Infrastructure Working Group

The Infrastructure Working Group of the Partnership was established to develop an understanding of Shared Print program data needs, to explore the existing infrastructure capabilities, and to define recommendations and advocate for improvements. To facilitate those aims, the following Task Forces have been created:  Resource Sharing,  Unique Materials, and Discovery / Metadata.

Members:

Linda Wobbe* (SCELC) – Chair
David Almodovar (Pace Univ.)
Judy Dobry (CDL)
Maggie Dull (Univ. of Rochester)
Melissa Gasparotto (NYPL)
Tracy Gilmore (CSU, Long Beach)

Maggie Halterman-Dess (University of Iowa)
Shari Laster (Arizona State University)
Alicia Rogers (Univ. of Sydney)
Tom Teper (Univ. of Illinois)
Amy Wood (CRL)

Task Forces:

Resource Sharing

Investigate resource sharing infrastructure to support shared print programs.

Linda Wobbe* (SCELC)
Mehan Gaffney (Univ. of Delaware)
Melissa Gasparotto (NYPL)
Tracy Gilmore (CSU, Long Beach)
Maggie Halterman-Dess (Univ. of Iowa)
Rachel Manning (Middlebury College)
Amy Wood (CRL)

Unique Materials & Metadata

The Partnership will facilitate a process to analyze library monograph collections and identify unique or scarcely held materials so they may be preserved within Member programs.

Sara Amato* (EAST)
David Almodovar (Pace Univ.)
Judy Dobry (CDL)
Tom Teper (Univ. of Illinois)

Discovery & Metadata

The Partnership will investigate feasible approaches to integrating retention commitments within a program or across programs for discovery by individual participating libraries.

Susan Stearns* (EAST)
David Almodovar (Pace Univ.)
Maggie Dull (Univ. of Rochester)
Amy Wood (CRL)


* Denotes group convener.

See also the Acknowledgments page for previous members of working groups