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The role of technical services librarians is being questioned as libraries downsize their operations. Technical services librarians can take a proactive approach to redefining their roles rather than waiting for change to be forced upon them. At one ARL library, technical services librarians initiated discussions with the administration to redefine their roles, increase their involvement in library decision-making, and improve their own career development opportunities. This paper will describe the process used at one library and how this model can be applied in other settings.