[Libs-Or] Open Position for the Statewide Database Advisory Council (SDLAC)
darci.hanning at state.or.us
Thu Aug 16 10:18:22 PDT 2007
On behalf of the LSTA Advisory Council, the Oregon State Library is now accepting nominations for the following new vacancy on the Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee (SDLAC). The term will begin immediately and last through June 30, 2010.
Position #9 - Resource sharing network representative, term ending June 30, 2010
Please see the end of this message for a list of libraries/systems eligible for this position.
Self-nominations are encouraged -- if you are interested, or know someone who may be, please read further and/or pass this message along.
Process and timeline:
Nominations are being accepted online only at:
The deadline for nominations is: August 22nd.
Once confirmed, a slate of nominees will be presented by the State Library staff to the LSTA Advisory Council at their September 2007 meeting. Appointees will be notified by the State Library as soon as possible after the LSTA Advisory Council meeting.
In making appointments, the LSTA Advisory Council will seek representatives with experience in database licensing and with the use and/or selection of databases.
Involvement in SDLAC will include representing your constituent group through attendance at regular meetings, participation on a listserv, working on the upcoming RFP, and providing feedback on the success of the statewide database licensing program. The commitee will start the RFP process for the next five-year contract (for general databases) starting the fall of 2008 with a deadline of the new contract being in place by June 2009. A similar RFP process will take place for a newspaper database contract the following year.
The Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee shall meet at least twice each calendar year, and more frequently during the RFP process. Attendance can be in person in Salem or via teleconference. Participation is voluntary and reimbursements cannot be made for travel.
SDLAC committee members represent the following groups:
One representative from the LSTA Advisory Council;
Three public library representatives, one each from libraries serving populations over 100,000, between 25,000-100,000, and 25,000 or less;
Three academic library representatives, one each from a community college, Oregon University System, and private academic institution;
One representative from a resource sharing system;
One representative from a tribal library and,
Two school library representatives drawn from OASL (formerly OEMA) membership.
Nominees for Position #9 (resource sharing network) may come from the following:
Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS)
Coastal Resource Sharing Network (CRSN)
Coos County Library District
Curry County Automation
Library Information Network of Clackamas County (LINCC)
Portland Area Library System (PORTALS)
Sage Library System
Southern Oregon Library Information System (SOLIS)
Note: if you're involved in a resource sharing network that is not listed above, please don't let that deter you from nominating yourself or someone else -- there's a place on the nominating form to enter that information.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Technology Development Consultant
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
darci.hanning at state.or.us
Darci Hanning * Technology Development Consultant * Library Development Services
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
503-378-2527 darci.hanning at state.or.us
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