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About the Professional Librarians unit

The Professional Librarians Unit (LX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of non-supervisory professional librarians who provide vital services to maintain the highest quality academic, scientific and medical library facilities at all UC campuses and medical centers and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The unit is represented by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Currently, the unit includes approximately 354* employees.

An approximate breakdown of the number of Professional Librarians at each location is as follows:

Davis (Campus & Medical Center)36
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center)28
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center)100
San Diego40
San Francisco13
Santa Barbara21
Santa Cruz20
*GOA Data, April 2024