May 24, 2018

Placements & Salaries 2017: Make Sure Your School Gets Counted

If you are a faculty member or a director and your school did not respond fully, now is the time to get started on the next survey. There are three stages in the annual Placements & Salaries Survey.

1. THE SCHOOL MUST PROVIDE THE NAME AND EMAIL OF THE PERSON WHO WILL SERVE AS ITS CONTACT. If you have a new contact, let us know as soon as possible via In early spring 2018, announcements will be emailed to each school contact with survey links and deadline information.

2. SUBMIT THE INSTITUTIONAL SURVEY. The school’s contact responds with the number and gender of graduates, details about placement assistance given, and trends in employment positions.

3. GET THE SURVEY TO 2017 GRADUATES. Send graduates LJ’s survey link, or choose to conduct an independent survey and share your raw data with LJ. Numerous outreach efforts may be needed to encourage graduates to participate.

GRADUATES: If you are a 2017 graduate, make sure that your institution has your current email address. Ask to be included in LJ’s Placement & Salaries Survey of 2017 Graduates.





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Suzie Allard About Suzie Allard

Suzie Allard ( is Professor of Information Sciences and Associate Dean of Research, University of Tennessee College of Communication & Information, Knoxville. She is PI or co-PI on grants funded by IMLS, NSF, and other foundations. She is a member of the DataONE Leadership Team and the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Board of Directors and the winner of the 2013 LJ Teaching Award.

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