TYLER — The University of Texas at Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library director Jeanne Standley has been appointed to the Texas State Library and Archives Commissionís TexShare Advisory Board. A UT Tyler alumna, Standley has served the university since 2000. TexShare is a cooperative program designed to improve library service to Texans. TexShare focuses on the efficient sharing of library holdings, with an emphasis on electronic information resources and traditional collections of books and journals In this role, Standley represents public universities, replacing Farzaneh Razzaghi, UT Pan American dean of library.
She has represented libraries at the national, state and local levels through her involvement with American Library Associationís Library Leadership & Management Association, including service on the Library Partnerships Committee and participation in the TALL Texans Leadership Institute and the Texas Council of Academic Libraries, including a term as member-at-large for the Texas Council of State University Librarians. Standley also participated in the TexShare 2012 Statewide Strategic Planning Summit.