Committee on Library & Scholarly Communication (COLASC)

Advise the campus and Library administration regarding issues and policies regarding collections, Open Access publishing models, and journal subscription costs to institution and UCSF authors.

UCSF Faculty in the Adjunct, Clinical X, Health Sciences Clinical, In-Residence, and Ladder-Rank series are eligible to be appointed.

10 members, meets monthly for 90 minutes.

Meeting Schedule

Date Location Day Time Agenda Minutes Attachments Description
October 21, 2022 Zoom Friday 1:00 - 2:30 pm 2022-10-21 2022-10-21 1 
November 18, 2022 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2022-11-18 1 
December 16, 2022 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2022-12-16 1 
January 20, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
February 17, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
March 17, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
April 21, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
May 19, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
June 16, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
July 21, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Academic Senate Staff: Sophia Bahar Root  

Members

Term
Soo-Jeong Lee, RN, PhD, ANP, Chair, Assoc Prof-hcomp, Chs-Administration, (N)    09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
Jeffrey Gelfand, MD, Vice Chair, Assoc Prof Clin Neurology, Neurology, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
Julia Challinor, RN, Assoc Adj Prof-fy, Pn_operations, (N) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Robin Corelli, PharmD, Vice Dean & Professor, Clinical Pharmacy, (P) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
Matthew Kutys, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell And Tissue Biology, (D) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Jack Levin, MD, Professor In Residence, Laboratory Medicine, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Michael Oldham, PhD, Assoc Professor In Residence, Neurological Surgery, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Joe Qi, PhD, Asst Dir. Of Clin Cytogenetics, Laboratory Medicine, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025

Ex Officio Members

Term
Edith Escobedo, Ex Officio, Assoc Librarian, Library, (E) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
Chris Shaffer, Ex Officio, Asst Vc, University Librarian, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2017 - 08/31/2025

Student Representatives

Term
Naveen Dhawan, Student Representative, Student 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023

Annual Report 2021-2022

Documents of Interest

Industry Documents Library at UCSF.
• 2018-2019 Senate Committee Priorities.
• Library strategic plan objectives.
• Support for ASAPbio and Use of NIH Preprints: COLASC Support of NIH Preprints.
• Open Access 2020 Initiative: Signed EoI and Letters of Support for UCSF.
• UCSF Library Policy on Use of Space.
• Important Communications: Recommendation on Mission Bay Library Space.

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