ERIC Number: ED332717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Minority Recruitment and Retention in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 167.
Burrows, Janice H.; And Others
This SPEC kit presents the results of a survey which determined employment practices of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries in 1990 in the areas of cultural diversity, minority recruitment, and affirmative action. Categories surveyed in the area of minority recruitment include hiring activities, advertising available positions, and barriers to recruitment. Results are also presented in the areas of the recruitment of and retention strategies for minority professionals as well as the use of internships, residencies, and scholarships for minorities. Issues and trends are also identified. The kit provides recruitment planning documents, recruitment procedures, contact lists, in-house recruitment strategies, and minority recruitment internship documents submitted by the universities of California (Davis, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Berkeley); Colorado at Boulder; Connecticut; Delaware; Illinois (Chicago, Urbana-Champaign); Iowa; Kentucky; Michigan; Minnesota at Twin Cities; Nebraska; and South Carolina; as well as by Cornell University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; National Agriculture Library; New York State Library; Ohio State University; the State University of New York (Albany, Stonybrook); and Texas A&M University. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Affirmative Action, Budgeting, Higher Education, Labor Turnover, Librarians, Library Surveys, Minority Groups, Personnel Policy, Professional Associations, Recruitment, Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Services, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($20 for members, $30 for nonmembers; prepayment required).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services.