Provides ongoing maintenance, development, and evaluation of AppSearch and related functions.
Andie Leonard (co-chair), Kelly McBride (co-chair), John Abbott, Lisa Abbott, Amanda Bird, Beth Cramer, Allan Duncan, Scott Goldstein, Margaret Gregor, Kelly McCallister, Pam Mitchem, Geri Purpur, Dea Rice, Scott Rice, Betsy Williams
Budget Process Group | Subcommittee of Coordinators & Lead Librarians
Georgie Donovan, Rachel Fleming, Sandy Hoyle, Joyce Ogburn, Scott Rice, Pat Sweet
Joyce Ogburn, Georgie Donovan
Coordinators & Lead Librarians
John Abbott, Gary Boye, Beth Cramer, Georgie Donovan, Rachel Fleming, Margaret Gregor, Ken Johnson, Kelly McBride, Paul Orkiszewski, Joyce Ogburn, Scott Rice, Norma Riddle, Pat Sweet
Acts as a sounding board for the library faculty to discuss curriculum-related issues; Decides on priorities for the Library's instructional program based on University curricular initiatives and ACRL Standards for Information Literacy; Recommends an approach to discipline/department-based outreach, instruction, and collection management; Communicates curricular initiatives and Library strategic goals and activities related to instruction and collection management to the library faculty.
Margaret Gregor, Cyndi Harbeson, Dea Rice, Xiaorong Shao
Departmental Personnel Committee
Amanda Bird (- 2014; voting), John Boyd (- 2014; alternate), Cyndi Harbeson (- 2014; alternate), Kelly McBride (- 2015; voting), Pam Mitchem (- 2015; voting), Allan Scherlen (- 2014; voting)
Digital Projects Steering Committee
Helps the Library effectively manage current and future digitization opportunities, leads in the Library's development of new digital initiatives and best practices for digital projects, and provides guidance to those in the Library that seek to develop new web services.
Katherine Alford, Gary Boye, Beth Cramer, Cyndi Harbeson, Andrea Leonard, Leah McManus, Pam Mitchem, Paul Orkiszewski (chair), Dea Rice, Scott Rice, Dean Williams, Norma Riddle, Allan Scherlen, Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling
Provides leadership in the Library on issues related to multiculturalism and the provision of library services to people from diverse backgrounds by offering staff development opportunities to stimulate diversity awareness, promoting outreach to the university community; and advising the Library administration on issues and activities. Hosts the Doorways Series (since 2013).
Katherine Alford (co-chair), John Boyd, Beth Cramer, Megan Johnson (co-chair), Jon Morris, Lynn Patterson (ex officio), Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen
E-Learning Working Group
Produces, markets, and assesses e-learning products and objects.
Greta Browning, Jessie Davis, Jewel Davis, Wil Cummings, Megan Johnson (co-chair), Kelly McCallister, Jon Morris, Hunter Phillips, Geri Purpur, Scott Rice (co-chair)
Electronic Records Task Force
Investigate and identify the extent of electronic records on campus, considering quantity and storage needs for electronic records; legal and historical retention requirements; software, file formats, and information management systems used by offices at the university. Explore protocols and best practices for managing electronic records and long-term preservation of electronic records with enduring value. Make recommendations for university-wide management of electronic records that includes considerations of privacy and security, long-term preservation and access, requirements for infrastructure and personnel resources, and areas of responsibilities for implementation.
Chad Hicks, Sandra Jones, Barbara Krause, Andrea Leonard, Pam Mitchem, Paul Orkiszewski, Elizabeth Pouder, Norma Riddle (co-chair), Shannon Saunders, Jennifer Shaffer, Kathryn Tester, James Webb.
Emergency Response Working Group
Serves as responders to any incident that requires salvage to library collections or facilities and to be responsible for the upkeep of a library disaster response plan. Creates and maintains a multi-phase safety plan for the Library which will include a curriculum plan for employee training in human (Phase I Emergency) and collections (Phase II Recovery) safety. Recommends and implements policies and practices for preserving the Library's collections and equipment.
Mark Brittain, Tom Byland, John Doherty, Allan Duncan, Leslie Farison, Leah McManus, Pam Mitchem (co-chair), Russell Paige, Pat Sweet (co-chair), David Travis
Faculty Position Description Task Force
Gary Boye, Leslie Farison (chair), Rachel Fleming, Margaret Gregor, Ken Johnson, Scott Rice, Suzanne Wise
Gift Policy Task Force
John Abbott (chair), Amanda Bird, Beth Cramer, Michael O'Hara, Lynn Patterson, Norma Riddle, Allan Scherlen
Information Literacy & Instruction (ILI) Working Group
Works toward the development of a comprehensive educational program that contributes to Appalachian State University's educational goals and student learning outcomes.
Amanda Bird, Megan Johnson, Kelly McBride (chair), Geri Purpur, Scott Rice, and Elizabeth Williams
Internal Building Group
Advises and discusses ideas and priorities regarding building issues.
Pat Sweet (chair), John Abbott, Katherine Alford, Wil Cummings. Georgie Donovan, Allan Duncan, Rachel Fleming, Margaret Gregor, Sue Hisle, Sandy Hoyle, Ken Johnson, Mary Jordan, Pam Mitchem, Joyce Ogburn, Connie Pendley, Geri Purpur, Norma Riddle, Jason Stamper
Advises on policies and procedures in the University Libraries
Includes 15 members consisting of 9 faculty, including the Dean, 2 students, and 3 staff. The Dean convenes the first meeting and will facilitate the selection of a chair from among the members of the committee.
Joyce Ogburn (ex officio), Robin Morehouse, Rebecca Battista, Sunny Stewart, Robin Moeller, Eli Bentor, Jeff Holcomb, Kim Becnel, David Domermuth, Joe Daly, Russell Paige, Daniel Lidstone, and Dana Clarke
Planning and Assessment Committee
The Planning and Assessment Committee (1) supports library strategic planning; (2) develops, implements, and reviews library assessments and action plans; and (3) seeks to communicate and improve assessment efforts in the library.
Georgie Donovan, Leslie Farison, Rachel Fleming, Ken Johnson, Megan Johnson, Kelly McBride
Promotion and Tenure Committee
Current Membership: All tenured library faculty
Gary Boye | chair
Post Tenure Review Committee
Margaret Gregor (- 2016); Paul Orkiszewski (- 2015)
Public Relations Committee
Effectively promotes the Library to the university community and beyond by marketing library resources and services, increasing awareness of the role of the library and its contributions to the university community, and enhancing outreach efforts.
Amanda Bird, John Boyd, Greta Browning, Melanie Bullard, Jessie Davis, Jewel Davis, Scott Goldstein, Megan Johnson, Kelly McCallister (co-chair), Jon Morris (co-chair), Lynn Patterson, Hunter Phillips, Jonathan Priest
Joyce Ogburn [Dean of Libraries] is ex officio on all search committees.
Student Advisory Committee
The committee is charged to advise, plan, evaluate new services, and operate as a sounding board and test group for new and existing services and new library initiatives.
Jewel Davis, Russell Paige, Geri Purpur (chair) | Graduate Students: Forrest Yerman, Brittany Hicks, Yuxiu Wu | Undergraduate Students: Michael Link, Emily Oswalt, Olivia Smith, Crystal Pulley, Shannon Thompson, Joseph Wheeler, Devon Matti, Abigail Schneider, Katelyn Emanuelson, Jack Leff, Ryan Maranville, Savannah Stewart, Erica Badenchini, Wesley Rawles, Lauren Abercrombie | SGA: Brittany Cabe
Student Assistant Training Committee
Provides library student assistants with the tools to give exceptional public services to our patrons. Through a series of on-going training sessions, student employees acquire the necessary skills to assist those who pursue knowledge.
Katherine Alford, Greg Beavers, Tom Byland, Sue Hisle (chair), Dianna Johnson, Leah McManus, Lynn Patterson, Connie Pendley, Scott Rice
Focuses on the hiring, supervision, training, and retention of student assistants.
Greg Beavers, Greta Browning, Tom Byland, Jackie Byrd, Beth Cramer, Wil Cummings, John Doherty, Georgie Donovan, Jill Eller, Bryan Estel, Paul Grant, Margaret Gregor, Sue Hisle, Dianna Johnson, Adam Jones, Mary Jordan, Chris Liucci, Leah McManus, Pam Mitchem, Karl Moretz, Michael O'Hara, Lynn Patterson (chair), Russell Paige, Connie Pendley, Matt Ransom, Scott Rice, Norma Riddle, Jason Stamper, Pam Trivette, Suzanne Wise, Dean Williams
Meets twice-annually to discuss best practices, challenges, strategies, ideas, policies, and procedures related to supervising full-time employees.
John Abbott, Gary Boye, Beth Cramer, Georgie Donovan, Rachel Fleming, Margaret Gregor, Cyndi Harbeson, Fred Hay, Sandy Hoyle, Ken Johnson, Megan Johnson, Andie Leonard, Pam Mitchem, Joyce Ogburn, Scott Rice, Norma Riddle, Pat Sweet
Training & Development Committee
Provides training and professional development opportunities for library personnel. An emphasis on technology training has historically been part of the committee.
Katherine Alford, Cyndi Harbeson (chair), Sue Hisle, Russell Paige, Sherrye Perry (ex officio), Dea Rice, Scott Rice, Pat Sweet
Enrollment Planning Council Associate Deans Group: Georgie Donovan
ePortfolio Advisory Committee: Scott Goldstein
Faculty Senate: Dea Rice
Faculty and Staff Benefits Committee: Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling
Faculty Workload Task Force: Kelly McCallister
First Year Seminar Shared Learning Outcomes Task Force: Kelly McBride
General Education Council: Kelly McBride
General Education Assessment Committee: Leslie Farison
Graduate Council: John Abbott
Heltzer Honor's College Advisory Board: Kelly McBride
Information Security Advisory Council: Norma Riddle
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee: Allan Scherlen
International Student Recruitment, Retention, and Alumni Services Committee: Xiaorong Shao
Liberal Studies Experience Working Group: Amanda Bird, Kelly McCallister
Occupational Safety and Health Committee: Pat Sweet
Office of Student Research Advisory Board: Suzanne Wise
PARE (Peer Assisted Review Enterprise) Reviewer: Fred Hay, Megan Johnson
QEP Council: Beth Cramer
Scholarship Advisory Council: Georgie Donovan
Sexual Misconduct Council: Kelly McBride
Staff Senate: Russell Paige
Student Achievement Team: Pam Mitchem
Sustainability Council: Allan Scherlen, Xiaorong Shao
Sustainable Development DPC: Xiaorong Shao
University Academic Assessment Council: Rachel Fleming
University Awards: Cyndi Harbeson, Margaret Gregor
University Educational Support Council: Ken Johnson
University Forum Series: John Abbott, Suzanne Wise
University Gifts Acceptance Committee: Dea Rice
University Planning and Priorities Council: Georgie Donovan, Kelly McBride
University Research Council: Betsy Williams
Web and Mobile Tech Portfolio Committee: Scott Goldstein
Wellness Literacy Faculty Coordinating Committee: Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling
Web Content Committee
Monitors, evaluates and updates the Library's website.
Lisa Abbott, Tom Bennett, John Boyd, Gary Boye, Jewel Davis, Scott Goldstein (chair), Margaret Gregor, Cyndi Harbeson, Megan Johnson, Andrea Leonard, Chis Liucci, Dea Rice, Scott Rice, Allan Scherlen, James Smith, John Wiswell
Western North Carolina Library Network Committees (WNCLN)
Members with an asterisk* are voting members of the committee.
WNCLN ABCirc Committee - Greg Beavers, Jason Stamper*
WNCLN Board of Directors - Joyce Ogburn*
WNCLN Collections Committee - John Abbott*
WNCLN Network Coordinating Council - John Abbott, Andrea Leonard (secretary), Joyce Ogburn
WNCLN Patron-Web Services Committee - Jewel Davis, Scott Goldstein
WNCLN Tech-Services Committee - Beth Cramer, Andrea Leonard*