5 reference librarians
1 IT support
1 Web development support
1 Library Administration support
1 Research lead (myself)
1 Circulation support
Conduct a survey with library staff members for components that are needed and wanted with the service, analyze responses and decide on top 5 features that are a must and 5 that are a bonus
Research 5 services, mixture of Open Access platforms and Commercial platforms. Committee selects only those who are able to meet criteria from staff survey.
Data on services is brought to the table and decision is made by research committee and approved by Library Director to proceed.
Committee members and participating staff will go through training on selected platform; including modules, report running, best practices, etc.
Work with web development to create web advertising on Library website. Add icon and information to contact us page. Create a poster to put up at reference and circulation to advertise.
Open up blog for Staff, Faculty and Students to express any faults, opportunities for change and positive feedback from the service.
Begin monitoring second 6 month period and implement any possible changes that were recommended.
Committee will meet and review any issues at large and make any recommendations for change.
Pull data for 12 month assessment and create report for final decision to keep service. If service was a success we will complete an assessment every 12 months and handle situations as they arise. Monthly meetings will not occur unless viewed as necessary.