Call for Nominations for ASEE-ELD Committee Chairs

Apr 6, 2005 by

There are several Committee Chairs open at the Engineering Libraries Division of the ASEE and now is the time to nominate yourself. Committee chairs are appointed by the Division Chair in consultation with the Executive Committee for a two-year term. Reappointment is possible. If interested, send a brief statement of interest to Andy Shimp by April 29.

  • Accreditation and Standards: The Chair leads the Accreditation Committee in achieving its goals to improve the accreditation process for engineering libraries and to develop standards to be used to measure the strength of engineering libraries.
  • Archivist: The Archivist maintains the historical records of the Division and answers requests for information about material in the archives.
  • Electronic Discussion Lists: The Editor operates and maintains the electronic discussion lists, including maintaining current lists of subscribers and promoting the use of the e-lists.
  • JSTOR Task Force: The Chair leads the task force to identify priority titles and explore issues related to a JSTOR-like archive for engineering journals.
  • Liaisons Program: The Chair coordinates the activities of ELD liaisons to related library and engineering associations.
  • Membership Directory: The Editor is responsible for editing and producing an annual directory of ELD members.

    Mentoring: The Chair leads the Mentoring Committee in achieving its goal of facilitating mentoring and networking among ELD members.

  • Newsletter: The Editor provides a publication timetable, solicits articles/news and produces four issues per year of the ELD Newsletter.

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