STARS: Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee


To maintain and promote the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States; to develop, maintain and promote other guidelines in support of resource sharing; to monitor and, as appropriate, collaborate in the development of relevant guidelines and technical standards by other entities.


Margaret W. Ellingson (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Jessica Anne Bower (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mr. John R. Brunswick (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Jennifer A. DeVito (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Pamela Johnston (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Brian David Miller (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 06/20/2019. Last retrieved on 06/20/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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