ETS: Services for Systems & Discovery

Charge

To create, collect, analyze, evaluate and disseminate information and materials on the development, and implementation of a variety of products, both locally and vendor created; coordinate the concerns of individuals or organizations involved in selecting, acquiring, and evaluating electronic reference products and services; and to gather and share with the library profession information on new technologies and ethical issues relating to such systems and services. These services and products can include provision of electronic reference services; document delivery; expert systems; locally developed databases; public access catalogs; non-bibliographic databases, discovery systems.

Roster

Ms. Cori L. Biddle (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Cori L. Biddle (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Madison Brents (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Jason Matthew Coleman (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Georgette Nicolosi (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Bill Ladewski (RUSA Executive Director, October 8, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Ninah Moore (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to December 31, 2099)
Shuntai Sykes (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to December 31, 2099)
Melissa Vanyek (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to December 31, 2099)

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Composition

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

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Origin

See Committee Charge.

Get Involved

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Staff Liaison

Ninah Moore

Training and Events Coordinator

nmoore@ala.org