Scope and Content of Collection
Language of Material:
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
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)
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.
Librarians' Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara Records. UArch 65. Department of Special Collections,
UCSB Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
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,
a. Planning, evaluation and implementation of programs, services or technological features of the UCSB Library or of the University
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.
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
Academic Senate records, UArch 13.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Librarians -- California
Librarians' Association (University of California, Santa Barbara)
University of California, Santa Barbara. Library