Library Council Memorandum no. 5:
Committee on Library Priorities


(Revises LAC 81)
June 16, 1994

TO: Members of Library Council

FROM: Edward Schlauch, Chair, Library Council

RE: Committee on Library Priorities
(approved by LC March 2, 1994)

I. This is a standing committee of the Library Council.

II. MEMBERSHIP

Ex officio:
Chief Librarian
Manager, Financial and Administrative Services
Appointed:
Senior Staff 4
Administrative staff 1
Librarian 1
Unionized staff 1*
Member, Council of Campus Libraries 1**
Faculty member 1***
Student 1***

* appointed in consultation with the President, CUPE 1230
** appointed in consultation with the Chair, Council of Campus Libraries
*** appointed in consultation with the Chair, Advisory Committee on the University of Toronto Library System

Members other than ex-officio shall be appointed by the Steering Committee in consultation as appropriate.

Members are appointed for a one year term with the possibility of reappointment.

The Chair shall be named by the Steering Committee.

III. TERMS OF REFERENCE

  1. To advise and assist the Cheif Librarian by recommending to the Library Council priorities for the Library by initiating a process of broad consultation (in the library, with the campus libraries and with other campus groups) in the review and development of institutional goals and services.

  2. To set up a mechanism to explore the "Continuing Quality Improvement" program and similar programmes (as in Rec. 15 of the "Library Response to the Report of the Committee to Review the University of Toronto Library").

  3. To set up a process to review policies concerning services availablde to University as distinct from non- university users (as in Rec.26-30 of "Library Response to the Report of the Committee to Review the University of Toronto Library").

  4. To coopt other members as appropriate and to establish sub-committees as appropriate.

  5. To meet regularly, at least once a month.

  6. To report at each meeting of the Library Council.


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