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2006 Collection Development and Management Goals

GOAL 1. IMPROVE PRESERVATION OF COLLECTIONS

1. Complete Concept Document for Remote Storage and Preservation Facility, "Annex Addition."
Responsible: Tim Corlis, Robert Sewell, Francoise Puniello, and others

2. Appoint Interim Preservation Administrator
Responsible: Robert Sewell

3. Develop Preservation Webpage
Responsible: Preservation Committee (Tim Corlis, Ron Jantz, Ian Bogus, Tom Glynn, Darryl Voorhees, Bob Sewell, Erika Gorder, Bob Nahory)

4. Continue Inventory of Moving Image and Sound Recording Collections, Develop Plan for Their Preservation and Draft Grant
Responsible: Audio/Visual Preservation Subcommittee of the Preservation Committee (Erika Gorder, Ed Berger, Bob Nahory and others)

5. Begin Fundraising for Preservation
Responsibility: Julia Zapcic, Robert Sewell, and others.

GOAL 2. FURTHER DEVELOP MEDIA PLAN

1. Develop a survey for faculty on their uses of and needs for media resources
Responsibility: Jane Sloan, Grace Agnew

2. Explore possible VALE consortial purchase of moving image resource
Responsibility: Jane Sloan, Grace Agnew

GOAL 3. IMPROVE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION EFFORTS TO MAXIMIZE INVESTMENTS AND PROVIDE DATA COLLECTION FOR DECISION MAKING

1. Establish new material category "N" (irregular serials) to Improve Our Ability to Manage Collections Funds on SIRSI
Responsibility: Gracemary Smulewitz and others

2. Identify Core Reports Need for Collection Development and Management for SIRSI's Director's Station Responsibility: Under Development. (Subgroup of CDC)

GOAL 4. IMPROVE DOCUMENTATION OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT POLICIES

1. Review, revise and create new General Collection Development and Management Policies and Design a Format for Subject Collection Development Statements
Responsibility: CDC

2. Develop a "Tool Kit" for Selectors, a kind of FAQ That Will Help Locate Relevant Information To Selectors' Work on the Libraries Webpage and the Internet
Responsibility: CDC

GOAL 5. STRENGTHEN COLLECTIONS

1. Assess Needs and Usage Patterns Using Directors Station and Other Tools to Create Specific Targets for Collections
Responsibility: CDC

GOAL 6. STRENGTHEN THE ROLE OF THE LIAISON

  1. Make Sure Every Academic Or Research Unit Has A Liaison
  2. Make Sure Every Ph.D. Program Has A Research Subject Guide
  3. Develop a Tool Kit for Selectors
  4. Review Effective Communications for Selectors


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