Office of Policy and Analysis: Research
This section contains documents on the following issues: Systematic scholarly and scientific investigation or inquiry, often involving Smithsonian collections; resources such as libraries that support research.
Creating a Roadmap for the Future of Music at the Smithsonian, June 2012 | Abstract
Sharing Smithsonian Digital Scientific Research from Biology, March 2011
Interplay of Perspectives: History, Art & Culture + Science, Interdisciplinary Crossover and Collaboration, September 2010
Addressing Complexity: Fostering Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Science Research at the Smithsonian, Volume I: Summary Study Report, May 2009
Addressing Complexity: Fostering Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Science Research at the Smithsonian, Volume II: Detailed Findings, July 2009
Looking to the Future of Smithsonian Libraries: The Perspective of Scholars, February 2008
Gateways to Research: A Study of Nine Smithsonian Institution Libraries, A Study for Smithsonian Institution Libraries and Smithsonian Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, September 2007
The Art Library as Space, Place, and Experience, A study prepared for Smithsonian Institution Libraries and Smithsonian Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, April 2007
Library Use at the National Museum of American History, Behring Center, National Museum of Natural History, and Smithsonian Institution Service Center, February 2007
For more information regarding the studies and reports on this site, contact the Office of Policy and Analysis.