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Encouraging Research through Electronic Mentoring: A Case Study
College and Research Libraries
  • Tami Echavarria, University of California - San Diego
  • W. Bede Mitchell, Georgia Southern University
  • Karen Liston Newsome, University of Arizona
  • Thomas A. Peters, Northern Illinois University
  • Deleyne Wentz, Utah State University
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In 1991 the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Research Committee established an experiment using electronic mail to create mentoring relationships focusing on library and information science research. This article reports on that experiment's progress to date and includes first-hand accounts of participants' experiences.


This article was published in College and Research Libraries, which is an open access journal. All contents are freely available immediately to the public without charge. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of all contents. Authors retain their copyright and articles are published under a CC-BY-NC license.

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Tami Echavarria, W. Bede Mitchell, Karen Liston Newsome, Thomas A. Peters, et al.. "Encouraging Research through Electronic Mentoring: A Case Study" College and Research Libraries Vol. 56 Iss. 4 (1995) p. 352 - 361 ISSN: 2150-6701
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