ERIC Number: ED192733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: 0
University Libraries Task Force to Study the Issue of Release Time. A Report to the Library Faculty Executive Committee.
Zubrow, Marcia; And Others
Based on the responses of 40 library faculty members to a questionnaire exploring the area of professional development activities, seven policy recommendations on release time for professional development and research were developed by a task force. These recommendations urge (1) recognition by library faculty of developmental opportunities and responsibilities; (2) recognition by the administration of its obligation to further professional development; (3) establishment of a policy for professional development and release time; (4) formal establishment of minimum opportunity levels for professional development; (5) flexible work schedules for library faculty; (6) equality of opportunity for all librarians regardless of work unit; and (7) the provision of resources to support the program. This report analyzes the questionnaires and presents detailed graphs depicting work, research, and professional development time utilization. An appendix presents the questionnaire and tabulated results. (RAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Univ. Libraries.