TTIP Funds for Library Electronic Information Resources (Databases)

Spring
2004
Resolution Number: 
05.08
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Budget and Finance
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Electronic information resources include periodical and newspaper databases, online encyclopedia resources, online bibliographic verification resources, and other online databases that are necessary for the research needs and the development of information competency skills of California community college students, and provide a means of updating the resources that we offer to our students and equalizing access to information; and

Whereas, Proposed changes to the distribution of Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP) funding to the colleges may result in colleges receiving reduced funding for the support of electronic information resources;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge districts and colleges to continue to provide full funding for the purchase of library subscriptions to electronic information resources regardless of changes in the distribution of Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP) funds to libraries.

Status Report: 

Item was added to college visit talking points & new Handout.