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University of Rhode Island Self-Study for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), 2007. Standard Seven: Library and Other Information Resources

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At the time of posting, this document and some of the appendices / supplementary content can also be found at http://www.uri.edu/accreditation/selfstudy/.

Date of Original Version

1-1-2007

Abstract

Self-Study report by the University of Rhode Island, prepared in fall 2006 for the 2006/07 accreditation visit of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Included here is Standard Seven: Library and Other Information Resources.

This standard was prepared by Standard Seven Committee Chair Karen M. Ramsay, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Technical Services in the University Libraries. Also on the Standard Seven Committee were: Lisa DiPippo, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Statistics; Karol Leuzarder, Senior Tech Programmer, TOPS; Mary MacDonald, Associate Professor, University Libraries; David Eifler, Graduate Student; Jim Loy, Professor, Anthropology; Andrée Rathemacher, Associate Professor, University Libraries; and Christian Vye, Lead Information Technologist, IITS .

Appendices referred to in Standard Seven are also included here as supplementary files, as are follow-up reports and selected other documents that informed the writing of Standard Seven.

Supplementary files included:

- NEASC final report, 2007 (Standard Seven addressed on pp. 25-27)

- URI response to NEASC final report, 2007 (Standard Seven addressed on pp. 14-16)

- Appendix 7.2 LibQUAL+ Assessment Report 2006

- Appendix 7.3 URI Library seating capacity

- Appendix 7.4 Library & Technology 5-year budget actuals 2002-2006

- Appendix 7.6 2002 report "Information Literacy: Challenges for the Future"

- Appendix 7.7 Faculty Senate Executive Committee Welcome Letter, 2006 (Library mentioned on p. 2)

- Appendix 7.8 Library peer comparisons based on ACRL and NCES data

- Appendix 7.9 Collection Management Officer’s (Michael Vocino) response to Budget

presentation to Faculty Senate (November 2005)

- Appendix 7.11 History of E-Journals and Electronic Databases in the Library, by William T. O'Malley, October 2006

- Karen Ramsay's draft of Standard Seven dated 12/1/2006, before editorial changes were made

- URI library holdings by LC call number and location

- Report of the Digital Materials Standards and Procedures Group (DMSP), 2006

- Ramsay unofficial reponse to NEASC report and progress since, October 2008

- Library expenditures on monographs and purchasing power, 1996/96-2005/06

- Library expenditures on serials and purchasing power, 1996/96-2005/06

NEASC Final Report 2007.doc (232 kB)
NEASC Final Report 12/20/2007

URI Response to NEASC 2007 Report.pdf (305 kB)
URI Response to NEASC Final Report 2007

Appendix7.2LibQUAL+AssessmentRpt 2006.pdf (47 kB)
Appendix 7.2 LibQUAL+ Report 2006

Appendix7.3URILibSeatCapacity.pdf (33 kB)
Appendix 7.3 URI Library Seating Capacity

Appendix7.4LibTech5YrActuals02-06.pdf (17 kB)
Appendix 7.4 Library & Technology Five-Year Budget Actuals, 2002-2006

Appendix7.6InfoLitChallenges4Future.pdf (117 kB)
Appendix 7.6 Information Literacy: Challenges for the Future, 2002 report

Appendix7.7FSECWelcomeLetter06.pdf (93 kB)
Appendix 7.7 FSEC Welcome Letter 2006

Appendix7.8PeerComparisons.pdf (267 kB)
Appendix 7.8 Library Peer Comparisons, 2004 ACRL and NCES data

Appendix7.9CollectionMgtResponse2Budget.pdf (50 kB)
Appendix 7.9 CMO response to budget

Appendix7.11E-journalHistory.pdf (54 kB)
Appendix 7.11 History of E-Journals and Electronic Databases in the Library

ACRLcomparison-O_Malley.doc (22 kB)
O'Malley: The Carothers Years: The Sequel

Standard7Draft12-01-06.doc (125 kB)
Ramsay Standard Seven draft, 12/2006

HELIN export by LC class.xls (524 kB)
URI library holdings by LC call number and location

DMSP_report07012006[1].doc (176 kB)
Report of the Digital Materials Standards and Procedures Group (DMSP) , 2006

Karen's commentary on NEASC.doc (30 kB)
Ramsay unofficial reponse to NEASC report, October 2008

NEASC10yrsmonographs.xls (77 kB)
Library expenditures on monographs and purchasing power, 1996/96-2005/06

NEASC10yrsserials.xls (69 kB)
Library expenditures on serials and purchasing power, 1996/96-2005/06