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Faculty Governance at the University of Florida Libraries

Agenda - October 19, 2009; 10:00am

Library East  Room 1A

Call to Order

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings

September 29, 2009 LFA Meeting

Chair's Report

Administration Updates

  • Law
  • Smathers

Committee Reports

  • Update from the Career Development Committee

Depositing Library Faculty Research Articles in the Institutional Repository

Questions for Dean Russell: Relevance of the MLS

  • Is the MLS a necessary professional credential before one can be considered a librarian?
  • Is the term librarian defined by function or by possession of the MLS?
  • Should possessors of an MLS be favored over applicants without the MLS?

Members Comments & Announcements

An opportunity for those not scheduled on the agenda to address the Assembly.

New Business


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