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Allison Payne-IL (staff)'s picture

Pre-vote discussion: 3/17/17-3/28/17 Establishment of the Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group

The Board is invited to review the Board action form regarding the establishment of the Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group.

Please use threaded discussions to post feedback regarding the proposed action during the discussion period of 3/17/17–3/28/17.

Following the discussion period, the Board will vote on the establishment of the Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group via virtual vote during 3/29/17–4/4/17, and confirm its vote at the 2017 Annual Conference.

Caroline Fuchs's picture

I fully support this. Librarians who work with grad students provide an important service on our campuses. Their issues are unique to their service population.

Prof. Caroline Fuchs
Learning Design Librarian
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
Julia Gelfand's picture

I too support this but graduate student outreach and support is often referred to or part of Liaison Work and that language was not mentioned.  I wonder if it should be inserted just to know that it can be part of such activities.

Julia Gelfand