[Libs-Or] Seeking Nominations for Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Tue Apr 24 17:14:25 PDT 2012
On behalf of the LSTA Advisory Council, the Oregon State Library is now accepting nominations for the following four vacancies on the Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee (SDLAC). Terms are for three years; they begin on July 1, 2012 and end on June 30, 2015. Please see the end of this message for a list of libraries eligible for each of these positions.
Position #4 - Public library serving 25,000 to 100,000
Position #5 - Academic library from an Oregon community college
Position #6 - School library drawn from OASL membership
Position #10 - Tribal library representative
Self-nominations are encouraged. If you are interested or know someone who may be, please read further and/or pass along this message.
Process and Timeline
Nominations are being accepted online only at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SDLAC2012.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 11, 2012, 5:00 pm.
Once confirmed, the slate of nominees will be presented by the State Library staff to the LSTA Advisory Council at their May 18, 2012 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 by attending meetings, participating on a listserv, participating in the database vendor selection process, and providing feedback on the success of the statewide database licensing program.
The Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee is required to meet once a year. Currently the committee meets nearly every quarter. Once the RFP process begins in about a year, members will likely meet more often. Attendance can be in person in Salem or via teleconference. Participation is voluntary and reimbursements cannot be made for travel, parking, or substitute staff.
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 #4 (public libraries serving 25,000 to 100,000) may come from the following libraries:
Albany Public Library
Lake Oswego Public Library
Springfield Public Library
Canby Public Library
Tigard Public Library
Cedar Mill Community Library
McMinnville Public Library
Tillamook County Library
Clackamas County Library
Newberg Public Library
Tualatin Public Library
Corvallis-Benton County PL
Ontario Library District
West Linn Public Library
Forest Grove City Library
Oregon City Public Library
Woodburn Public Library
Josephine County Library
Sandy Public Library
Klamath County Lib. Serv. Dist.
Silver Falls Library District
Nominees for Position #5 (academic library from an Oregon Community College) may come from libraries at the following institutions:
Blue Mountain CC
Central Oregon CC
Southwestern Oregon CC
Tillamook Bay CC
Mt Hood CC
Treasure Valley CC
Oregon Coast CC
Columbia Gorge CC
Nominees for Position #6 (school library) may include school librarians who have OASL membership.
Nominees for Position #10 (tribal library) may come from the following libraries:
Burns Paiute Tribal Library
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Tribal Library
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians Tribal Library
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, & Siuslaw Tribal Library
Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Library (Tamastslikt Cultural Institute Library)
Klamath Tribal Library
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Library
Coquille Indian Tribe Library
Warm Springs Community Library
If you have any questions or concerns about this process or the SDLAC, please ask.
School Library Consultant
Oregon State Library
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-3950
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us<mailto:jennifer.maurer at state.or.us>
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