Content of outreach position announcements posted in College and Research Libraries News from 1970 through 2004 were examined. Ads fell within three broad groups: distance education, multicultural services, and specialized. Overall, outreach positions have been on the rise with the exception of multicultural services librarian positions which have not increased at a stable rate.
Boff, Colleen T.; Singer, Carol; and Stearns, Beverly, "Reaching Out to the Underserved: More Than Thirty Years of Outreach Job Ads" (2006). University Libraries Faculty Publications. 4.
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