About

The Research Library Council at UMass Amherst represents the faculty by advising the Director of Libraries regarding the functions and operations of the University’s research library and addressing issues of policy regarding campus funding priorities as they affect the Library.


For a complete description of the council’s charge and membership parameters, please view the Research Library Council section in the Bylaws and Constitution of the UMass Amherst Faculty Senate.

Chair
Membership

Faculty Members

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
buzay
buzay
Provost/Designee  
Jason Moralee
Jason Moralee
Senator
English  
patterson
patterson
Environmental Conservation and School of Public Policy
schweik
schweik
Library  
Rebecca Seifried
Rebecca Seifried
Operations & Information Management  
Sheffler
Sheffler
Communication  
Shimpach
Shimpach

Computer Science

Ween
Ween

Ex-officio Members

VC Research& Engagement/Designee Dir Umass Press
Mary Dougherty
Mary Dougherty
Secretary of the Faculty Senate
paik
paik
Provost/Designee
Jason Moralee
Jason Moralee

Ex-officio Students Members

Undergraduate Student

Josh Moses
Josh Moses
Graduate Student GSS Treasurer 
Sumanth Pullannolla
Sumanth Pullannolla

Vacancies

Vacant Faculty Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Faculty Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Ex-officio Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Ex-officio Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Ex-officio Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Ex-officio Student Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Vacant Ex-officio Student Position
VACANT 2
(Special conditions may apply in filling this role. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office for further information.)
VACANT 2
Meetings

The Research Library Council will meet on the following dates during the 2023-24 academic year. All meetings will begin at 10:00 AM and take place in the W.E.B. DuBois Library, Room 2601 and by Zoom unless otherwise noted.  To attend a Zoom meeting, contact the council chair for the Zoom link.

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