December 19, 2014

University of Virginia: “Library Employees Protest Changed Title”

From The Cavalier Daily: Incoming library staff will no longer be designated as faculty, University Librarian Karin Wittenborg told library employees in an email March 1. Instead, all future positions within the University library system, including vacancies created by retirements and departures as well as newly created positions, will be posted as University staff. The […]

Academe: AAUP Publishes Revised Statement on Faculty Status for Librarians

New from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP): The AAUP has published a revised version of the 1973 joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians. The statement—originally formulated by the AAUP, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and the Association of American Colleges (now the Association of American Colleges […]

Now Available: CLIR Issues (No. 85; January/February 2012)

New from the Council on Library and Information Resources CLIR Issues (No. 85; January/February 2012) Articles Include: Anvil Academic to Forge New Publishing Platform for Humanities ARL/DLF E-Science Institute: Next Steps by Rachel Frick Frye Institute 2012 Participants Named Library Leaders Announce New Digital Curation Residency Program CLIR Has a New Website Complete Archive of […]

Article (Preprint): "Academic Librarian Research: A Survey of Attitudes, Involvement, and Perceived Capabilities"

Direct to Full Text (34 pages; PDF) Prerprint: “Academic Librarian Research: A Survey of Attitudes, Involvement, and Perceived Capabilities” Authors: Marie R. Kennedy and Kristine R. Brancolini William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University Source: C&RL (College and Research Libraries) Abstract This article reports on the development and results of a recent survey of academic […]