RUL Media Team: Charge
In order to accomplish a holistic approach to the management of streaming media, with an equal
emphasis on collection development, collection management, user services and technical
infrastructure, a team consisting of representatives from all interest areas is being appointed.
This team will be responsible for identifying, developing, and submitting necessary policies and
procedures for the smooth management of all streaming media collection types.
The RUL Media Team under this Charge, shall:
Propose policies and procedures with respect to developing streaming media collections and
services to support ongoing collection building, information literacy and informatics training, and
workflow based needs for personal or rights encumbered resources (streaming reserves and course
support). Other needs, such as faculty research and publications in audiovisual format and marketing
or library in-house training needs, will also be addressed by the RUL Media Team.
Coordinate and implement the development of streaming infrastructure, audiovisual formatting
standards, access controls, collection development, including funding and fund accounting and
evaluation of vendors and vendor offerings, acquisitions and licensing, third party and
collaborative purchasing and service solutions and usage monitoring.
Provide ongoing management and oversight, including remaining abreast of current vendor and
service provider offerings and integration of streaming media processes and infrastructure with
other RU and RUL infrastructure components (website, RUcore, CAS/LDAP/Shibboleth and IRIS/OLE,