ERIC Number: ED354889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Performance Appraisal of Collection Development Librarians. SPEC Kit 181.
Siggins, Jack, Comp.
Spec Kit, n181 Feb 1992
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) kit reports results of a survey of 64 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions conducted in the fall of 1990 to gather information on the performance appraisal of collection development librarians. Data are reported on the frequency of the performance review cycle, reporting structures, person responsible for writing the review, peer involvement, and supporting materials. The following related documents from several ARL libraries are included: (1) statements of performance criteria for selectors from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Notre Dame, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; (2) policy statements on evaluation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Washington; (3) performance review models from Arizona State University, the University of California, and Pennsylvania State University; (4) job descriptions for collection development librarians from Colorado State University and the University of Tennessee; and (5) various reports and forms from Kent State University, the University of Oregon, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Tulane University, and the University of Waterloo. (KRN)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Collection Development, Library Expenditures, Library Policy, Library Surveys, Models, Occupational Information, Personnel Evaluation, Research Libraries
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services.