Library and Information Technologies Council

Draft of Collection Development Policy (PDF, 111 KB)

Responsibilities: Generally, the Library and Information Technologies Council shall review, advise, and make recommendations relating to the access and utilization of the Library and Information Technologies (LIBIT). More specifically, the council shall:

1. Review the mission statement and goals of LIBIT as set forth in its departmental strategic plan.
2. Become familiar with the accreditation standard of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and other appropriate accrediting associations and periodically evaluate the LIBIT in relation to those standards.
3. Review collection policy statements annually to verify that existing collection goals are being met and that changes in defined goals and user needs are addressed, and to ensure that allocation of resources is sufficient to support the educational, research, and community service goals of the university.

Primary Responsibility Area: Academic

Membership: Appointed (shall consist of seven members: five elected by the Faculty Assembly, the Dean of the Library and Information Technologies, and one student member designated by the Student Government Association who will serve a 1-year term)

Term: 3-year and 1-year student appointment

Chair: Elected by membership

Members Expiration of Term
Dr. Filemon Zamora, Languages and Literature 9/30/2015
Dr. Byron Housewright, Animal Science 9/30/2016
Dr. Patricia Harveson, Natural Resource Management 9/30/2016
Dr. Filemon Zamora, Languages & Literature 9/30/2016
, Student Representative 9/30/2013
Dr. Joseph Velasco, Fine Arts and Communication 9/30/2014
Mr. Don Dowdey, Library & Info. Technologies - Chair ex officio-voting