Library and Information Services Committee
The Library and Information Services Committee advises the Provost and University Librarian on matters relating to the University Library.
The purpose of the Library and Information Services Committee is to
- advise the Provost and University Librarian on strategic and planning matters relating to the University Library and in accordance with the University’s strategic directions
- advise the Provost and the University Librarian on views from the Library’s user community, in particular the Library’s role in supporting learning and teaching, the student experience, and research
- advise the Provost and the University Librarian on the Library’s role in developing digital capability in the University’s research and learning and teaching environments
- report to Senior Leadership Team and Academic Board, as necessary, on matters considered by the Committee.
- University Librarian
- Director, Digital Solutions.
- One Māori academic staff member, appointed by Toihuarewa, nominated by the DVC Māori.
- Two members nominated by the PVC of Wellington Faculty of Science, Health, Engineering, Architecture and Design Innovation—one from Te Aro and one from Kelburn.
- One member nominated by the PVCs/Deans:
- Humanities and Social Sciences; and Education
- One student representative, appointed by the President VUWSA.
- One nominee of the Postgraduate Students’ Association (PGSA), appointed by the PGSA.
Secretarial support is provided by a representative from Library Business Support.
The Committee will normally meet at least 2-3 times per year, at times determined by the Chairperson that fit the annual planning and budgeting cycles.