Texas Tech University

Library Student Advisory Board

Library Student Advisory Board members standing in front of the library entrance

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. Promote library services, resources, and events
  3. Participate in user research projects to evaluate library services
  4. Educate fellow students about the library

Board charter

Learn more about the activities of past advisors.

Meetings

The Board meets 3 times during each fall and spring semester. The meeting schedule will be determined by advisors' availability. During the Fall 2019 semester, the Board will meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. Meetings are held in Room 150, located on the ground floor of the University Library. Advisors may join meetings via Skype. Special events and subcommittee meetings may be scheduled.

Apply to join the Board

If you're interested in improving Library services, apply to become an advisor. The application period for 2019–2020 has closed, but applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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