LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (LAC)
Terms of Reference
LAC plays an advisory and advocacy role regarding the Library on matters of general policy, planning, programs, goals, and objectives in its support of teaching, learning, research and community‐building needs of the University.
- Facilitating communication with and obtaining feedback from the university community on library collections, programs, services, infrastructure, and communication mechanisms.
- To provide a forum for discussing University library and its community’s needs and expectations for information.
- To act as advocates for the Library in university‐wide decision‐making groups.
- To advise the library on policy matters concerning services, resources and facilities.
- To provide an opportunity to raise and discuss initiatives in the provision of library and information services.
- To facilitate communication between the Library and the community it serves.
The Committee within the framework of the overall strategic policies of the University shall:
- Advises and reviews library policies for instruction, resources, services, and the facility
- Advises regarding library services, especially innovation, for the campus community
- Discuss and evaluate budgetary issues for books, journals, databases, media, e-resources etc.
- Reviews benchmarking reports with peer institutions for resources, staffing, and services
- Ensures the library is connected with and supports the University’s academic programs.
- Represent the views of the Library’s stakeholders on library and information services
- Deliberate and advise on the direction and development of policies for library and information services to ensure the best possible support is provided
- Recommend new collections and promote contributions to link Institutional Knowledge at AUD by AUD community for the dissemination and preservation of AUD’s intellectual and institutional knowledge
- Support the Library’s efforts in ensuring financial accountability and responsibility in the provision of library collections
- Propose and champion opportunities in bringing together AUD community in the Library to advance knowledge and information sharing
- Promote the Library to the internal and external community
- Report to the VC on significant matters
Tenure and Frequency of Meetings
Members will serve a three‐year term
Meetings will be held three times a year and special ad hoc meetings may be held as requested by members.
|Prof. Rukmini Sen|
Chairperson, Librarian( In-Charge)
Prof. Amol Padwad
| 3. |
Prof. Tanuja Kothiyal
Dr Amit Mishra
Dr. Monimalika Dey
Prof. N. Nakkeeran
Dr Bindu K. C.
Dr Surajit Sarkar
Mr Akha Mao
Dr Ashis Roy
Dr Mradul Veer Singh
Dr Ivy Dhar
Dr Anirban Biswas
Dr K. Valentina
Dr Awadhesh Tripathi
Dr Khushbu Dablish
Dr Bidhan Chandra Dash
Dr Ngoru Nixon
Dr Pulak Das
Dr Bhoomika Meiling
Dr Rajshree Chanchal
Dr Santhosh S.
Dr Vatsala Saxena
Dr Dinesh Kumar
Dr Alka Rai
| 26.||Dr Debal C. Kar||Member Secretary|