Library Committees

Committeesort descending Description Request Membership
Acquisitions Committee

Charge:

  • Develop, discuss, share, and maintain standard system-wide policies and best practices regarding acquisitions management in the library services platform, Alma, throughout CUNY. 
  • Facilitate best practices within Alma for OLS and individual...
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Alma Advisory Committee

Charge:

  • Develop and promote best practices for system configuration, customizations, and maintenance of CUNY’s library services platform, Alma.
  • Develop, discuss, share, and maintain standard system-wide policies and best practices regarding third-party...
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Cataloging Committee

Charge:

  • Partner with OLS to develop, discuss, share, and maintain standard system-wide policies, best practices, and workflows for metadata practices within the library services platform, Alma.
  • Recommend Alma configuration, including cataloging rights...
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Copyright Committee

The Copyright Committee exists to educate CUNY Libraries about issues related to fair use and copyright so it may empower members of the CUNY community as content consumers and creators. The committee promotes proactive, innovative solutions to information sharing and use.

The Committee...

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Digital Initiatives Committee

Charge:

  • Discuss platforms, strategies, and current practices relating to digital collections in CUNY Libraries.
  • Establish and promote best practices in: technology choices, collection development; access, metadata, and preservation; and long-term planning....
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Electronic Resource Management Committee

Charge:

  • Develop, discuss, share, and maintain local and consortium electronic resources policies and best practices to enhance efficiency for local and consortial access, reduce redundant e-resource management activities, and produce reliable data for system-wide...
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ERAC

Charge:

  • Decides which e-resources should be purchased for CUNY-wide access.
  • Obtains trials of resources and compares products for widest coverage and best value.

Responsibilities

  • Procure package- and subscription-...
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EZproxy Contacts

Committee for those whose mission-critical EZproxy application service (that provides remote/off-campus authentication to access CUNY libraries’ licensed e-resource collections) is run by the CUNY Office of Library Services.

EZproxy Contacts may use the library-systems listserv for group...

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Fulfillment Committee

Charge:

  • Develop, discuss, share, and maintain standard consortial policies and workflows to enhance and expand access to CUNY collections.
  • Recommend and maintain policies related to storing, sharing, and managing patron information in a safe and secure way...
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Library Assessment Committee

The Library Assessment Committee is to promote and facilitate assessment (measuring the impact of library services) initiatives for all CUNY libraries. The committee’s work includes convening workshops, developing and using assessment tools and methodologies, analyzing data, and sharing...

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Library Statistics Working Group

Working group focused on the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics measuring physical/electronic collections including utilization of those collections, business processes, and staffing related to CUNY libraries.

Committee page missing info (such as member...

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Library User Experience Committee

Charge:

  • Evaluate and promote integration of UX methods and philosophies through technological and service standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Foster dialogue and share UX research projects to better understand library patrons’ needs.
  • Employ...
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Reports & Analytics Special Interest Group

Charge:

  • Evaluate capabilities of CUNY’s library services platform, Alma, to analyze usage of resources and CUNY-wide collections to inform coordinated collection analysis and development.
  • Develop and recommend best practices for Alma’s analytics and...
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Scholarly Communications Committee

The Scholarly Communications Committee works collaboratively with CUNY libraries to offer leadership, guidance and direction toward shaping the course of scholarly communications at CUNY. The Committee focuses on two primary directives in support of CUNY research and pedagogy: 1.) develop and...

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