Electronic Resources Subcommittee (ERSC)

Terms of Reference

Scope:

The Electronic Resources Subcommittee is concerned with electronic information resources, and the technology supporting or enabling access to these resources.

Role:

  • Promote current awareness of electronic information resources via product reviews and factsheets;
  • Promote sharing of information among Consortium libraries regarding these resources by holding quarterly meetings, forming small, specialized working groups, and conducting continuing education events;
  • Periodically conduct a survey of interest, expertise and technology, and report the results via the listservs and web site;
  • Organize continuing education sessions on electronic information resources, utilizing the expertise of Consortium library staff wherever possible;
  • Liaise with the Executive Director of the Consortium Office to assist with the development of dynamic content for the Consortium website;
  • Liaise with other Consortium subcommittees as required.

Membership:

  • 15 members (larger size to allow the formation of working groups)
  • The chair will be appointed from among the subcommittee's members and will serve for a maximum of 3 years.
  • Meetings are open to all Consortium members.