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Library Users Group

Terms of reference

The Library Users Group is a Reporting Committee of the Publications and Information Committee.

  • Advises on:
    • potential new Library initiatives
    • the development and promotion of the Library’s collections
    • the development of e-resources
    • the information needs of on-site and remote Library users.
  • Oversees the effective communication of Library policy and initiatives to Library users.

Aims

  • To act as a user group.
  • To support the development of Library services and public engagement activities.
  • To encourage the conservation and preservation of the archive, map and historical collections.

Structure

Chair

  • Appointed by PIC for three years.

Membership

  • Members of LUG will be appointed by PIC
  • Members will normally be appointed for a period of three years, with any variance agreed by the Chair.

Staff attendance

  • Head of Library and Information Services

Secretariat

  • To be provided by the Head of Library and Information Services.

Method of working

  • There will be three meetings of LUG each year.
  • Meetings will be held in advance of Publications and Information Committee meetings, allowing sufficient time for the inclusion of draft LUG minutes in PIC papers.
  • Meetings will normally be in-person, in Burlington House, but may on occasion be conducted by telephone.
  • Between meetings normal business will be conducted by email.


Group Members

Chair

  • Vicky Corcoran

Other members

  • Mike Howe
  • Doug McClymont
  • Simon Oldfield
  • Heather Rowland
  • Hannah Watkins

Staff

  • Fabienne Michaud (Head of Library and Information Services)