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 20, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2023-10-20 2023-10-20 1 2 3 4 5 
November 17, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2023-11-17 2023-11-17 1 
December 15, 2023 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2023-12-15 2023-12-15 1 2 3 
January 19, 2024 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2024-01-19 2024-01-19 1 2 3 
February 9, 2024 Zoom Friday 1:00 - 2:30 pm Canceled
March 15, 2024 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2024-03-15 2024-03-15 1 2 
April 19, 2024 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2024-04-19 2024-04-19 1 
May 17, 2024 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2024-05-17 1 
June 21, 2024 Zoom Friday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
July 31, 2024 In-person (Parnassus Campus Library) Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Academic Senate Staff: Sophia Bahar Root  

Members

Term
Jeffrey Gelfand, MD, Chair, UCOLASC Representative, Assoc Prof Clin Neurology, Neurology, (M)    09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Jack Levin, MD, Vice Chair, Professor In Residence, Laboratory Medicine, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Julia Challinor, RN, Assoc Adj Prof-fy, Pn_operations, (N) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Matthew Kutys, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell And Tissue Biology, (D) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Soo-Jeong Lee, RN, PhD, ANP, Assoc Prof-hcomp, Chs-Administration, (N) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Michael Oldham, PhD, Assoc Professor In Residence, Neurological Surgery, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2024
Kathryn Phillips, PhD, Professor, Clinical Pharmacy, (P) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2026
Joe Qi, PhD, Asst Dir. Of Clin Cytogenetics, Laboratory Medicine, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025

Ex Officio Members

Term
Chris Shaffer, Ex Officio, Asst Vc, University Librarian, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2017 - 08/31/2025
Peggy Tran-Le, Ex Officio, Librarian, Library, (E) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2026

Student Representatives

Term
Jakob Decano, Student Representative, Student Intern, Per Diem 04/01/2023 - 08/31/2024

Future Memberships

Term
Julia Challinor, RN, Chair, Assoc Adj Prof-fy, Pn_operations, (N) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2025
Vinita Chittoor, PhD, MS, Asst Adjunct Professor, Neurology, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027
Colette Jappy, MS, RN, Hs Asst. Clinical Professor, Pn_operations, (N) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027
Christine McDonald, ScD, MS, Assoc Professor In Residence, Peds-Admin-Core-Admin, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027
Michael Oldham, PhD, Vice Chair, Assoc Professor In Residence, Neurological Surgery, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2025

Annual Report 2022-2023

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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