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Faculty Senate » October 11, 2010

Library Committee

October 11, 2010

  • 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
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.