This guide contains links and resources geared towards new UK Libraries faculty members. Please explore the wide variety of resources on the promotion and/or tenure process and mentoring at the University of Kentucky Libraries.
Be sure to take advantage of our library faculty mentoring program to jump-start your career or advance your career goals at UK Libraries.
We're here to help! Contact anyone on the UKL Faculty Council for more information.
2016-17 Faculty Council:
Welcome New UK Libraries Faculty!
To continue building a great university we must continue to build a strong faculty. We are committed to recruiting the highest quality faculty, providing the best environment for our faculty to succeed, and retaining the best faculty to draw upon their knowledge and experience.
I hope that this resource guide will help you during your transition to the University of Kentucky Libraries. Moreover, I hope that you will consider every UK Libraries faculty member a resource you can also turn to when needed. We are glad that you are here, and please let me know if I can be of assistance to you.
Just getting started at UK Libraries? Follow the new employee and exit checklist to complete essential paperwork and learn about required training and how to set up email accounts and join internal listservs.
The checklist also contains other information we hope you find helpful as you start your new career at the Library.
Karyn Hinkle, Visual Resources Librarian
Sarah Dorpinghaus, Director of Digital Services
Jaime Burton, Director of Research Services and Education, Special Collections Research Center
Christie Peters, Head of Science Library & eScience Initiatives
UK's Office for Faculty Advancement & Institutional Effectiveness provides information on the following opportunities for new faculty: