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Library Committee

Academic Policy Committee is the body which approves the constitution and terms of reference of Library Committee. The constitution and terms of reference were last approved on 17 May 2016 by Academic Policy Committee. All posts are ex-officio unless otherwise stated.

Constitution

Membership

DATE APPOINTED

Chair – University Librarian

Ms Roisin Gwyer

N/A

Associate University Librarians

 

Mr Ken Dick
Mr Andrew Simpson

 

N/A

Chairs of Faculty Library Committee (or equivalent body)

Prof David Andress
Mr Martin Pearce
Dr Jenny Walden
Mr David Starkey
Dr Jeremy Mills

 

 

N/A

A Representative of Teaching Staff  from each Faculty (appointed by the Dean)

Dr James Thomas
Dr David Loydell
Dr Jonathan Crellin
Mrs Helen Thompson-Whiteside
Ms Heather Coleman

 

 

        N/A

Faculty Librarian

Mr David Sherren

8 June 2016

Member of University Research Committee or University Degrees Committee

 

Prof David Andress

 

N/A

Director of Information Services (or their nominee)

Mr Andrew Minter

N/A

Director of Curriculum and Quality (or their nominee)

Dr Carolyne Jacobs

N/A

VP Welfare and Community

Ms Bethany Moody

N/A

A Student Officer nominated by University of Portsmouth Students’ Union and drawn from elected student members

Vacant

N/A

One current student nominated by the University of Portsmouth Students’ Union and drawn from elected student members

Vacant

N/A

Co-opted Member (s)

 

 

Secretary

Siân Kennedy

N/A

*The committee may from time to time co-opt members to the committee for a time-limited period or specific purpose, as the committee sees appropriate.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

  • To advise on Library strategy, planning, policy and resourcing in relation to services for staff and students and within the context of the University’s Strategic Plan
  • To discuss strategic requirements and priorities which will inform the Library's budget setting
  • To report to Academic Policy Committee on significant Library initiatives and to consider matters referred to it by Academic Policy Committee
  • To consider and approve changes to Library Regulations

The University seeks to provide an inclusive environment for work and study through embedding equality and diversity into everything the  University does.  The business of this Committee will be conducted in that context.

Minutes of Meetings

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