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SLC Report
« on: January 18, 2019, 09:43:02 AM »
Posted on behalf of Chuck O'Bryan

•Creation of SLC Bylaws
       -A draft copy is currently circulating for comment amongst board members and will be sent to the SLC membership prior to approval.
•ExLibris ALMA migration
       -Campuses are extremely busy with all aspects of the ALMA migration.  OLIS has offered to take on and house the ALMA support staff that will be necessary to make the migration and adoption
       successful for all campuses. 
•Commercial Products--CPC (including video working group and science direct working group)
       -CPC meetings are held virtually and monthly.  Negotiations are ongoing between the Video Resources Working Group and Kanopy. Targets of the negotiations include lower prices for all
          institutions, as well as changes to the process that triggers a license.  Upcoming trials include Films Media Group, SWANK and AVON.
        -CPC’s Science Direct Working Group has completed round one w/ Elsevier for renewal or rejection or modification of the Science Direct Big Deal.  The next meeting will be near the end of
           February and will include Elsevier’s presentation of a new deal with accompanying usage data.
•Charges have been developed and staffing is being recruited to fill working groups for various SLC initiatives: leadership development, library technology.  Other groups in development will include
  open access, conference planning and other initiatives either identified through the SLC strategic plan or membership input.
•Collaboration with ESLN, NYS Library, CUNY, NYLA and school libraries are ongoing.
•Nominations are being accepted for one open board position and multiple working group openings.