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Librarians in the City University of New York system have held faculty ranks since 1965, but their faculty status dates back two decades further. How did they achieve faculty status and faculty ranks? What role did their professional association (LACCNY, later known as LACUNY) play? Is their status secure?


Urban Library Journal is published by the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY), and this article is also available from the CUNY Graduate Center's Open Journals Systems, along with other articles from the Volume 20 (2014) issue, which celebrated LACUNY's 75th anniversary.



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