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Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara Records
UArch 65  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Title: Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara records
    Identifier/Call Number: UArch 65
    Physical Description: 18 Linear Feet 12 cartons, 1 half-doc box, and 1 audiotape
    Date (inclusive): circa 1962-2015
    Abstract: The Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara (LAUC-SB) Records contain meeting minutes, bylaws, committee, election, appointment and statewide files, and other related documents.
    Physical Description: (12 cartons, 1 half-doc box and 1 audiotape)

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara Records. UArch 65. Department of Special Collections, UCSB Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple donations from library personnel; Audio merged from University Archives Recordings in 2010.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    From the LAUC-SB Bylaws at http://www.library.ucsb.edu/lauc/bylaws.html:
    "The Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara (LAUC-SB) is established by authority of the University President as a division of the Librarians' Association of the University of California (LAUC). [...]
    "The objectives: To create a forum wherein matters of concern to librarians may be considered and analyzed, and to advise the library administration, the campus administration, or through statewide LAUC, the office of the President, as appropriate, on:
    a. Planning, evaluation and implementation of programs, services or technological features of the UCSB Library or of the University libraries.
    b. The professional standards, rights, privileges and obligations of members of the librarian series at UCSB.
    c. Professional and governance matters of concern to all librarians. [...]
    "The membership of this organization shall consist of all persons in the University of California, Santa Barbara holding appointment half-time or more in the librarian series or in any one of the following titles: University Librarian, Associate University Librarian, Assistant University Librarian or in the same titles in an acting capacity."


    The collection contains the following series:
    Series I, Chronological files, arranged chronologically by year and alphabetically by subject within each year. Switches from year (Jan-Dec.) to school year (July-Jun.) with 1977/78. Contains minutes, agendas, ad-hoc and sub-committee files, treasurer's files, bylaws, election files, and other related documents.
    Series II, Appointments, contains procedural documents relating to creation, posting, review, termination, etc. of library positions, salary surveys, committee files, etc., as well as files on specific positions advertised, filled, and/or abolished. Supporting documents (Subseries A) arranged alphabetically, Positions (Subseries B) arranged chronologically.
    Series III, CAP (Committee on Advancement and Promotion) files, contains files on merit and promotion review, performance evaluation, research, and other related materials.
    Series IV, Statewide, contains files on LAUC general assembly meetings and committees involving LAUC-SB members, the Ad-Hoc Committee on the Library Plan, and the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF).
    Series V, Audio, contains one tape of a LAUC-sponsored event.
    Series added after 2015 to be arranged chronologically.

    Related Material

    UCSB Library collection, UArch 22.
    Friends of the UCSB Library Collection, UArch 23.
    Library publications in University Archives, Serials, such as In the Library, Library Newsletter for Faculty, and Library Waves.
    Academic Senate records, UArch 13.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Librarians -- California
    Librarians' Association (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Library