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Icon Large for Alliance Central Staff The Alliance Central Staff (ACS) works with the Alliance Board, the Alliance Council, vendors, and member groups to help the Alliance achieve its goals.

Initiatives

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Theme Status
Develop a Copyright First Responders hub
Fund two additional Copyright First Responders cohorts and provide logistical support for CFR Retreat.
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Develop a Memorandum of Understanding for data sharing
Establish policies and develop a new MOU, and act on recommendations adopted by Council.
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Investigate open source shared ILS projects
Explore the viability of the Alliance participating in FOLIO development or a different open source ILS project, and determine if an open source solution is a viable shared ILS alternative.
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Strategize for consortial training
Develop a cohesive strategy, approach, and guidelines for training across the Alliance.
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Conduct an RFP process for shared ILS
Plan to conduct an RFP process prior to the end of the current Ex Libris contract.
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Form a Social Equity Committee
Identify specific programs and services that demonstrate a proactive stance on social equity in higher education.
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Alliance Central Staff also Status
Build capacity for members
Develop work that both supports Alliance priorities and engages member participants; assess contributions and provide timely feedback to participants.
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Improve organizational communication
Develop a strategic communications plan; identify and migrate to improved tools in support of that plan.
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Provide executive support
Support governance- and executive-level decision-making and informational needs.
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Report data and statistics
Support assessment activities at member and participating institutions, enable data-driven decision making on use of resources and accreditation of member institutions.
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Themes Status
Icon Strengthen Member Institutions Strengthen Member Institutions Icon for On Hold or Not Started Items. On Hold/Not Started
Icon Improve Access to Information Improve Access to Information Icon for In Progress In Progress
Icon Inspire Knowledge Creation Inspire Knowledge Creation Icon Checkmark for Completed. Completed
Icon Equip Students for Success Equip Students for Success Operational Operational