If you’ve been searching for the soundtrack to your next homework-induced crying session, look no further.
Staff at the 7Cs’ Honnold Mudd Library are deciding by secret ballot whether to form a union after at least 30 percent of approximately 40 eligible employees expressed interest. The California Federation of Teachers filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board filed a petition to represent the staff, according to a Feb. 9 statement from The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS).
With responsibilities including researching, working on personal projects, assisting students, and advertising resources, the Honnold/Mudd librarians’ schedules are booked.
In a series of COVID-19 budget cuts, the Claremont Colleges have reduced Honnold Mudd Library’s budget by 23.5 percent, according to an email sent to faculty and obtained by TSL. The budget reduction was in response to “current and anticipated revenue shortfalls” at the 5Cs, according to the email sent
From March 2 to March 6, librarians at the Claremont Colleges Library celebrated Open Education Week in order to promote one way to avoid resorting to expensive textbooks or internet piracy: Open Educational Resources.