BOARD POLICY SERIES NUMBER: 4025

BOARD POLICY SERIES NUMBER: 4025

TITLE: LIBRARY RESOURCES

PURPOSE

Reflects the Board of Education’s intent to provide a library service promoting and supporting the mission of the college.

STATEMENT

Linn-Benton Community College shall provide library services, resources, and facilities, and regularly assess their adequacy and utilization in accordance with Standard 2.E from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities:

  • Consistent with its mission and core themes, the institution holds or provides access to library and information resources with an appropriate level of currency, depth, and breadth to support the institution’s mission, core themes, programs, and services, wherever offered and however delivered.
  • Planning for library and information resources is guided by data that include feedback from affected users and appropriate faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Consistent with its mission and core themes, the institution provides appropriate instruction and support for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and others (as appropriate) to enhance their efficiency and effectiveness in obtaining, evaluating, and using library and information resources that support its programs and services, wherever offered and however delivered.
  • The institution regularly and systematically evaluates the quality, adequacy, utilization, and security of library and information resources and services, including those provided through cooperative arrangements, wherever offered and however delivered.

DATE OF ADOPTION: 04/14/83

DATE(S) OF REVISION(S): 12/16/92; 01/17/96; 10/15/97; 04/20/05; 5/18/16

DATE OF LAST REVIEW: 10/20/10, 5/18/16