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Purpose: Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among those persons working with or interested in electronic resources; promotes the acquisition and access of electronic resources collections; strengthens communication and cooperation among persons working with electronic resources collections; addresses issues related to collection management and development of electronic resources, their funding, and selection; and contributes to the improvement of education and training of electronic resource archivists and librarians.

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Volunteers/Nominations Sought for ALCTS CRS Electronic Resources Interest Group

  • 1.  Volunteers/Nominations Sought for ALCTS CRS Electronic Resources Interest Group

    Posted May 07, 2010 06:45 AM

    The ALCTS CCS Electronic Resources Interest Group (ERIG) is seeking volunteers or nominations for the position of Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect for 2010-2011.  The position involves a two-year term; first year as Chair-Elect and the second as Chair of the group. The Chair for 2010-2011 will be Christine Turner from University of Massachusetts Amherst.

    Responsibilities for the Chair-Elect/Chair include serving as leader of ERIG and representing ERIG before ALCTS officials; leading and working with past Chairs and members to coordinate the ERIG meetings which entail arranging the meeting space and equipment at ALA Annual and Midwinter conferences, arranging guest presentations at meetings of the Interest Group, and reporting to ALCTS about each meeting.

    If you are interested in becoming Chair-Elect of the ALCTS CCS Electronic Resources Interest Group, or have further questions, please contact Christine Turner: or 413-577-1026.

    The election will take place during the Interest Group meeting at ALA Annual in Washington, D.C. The meeting will be held on Saturday, June 26th, from 10:30-12 in the Grand Ballroom I / II at the J. W. Marriott.  We will introduce the candidates and provide a ballot with candidate statements.

    For more information about the ALCTS CRS Electronic Resources Interest Group, please check out our blog at:   We also have a listserv that you can join:  alcts-eres at

    Thank you for your consideration.

    Christine N. Turner
    Electronic Resources Librarian
    Acquisitions Department/W.E.B. Du Bois Library
    University of Massachusetts 
    Amherst, MA  01003
    Telephone  (413) 577-1026
    Fax  (413) 545-6494