What is promotion?

promotion meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Advancement of a librarian or other library staff member to a higher rank within the same library or library system, usually on the basis of favorable performance evaluation and accompanied by an increase in salary or wages. A change of position can be a promotion if it involves more responsibility and authority. In libraries in which employment is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, eligibility for promotion and method of evaluation may be determined by contract. Compare with tenure. See also: peer evaluation.Also refers to the activity of marketing a product, service, or institution to people in a position to buy, use, or support it. National Children’s Book Week is an example of an activity intended to promote the use of libraries in the United States.


reference: ABC-CLIO