Daily Archives: March 13, 2011

The Academic Librarian: Ranks and Titles

Where did our four ranks, Librarian I-IV, originate? More than sixty years ago, in 1954, Stewart Wallace, University Librarian, approached Vice-President of UT Claude T. Bissell with a proposal to establish four ranks or levels for librarians, in a category … Continue reading

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Historical Bits and Bytes: Chief Librarians / University Librarians

As we look ahead at the future, it might be interesting to look back. Here are the names of previous University Librarians and their legacies: 1843-1852    Rev. John McCaul, MA, LLD (President, Librarian and Professor) 1852-1853  Rev. John William Small, … Continue reading

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