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Hocken Collections Committee

Clocktower from the Leith

Terms of Reference

  • To advise the Library Services Committee and the University Librarian on matters regarding the requirements and resourcing needs of the Hocken Collections
  • To consider and advise the Library Services Committee and the University Librarian on policy matters and the conditions of use of the Hocken Collections
  • To receive reports from Library staff and other members of the Committee
  • To serve as a means of communication between the University, the Friends of Hocken and the Library
  • To meet at stated times and to make regular reports to the Library Services Committee
  • To promote the interest and advocate for the Hocken Collections


Composition of the CommitteeMemberExpiry date (if applicable)
Head of Department History and Art History (Chair)Professor T Shogimen 
University LibrarianMr H AmosEx-officio
Hocken LibrarianMs S DellEx-officio
Director of Marketing and CommunicationsMs J GalerEx-officio
Representative of the Commerce DivisionAssociate Professor L McNeill 
Representative of the Health Sciences DivisionProfessor L Matisoo-Smith 
Representatives of the Humanities Division

Professor T Brooking

Dr C Prentice

Representative of the Sciences DivisionProfessor L Hanton 
OUSA RepresentativeMs E Iati December 2017
Te Tumu Postgraduate RepresentativeDr L Carter 
Representative of the Combined Otago RunangaMs C F Campbell 
Representative of Publishing CommunityMs B A Larson 
Nominal Index and GenealogyMs J Pearson 
Representative of Heritage SectorMs L Johnston 
Representative of Business SectorMr P McIntyre 
President of the Friends of the Hocken CollectionsHon M Hobbs 
Co-opted member
In attendance
Committee Secretary, Charlotte Ball (EA to the University Librarian)(, ext 8932)

The Committee has the power to co-opt as required.

Meeting Dates

Meetings for the Hocken Collections Committee are on an 'as required' basis.