Council of UW Libraries

The Council of Universities of Wisconsin Libraries (CUWL) provides a forum for library and information technology planning within the Universities of Wisconsin. CUWL reports to the Associate Vice President of Learning and Information Technology Services.

The Council’s purposes include:

  • Advocating within the Universities of Wisconsin regarding library programs, systems and funding (including computing, telecommunications, resource sharing, and information resource structures)
  • Planning, developing, and implementing policies, procedures, and strategic directions with regard to system-wide library resources and programs
  • Informing local institutional administrators of UW library initiatives
  • Participating in state-wide library planning and advocacy

CUWL has three coordinating committees:

  • Archives
  • Collections
  • Shared Systems