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Hilton M. Briggs Library Policies

Policies & Procedures

SUBJECT: Policy and Procedure Approval

NUMBER: 1.1

  1. Purpose

To establish the provisions applicable to initiating, amending, or rescinding a policy or procedure contained in the Briggs Library Policy and Procedures Manual.

  1. Policy
  • Briggs Library policies and procedures may be initiated by an administrator or proposed by an individual, committee, or department and submitted to the Policy and Procedures Committee.
  • Briggs Library policies and procedures will be reviewed by any applicable committees, the Library faculty and staff and are subject to final approval by the Chief University Librarian, unless otherwise delegated.
  • Briggs Library policy and procedures shall be reviewed and updated as set forth in the applicable policy document, which timeframe shall not exceed five years.
  1. Procedures
  • Initiation, Review, and Approval of Policies
    • The individual or unit proposing a policy or procedure will develop the proposed draft policy and any related procedures in the template provided by the Policy and Procedures Committee and follow all applicable guidelines.
    • The proposing individual or unit will present the proposed draft to any member of the Policy and Procedures Committee for initial consideration.
    • The Policy and Procedures Committee will solicit comments and recommendations from applicable committees or individuals.
    • The Policy and Procedures Committee will submit the policy to the management group for consideration.
    • After the management group is satisfied with the policy, the Policy and Procedures Committee will submit the policy to the Library faculty and staff for review.
    • After the policy is approved by all groups, the Policy and Procedures Committee will add the appropriate approval dates and will add it to the print and online policy manuals.
  1. Related Documents

Policy Template

Policy Style Guide

  1. Responsibility

The Chief University Librarian or designee is responsible for biennial and ad hoc review of this policy and annual review of procedures. 

SOURCE:

Reviewed by: Library Faculty NA

Approved by: Chief University Librarian March 30, 2017

Origination date: March 30, 2017

Revision dates:

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