Library Committee

Terms of reference

  • To contribute to the development of library and information strategy, policies, services and resources.
  • To discuss strategic requirements and priorities to inform the Library budget setting.
  • To advise the Director on the implementation of School and University policy policies which relate to the Library.
  • To advise on collection development and acquisition of library resources.
  • To make suggestions to the Director as to how to maintain and enhance the staff and student experience in the Library, both as a physical space and as a research resource.
  • To advise on Library access policy including remote access.
  • To share and disseminate information and good practice with respect to the provision of library services, delivered on behalf of HEIs and other associated organisations.
  • To advise on promotion of the Library collection.



Dr Joan Allen

Newcastle University

Mr Ian Cruse

House of Lords Library

Professor Ann Hughes

University of Keele

Dr Anke Holdenried

University of Bristol

Professor Ben Kaplan


Ms Heather Rowland

Society of Antiquaries of London

Dr Richard Saville


Professor David Stevenson


Dr Julia Walworth

Merton College

Ms Pip Willcox

Bodleian Libraries

Dr David Wykes

Dr William's Library