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Vice Provost and University Librarian at Columbia University

Posted in ARL Libraries, Research Libraries on October 22nd, 2014

Columbia University is recruiting a Vice Provost and University Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The University is seeking a dynamic individual to lead a large, complex, globally recognized academic research library system with remarkable growth in its collections in recent years and highly talented staff undertaking an impressive range of innovative professional assignments.

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    University of Chicago Names Brenda Johnson Library Director and University Librarian

    Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News, Research Libraries on October 20th, 2014

    Brenda Johnson has been appointed Library Director and University Librarian at the University of Chicago for a five-year term.

    Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

    Johnson currently serves as Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University, Bloomington—a position she has held since 2010. She succeeds Judith Nadler, who retired in June after nearly five decades of service to UChicago.

    Before coming to Indiana University, Johnson was University Librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She spent more than 20 years at the University of Michigan, where she served as Associate University Librarian for Public Services, a position with responsibility over that institution's 19 libraries.

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      Texas Tech Names Earnstein Dukes as Interim Dean of Libraries

      Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News on September 26th, 2014

      Texas Tech has named Earnstein Dukes as Interim Dean of Libraries.

      Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

      Texas Tech University has appointed Earnstein Dukes as interim dean of libraries, effective September 1, 2014. Dukes has served as associate dean of libraries at Texas Tech since 2003.

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        Next-Gen Learning Spaces, SPEC Kit 342

        Posted in ARL Libraries, Research Libraries on September 17th, 2014

        ARL has released Next-Gen Learning Spaces, SPEC Kit 342.

        Here's an excerpt:

        This SPEC Kit explores the configuration and uses of library learning spaces, the developments and transformations that have occurred over the past ten years, and future plans for learning spaces to determine where they are on a continuum between first-gen information commons and next-gen spaces. It explores five main areas related to learning spaces: what kinds of learning spaces currently exist, how these spaces have changed since their inception, and the effects these spaces have had on other library operations; the instruction, programming, and collaboration that take place in the learning spaces; and the current assessment methods for learning spaces and changes that have been made or are planned based on the results of these evaluations.

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          Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair at University of Houston

          Posted in ARL Libraries, Research Libraries, Texas Academic Libraries on August 20th, 2014

          The University of Houston is recruiting a Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair.

          Here's an excerpt from the ad.

          The University of Houston invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair. The Dean of Libraries leads the University Libraries and advances the University's mission of research and teaching by ensuring the provision of outstanding library services. The University Libraries comprises the M.D. Anderson Library and three branch libraries (Music, Optometry, and Architecture and Art). The Dean of Libraries serves as the chief executive of the Libraries, with responsibility for oversight of all administrative activities, including budget and personnel management. The Dean provides programmatic and strategic leadership to the Libraries and plays a critical role in the Libraries' development activities. The Dean represents the Libraries within the University, and at the local, state, and national levels. The Dean reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and is a member of the Council of Deans. . . .

          Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

          The University of Houston Libraries ranks 70th out of 115 research libraries in the latest ARL rankings.

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            "Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13"

            Posted in ARL Libraries, Research Libraries on August 20th, 2014

            Based on Association of Research Libraries data, The Chronicle of Higher Education has published "Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13."

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              ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014

              Posted in ARL Libraries on July 2nd, 2014

              ARL has released the ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014.

              Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

              The 2013—2014 data show that salaries for professionals in ARL libraries kept pace with inflation. The median salary for professionals in US ARL university libraries in 2013 was $68,773, an increase of 2.3% over the 2012—2013 median salary of $67,257. The US CPI rose 2% during the same period. The experience of professionals in Canadian ARL academic libraries was more favorable: while the Canadian CPI rose 1.3%, median salaries in Canadian university libraries increased from $87,120 (Canadian dollars) to $89,163 (Canadian dollars) a rise of 2.3%.

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                Adriene Lim Named University of Oregon’s Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries

                Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News on June 25th, 2014

                The University of Oregon has named Adriene Lim as its Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries.

                Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

                Lim has served as Oakland University's chief administrative officer for the school's main Kresge Library and Medical Library since 2011. Before that, she was at Portland State University since 2005, holding positions that included interim university librarian, associate university librarian and head of library technologies.

                Lim earned a bachelor of fine arts degree and a master's degree in library and information science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. She received a doctorate in library and information science from Simmons College in Boston, Mass., where she was in the managerial leadership in the information professions program.

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