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Durham University

University Library

Library Users' Committee

The Library Users' Committee meets once a term. It will report any issues raised to the Library Steering Group, which may then discuss these issues further at its next meeting.

The LUC meetings for the 2017-2018 academic year take place:

  • 8th November 2017
  • 7th February 2018
  • 2nd May 2018

The LUC meetings for the 2018-2019 academic year are currently scheduled to take place:

  • 14th November 2018
  • 6th February 2019
  • 1st May 2019


  • Chair
  • University Librarian or their Deputy
  • Secretary
  • Dean or a Deputy or Associate Dean of each Faculty
  • Academic Affairs Officer of DSU
  • One student from Durham
  • One student from Queen's Campus
  • One ex officio member of each Board of Studies in each faculty to serve for a period of three years
  • Members of the Library staff and other members of the University whom the Librarian may decide, with the agreement of the Chair, to invite, as appropriate to the business of the meeting.
  • Representative of the Chief Information Officer


  • To report and comment to the Library Steering Group from the users' point of view on general matters relating to Library policy and the provision of library services in the University
  • To consider the principles for determining the allocation of bookfunds as these affect the Faculty grouping and to make recommendations to the Library Steering Group
  • To consider periodical subscriptions for titles of interest to the departments and subjects represented on Library Users' Committee
  • To consider and comment on any matter of substance relating to the University Library and Heritage Collections referred by the Library Steering Group, the Board of Studies, or the Librarian

Contact Details

Mr Mike Wall
Deputy University Librarian

Bill Bryson Library
Stockton Road