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 Resource Sharing Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Resource Sharing Advisory Committee serves as advisors to the Board of Trustees and staff on matters of Resource Sharing in the South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) region. The Advisory Committee monitors and evaluates the resource sharing activities of SCRLC. It generates creative initiatives and investigates global issues, innovations and trends that impact resource sharing. It develops educational and networking opportunities; suggests and plans Council projects; and identifies resources that are available for sharing.

Role
  • Recommends policies and initiatives to the Board of Trustees for regional resource sharing.
  • Investigates global issues, innovations, best practices, and trends in resource sharing. 
  • Provides leadership to the membership for best practices and innovation in resource sharing.
  • Reviews short- and long-term goals for the regional resource sharing program.
  • Plans resource sharing-related staff training, educational and networking opportunities.
  • Establishes subcommittees or task groups as necessary.
  • Identifies resources that are available for sharing. e.g. collaboration in the area of e-resources, staff, or services such as the Bibliographic & Referral Center (BARC).
2023-2024 Activities
  • Plan at least one Resource Sharing Users Group meeting.
  • Include at least one DEIJ/Accessibility workshop/webinar/presentation for the resource sharing community each year.
  • Monitor resource sharing/interlibrary loan changes – Rapido/Alma/ILLiad/ReShare, etc.
  • Help resource sharing members to be up-to-date on best practices in and procedures for ILL/resource sharing, e.g., through coaching, specific training.
  • Review and offer recommendations for the Resource Sharing LibGuide and RS area of the SCRLC website.
Resource Sharing LibGuide
Members
Lorie Brown, Southern Tier Library System, brownl@stls.org
Caitlin Finlay, Cornell University, cmf7@cornell.edu
Deb Geir, Finger Lakes Library System, joined 2019, dgeier@flls.org 
Ben Hogben, Ithaca College, bhogben@ithaca.edu
Virgilio Pinto, Chair, Ithaca College, vpinto@ithaca.edu
Sarah Shank, Ithaca College, joined 2015, sshank@ithaca.edu
Elise Thornley, Binghamton University, joined 2017, thornley@binghamton.edu
Erin Wilburn, SUNY Broome Community College, joined 2021, wilburneh@sunybroome.edu
Christine Brown, ex officio, SCRLC, cbrown@scrlc.org
Mary-Carol Lindbloom, ex officio, SCRLC, mclindbloom@scrlc.org
 
Meetings Minutes

2024

January 23

2023

November 28

September 26

August 11

June 22

April 11

February 13

January 17

2022

September 12

August 16

June 28

June 1

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