Academic Librarianship


Mark Tucker


University of Hawaii



This course explores academic libraries, examining their missions and purposes, their higher educational cultures, their principal constituents, their structural partnerships, their main functions, the ways they are organized, and variations among types of libraries. The course considers political, financial, intellectual, and human resources needed for effective operation.

Required Textbook:

Budd, J. M. 2005. The Changing Academic Library: Operations, Culture, Environments.

Link to Syllabus:

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