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Committee Name: Collection Steering Committee

Reports To: Daniel Dollar

Committee Charge: The Collection Steering Committee (CSC) is an advisory group charged to provide guidance and decision support to the Director of Collection Development and senior library managers regarding all aspects of collection development involving central collection funds for the Yale University Library. The charge includes: · Budget planning and fund management · Collection development policies and procedures · Fund allocations · Funding recommendations on significant multiple disciplinary resources (e.g. decisions involving package agreements or ePool -- centrally funded electronic resources) · Charging task forces to carry out collection development-related projects · Promoting dialogue about relevant collection development topics among library staff

Frequency of Meetings: Biweekly

Committee Chairs: Julie Linden

Committee Members:

  • Daniel Dollar (sponsor)
  • Russell Epstein
  • John Gallagher
  • Heather Gendron
  • Denise Krause
  • Marty Kurth
  • Julie Linden (chair)
  • Ruthann McTyre
  • Kevin Merriman
  • Jill Parchuck
  • Jae Rossman
  • Angela Sidman
  • Allen Townsend
  • Sarah Tudesco

Member selection method: Appointed by director of collection development

Term of Service: Ongoing

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Committee Contact: Julie Linden

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