Henry Vilas wrote:Yes I know the graduate studies program in library systems is separate from the university's library system, but I assume there is a correlation between the two.
Like the correlation between the Business School and the UW HR department? Or the Law School and University's legal counsel? I'm sure the there are professional channels of communication and perhaps some shared initiatives ... Beyond that, nah. They're in independent orbits, with the library system being far closer to the infinitely demanding and rarely forgiving sun.
If you're up for digging in further, this might be a good place to start. (Keyword: ARL statistics): http://memorial.library.wisc.edu/services/index.html
Anyway, all of this is only one slice of the pie. It's too bad Biddy's clear assessment was tainted buy Scooter's self-serving stench. She had it right.