—books, reference materials, and databases. The items were purchased for academic use.
11. What are the sources of funds to purchase these resources? Check all that apply. N=53
Source of Funds Books,
Data Equipment Software Other
Main library general budget 48 29 18 23 6 51
Business library budget 20 14 1 5 2 20
Another branch/unit library budget 10 5 5 5 0 16
Academic department/unit budget 10 8 5 8 2 15
Endowment fund 10 5 4 3 2 13
Grants 1 1 4 1 0 4
Gift fund 0 0 3 3 0 4
Separate budget for
entrepreneurship support
3 1 1 0 0 4
Other source of funds 5 2 4 2 4 9
Total responses 53 36 27 30 12 53
If you selected “Other source of funds” above, please briefly describe the source and identify the
type of resource. N=9
An online appointment booking tool is paid from the reference department funds, a subset of the Main
Library general budget.
Educational and technology fees (equipment)
Main library budget and business school funds (all types of resources)
The Blackstone Foundation provides funds for construction of space within Libraries, furnishings, and
other equipment.
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