Provides ongoing maintenance, development, and evaluation of AppSearch and related functions.
Andie Leonard (co-chair), Kelly McBride (co-chair), John Abbott, Lisa Abbott, Beth Cramer, Allan Duncan, Margaret Gregor, Kelly McCallister, Pam Mitchem, Geri Purpur, Dea Rice, Scott Rice, Betsy Williams
Assessment in Action
Mission: Assess the impact of library instruction in students use of primary source materials.
Grant Funded by ACRL
Cyndi Harbeson (chair), Kelly McBride, Betsy Williams, John Wiswell, Michael Behrent (History) Katherine Ledford (Director of Appalachian Studies), Catherine Turner (History)
John Abbott, Georgie Donovan, Leslie Farison, Sandy Hoyle, Ken Johnson, Paul Orkiszewski, Pat Sweet
Joyce Ogburn, Georgie Donovan
Coordinators & Lead Librarians
John Abbott, Gary Boye, Beth Cramer, Georgie Donovan, Margaret Gregor, Ken Johnson, Kelly McBride, Paul Orkiszewski (Scott Rice Acting, Fall 2013), Joyce Ogburn, 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, John Boyd, Cyndi Harbeson, Kelly McBride, Pam Mitchem, Allan Scherlen
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 (co-chair), Paul Orkiszewski, Scott Rice (co-chair), Dean Williams, Norma Riddle, Allan Scherlen, Glen 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), Beth Cramer, Leslie Farison (co-chair), Megan Johnson (co-chair), Lynn Patterson (ex officio), Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen
E-Book Task Force
Discusses e-book challenges and recommends steps that the Libraries should take to improve e-book collection, management, and access.
Selection Committee: John Boyd, Beth Cramer, Leslie Farison, Jon Morris, Allan Scherlen, John Wiswell (co-chair)
Management Committee: Tom Byland, Beth Cramer (co-chair), Allan Duncan, Andie Leonard, Shannon McCluney, Dea Rice, Catherine Wilkinson, Jason Wolfe
Access Committee: John Boyd (co-chair), Cyndi Harbeson, Andie Leonard, Kelly McCallister, Jon Morris, Allan Scherlen, John Wiswell
E-Learning Working Group
Produces, markets, and assesses e-learning products and objects.
Greta Browning, Jessie Davis, Jewel Davis, Wil Cummings, Margaret Gregor, Megan Johnson (co-chair), Kelly McCallister, Jon Morris, Hunter Phillips, Geri Purpur, Scott Rice (co-chair)
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.
Pam Mitchem (co-chair), Tom Byland, John Doherty, Allan Duncan, Leslie Farison, Leah McManus, Russell Paige, Pat Sweet (co-chair), Greta Tester, David Travis
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 Rhodes 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, Greg Beavers, Georgie Donovan, Allan Duncan, Margaret Gregor, Sandy Hoyle, Ken Johnson, Geri Purpur, Pam Mitchem, Joyce Ogburn, 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
Beth Cramer, Georgie Donovan, Leslie Farison, Ken Johnson, Megan Johnson, Kelly McBride
Promotion and Tenure Committee
Current Membership: All tenured library faculty
John Abbott | chair
Gary Boye | vice-chair/chair-elect
Suzanne Wise | recorder
Post Tenure Review Committee
Margaret Gregor (- 2016); Paul Orkiszewski (- 2015); Ken Johnson (- 2014)
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 (co-chair), John Boyd, Greta Browning, Jessie Davis, Jewel Davis, Megan Johnson, Kelly McCallister, Jon Morris, Lynn Patterson, Hunter Phillips, Jonathan Priest, Geri Purpur (co-chair)
Scholarly Communications Committee
Leslie Farison, Megan Johnson, Leah McManus, Allan Scherlen (chair)
Joyce Ogburn [Dean of Libraries] is ex officio on all search committees.
Health Sciences Librarian: John Abbott (chair), Ken Johnson, Pam Mitchem, Trent Spaulding, Suzanne Wise
Humanities Librarian: Greta Browning, Kelly McBride, Kelly McCallister, Allan Scherlen (chair), Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling, Jason White
Lead Acquisitions Librarian: Beth Cramer (chair), Georgie Donovan, Leslie Farison, Andie Leonard, Scott Rice, Jason Wolfe
Web Librarian: John Boyd, Cyndi Harbeson (chair), Megan Johnson, Jonathan Priest, Dea Rice
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, Greta Tester
Student Supervisors Working Group
Focuses on the hiring, supervision, training, and retention of student assistants.
Greg Beavers, Tom Byland, Wil Cummings, Georgie Donovan (ex officio), Bryan Estel, Sue Hisle, Dianna Johnson, Chris Liucci, Leah McManus, Pam Mitchem, Lynn Patterson (chair), Russell Paige, Connie Pendley, Jason Stamper, Doug Tester, Greta Tester, Dean Williams
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
AP+P (Academic Policies and Procedures) Committee: Betsy Williams
Appalachian Global Symposium Committee: Megan Johnson
Appalachian Journal Advisory Committee: Fred Hay
Appalachian Studies DPC: Fred Hay
Appalachian Studies Curriculum Committee: Fred Hay, Norma Riddle
Appalachian Studies Scholarship Committee: Fred Hay
Arts and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee: Greta Browning
Center for Appalachian Studies Executive Committee: Fred Hay
Chancellor's Advisory Board: Russell Paige
Chancellor's Commission on Diversity: Beth Cramer, Xiaorong Shao
Council of Chairs + Council of Chairs Executive Council: Georgie Donovan