January 25, 2022

Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Releases Statement on the Role of the University Librarian

The statement is titled, “The University Librarian: Providing Value to the Research University.”

From the Statement: 

Libraries advance the university’s research enterprise and educational mission, driving student success and the university’s contribution to global scholarship and the advancement of knowledge.

The University Librarian, sometimes titled Vice-Provost or Dean, shapes the vision and delivers excellence in the provision of information services, resources, and facilities to advance the university’s strategic goals. 

Read the Complete Statement
554 words (2 pages; PDF).

See Also: Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Support the University of California in Taking a Bold Stand for Openly Available Research (March 10, 2019)

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.