ERIC Number: ED332718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Student Employment Programs in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 168.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services.; Connecticut Univ., Storrs. Homer Babbidge Library.
This SPEC KIT presents survey results and documents from 53 U.S. academic members of the Association of Research Libraries in 1990 who provided current information on student employment policies and practices. The survey results identify the following employment policies and practices: (1) funding sources and wages; (2) duties and rewards; (3) recruitment and hiring practices; and (4) supervisory, training, and evaluation methods. Issues and trends are also identified. Student library employment documents (e.g., supervisors' manuals, employees' handbooks, recruitment policies, and job descriptions) included in the kit were submitted by the universities of Alabama, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri (Columbia), Nebraska, New Mexico, Rochester, Southern California, Texas (Austin), and Washington, as well as Brigham Young University, Case Western Reserve University, Colorado State University, Indiana University, Iowa State University, Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, New York University, Princeton University, and Washington State University. A copy of the survey questionnaire and an analysis of the responses are included. (10 selected readings) (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Higher Education, Library Personnel, Library Surveys, Personnel Evaluation, Personnel Policy, Professional Associations, Questionnaires, Student Employment
Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Services, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($20 for ARL members, $30 for nonmembers; prepayment is required).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services.; Connecticut Univ., Storrs. Homer Babbidge Library.
Note: Prepared as part of the Office of Management Services Collaborative Research/Writing Program.