October 26, 2021

Ontario: St. Lawrence College Losing Librarian in the New Year, Part of “New Student Success Model”

From GlobalNews.ca:

When St. Lawrence College students have a hard time finding that key piece of information, they go to the library. More often than not they’ll speak with Jill Baker, the college librarian.

But as of January 12th, all of that will change.

The position of Librarian will be replaced by an Associate Director of Libraries and Student Success. [Our emphasis] The person in this role will oversee various departments, with only 20 per cent dedicated to the college’s libraries.

In a statement to CKWS TV, the school says this is all part of a new ‘student success model’.

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See Also: Statement from Ontario Public Service Employees Union

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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