Collaborative Librarianship, Vol 1, No 2 (2009)

Perspectives on Peer Support for Tenure-track Librarians: The Annual "Juniors'" Retreat at Stony Brook University

Susan P. Lieberthal


The non-tenured faculty at Stony Brook University Libraries has implemented an annual one-day retreat which includes presentations, posters of research in progress, group activities, and a discussion of current library issues.  The retreats have inspired junior faculty members and assisted them in forming a supportive network of peer mentoring for guidance through the tenure process.

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