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AskAway Advisory Committee

The BC ELN AskAway Advisory Committee focuses on policy and planning and operations. It is a subcommittee of the BC ELN Steering Committee.

AskAway Advisory Committee members:

  • advise BC ELN on policy issues
  • represent the interests and concerns of their regions and institution types
  • bring forward issues and suggest initiatives
  • carry out research, or other work, in support of the service and bring back recommendations
  • communicate regularly with their colleagues on the aim and progress of the AskAway service
  • act as 'goodwill ambassadors' for AskAway

Representatives are elected for a two year term commencing October 1, and may be renewed once. The Chair is elected for a one-year term and may be renewed once. The terms of appointment are staggered to allow for continuity.

Terms of Reference

Minutes


Chair

College Librarian
Term began: June 15, 2017
Term ends: September 30, 2018


Regional Universities and Institutes with 4 year Programs representative

Associate Vice-President, Education Support and Innovation
First Term began: October 1, 2016
First Term ends: September 30, 2018


Rural Colleges representative

College Librarian
First Term began: October 1, 2015
First Term ends: September 30, 2018


Small Universities representative

University Librarian
First Term began: October 1, 2015
First Term ends: September 30, 2017


Urban Colleges representative

University Librarian
Second Term began: October 1, 2016
Second Term ends: September 30, 2018


Simon Fraser University representative

Liaison Librarian for Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics & Actuarial Sciences
First Term began: July 5, 2017
First Term ends: September 30, 2019


University of British Columbia representative

Associate University Librarian, Research Services
First Term began: May 26, 2016
First Term ends: September 30, 2018


University of Victoria representative

Associate University Librarian, Learning and Research Resources
First Term began: January 25, 2017
First Term ends: September 30, 2019


Member at Large

Library Division Manager
First Term began: October 1, 2015
First Term ends: September 30, 2017
Learning Services Librarian
First Term began: October 1, 2016
First Term ends: September 30, 2018
Graduate Studies Librarian
Second Term began: October 1, 2016
Second Term ends: September 30, 2018


BC ELN Office

Minutes

Advisory Committee meetings are typically held once per term. For earlier meeting minutes, please contact the AskAway Admin Centre.

Library Constituency Group Membership

Urban Colleges

Alexander College
Camosun College
Columbia College
Columbia Bible College
Douglas College
Justice Institute of BC
Langara College
Okanagan College
Vancouver Community College

Regional Universities and Institutes with 4 year Programs

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Capilano University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
University of the Fraser Valley
Vancouver Island University

Rural Colleges

College of New Caledonia
College of the Rockies
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
North Island College
Northern Lights College
Northwest Community College
Selkirk College
Yukon College

Small Universities

Emily Carr University
Quest University Canada
Thompson Rivers University
Trinity Western University
University Canada West
University of Northern British Columbia

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia

University of Victoria

Past Committees

Additional AskAway Committees are active as needed. If you would like more information about past AskAway Committees, please contact the AskAway Admin Centre.