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Social Sciences Council

The Social Sciences Council is one of three subject councils within the Library. For more information on the structure of library councils, see the Library Organization Chart.

Mission:
The Social Sciences Council is a subject-focused group organized to discuss and advise on library issues related to collections and services affecting social sciences faculty and students.

The Council's major activities will include:

  1. Reviewing social science collection issues referred to the Council.
  2. Discussing and referring issues raised by members to other library councils, or to the Library Administration.
  3. Encouraging information exchange and a spirit of cooperation among the social science selectors and reference librarians/specialists.
  4. Planning educational and training sessions/workshops.
  5. Providing opportunities for library support services (e.g., LSO, Technical Services, Admin. Services, etc.) to interact with council members.

Membership:
Membership is open to librarians and library assistants involved in social science collection development and reference services.

Some of the work of the Council may be done by ad hoc task forces composed of members and other library staff.

Chair:
Margaret Phillips, Doe/Moffitt, Research & Collections, Humanities/Social Sciences

AUL Liaison:
Beth Dupuis, AUL and Director Doe/Moffitt

Roster:
John Berry, Ethnic Studies Library
Lillian Castillo-Speed, Ethnic Studies Library
Jim Church, Doe/Moffitt, Research & Collections for Humanities/Social Sciences
Harrison Dekker, Doe/Moffitt, Research & Collections for Humanities/Social Sciences
Tim Dennis, Doe/Moffitt, Research & Collections for Humanities/Social Sciences
Jennifer Dorner, Doe/Moffitt, Interim History Librarian
Susan Edwards, Education/Psychology Library
David Eifler, Environmental Design Library
Rita Evans, Institute for Transportation Studies Library
Kathleen Gallagher, George & Mary Foster Anthropology Library
Jianye He, East Asian Library
Cody Hennesy, Doe/Moffitt, Instruction and User Services
Terry Huwe, Institute for Research on Labor & Employment Library
Shayee Khanaka, Doe/Moffitt Research & Collections for International/Area Studies
Corliss Lee, Doe/Moffitt, Instruction and User Services
Julie Lefevre, Institute of Governmental Studies Library
Adnan Malik, South/SoutEast Asia Library
Kathi Neal, Bancroft Library
Liladhar Pendse, Doe Mofftt, Research & Collections for International/Area Studies
Lydia Peterson, Long Business Library
Nick Robinson, Institute of Governmental Studies Library
Jim Ronningen, Doe/Mofftt, Research & Collections, Humanities/Social Sciences
Theresa Salazar, Bancroft Library
Hilary Schiraldi, Long Business Library
Jason Schultz, Doe/Moffitt Research & Collections for International/Area Studies
Monica Singh, Long Business & Economics Library
Jill Woolums, Education/Psychology Library

Meeting schedule:
3rd Thursday each month, 9-10:30 am.

E-mail list:
socscico[@lists.berkeley.edu]

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