Texas Tech University

Library Student Advisory Board

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Purpose

Undergraduate and graduate students who serve as advisors on the Board share their ideas, opinions and experiences of using the University Libraries. They have the opportunity to advocate for the perspectives of student library users and make a positive impact at Texas Tech. Advisors have the following responsibilities:

  1. Provide their personal input on current and new library services, spaces, resources, events and policies
  2. Participate in user research projects to evaluate library services
  3. Promote library services, resources, and events to fellow students

Board charter

View the list of advisors and learn more about Board activities.

Meetings

The Board meets 3 times during each fall and spring semester. The meeting schedule will be determined by advisors' availability. Advisors also meet individually with User Experience unit employees on a monthly basis to participating in usability tests, feedback sessions, surveys, prototyping, or other user experience research methods. To protect health and safety and maintain social distancing, all business will be conducted virtually until further notice.

Apply to join the Board

If you're interested in improving Library services, apply to become an advisor. The application period for 2020–2021 closed September 10, 2020. We will reopen the application for new advisors in August 2021.

Contact Us

Please contact Kimberly Vardeman with any questions regarding the Library Student Advisory Board.