Library Student Advisory Council

Care about the Library?

Want your voice to be heard?

Apply NOW to join the first ever Library Student Advisory Council at UC San Diego!

The LSAC is a forum for ongoing dialogue between students and Library staff with the goal of providing the diverse UC San Diego student community with the best possible library services, spaces, and collections to meet their academic needs.

What will the Council do?

Provide a forum for ongoing dialogue between students and the Library with the goal of providing students the best possible library services, spaces, and collections to meet their academic needs.

Students on the LSAC will:

  • Convey student needs, concerns, and priorities to the Library
  • Provide advice and feedback on library policies and services
  • Provide ideas and input on the design and implementation of new library services
  • Provide ideas and input on improving library spaces
  • Provide the Library insight into student study, research, and library use habits
  • Help communicate information about library services and resources to the student community

Who will be on the Council?

  • 3 students selected from the general student body
  • Students appointed by Associated Students, the College Councils, and the Graduate Student Association
  • Library staff members, including the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Academic Services who will lead the group

Appointments to the LSAC start in early Fall 2014 and last for the entire academic year.

When will the LSAC meet?

  • The Council will meet up to 5 times spread throughout the academic year (not during the summer). Some work may need to be accomplished outside of standing meetings.
  • Meetings will always be on Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30pm. (Food will be provided.)

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

If you are 1) interested, 2) able to commit to attending the meetings (remember: Tuesday evenings from 5:-6:30), and 3) want to participate in LSAC activities during the entire 2014-15 academic year, please apply by responding to this short questionnaire: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/UCSDLibLSACInterest.

The deadline to apply is MAY 30, 2014.

If you are selected for the LSAC, you will be notified by June 6, 2014.

If you have any questions about LSAC, please contact Catherine Friedman, Associate University Librarian, at crf@ucsd.edu.