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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 20-21 Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes

2020-2021 Membership

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • Robin DeLugan, Senate Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

  • LeRoy Westerling, Senate Vice Chair, School of Engineering

  • Haipeng Li, University Librarian

  • Elizabeth Salmon, Library Consultant

  • TBD, Undergraduate Student Representative 

  • Farhana Sharmin, Graduate Student Representative

Corresponding System Committe:

Former Members


Simrin Takhar

Principal Analyst



Sang Lee

Senate Analyst