The Search Committee
|Gretchen Ritter (Co-Chair)||Government, Dean of Arts and Sciences|
|Laura Spitz (Co-Chair)||Law, Vice Provost for International Affairs|
|Jeremy Braddock||English, Associate Professor|
|Joe Halpern||Computer Science, Professor|
|Dean Krafft||University Library, Chief Technology Strategist|
|Xin Li||University Library, Associate University Librarian|
|Barbara Lust||Human Development, Professor and Chair of the Library Board|
|Mary Ochs||Mann Library, Director|
|Dean Smith||Cornell University Press, Director|
A quick “state-of-the-library” summary:
If you have more time:
Video: On the Future of Research Libraries (March 2013 Faculty Forum)
Some things to think about:
The role the library plays in research across the disciplines and in the recruitment of faculty.
The impact on the library of open access publishing trends.
The library’s role in housing massive data sets that come out of experimental research in the sciences and engineering.
The conversion of library space into study centers, e.g., Carpenter.
The tangible and intangible contributions of the library to the academic life of students.
Current major issues in library science―what are they?
The library budget―roughly how is it determined?
Last Updated: November 11, 2016 at 2:29 pm