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8.9 Library and Information Technology (En 6 Oct 70) (Am 5 Feb 98) (Am 14 Oct 2013)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.1 Purpose: The Committee on Library and Information Technology advises the Division, Chancellor and President in accordance with the Standing Orders of the Regents on all matters relating to academic computing and information technology; administration of the library; and matters concerning scholarly communications. (Am 9 Feb 89)(Am 5 Feb 98)(Am 30 May 06)(Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.2 Membership: This committee consists of at least nine members, including a Chair and Vice Chair appointed by Committee on Committees. Membership: This committee consists of at least nine members, including a Chair and Vice Chair appointed by the Committees on Committees. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Computing and Communications (or his/her representative) and the University Librarian of the Riverside Campus will serve as ex officio non-voting members. Neither ex officio member may serve as Chair or Vice Chair. The Vice Chair of the committee normally serves on the University Committee on Computing and Communications. The Chair will normally serve on the University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications. (AM 19 Nov 81)(AM 2 Feb 98) (AM 9 Jan 73) (Am 14 Oct 13)(AM 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3 Duties: It is the duty of this Committee to: (AM 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.1 Review use of and recommend ways to improve the functioning of the campus Computing and Communications, and University Library units to meet Faculty and student needs; (Am 5 Feb 98) (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.2 Recommend ways to improve education in the use of computers, information, and campus instructional technology; (Am 5 Feb 98) (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.3 Assess the state of campus instructional technology support and participate in long range planning to meet future needs; the committee may also initiate studies and generate recommendations to the division and the administration on the better use of campus library and technology resources. (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.4 Subject to fund availability, this committee will solicit and rank requests for grants for supporting and expanding the use of computing and information technology in research and instruction; (En 9 Feb 89) (Am 3 Feb 00) (Am 21 Feb 2012) (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.5 Participate with the librarian in matters relating to the library budget, the formulation of library policies, the allocation of space, and the apportionment of funds;
and serve as a liaison between the faculty and library administration. (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.6 Prepare and submit to the Division an annual report on the library’s effectiveness in meeting the campus needs, its financial situation, allocations of space, facilities for research, and any other matters within its jurisdiction. (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)

8.9.3.7 Participate in an advisory capacity in the appointment of the librarian. (Am 14 Oct 13)(Am 23 Feb 16)


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