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Library Student Advisory Group Charge

The charge of the Library Student Advisory Group (LSAG) is to:

  • Give the Library feedback when we need a student perspective;
  • Serve as a focus group for discussion of library issues;
  • Bring student needs and concerns to the Library’s attention and participate in discussions on how to respond to these needs (advocating for students);
  • Help bring Library concerns to the attention of students (advocating for the Library);
  • Offer suggestions for new programs and services, and;
  • Help the Library to identify more effective approaches to communicating information to students

Note: Mention of the “Library” includes the three campus libraries—the James B. Duke Library, the Maxwell Music Library and the Sanders Science Library. 

Composition of the Group:

 Student members of the Library Committee 
 Student representatives from each academic divisionFine Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences
 Student representative from SGA (the Student Government Association) 
 International student representative  Library student assistant representative

The group will meets twice a semester. The meetings are held at dinnertime and dinner is provided. The Director and Assistant Directors attend. Other members of the library staff and faculty may attend depending on the topic for discussion.

2015-2016 LSAG Committee



Library Student Advisory Group Members 2015 - 2016

Drew Kern - Neuroscience - Class of 2017

Erin Mellor - Communication Studies & English - Class of 2017

Brooks Musangu - Physics & Mathmatics - Class of 2017

Evan Norfleet - Political Science - Class of 2018

Tobi Olaiya - Sociology - Class of 2016

Ben Riddle - Sustainable Development & Social Change - Class of 2016 (Faculty Library Comm. Rep.)

Vivian Tompkins - Music - Class of 2017

Plicca Watt - Art History & French - Class of 2017 (Faculty Library Comm. Rep.)

Tre Wheat - Biology - Class of 2016

Gabrielle Woodruff - Health Sciences - Class of 2017

Library Leadership Council (Library Administration)

Dr. Janis Bandelin, Director of Libraries

Dr. Caroline Mills, Assistant Director for Collection Services

Christy Allen, Assistant Director for Discovery Services

Jenny Colvin, Assistant Director for Outreach Services