22 · Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
been part of a single unit. Others in different departments will continue to have central roles.
This is actually a difﬁcult question to answer, as we actually have a combination of three of the instances above: we
have an individual who tends to lead the scholarly communication efforts, a scholarly communications committee, and a
(new) unit where these activities rest. We’re in the midst of a transition on this point, and I have selected what we think
will be the end result of that transition: that a unit will have ultimate responsibility.
We have both a department and a team within the library that have responsibility for scholarly communication efforts.
Library Team, Committee, or Task Force
A new group at the university, the scholarly communications working group, was formed in may 2012 and includes
librarians from metadata services, libraries IT, scholarly resource development (collection development), and discipline-
based subject specialists.
Appropriate units involved in planning and work are represented in the committee on scholarly communication.
IR management team
Our team leader is the head of the health center library. The team is composed of members of the law school library, the
health center library, the main campus library and the regional campus libraries.
We have a SC group that has not met much in the last year, due to the overriding focus on a faculty open access
No Single Individual or Group
We are a very decentralized organization. Librarians on the scholarly communications group are from two of the ﬁve
libraries. The dean has ultimate authority over what services the Libraries offers. But other libraries, academic units, and
support units can offer their own SC services.
We are currently searching to ﬁll a position that will lead efforts in this category.
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