Sociology Discussion Group

Join the Sociology Discussion Group
at 2016 ALA Annual in Orlando!

Event: ACRL/ANSS’ Sociology Discussion Group
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time: 10:30am to 11:30am (Eastern)
Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando, Bayhill 23

Quinn Galbraith, Family Life and Sociology Librarian, Brigham Young University, will be discussing his research, An Analysis of the Salary Gap in the Library Workforce. Quinn will be sharing some of the highlights of his analysis of the ARL salary survey data.  As a Visiting Program Officer for ARL he was given full access to 35 years of salary survey data for all of the ARL libraries.  He will show the raw and adjusted salary comparisons between genders and minority groups.  Quinn will also show the trends and how ARL libraries compare with the general labor force.



Jill Conte, Co-Convener (2014 – 2017)
Librarian for Sociology, Psychology, and Gender & Sexuality Studies
Bobst Library, New York University

Susan Silver, Co-Convener (2014 – 2016)
Associate Librarian
University of South Florida



To provide a forum for discussion and exchange of information regarding reference, collection development, bibliographic instruction, current publications, core collections, databases, and other topics of interest among sociology subject specialists and others interested in sociology librarianship.

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