South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

Library Committee



The SMHEC Library Committee coordinates library activities in order to share best practices, develop new strategic services, and plan future initiatives of mutual benefit. The group reaches out to other Library consortia in order to perform environmental scans, extend the vision of multi-type libraries, and to gain economies of scale in terms of professional and staff development activities.  The Library Committee also communicates with other SMHEC committees to discuss institutional concerns and demonstrate the value that libraries bring to student success, retention, and strategic priorities.


The Library Committee meets at least quarterly, and hosts a variety of workshops, webinars, and other activities.  A website will be maintained to document policies and practices, list current initiatives, and identify collaborative opportunities.