Degree pedigree: assessing the effect of degree-granting institutions' ranks on prospective employment at academic law libraries

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Author: Ahlbrand, Ashley; Johnson, Michael


In the academic law library hiring process, candidates are assessed based on a variety of factors. The study conducted here focuses on education - specifically the institutional rank of degree-granting law and library science institutions - to explore how the rank of one's graduate education might influence hiring decisions at academic law libraries.

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Subjects: Employment; Outcomes; Providers of education and training; Qualifications; Research; Industry

Keywords: Attitude; Employers; Employees; Comparative analysis; University; Employment practice; Recruitment

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: Chicago, Illinois: American Association of Law Libraries, 2012

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Journal title: Law library journal

Journal volume: 104

Journal number: 4

Journal date: Fall 2012

Pages: pp. 553-568

ISSN: 0023-9283

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 111.364

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