This guide provides information about the standing committees for the Houston Cole Library
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Telephone (Circulation): 256-782-5872
Telephone (Reference): 256-782-8034
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Listed below are the members of Library's standing committees. If you have any questions about appointments, please contact John-Bauer Graham or Jodi Poe.
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- Accreditation/Program Review Committee
This committee assists with the preparation of documentation for the Library during program review and for visits by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The members of this committee make recommendations as to areas that need to be addressed and updated.
- Automation Committee
This committee discusses and suggests improvements for the library systems, upgrades to and maintenance of the networks and computer equipment, and enhancements to the resources and services of the Library.
- Collection Management and Development Group
This committee reviews the Collection Management and Development Policy and updates it as needed; the CMDG serves as a review board for the yearly collection assessments and new program proposals.
- Disaster Preparedness Committee
This committee updates the Library’s Disaster Preparedness Plan as needed.
- Instruction Committee
This committee reviews the coordination and promotion of the Library’s instructional activities and makes recommendations as needed.
- Policy Committee
This committee reviews and updates the current policies as needed, as well as develops new policy when requested.
- Public Relations Committee
This committee is responsible for providing Library news items and press releases to the JSU Public Relations team for inclusion on the JSU’s News Wire, Facebook profile, and other news/PR outlets. In addition, the Committee is responsible for using the news items and press releases to create and publish the Library’s newsletter, ColeTrain.
- Service Quality Group
This committee develops a thorough understanding of faculty, staff, and student needs and expectations pertaining to library services, collections, and resources and determine if any of these areas need to be addressed to meet new trends, needs, or expectations.