General Reference Department records

General Reference Department records

Dates: 1989-2003

The collection contains statistical data, meeting minutes, and daily schedules from the General Reference Department of the Harold B. Lee Library. Dated 1989-2003.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 5549
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection has been left in its original order, which was arranged chronologically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from General Reference Department records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 5549; General Reference Department records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5549, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in November 2010.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; November 2010.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Libraries
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Statistics
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; 30 November 2010.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
General Reference Department records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-06-01T04:28-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Internally, the library is managed by the library director, who is aided by an associate university librarian and assistant university librarians, who oversee divisions of the library. Externally, the library was aligned with Media Services under the Assistant Academic Vice President of the University in 1973. In that same year, the J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Library was renamed the Harold B. Lee Library. Donald K. Nelson continued as Library Director from 1973 to 1980; Sterling J. Albrecht served as director from 1980 to 2002; Randy J. Olsen served as director from 2002 to 2009, and Julene Butler became library director January 1, 2010. The library building was expanded in 1976 and 2000 and continues to provide students and faculty access to scholarly materials.

The General Reference Department of the Library is located at the Information Commons and collects statistical data. The department is now known as General Information Services. Allyson Washburn is the Department chair as of 2010.

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