Research and Network Level Working Group

Investigates at scale activities including research, funding, and expanding shared print.


Ian Bogus (ReCap)
Erin Engle
(Library of Congress)
Liz Hayden
(Univ. of Ottawa)
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)
Megan Gaffney (University of Delaware)A
Anna Striker (WEST/CDL)
Heather Weltin (HathiTrust)
Alison Wohlers (WEST/CDL)

Risk Research

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)
Liz Hayden (University of Ottawa)
Colleen Major (Columbia University)
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* (Univ. of South Carolina)
Aaron Krebeck (WRLC)
Charlotte M. Johnson (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Rebecca Lubas (Central Wash. Univ.)
Susan Stearns (EAST)
Ben Treat (Bangor Public)
Marie Waltz (CRL)
Emily Davis Winthrop (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)

* Denotes group convener, ** denotes co-convener.