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University Library Advisory Committee

Membership: 7 Faculty (one from each college, Library, and graduate studies), 2 Staff (1 of whom is non-library) 2 Students, 1 ex officio (director of the library services). Members will serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms.   When consecutive terms have been served, a three-year break must occur before serving again.

Description: The committee serves as a faculty, student, and staff advisory body to the Director of Library Services. The committee’s primary role in representing campus faculty, students and staff include:

  1. Advising on general policies regarding collections, services, instructional programs and infrastructure, as well as on major new initiatives and assessment processes.
  2. Advising on budget allocations necessary to provide the type and quality of library resources and services needed by the university community.
  3. Advocating on behalf of the library regarding funding needs relevant to the library’s services, resources, and infrastructure.
  4. Participating in strategic visioning and goal setting.
  5. Considering broad national issues pertinent to scholarly communication, open access, and the role of the university library in teaching and research, and communicating its perspectives, as appropriate, within the committee and externally to the university community.
  6. Facilitating communication with and obtaining feedback from the university community with regard to library collections, programs, services, infrastructure, and communication mechanisms. The chair of the University Library Advisory Committee also serves as an ex officio member of the Woodward Library Society (friends of the library) Board of Directors.

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)

2021-2022 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term
Meghan Berindean Faculty, CoAL Music 2021-2023
Pat Perdew Faculty, Academic Affairs Student Success 2018-2022
Bobette Bouton, Chair Faculty, CoE Teaching and Learning 2019-2022
Anna N. Gregg Faculty, CoBHS Political Science and Public Management 2021-2024
Christina Chester-Fangman Faculty, Library Research and Instruction 2020-2023
Dzavid Dzanic Faculty, CoAL History and Philosophy 2021-2024
Gloria Miller Faculty, CoB Management & Marketing 2021-2024
Gina Shire Staff, Academic Affairs Art & Design 2021-2023
Jose Mendoza Staff, Academic Affairs Veterans Education Benefits 2021-2023
Tyler Gilbert Student Affairs Student Representative 2021-2022
Summer Miller Student Affairs Student Representative 2021-2022
Joe Weber Academic Affairs Library Director ex officio

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the University Library Advisory Committee, please contact:

Bobette Bouton, Chair
Email:boutonb@apsu.edu