32 · Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
The USHS had large amounts of funding available for its digitization program but did not want to hire staff or build
infrastructure. They were interested in out-sourcing this work to another state institution. They launched a competitive
bidding process through which our library was selected as the service provider.
Two additional key drivers for establishing the service: Desire to support areas of the library that need advanced
technology services but don’t have the resident expertise to develop them Strong interest in recruiting to the library
profession undergraduate students with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
University mission to increase retention rates and ensure student success. State educational mission to increase
education levels in the state.
Workflow enhancement
7. Please identify the position(s) and/or unit in your library that are/were administratively responsible
for initiating this innovation. N=41
Position Title(s): Department/unit:
Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research, Digital Systems
and Stewardship/Associate Director, MITH Assistant Director,
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
Assistant Dean of Libraries Administration
Assistant Dean, Technical Services, Collections, &Systems Technical Services
Assistant Director for Information Technology Library
Assistant Director of Information Technology IT
Assoc. University Librarian for Research &Instruction Library Administration
Associate Dean Dean’s Office
Associate Dean for Public Services Library
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communications Administration
Associate Dean for Research Data Management Digital Research and Curation Center
Associate Director for the Digital Library Information Technology (IT), Digital Library Initiatives
Associate Librarian Instructional Services Team
Associate Provost &University Librarian Library
Associate University Librarian for Bibliographic Services and
Collection Development
Bibliographic Services and Collection Development
Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Open
Library Administration
Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems Technical and Automated Services
Associate University Librarian for Public Services Public Services Division
Associate University Librarians for Research &Learning and AUL
for Data &Technology
Chief Innovation Officer Office of Innovation
Dean Library Affairs
Dean of Libraries Library
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