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Virginia Tech’S Innovative College Librarian Program, Nancy H. Seamans, Paul Metz Jan 2002

Virginia Tech’S Innovative College Librarian Program, Nancy H. Seamans, Paul Metz

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In 1994, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Libraries founded a College Librarian Program. Begun with four librarians serving four colleges, it has since grown to include eleven librarians providing comprehensive library services to the six of Virginia Tech's eight colleges not served by branch libraries. Other authors have described the early history of the program or outlined some of its specific elements. By reviewing how the program came to be, by analyzing the choice points it presents, especially from an administrative perspective, and by discussing its benefits and costs from a university point of view, the ...