Professor and CCI Associate Dean of Research Suzie Allard authored this year’s Library Journal annual placements and salaries survey article. Her analysis and insights about the data provide a compass for readers to explore the report (see http://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/placements-and-salaries/).
Allard also attended the WC-WAVE (Western Consortium for Watershed Analysis, Visualization and Exploration) annual meeting October 6 – 8, 2015 as a part of her role as an External Advisory Board Member (see http://westernconsortium.org/).
Steve Smith, dean of UT libraries and adjunct professor in the School of Information Sciences, was elected to a three-year term of the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The ARL is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada. Its mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve.