User Advisory Forum

The User Advisory Forum provides an opportunity for our members to have a say in the future of Senate House Library.

Group meeting at Senate House Library

User Advisory Forum

The User Advisory Forum provides an opportunity for our members to have a say in the future of Senate House Library.

The User Advisory Forum provides an opportunity for our members to have a say in the future of Senate House Library. It is a space for students, academics, alumni, and private researchers to provide feedback about our services and programmes and for Library staff to understand more about the needs and experience of our users. The feedback from forum members is used to develop future Library services.

Benefits

The benefits of being a forum member:

  • Contribute to shaping the services and programmes of the Library
  • Priority access to themed exhibition and library events and previews
  • Receive a £25 voucher at the end of the year
  • Certificate in recognition of contribution

Become a member

We are currently looking for a mix of students, academics and private researchers to join the User Advisory Forum for the academic year 2021-2022, to represent the diversity of Library users. If you are a current library member and can spare just a few hours a year to take part, please fill in the form below with your name, library membership number and your reasons for applying:

(Please apply by 18 October 2021 for your application to be considered.)

Sign up to be a forum member

About the forum

The forum meets three times a year and may take place online or at Senate House:

November 2021  
January 2022  
May 2022  

The forum serves as a space where Library members are able to:

  • Have a say about our collections, resources and services.
  • Get involved with and have discussions about library policies.
  • Participate in conversations about the Library’s business operations and services, which ensures greater visibility, accountability and transparency with our users.

View or download the full Terms of Reference (PDF 224 KB)

List of members 2020 - 2021

Lorenzo Belenguer

New College of the Humanities

Eric Coutts 

King’s College, London

Natasha Josephidou

University of London Worldwide

Sae Matsuno

UCL, University of London

Chloe Spinks 

NYU London

Dr Lisa Morrison Coulthard 

British Psychological Society 

Agenda and minutes

2020 – 2021

17 November 2020 meeting: Agenda | Minutes

23 February 2021 meeting: Agenda | Minutes

25 May 2021 meeting: Agenda | Minutes

2019 - 2020

23 October 2019 meeting: AgendaMinutes

29 January 2020 meeting: Agenda | Minutes

10 June 2020 meeting: Agenda | Minutes

Further information

For more information, please contact SHL.UserEngagement@london.ac.uk.