Library and Learning Resources Committee



The Library and Learning Resources Committee monitors compliance with Accreditation Standard IIC and serves as an advisory group to support and advocate for the overall interests of the library and learning resources. In addition, the Committee provides input on policies, procedures and services, and considers how these things affect student-learning outcomes. The LRC reports to and makes recommendations to the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Communication & Learning Resources. The Chair of the Library and Learning Resources Committee serves as a member of the Accreditation Steering Advisory.

Membership: Pending Appointment for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Library Policy Handbook:


2015-2016:

Meeting Minutes
       
March 11, 2015 February 11, 2015 November 5, 2014  

2013-2014:

Meeting Minutes
August 29, 2013 September 26, 2013 October 24, 2013 November 21, 2013
January 23, 2014 March 27, 2014 April 24, 2014 August 15, 2014

 2012-2013:


Student Learning Outcomes

Library Instruction/Reference

  • Course Student Learning Outcome #1: Students and faculty will develop skills in information literacy through ongoing instruction and one-to-one reference.
  • Course Student Learning Outcome #2: Students and faculty will find that the library collection supports the diverse learning, co-curricular, and extra-curricular needs of the student and instructional faculty populations.
  • Course Student Learning Outcome #3: Students and instruction faculty will be provided library instruction via multiple delivery methods.
  • Institutional Student Learning Outcome #1: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Students will recognize and identify the components of problems or issues, examine them from multiple perspectives and investigate the ways to resolve them using reasoned and supportable conclusions while differentiating between facts, influences, opinions, and assumptions.
  • Institutional Learning Outcome #2: Information Literacy: Students will formulate strategies to locate, evaluate, and apply information from a variety of sources in a verity of formats such as print and/ or electronic.
     

Using the Library of the 21st Century / LIB V01:

  • Course Student Learning Outcome #1: Find information to fulfill an information need and then to apply the information appropriately.
  • Course Student Learning Outcome #2: Collect, arrange and organize and then evaluate which information is best for your particular need.
  • Course Student Learning Outcome #3: Identify and choose the appropriate type (e.g., academic, public, special, etc.) of library and library resource(s) (e.g., proprietary database, reference books, circulating books, librarians, etc.) to use for a given particular information need.
  • Course Student Learning Outcome #4: Rate, select and describe why a particular library or library resource was chosen to fulfill an information need.
  • Institutional Learning Outcome #4: Information Literacy: Students will formulate strategies to locate, evaluate, and apply information from a variety of sources in a verity of formats such as print and/ or electronic.

Service Unit Outcomes

  • Program Service Unit Outcome #1: The Library will provide students, faculty and staff with adequate information about the library and access to its resources regardless of their location or means of delivery.
  • Program Service Unit Outcome #2: The Library staff will ensure a facility that is effectively maintained and secure.
  • Program Service Unit Outcome #3: Students will be able to select appropriate library resources that best meet a particular information need.
  • Program Service Unit Outcome #4: Students and instructional faculty will find the library collection adequate to meet their research and information needs.
  • Program Service Unit Outcome #5: Students will find the library environment and facilities satisfactory in meeting their needs.
  • Institutional Service Unit Outcome #1: The Service will support or facilitate a positive learning or service environment for students.
  • Institutional Service Unit Outcome #2: The Service will support or facilitate institutional accountability by monitoring and ensuring compliance with statutory mandates, local policy and procedures, and state or federal law.