Dr. Carol Tenopir


Tenopir & King Reading Surveys
Survey Instruments

NSF NSDL Project - Increasing Effective Student Use of the Scientific Journal Literature

IMLS MaxData Project

Research Grants

Center for Information Studies

Research Grants

Elsevier, “Return on Investment” of e-collections to academic libraries, 2008-2009.

CSA contract to evaluate “Deep Indexing”, co-Principal Investigator, 2006.

IMLS, 2005-2008
“The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee: A Grass-Roots Approach to Volunteer Voices,” Heading evaluation team, 2005-2008. Total $938,580, evaluation portion $150,000.

IMLS, 2004 National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Research & Demonstration, Maximizing Library Investments in Digital Collections Through Better Data Gathering and Analysis (MaxData), $446,988

John Metcalfe Visitor’s Grant
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, August-September 7, 2004.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Contract to survey and analyze journal reading patterns of Pediatricians, 2004. $30,000.

Council on Library and Information Resources
Grant to analyze and critique research studies on user behavior with electronic resources.
October 2002 - May 2003. $24,500.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education (SMETE) Digital Library (NSDL) program grant
September 2001-2003. $251,961. Principal Investigator.

American Astronomical Society (AAS)
Research gift to survey AAS members about their use of print and electronic journals. As part of a NASA grant. Summer-Fall 2001. $7,800; Spring 2003, $8,000

University of Tennessee, Interdisciplinary Council on Computational and Information Sciences
Seed-money grant to continue research on scholarly journals and explore opportunities for seeking external funding for projects with the University Libraries. With Linda Phillips, Hodges Library. 2001. $8,800.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Professional Development Award from the Vice-Provost's Office
Funding to revise and resubmit grant to the National Science Foundation, December 2000-May 2001, $3,500

Engineering Information Foundation
A grant to do a comprehensive literature review of scholarly communication of Engineers. With Donald W. King. December 2000-June 2001, $7,000

Corporate Research Gift
Gift to study electronic journal use among scientists 1999-2001, Principal Investigator, 1999-2000: $26,900. 2001: $10,000. 2002: $10,000. Continues work begun in 1995 under a SLA grant with Donald W. King.

Corporate Research Gift
Gift to study simultaneous use of online databases in libraries 1997-1998, $25,000 Principal Investigator

Instructional Technology Center, University of Tennessee
Grant to develop a "Virtual Digital Laboratory" for the core curriculum, 1997 Co-investigator with 5 other SIS faculty

Special Libraries Association Stephen I. Goldspiel Memorial Research Grant
To study "The Impact of Electronic Publishing on Special Libraries in the Future" 1995-1997, $20,000 Principal Investigator with co-investigator Donald W. King

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural health care clearinghouse and database specifications, 1991-1992 Subcontract to U.H. School of Social Work, $15,000 Co-investigator with Gerald W. Lundeen

University of Hawaii Research Relations
Grant to transcribe audiotapes of full text searches, 1990-1991, $1,500 Council on Library Resources Grant to study "Users and Uses of Full Text Databases", 1988-1989, $2,900

Educational Improvement Fund
Grant to develop training aids for online instruction, 1980-1981

University Research Council (URC)
Travel Grants to present research papers: 1993, 1991, 1989, 1988, 1987

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Dr. Carol Tenopir     School of Information Sciences     College of Communication and Information     University of Tennessee
1345 Circle Park Drive, Room 451      University of Tennessee     Knoxville, TN 37996-0341     (865) 974-7911     ctenopir@utk.edu