Committee on the Library and Scholarly Communication Charge

13.23.1 There are five Santa Cruz Division members, plus the University Librarian at Santa Cruz serving ex officio. In addition, there are no more than two student representatives. The Chair and Chair-elect of the UCSC Librarians Association are invited to sit with the Committee. The University Librarian does not serve as Chair. (Am 3 Dec 69, 6 Nov 91, 25 May 94; CC 31 Aug 98; EC 31 Aug 99, 31 Aug 04, 31 Aug 06)

13.23.2 The Committee advises the President of the University and the Chancellor at Santa Cruz regarding the administration of the libraries at Santa Cruz, in accordance with the Standing Orders of the Regents. It consults with campus and library administration on local and Universitywide library and scholarly communication policies. Scholarly communication refers to the modalities by which research and creative work are made public, as described in 13.23.4. Whenever appropriate, the Committee joins the library administration in providing representation at Universitywide discussions of library policy. It assists the library administration in determining acquisition and management policies for collections, considering changing patterns of faculty and student use of the library, and the varied needs of the different disciplines. (Am 22 May 74, 9 Mar 11 effective 1 Apr 11; EC 31 Aug 06)

13.23.3 In consultation with the University Librarian, the Committee advises the Chancellor and the Committee on Planning and Budget on the library budget, apportionment of funds, allocation of space, and other matters concerning the library. Advises and consults with the Chancellor on administrative reviews of the library. (En 9 Mar 11 effective 1 Apr 11)

13.23.4 The Committee studies and reports on issues of scholarly communication, including technology, publishing, teaching, archiving, and copyright. The Committee promotes education and advocacy for matters concerning the library and scholarly communication. (En 9 Mar 11 effective 1 Apr 11)