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The Library Board

The Library Board is the board of the University Library and has a general responsibility for the collective library services at Lund University - the University Library, faculty libraries and independent centre libraries.

The Library Board consists of Pro Vice-Chancellor Viktor Öwall, chairman, the Library Director, four faculty members, two external members and two students. The members are appointed for three years except the student representatives, who are appointed for one year.

The Library Board's term of office follows the joint university boards' terms of office. The present term of office is 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2024. 

The Library Board

Chairperson

Viktor Öwall, Pro vice-chancellor

Library Director

Håkan Carlsson

Faculty members

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Pro Dean at Faculty of Social Sciences
Heiko Herwald, Vice Dean at Faculty of Medicine
Sven Lidin, Dean at Faculty of Science
Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, Pro Dean at Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology

External members

Lars Burman, Library Director at Uppsala University
Gunilla Herdenberg, National Librarian emerita

Student representatives

Patrik Gustafsson
Elisabeth Jensen Haverling 

Staff representatives with right of attendance and speech

Marie Hoen, SACO 
Magnus Karlsson, ST

Keeper of minutes

Lena Landgren, Controller at Lund University Library 

Duties of the board

The Library Board:

  • decides on a budget proposal for the University Library on the basis of the Library Director's assessments.
  • determines strategic plans and annual reports for the University Library.
  • follows up the work on ongoing risk management issues within the University Library and takes decisions on action.
  • develops a competency supply plan for the University Library.
  • cooperates with faculties, specialised  university centres, cultural centres and museums , the Education Board, Research Board  and other joint university bodies.
  • is responsible for strategic questions.
  • decides on general rules designed to give staff and students equal opportunities at the University Library, faculty libraries and independent centre libraries.

The Library Board's minutes

For minutes, please contact keeper of minutes Lena Landgren: lena [dot] landgren [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se.

Contact

Lena Landgren
Controller
+46 46 222 83 68
+46 76 794 00 16
lena [dot] landgren [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se