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Special Committee on the Status of Librarians in the Academy

Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians

Statement arguing that because the scope and character of library resources should be taken into account in such important academic decisions as curricular planning and faculty appointments, librarians should have a voice in the development of the institution’s educational policy

Council Adopts Revised Statement on Librarians

At its November meeting, the AAUP’s Council adopted as policy an updated version of the joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians. Members of the AAUP’s Special Committee on the Status of Librarians in the Academy and the Association of College and Research Libraries revised the statement, which was originally issued in 1973.

The revised statement is posted at http://www.aaup.org/report/librarians.

 

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