Research and Network Level Standing Committee

The Research and Network Level Standing Committee (formerly the Research and Network Level Working Group) Investigates at scale activities including research, communication, funding, and expanding shared print. Oversees the Partnership Research Agenda.


Miranda Bennett (California Digital Library)
Ian Bogus (ReCap)
Erin Engle
(Library of Congress)
Aaron Krebeck

Helen Levenson (Oakland Univ.)
Mary Miller (Univ. of Minnesota)
Matthew Revitt (Maine Shared Collections)
Ben Treat (Bangor Public Library)

Task Forces:

Resource Sharing

Look into the impact that shared print has on resource sharing and use. As part of this research, the group expects to consider how shared print programs achieve discovery and delivery to understand the greater context.

Ian Bogus* (ReCap)
Mark Canney (Lehigh University)
Megan Gaffney (University of Delaware)
John de La Fontaine (SCELC)
Anna Striker (WEST/CDL)
Alison Wohlers (WEST/CDL)

Output: 1st Survey Results

Risk Research – Research Agenda Tier One Priority

Investigate areas of risk and issues of survivability in Shared Print.

Ian Bogus* (ReCAP)
Sara Amato (EAST)
Fern Brody (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Helen Levenson (Oakland University)
Mary Miller (University of Minnesota)
Jacob Nadal (Library of Congress)
Shannon Zachary (Univ. of Michigan)

Shared Print Toolkit

Develop a toolkit to support startup of new shared print programs  for collections and in geographic locations that are not yet served. Analyze costs and determine necessary funding for shared print programs.

Erin Engle (Library of Congress)
Matthew Revitt (Maine Shared Collections)
Tony Fonseca (Elms College)
Sara Amato (EAST)


Value of Shared Print

Investigate the cost and value of Shared Print (ROI).

Miranda Bennett* (California Digital Library)
Aaron Krebeck (WRLC)
Rebecca Lubas (Central Wash. Univ.)
Charlotte M. Johnson (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Ben Treat (Bangor Public)
Marie Waltz (CRL)
Emily Davis Winthrop (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)

Shared Print Corpus – Research Agenda Tier One Priority

What is the corpus of content we are looking to protect/preserve as part of Partnership programs?  What is not being retained (or potentially over retained)?

Ian Bogus (ReCAP), Peg Seiden (Partnership), Susan Stearns (EAST), Alison Wohlers (CDL/WEST)

* Denotes group convener