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Partial List of Available References

  1. Allen, S. (2014). Towards a conceptual map of academic libraries’ role in student retention. The Christian Librarian, 57(1), 7–19. Retrieved from
  2. Association of College and Research Libraries. (2016). Documented library contributions to student learning and success: Building evidence with team-based assessment in action campus projects. Retrieved from
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  5. Bowles-Terry, M. (2012). Library instruction and academic success: A mixed-methods assessment of a library instruction program. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 7(1), 82–95. Retrieved from
  6. Cherry, E., Rollins, S. H., & Evans, T. (2013). Proving our worth: The impact of electronic resource usage on academic achievement. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 20(3–4), 386–398.
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  8. Emmons, M., & Wilkinson, FC. (2011). The academic library impact on student persistence. College & Research Libraries, 72(2), 128–149. Retrieved from
  9. Gaha, U., Hinnefeld, S., & Pellegrino, C. (2018). The academic library’s contribution to student success: Library instruction and GPA. College & Research Libraries, 79(6), 737–746.
  10. Grallo, J. D., Chalmers, M., & Baker, P. G. (2012). How do I get a campus ID? The other role of the academic library in student retention and success. The Reference Librarian, 53(2), 182–193.
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  13. Miller, R. E. (2018). Information Literacy and Instruction: Reference Consultations and Student Success Outcomes. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 58(1), 16.
  14. Murray, A., Ireland, A., & Hackathorn, J. (2016). The value of academic libraries: Library services as a predictor of student retention. College & Research Libraries, 77(5), 631–642.
  15. Murray, AL. (2014, May). The academic library and high-impact practices for student retention: Perspectives of library deans. Western Kentucky University. Retrieved from
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  17. Scott, M. (2014). Interlibrary loan article use and user GPA: Findings and implications for library services. Journal of Access Services, 11(4), 229–238.
  18. Soria, K., & Fransen, J. (2017). The impact of academic library resources on undergraduates’ degree completion. College & Research Libraries, 78(6).
  19. Soria, K. M., Fransen, J., & Nackerud, S. (2017). Beyond books: The extended academic benefits of library use for first-year college students. College & Research Libraries, 78(1), 8–22.
  20. Wong, S. H. R., & Cmor, D. (2011). Measuring association between library instruction and graduation GPA. College & Research Libraries, 72(5), 464–473.
  21. Wong, S. H. R., & Webb, T. D. (2011). Uncovering meaningful correlation between student academic performance and library material usage. College & Research Libraries, 72(4), 361–370.
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