VII. Institutional Facilities
Standard VII-1. The library that serves the computer science program must be adequately staffed with professional librarians and support personnel.
Assess the staffing of the library (or libraries) that serve the computer science program. Are there adequate professional librarians and support personnel? Supply documentation if possible.
The campus library serves the entire university, not only the computer science program. The library director hired professional librarians who are specialized in various areas. The library does have a Systems Librarian who specializes in the computer science area.Librarians and staff total 29.
Standard VII-2. The library's technical collection must include up-to-date textbooks, reference works, and publications of professional and research organizations such as the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society.
2. Assess the adequacy of the library's technical collection and of the budget for subscriptions as well as new acquisitions. The library must contain up-to-date textbooks, reference works, and publications of professional and research organizations such as the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society. It should also contain representative trade journals. Supply documentation, if possible. Assess the process by which faculty may request the library to order books or subscriptions.
The library's technical collection includes up-to-date textbooks, reference works, and publications from ACM as well as IEEE Computer Society. The library also contains representative trade journals. The Library has an online request form linked from its website where faculty can request materials, or they can contact Tim Rowley, Systems Librarian directly. There is also an on line interlibrary loan form on the library's web page where students can request books and articles not readily available from the UVU library. Delivery of books is usually within five to seven days and article delivery is usually within 72 hours.
Standard VII-3.Systems for locating and obtaining electronic information must be available.
3. Assess the library's systems for locating and obtaining electronic information.