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The SAA-ACRL/RBMS Joint Task Force on the Development of Standardized Statistical Measures for Public Services in Archival Repositories and Special Collections Libraries will devote its meeting at ALA Annual to public discussion of a preliminary draft of the new standard we have been charged with developing.
The draft standard will be available for review from the following page beginning on Wednesday, June 22:
The Task Force meeting will be held on Saturday, June 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, in the HYATT Regency Orlando, Room Bayhill 29 (eventscribe: link)
Those who can attend the meeting are encouraged to download a PDF version of the document from the above page (also attached here) and bring a copy to the meeting.
Those who cannot attend are encouraged to read the document online and use the comment feature on the SAA website to submit feedback. The RBMS web team will also be exploring possibilities for mounting the draft document on a web-based annotation platform. The draft will be also be discussed at an open forum and meeting of the task force at the SAA Annual Meeting in Atlanta on August 4.
Comments may also be sent to task force co-chairs Amy Schindler firstname.lastname@example.org (SAA) and Christian Dupont email@example.com (ACRL/RBMS). The deadline for comments on this initial draft will be Monday, August 22, 2016.
The attached "working draft" document will be discussed at our task force meeting at ALA Annual. It is subject to further addition and editing prior to the conference, but will remain a rough outline. Comments may be directed to task force members or left on this page, or sent to: