Collection development : includes materials selection, collection analysis and evaluation, collection policy statements, replacement policies, weeding policies, acquisitions lists, development of vendor/publisher relationships, management of approval plans and blanket orders, management of serials, or other activities related to collection development.
Preservation : includes selection and assessment of materials for preservation and replacement activities, disaster planning and security, managing preservation projects, application of preservation techniques to library materials, preservation training of staff, working with professional conservators and vendors to implement reformatting initiatives, or other activities related to preservation.
Bibliographic control : imposing or deriving an organizational structure to provide access to information resources (in any format) for effective retrieval. Includes: original cataloging, cataloging with copy, online authority control, maintenance of circulation systems, preparation of in-house indexes or finding guides to materials.
Reference service : assisting users in the discovery, access, and utilization of information resources. Includes performance of regularly scheduled reference service, provision of computer-based services, cooperative reference referral, preparation of guides and handouts.
User education : creating and providing print or electronic user guides, maps, signs, tours; class presentations including participation in library-wide programs, preparation of exhibits highlighting collections or services, provision of aids for using the online catalog, and other teaching activities provided to students and faculty on campus, as well as other local and regional organizations.
Faculty liaison : regular contact with faculty and staff, both within the library and through other campus departments.
Systems activities : software development, implementation and monitoring of online systems (including online catalog, journal article databases, locally generated online databases, etc.), development and maintenance of local area and wide area networks and Web servers, liaison with programmers, statewide systems governance organizations, and other systems organizations on campus.
Management activities :
Provide information for undergraduate and graduate courses, both on and off campus, since last promotion. For each semester under review, provide a list of courses taught and the number of students enrolled in the course.
Significant instructional contributions of other sorts, e.g. through development of course materials used by other instructors, through professional training provided to Graduate Assistants, and through extensive independent study or informal interactions with students.
The candidate must provide a personal statement of their philosophy of librarianship, methods, strengths, problems, goals, and other material in a manner that will present colleagues with a context for interpreting other evaluative information.
A narrative statement evaluating the candidate's librarianship, including quotes or excerpts from the peer review committee report and reference letters.