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Merced Division

Library and Scholarly Communication (LASC)


The Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications (LASC) advises the Chancellor or Chancellor’s designee and the Division regarding the administration of the university library. This includes making recommendations to the Division on matters related to the role of the university library in the acquisition, storage and provision of scholarly materials and resources for scholarly communication. LASC maintains liaison with the University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications (UCOLASC). 
For a complete description of LASC’s duties please see the committee’s bylaws.

AY 21-22 Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes

2021-2022 Membership

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • LeRoy Westerling, Senate Chair, School of Engineering

  • Patti LiWang, Senate Vice Chair, School of Natural Sciences

  • Haipeng Li, University Librarian

  • Elizabeth Salmon, Library Consultant

  • TBD, Undergraduate Student Representative 

  • TBD, Graduate Student Representative

Corresponding System Committe:

Former Members


Sang Lee

Senate Analyst