OCUL Collections Subcommittee

Superseded by Collections Subcommittee (July 2016)

Purpose:
The role of the OCUL Collections Subcommittee is:

  • to aid the OCUL Projects Officer in vetting and evaluating vendor product proposals on behalf of the OCUL IR group;
  • to meet with vendors and assist with vendor negotiations, when appropriate;
  • to recommend to the OCUL Projects Officer proposals to be presented to the OCUL IR group.

Members:
Minimum of three librarians, chosen from the member libraries. The candidates should represent diverse libraries based on size and academic programs.

  • Chair: Rea Devakos, OCUL
  • Ines Perkovic, McMaster
  • Katrine Mallan, Ottawa
  • Jane Philipps, Queen's
  • Jane Schmidt, Ryerson
  • Matthew Thomas, Wilfrid Laurier

Appointment Process:
Members will be chosen by the OCUL IR group and report to the OCUL Projects Officer.

Term:
Subcommittee members should serve three years on a rotating basis so that the collective memory is preserved.

Chair:
The OCUL Projects Officer chairs this subcommittee.

Meetings:
Meeting are at the call of the Chair and may be by phone or in person.

Communication:
The subcommittee will normally communicate by email and/or phone.

Superseded by Collections Subcommittee (July 2016)