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)
Steven Smith (UMass Boston)
Amy Wood (CRL)

Task Forces:

Resource Sharing

Investigate resource sharing infrastructure to support shared print programs.

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

Matching Algorithms

Exploring and documenting the varying level of needs in matching algorithms and the efficacy of existing algorithms used.

Sara Amato (EAST)
David Almodovar (Pace Univ.)
Sara Amato (EAST)
Ian Bogus (ReCAP)
Claudia Conrad* (CDL)
Judy Dobry (CDL)
Andy Hart (Univ of Pennsylvania)
Dana Jemison (CDL)
George Machovec (CARL)
Steve Smith (Boston Univ.)

Discovery & Metadata

Investigate integration of shared print and use of the 583 field in various ILS/LSPs

Maggie Dull (Univ. of Rochester)
Melissa Gasparotto (NYPL)
Tracy Gilmore (CSU LB)
Maggie Halterman-Dess (U Iowa)
Shari Laster (ASU)


* Denotes group convener.

See also the Ad Hoc group on Defining Unique, and the Acknowledgments page for previous members of working groups