Governance and planning

The ISMT (Operations) meets regularly to oversee the operation of Information Services. This team comprises the Director of Library Services, the Director of IT Services and the Director of IS (ISMTO Terms of Reference (39kB)).

The ISMT (Strategy) meets regularly to oversee the development and implementation of strategy for IS and to approve relevant policies. This team comprises the senior managers of the Library and IT Services (ISMTS Terms of Reference (279kB)).

The IS Organisational Structure Nov 2013 (255kB) is a chart showing the new organisation.

The University works to five-year planning cycles: see the current UCC Strategic Plan for 2013-2017 and the IS Strategic Plan 2013-17 (406kB) for this period.

The University conducts a peer review of each academic and administrative unit once every cycle. The latest report, the IS Quality Improvement Plan May 2013 Final (143kB) was conducted in 2011.

Both of these were informed by the Review of Information Services (541kB) carried out by Gene Spencer in 2010.

An Information Services & Education Resources Committee of the Academic Council provides oversight and advice to the work of IS. The terms of reference and composition of this Committee will be made available here (subject to approval).

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