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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…the librarian?

Comparing Butler University librarians to Clark Kent may seem like a ludicrous analogy. After all, librarians are commonly thought to simply stand around, sort books and read all day. Upon closer inspection, however, Butler University librarians prove to have a capacity for learning, teaching and assisting in research that straddles the line of being superhuman.

Librarians mark full year of being recognized as faculty members

Librarians were elevated to faculty status last October, but the changes are just now reflected in Butler University’s faculty handbook. Dean of libraries Lewis Miller said there were multiple reasons why he and associate dean for public services Sally Neal lobbied Butler’s Faculty Senate last year to make librarians members of the faculty. “Librarians do