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Monday, 14th January 2013

AAUP Publishes New Guidelines on Librarians

By Africa S. Hands

From Inside Higher Ed:

The American Association of University Professors has updated guidelines for librarians to reflect their changing roles as teachers and researchers. The joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librariansnow includes language on technology in the library and recommends that institutions adequately compensate librarians for the 12-month cycles in which they typically work.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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