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About the Library: Finding Aids Coordinating Committee (FACC)

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Committee Name: Finding Aids Coordinating Committee (FACC)

Committee Charge: The Finding Aids Coordinating Committee (FACC) is charged with maintaining YUL's Finding Aids Program. The Committee coordinates all matters pertaining to the development and maintenance of best practices related to the creation, management and delivery of electronic finding aids and outreach about the program. The FACC is concerned with staff tools related to finding aids (e.g., the finding aids authoring tool, digital repository staff management functions, and other centrally maintained applications related to managing archival materials) as well as public interfaces for electronic finding aids. This group works closely with collection owners engaged in the creation and management of online finding aids, Cataloging staff supporting EAD, and ILTS staff who support staff and public interfaces and other software applications for finding aids.

Fequency of Meetings: Biweekly

Committee Chairs: Mary Caldera and Mark Custer

Committee Members:

  • Mary Caldera, MSSA (Co-Chair)
  • Mark Custer, Beinecke (Co-Chair)
  • Richard Boursy, Music
  • Rachel Chatalbash, Yale Center for British Art
  • Molly Dotson, Arts
  • Moira Fitzgerald, Beinecke
  • Matthew Gorham, MSSA
  • Eric James, LITO
  • Francis Lapka, Yale Center for British Art
  • Mark Matienzo, MSSA
  • Michael Rush, Beinecke
  • Martha Smalley, Divinity

Member selection method: FACC members represent the different repositories that contribute to YFAD, Library IT, and public services.

Term of Service: One year with option to renew.

Committee Website: http://www.library.yale.edu/facc/

SharePoint site: https://collaborate.library.yale.edu/facc/default.aspx

Committee Contact: Mark Custer

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