SML Exhibits Committee

Reports To: University Librarian

Committee Charge:

The Sterling Memorial Library (SML) Exhibits Committee provides oversight and support for the exhibition program that provides content for the Memorabilia Room and Student Exhibit Corridor in Sterling Memorial Library. The membership comes from across the Yale University Library (YUL) system and is led by the Exhibits Production Coordinator.  The membership rotates annually, with members serving staggered two year terms. Additionally, the Library’s Director of Communications and Director of Undergraduate Research Education and Outreach are permanent committee members.

The Committee performs these tasks:

Increases use of SML exhibit venues by YUL staff, Yale faculty and students, and Yale-affiliated groups 
Coordinates communication about the programming and use of the SML exhibit venues 
Reviews exhibition proposals to ensure that programming reflects and supports teaching and research at Yale 
Establishes and maintains appropriate guidelines for the use of exhibition venues and the handling of objects on display in SML 
Supports the Library Exhibits Liaison as needed 

Frequency of Meetings:

Term of Service: Two Years

Member Selection Method:


Committee Member: 

Exhibits Production Coordinator (Chair), Contact
Chief Conservator (2 year term)
Director of Undergraduate Research Education and Outreach
Curator for American Literature (2 year term)
Head Public Services (1 year term)
Librarian for Japanese Studies (2 year term)
Archivist (2 year term)
Haas ALSC representative (2 year term)
Life Sciences Librarian (2 year term)
Medical Library (2 year term)

Last modified on October 25, 2017 . Contact Andrew Gray to update.