Libraries and Academic Resources Committee (LARC)

Meeting Dates 2017

The Committee will meet on the following Tuesdays from 11.00am - 1.00pm in the Digital Studio, Level 2, Arts West

14 March
30 May
29 August
10 October

Chairperson

Professor Veronique Duché Tel: 9035 3516

Deputy Chairperson

To be advised

Executive Officer

Ms Sarah Charing Tel: 9035 4437

Meeting Papers (Committee Members Only)

The Meeting Information Manager contains the LARC meeting papers for 2009 onwards.


Composition and Terms of Reference

DownloadTerms of Reference(pdf, 23kb)

1. Composition

2. Chairperson

Academic Board must appoint a person to chair the Committee for a period of up to two years. A person so appointed will be eligible for re-appointment. Academic Board must also appoint a Deputy Chairperson, in consultation with the Chairperson.

3. Quorum

A quorum for the committee is 3 or 20% of the current membership, whichever is greater.

4. Terms of Reference

4.1 In collaboration with the Provost, Faculties, Graduate Schools and related Academic Board committees, to develop appropriate qualitative and quantitative indicators of the quality of the University's scholarly information services and resources (including libraries and information technology), taking into account national and international recommended practices, and to oversee, monitor and review their use.

4.2 To monitor the quality of the University's scholarly information services and resources and to ensure these are appropriate to academic teaching and research programs, taking account of international developments and best practice in order to ensure that services and resources are of the highest possible quality and standards.

4.3 To advise the Provost and Academic Board on priority areas for resourcing and development of scholarly information services and resources.

4.4 To advise the Academic Board on policy matters relating to access to and use of all University's scholarly information services and resources including library use and user services.

4.5 To receive reports from University of Melbourne Archives Committee and the Grainger Museum.

5. Reporting

The Library and Academic Resources Committee will report to Academic Board after each meeting

6. Secretariat

The Academic Secretary, or nominee, will provide secretariat support to the committee.

Academic Board approval, meeting dates: A.B. 21/03/96, 18/04/96, 18/02/99, 24/06/99, 22/02/01, 21/06/01, 22/11/01, 01/02/08, 07/04/11, 28/02/13.


Membership 2016 (unconfirmed)

Position

Member

President of the Academic Board or nomineeProfessor Rachel Fensham
Vice President, Academic Board or nomineeProfessor Sarah Biddulph
Chairperson, appointed by the President of the BoardProfessor Véronique Duché
University LibrarianMr Philip Kent
Chair of the IT CommitteeProfessor Justin Zobel
Four members of the Academic Board appointed as members of the
Committee by the President of the Academic Board for a term of up to
two years
Professor Even Bieske
Professor John Hajek
Professor Christina Cregan
Professor Stefan Arndt
Up to two members of the Academic Board appointed as members of the
Committee by the President of the Academic Board for a term of up to two years
Professor Véronique Duché
Professor Richard Sinnott
The President of GSA or nomineeMs Amelia Saward
The President of UMSU or nomineeMs Sinead Manning
Up to six additional members, not being members of Academic Board,
nominated by the President of the Academic Board for a term of up to
two years having regard to gender balance and disciplinary expertise of the membership
Dr Dianne Chambers
Associate Professor Kristine Elliott
Associate Professor Peter Mansell
Dr David Mcrae
Associate Professor Richard Pennell
Up to three members nominated by the University Librarian for a
term of two years
Ms Jenny Ellis
Ms Teresa Chitty
Associate Professor Gavan McCarthy
Manager, Grainger MuseumMs Jo-Anne Cooper
University ArchivistDr Katrina Dean
Committee Executive OfficerMs Sarah Charing