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The LARRP Advisory Committee identifies possibilities, priorities, and desired outcomes for LARRP, as well as funding options and opportunities for strategic alliances. The committee, which includes faculty members, a library director, and librarians, helps ensure that scholars’ requirements and concerns remain in the forefront of the LARRP initiative. The Advisory Committee also provides project oversight.

LARRP Project Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Advances the Project by means of discussions, promotional activities, communications, and other initiatives
  • Manages the LARRP budget
  • Explores and pursues opportunities for external funds
  • Oversees working groups
  • Reports to the Advisory Committee regularly and submits an annual report

Members of the LARRP Advisory Committee:

David Block*, University of Texas at Austin
Teresa Chapa, University of North Carolina
Seth Garfield, University of Texas at Austin (Faculty Advisor)
Melissa Guy, Arizona State University
Dan Hazen, Harvard University
Katherine McCann, Library of Congress
Carolyn Palaima, St. Edward's University
Judy Alspach, Center for Research Libraries
Lynn Shirey, Harvard University
Gayle Williams*, Florida International University (LARRP Project Coordinator)

*LARRP Executive Committee members

The LARRP Executive Committee (LEC) is comprised of the project coordinator and two members of the Advisory Committee. The project coordinator is the chair. The two Advisory Committee members will serve two-year renewable terms. In the case that the project coordinator cannot fulfill his/her responsibilities, the LEC will temporarily oversee the LARRP project until a new project coordinator is in place.

The Advisory Committee continues to provide leadership in project planning, policy making and financial management. The LEC can make time-sensitive decisions on issues that cannot be adequately considered by the Advisory Committee. (November 1, 2005)

LARRP Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes and other information related to the ongoing work of the Advisory Committee may be found in the LARRP Advisory Committee Workspace.

The LARRP Advisory Committee Workspace is a wiki tool that members can access to review and edit or add content.  It is open to LARRP members only.  Contact the CRL representative for information on access to the Workspace.

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