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Committee: Library

Membership

Thirteen members, with two representatives from each undergraduate college and the Oklahoma College of Optometry, one representative from the library, and two students appointed by the Northeastern Student Government Association. The chair will be voted on by the committee members during the first meeting. The Executive Director of University Libraries is a non-voting ex officio member.

Function

The Library Committee functions include: 1) to discuss the issues of policy submitted to the committee by the Executive Director of University Libraries, on which faculty opinion is desired; 2) to give the faculty an opportunity to initiate desired changes of library policy through their representative, and to give student opinion an opportunity for expression through representation on the committee; 3) to provide a mechanism for faculty input and reaction on library related issues to the University and Library administration; and 4) to review proposals or issues submitted to the Library Committee and advise the appropriate agency of the recommendations of the Library Committee. This committee reports to the Executive Director of University Libraries and Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Meetings

The Library committee meets at least once each semester and as called by the chair. Minutes are maintained by the Executive Director of University Libraries and sent to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Alex Adams
NSGA Representative

Dr. Mark Buckles
GWCSHP Representative

Dr. Brian Cowlishaw
CLA Representative

Dr. Jericho Hobson
COE Representative

Dr. Michael Jones, ex officio
Library Executive Director

Dr. Halil Kaya
CBT Representative

Shaun Lamb
NSGA Representative

Dr. Carolyn Majcher
Optometry Representative

Mr. Thomas Rink 
Library Representative

Dr. Jonathon Shapiro
CBT Representative

Dr. Taka Yamaguchi
COE Representative

Dr. Denis Vovchenko
CLA Representative

Dr. Neal Whittle
Optometry Representative

Dr. Weijia Zhu
GWCSHP Representative