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Rank and promotion of library faculty in a health sciences university.

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  • Research Article
  • Education
  • Medicine


One method of determining faculty rank and promotion of library personnel in a health sciences university setting is presented. The focus is on appointment and promotion policies and procedures for librarians as faculty. The promotion document stresses (1) superior teaching, (2) outstanding service to the institution, (3) academic achievement, and (4) professional growth and development. Criteria for appointment and promotion to specific ranks are given. Detailed promotion procedures and a timetable are also included. This method of determining rank and promotion of library faculty is now in operation at the Medical College of Georgia.

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