Our commitment, your commitment


Rhonda Houser, GIS Librarian, and Sara Gregg, associate professor of History, lean over their laptops in consultation about Prof. Gregg's Research Sprints project.

University of Kansas Libraries commit to

  • Provide selected faculty and academic staff with $1,000 stipend upon completion of Research Sprints project
  • Research Sprints project team members being available for the Research Sprints
  • Collaboratively partnering with selected faculty members to complete the proposed Research Sprints project
  • Provide a project manager to organize and coordinate the project throughout the week of the Research Sprints
  • Provide relevant expertise to complete the stated outcomes of the Research Sprints project
  • Provide space and materials needs within its means to support the Research Sprints project 
  • Foster open access and open educational efforts, as appropriate
  • Integrate critical information and other literacies, as appropriate
  • Maintain an environment of collegial respect
  • Promote fundamental values of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility 

Successful applicants commit to

  • Being available for the entire week of the Research Sprints 
  • Focus exclusively on their project during the week of the Research Sprints
  • Attend a pre-Research Sprints workshop during the spring semester
  • Participate in the assessment of the Research Sprints program
  • Participate in the Research Sprints public showcase 
  • Participate in a post-Research Sprints interview
  • Deposit in KU ScholarWorks any research or instructional materials produced or initiated during the Research Sprints, as appropriate
  • Embrace open access and open educational efforts, as appropriate
  • Integrate critical information and other literacies, as appropriate
  • Maintain an environment of collegial respect
  • Embrace fundamental values of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility

Research Sprints Information

Contact

Research Sprints committee
The University of Kansas Libraries
researchsprints@ku.edu

Committee Members