Library Committees

Access Services Policy Group (ASPG)

Reports To: Mike Bell & Daniel Dollar

Committee Charge:

The Access Services Policy Group (ASPG) is charged with addressing policy and programmatic issues related to the various activities associated with Access Services across the Yale University Library that serve all Yale clientele and YUL facilities.  These policies and services cover broad work areas such as Resource Sharing, Reserves, Circulation, Privileges, and Operational functions related to those services.  The ASPG is expected to:

  • Identify and develop new services that benefit the broad Yale community
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to existing library services and policies so that they are operationally efficient, cost effective and responsive to the changing needs of the Yale community
  • Work collaboratively with partners in Library IT and the Law Library to ensure consistency of services and experience with access services by the Yale community
  • Provide oversight and direction to an access services operations group for day to day functions.

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly

Term of Service: Ongoing

Committee Eligibility:  Librarians are appointed by their Directors as representatives of each listed library.

Committee Member: 

  • Aiken, Julian

Law, ex officio

  • Bower, Jessica

Access Services

  • Burcheski, Gary


  • Estelle-Holmer, Suzanne

Divinity (interim)

  • Killheffer, Christopher

SML/Bass - Operations

  • King, Lindsay

Arts (Chair)

  • Lovejoy, Suzanne Eggleston


  • Merriman, Kevin

Marx Library

  • Neilson, Archer

Yale Film Archive

  • Norton, Melanie


  • Sider, Laura

SML/Bass - Circulation / Privileges

  • Webb, Kathryn

Access Services

  • Bell, Michael


  • Dollar, Daniel


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