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Faculty Senate

  1. 1. Faculty Senate March 22, 2011 Sarah Barbara Watstein, University Librarian
  2. 2. <ul><li>9 months and counting </li></ul><ul><li>The new reality/realities </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 foot view </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Briefing paper for President Ross </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supporting the most powerful learning experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Onsite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Coming soon </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Senate Library Committee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q/A </li></ul>Outline
  3. 3. 9 Months and counting <ul><li>May 2010: relocation from the West Coast </li></ul><ul><li>June 2010: hit the ground running </li></ul><ul><li>Vision for Randall Library/library and information resources @ UNCW: hip pocket canned vision vs. informed vision </li></ul><ul><li>Informed vision derives from understanding the environment and the challenges ahead </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs and expectations of 21 st century students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapidly evolving physical, virtual, and fiscal environments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing landscape </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The New Reality/Realities <ul><li>21 st century higher education </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The distracted generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think gadgets, devices, book bags, skateboards + </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expectations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technologies at their fingertips </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personalized services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access . . . without barriers, without delays to myriad resources, services, operations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 30,000 foot view <ul><li>Briefing paper for President Ross </li></ul><ul><li>The UNC Libraries face unprecedented challenges and opportunities in the years ahead, including the following - - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explosive growth in information resources, new resource types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equally explosive growth of mobile devices and applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in the digitization of unique library collections, requiring a larger share of resources, or significant re-purposing/reallocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolving concept of the academic library, including its role and function, as physical spaces are repurposed and virtual spaces expand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased demand for accountability and assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget challenges and adaptation to new budget realities </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Briefing Paper <ul><ul><li>Increased collaboration which will expand the role of the library within the institution, the state, and the nation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using technology effectively to drive new service models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New skill sets needed for library staff to adapt to the changes in higher education, scholarly communication, and technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased need for comprehensive scholarly communication and intellectual property services that serve students as well as faculty </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Featured new titles </li></ul><ul><li>Materials budget/fiscal stewardship </li></ul>Supporting the Most Powerful Learning Experience: Resources
  8. 8. Supporting the Most Powerful Learning Experience: Services <ul><ul><li>New Scholarship from UNCW Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>First Year Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Service Quality Librarian/Assessment Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly Communication Officer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Supporting the Most Powerful Learning Experience: Facility <ul><ul><li>Safety and security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting the social nature of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expanded Learning Commons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated graduate spaces </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Furnishings: carrels, rockers, seating options and more </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Celebrating the creative arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Art @ Randall Library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reception for local artists June 2, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purchases Southeastern North Carolina </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>North Carolina Living Treasures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aesthetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Floor covering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Way finding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet Campaign </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Supporting the Most Powerful Learning Experience: Online <ul><li>Web redesign driven by usability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital displays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded search boxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcasing faculty scholarship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile everything </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library catalog - - just the beginning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Telling our story, demonstrating our value </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Randall Library dashboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real-time data </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Coming Soon . . . <ul><li>Planning and Budget pages </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>English in Action Showcase </li></ul>
  12. 12. Faculty Senate Library Committee: Charge <ul><li>Duties . To aid the Director of Library Services in the formulation of general library policy and in the general development of library resources. To advise the Director of Library Services in the allocation of library funds. To serve as liaison between the library, faculty, and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Membership . Eight faculty members, including one representative from each of the professional schools, and two students. The deans of the schools and college, and the Director of Library Services shall be ex officio non-voting members. </li></ul><ul><li>Updated 09/30/2009 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Faculty Senate Library Committee: Challenges <ul><li>Cut plan implementation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meeting SACS accreditation requirements for library and learning resources </li></ul>
  14. 14. Q/A <ul><li>Sarah Barbara Watstein, University Librarian </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>