Taskforce Goals and Objectives:
Develop, organize, preserve,
promote, assess, and provide access to the library's collections.
a timely review of the library's collections in all formats.
weeding procedures to include a process for the distribution of withdrawn
greater access to the collections of the Archives & Special Collections
the current collection development policy.
a volunteer program to assist in collection projects.
Fluency Task Force Goals and Objectives:
and assess information fluency skills throughout campus.
guidelines for library instruction and information literacy programs.
students' information fluency skills:
implementation and assessment of information fluency testing of first year
pre-test assessment of IFT 106 students
students information fluency skills (including critical thinking, computer,
and information literacy skills) through formal instruction classes and
informally through reference desk service.
methods for integrating information fluency into the college curriculum.
to develop innovative workshops, seminars, and opportunities for
collaboration with faculty.
faculty needs for information fluency through surveys and/or focus groups to
determine integration of IF into the curriculum.
online resources for the encouraging information fluency.
library personnel skills.
training for technological changes in software and hardware to include SIRSI
upgrades, OCLC, and other relevant tools.
ongoing professional development through workshops and courses.
about library resources, services, and events to the campus and local community.
Taskforce Goals and Objectives
remote access to Library online databases by all students, faculty, and staff
of Rollins College.
use of referring URL and other forms of access where offered by database
using a proxy server or other technology to make databases accessible
off-campus. I.T. representative and electronic resource librarian will
work with database contractors to determine methods and estimate costs by
and revise the Olin Library Web page.
maintenance of site coordinated by electronic resource librarian.
departmental representatives determine needs and generate content as
site as a whole annually, using hit statistics and user feedback, to
budget for training or outside contracting to make use of new Web
assess technology needs and implement upgrades.
and evaluate OPAC regularly based on technical service needs, public
services needs, and available releases.
resources librarian monitors needs for library hardware and software.
budget for technological upgrades and future needs.
and improve peak-time access to subscription online databases.
access speeds at peak times of the day, semester, and year.
recommendation from Information Technology department by May 2004.
Possible solutions: to install a separate line for the Library, costing
approximately $1,000 per month plus initial installation, or
architecturally isolate Olin traffic from mainstream traffic.
and implement digitization projects to improve access to library materials and
to increase awareness and preservation of special collections.
and maintain standards of digitalization and procedures.
project team to seek grant support for digitization.
the use of electronic reserves by instructors.
representation to and from the Information Technology department.
resources librarian acts as liaison to I.T. department.
representative to Olin will be kept aware of Library needs and issues.
terminology and records in the online catalog.
library faculty and staff to report cataloging errors and problems.
the catalog at least twice yearly.
subject headings every five years-estimated cost:
& Facilities Taskforce Goals:
an adequate facility for the housing of collections, instructional, and study
areas, and informal intellectual spaces.
shelving for the long-term growth of the collection
social and intellectual space to encourage a sense of community
inviting, and well organized entrance floor
appropriate to the size and use of particular collections
strategies for achievement of our goal:
all collections (General Collections, Government Documents, Periodicals,
etc.) for relevance to the curriculum
access to, rather than ownership of, some scholarly information
hiring a consultant to conduct a space utilization study
with other departments on campus to create a cooperative storage facility
on or off-site for little-used materials
signage regularly to improve navigation and make services and collections
comfort, temperature, and privacy issues for all offices and public spaces
on a regular basis