Reporting to the VALE Executive Committee, the VALE Cooperative Collection Management Committee will develop resources for cooperative collection management among VALE libraries and raise awareness of last copy, repository and other collection management isues. Specifically, the Committee will:;
- Recruit and train libraries for participation in the VALE Last Copy Preservation Program;
- Examine options for implementing collection assessment tools, such as the WorldCat Collection Analysis Tool, with a group of academic libraries in New Jersey; and
- Conduct workshops to raise awareness about standards to address preservation issues as well as retention issues of print resources.