Changes to Library Department Handbook

 

Page Section Change made Change Date Date Approved by Library Department
6 Part II, By-Laws, Article I, §§ 1-2 Add term length and eligibility criteria for new officer position: Librarian Delegate to Senate Committee on Libraries. 2014-04 2014-04
7 Part II, Officers Add officer position and enumerate duties for Librarian Delegate to Senate Committee on Libraries.  Amend duties of Past Chair. 2014-04 2014-04
17 Part III, Evaluation Remove references to Academic Staff Review. 2014-04 2014-04
23 Part III, Discharge Remove references to Academic Staff Review, and Appendix 2 (no longer extant). 2014-04 2014-04
4 Part II, Constitution
III, Membership: To part D, add the words Howard-Tiltonbefore "librarianin the phrase "permanent librarian position without going through the Library Department search committee process.”
2014-03 2013-11
4-5 Part II, Constitution III, Membership: To part D, add new sections 1, 1a, and 1b defining the means for inclusion and rights of Librarieans outside the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library to participation in Library Department meetings. 2014-03 2013-11
2 Part I, Introduction Cut references to the Staff Handbook. Section now refers only to the Faculty Handbook and Library Department Handbook 2013-09 2013-09
24 Part III, Grievance Procedures Changed references to librarian status in the footnote at the bottom of page 24. Sentence reading "They are classified as academic staff, but they have many faculty benefits, including sabbatical leave and participation in TIAA/CREF..." now reads "The title Librarian is defined by the Faculty Handbook, and librarians have many faculty benefits, including sabbatical leave and participation in faculty retirement savings plan options..." 2013-09 2013-09
21 Part III, Leave, 1 and 2 Added subsections 1a and 2a, which state that librarians report annual and sick leave in full day increments only. 2013-09 2013-09
19 Part III, Travel, 6e Cut section reading "Membership in the organization is required." Section reading "Member just attending conference" now reads "Attending conference" 2013-04 2013-01
22 Part III, Leave, 7 Section reading "This leave shall not exceed three working days for a funeral held within a 300-mile radius of the city and shall not exceed five working days for a funeral outside that radius." now reads "In accordance with Tulane University policy leave shall not exceed three working days for a funeral held within a 100-mile radius of the city and shall not exceed five working days for a funeral held more than 100 miles from New Orleans." 2013-04 2013-01
19 Part III, Travel, 6 added "Special consideration may be given to early career or recently hired librarians who apply for travel funding." 2013-01  
19 Part III, Travel, 7 changed "airline ticket stubs" to "airline boarding passes" 2012-11  
5 Part 2, section IV, B removed "listed in the Manual" 2012-11 2011-01
19 Travel, 2 Added "The Travel Request/Authorization Form, guides on submitting expense reports through CONCUR and more are available on the Administrative Services web page at http://library.tulane.edu/about/contact/dept/admin." 2012-11 2012-11
1 Title and Date Removed "as of"; updated Revised Date to March, 2012    
2 Part 1, Introduction Added history of Matas Library; purpose is clarify that Matas Librarians are considered part of the Library Department; e.g. "Hereafter, in this document, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library refers to all libraries within the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library System, including the Matas Library of the Health Sciences."    2012-01
2 Part 1, Library Department Handbook 2nd paragraph, changed "be to "is"    
4 Part 2, Constitution; III Membership D Changed "any one" to "anyone"    
6 By-Laws, Article II, Committee Added "Professional Development" to list of committees   2011-04
6 By-Laws, Article II, Committees, 1 Remove references to Library Department Manual    2011-01
6 By-Laws, Article II, Committees, 2 Replaced "Manual" with "Handbook"   2011-01
6 Article 3, Handbook Removed reference to Handbook   2011-01
6 Article 4, Amendments changed "be to "is"    
8 Committees, Executive Committee Removed reference to Assistant Deans   2011-04
10 Search Committee Added new text provided by Standing Search Committee that clarifies SSC role   2011-04
12 Ranks, Librarian 1 Changed "months" to "month's"    
12 Assistant/Associate Dean Added Memorial Library    
13 General Criteria Deleted <link>    
19 Travel, 2 Added "Associate Dean"; Added "Access the Concur system via Gibson Online (https://gibson.tulane.edu/tulane/jsp/login.html)."    2011-04    
24 Grievance procedures Corrected references to Matas    2012-01
24 Grievance process, paragraph 4 changed "Dean" to "Dean/ Director"    2011-04   
25 Informal procedures changed "Dean" to "Dean/ Director"      2011-04    
26 Formal Procedure – several paragraphs changed "Dean" to "Dean/ Director"      2011-04    

 

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