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Icon Icon for Shared Content and Technical Services The Shared Content & Technical Services (SCTS) Team provides broad oversight and leadership in the sharing of library-selected content, and support of acquisitions and metadata operations across the Alliance. As experts for the consortium, the team continually assesses, manages, and develops initiatives that broaden access by providing cost-effective sharing, licensing, and description of such content.

Initiatives

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Streamline licensing and invoicing process
Reduce steps from existing processes and implement new software to support easy, streamlined access for members and central staff.
Action Plan
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Form the SCTS E-Content Group
Form SCTS group to review licenses and proposed pricing from consortia content providers, assist in establishing fair pricing and reviewing consortial licenses, develop standard model language for select license terms.
Action Plan
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Manage bibliographic records
Provide a more consistent strategy for shared work by centralizing bibliographic record management in the Network Zone.
Action Plan
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Manage normalization rules
Manage norm rules with discussion and input from member staff.
Action Plan
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Assess shared collections
Support shared collections and acquisitions models that are both innovative and sustainable; collect, analyze, and visualize metrics across member libraries.
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Manage shared record loading
Expand documented process and practices for centrally loading more Alliance e-resource collection records into the Network Zone.
Action Plan
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Select and acquire ebooks
Develop a shared Alliance-wide collection of ebooks accessible by all members via Alma/Primo, using evidence-based selection models.
Action Plan
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Themes

 

Status

Icon Strengthen Member Institutions Strengthen Member Institutions
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On Hold/Not Started
Icon Improve Access to Information
Improve Access to Information
Icon for In Progress In Progress
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Inspire Knowledge Creation
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Equip Students for Success