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Collection Development
Task Forces

Bibliographers' Training Program Task Force

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    • The Bibliographers' Training Program Task Force will help develop a training agenda to benefit new and established bibliographers in the University Libraries. This includes recommendations for a formal, basic training program for new bibliographers and addressing the ongoing education needs of all bibliographers. The Bibliographers' Training Program Task Force might approach this responsibility in a variety of ways, including assessing the training needs of bibliographers, working on projects to help realize training programs and offerings to meet these needs, and investigating best practices. The Bibliographers' Training Program Task Force will work with the Bibliographers & Acquisitions Task Force, and other Libraries departments as appropriate.

       

  • Minutes (requires password)
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Bibliographers and Acquisitions Task Force

  • Charge:
    • The task force considers ways to help bibliographers delineate the responsibilities of Collection Development and Acquisitions.
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  • Minutes (requires password)
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Norlin Stacks Management Task Force 2004-05

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Remote or off-site storage is and will continue to be a necessary condition of library management. The Norlin Stacks Management Task Force will search for and recommend on-going strategies and guidelines for the reasonable and equitable distributuion of quotas of materials for storage as well as allocation of stack space in Norlin stacks 3A, 3B, 3C.

 

In formulating strategies and guidelines, flexibility will be critical. the Task Force will consider such factors as collection management practices, discipline needs, and priorities of the Libraries and the University. It will establish appropriate timelines and requirements for bibliographers in order to responsibly address current over crowding in Norlin stacks 3A-3C


The task Force will work with bibliographers to:

  1. Alleviate immediate overcrowding in stacks 3A-3C
  2. Establish procedures for periodic review of Norlin stacks
  3. Develop a list of criteria for selecting materials for off-site storage

Periodical Transfer Project 2009

Norlin Collections & Stacks Management Task Force 2010

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The Norlin Collections and Stacks Management Task Force will formulate immediate guidelines and recommend long-term strategies for managing collections in open stacks space in Norlin. The task force will take a broad based approach and consider factors such as collection growth, discipline needs, changing use patterns and best practices for collection management. Collection space priorities identified through campus and Libraries reviews will also be taken into consideration.

 

The Task Force will work with bibliographers to:
1. Review and revise the criteria for selecting materials for off-site storage.
2. Alleviate immediate overcrowding in stacks.
3. Recommend long term strategies on maximizing stack use.