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Faculty Senate » October 11, 2010

Library Committee

October 11, 2010
Agenda


  • Member introductions

  • Review of standing rules (below), including reconsideration of provision for retired member

  • Overview of standing FSLC responsibilities, including carrel assignments, library research travel grants & undergraduate research awards

  • Suggestions for FSLC agenda items this year from all members

  • Update on the University Librarian search

  • Update on the 24/5 plan (Jennifer Nutefall)

  • Discussion of Open Access week events (Faye Chadwell)

  • Overview of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Services (Michael Boock)

Library Committee Standing Rules
(http://oregonstate.edu/senate/committees/library/sr/index.html)
The Library Committee advises the University Librarian in (1) meeting the learning, instruction, and resource needs of students, faculty and staff; (2) formulating library policies in relation to circulation, budgets, services, and development of resources for instruction and research; (3) interpreting the needs policies of the library to the University; and 4) identifying and addressing issues regarding scholarly communication (e.g. print and electronic journals and books). The Committee consists of nine Faculty members, ideally providing a broad representation of academic disciplines, and three Student members, including at least one undergraduate and one graduate student, and the University Librarian, or designee, as an ex-officio, non-voting member. One faculty member may be retired.