Lauinger Library’s budget was cut by $1 million for fiscal year 2016, requiring the library to reduce its principal collections of books to avoid staff layoffs. In July 2015, the library took a 6-percent overall budget reduction as part of a broader university effort to reduce spending, according to University Librarian Artemis Kirk. In order to retain all library staff, the majority of the cuts were made from the library’s collections budget, which were cut by 17.5 percent. The reduced collection was announced to university faculty in an email sent from library administrators Feb. 9 obtained by The Hoya. The cut is part of a larger series of cuts to the university budget, according to the email sent to faculty. K. Matthew Dames, associate university librarian for scholarly resources, said the $1 million reduction is unlikely to be reversed in future years.
Blogs I Follow
- Are you joking here New York Times? So what if it is James Heckman… the sample size is 37!
- Trump’s “America First” rhetoric? William Wyler had it pegged back in 1946.
- For everyone who served on a committee that had to write a report
- Maybe you studied abroad in Spain? Then you should watch El fin de ETA!
- Economic justice and basic income
- Activité à la bibliothèque de Kaya
- Une délégation de FAVL chez le Dima de Boussouma
- Les femmes mentors de Barsalogho II visitent la bibliothèque de Barsalogho
- Visite de la Coordinatrice régionale de CRS/Afrique de l'Ouest à la bibliothèque de Boussouma
- Sortie de supervision à la bibliothèque de Sebba
- Deuxième discussion du club de lecture à Bantogdo
- Don de livres en langues nationales
- Des journaux planètes enfants et planètes j'aime lire dans les bibliothèques de FAVL-BBII
- Don de livres à la bibliothèque communautaire de Zimtanga
- Books delivered to three Ghana libraries
- Camp de lecture à l'école Silmiyiri de Ouagadougou
- Great article about one of the FAVL donors who helped make a library happen in Burkina Faso
- AYA Afrika Foundation helps continue after school reading program in libraries in Ghana
- New motor bike for FAVL/CESRUD Ghana
- Visite guidée à la bibliothèque communautaire de Dablo