CCLIP Working Group Scopes

Collections Development / Selection Working Group

Charge

The Collections Development/Selection working group is charged to develop user stories and recommendations on how collections development and item selection should take place across different institutions in a common CCLP infrastructure.

Scope

The Collections Development/Selection working group will investigate and record gaps in current infrastructure and standards to allow cross-institutional and network first collection development activities. It will document data requirements and functionality needed to allow data-driven and networked selection to occur in single and multi-institutional settings. It will act as a resource for the CCLP community regarding collection development and selection duties and represent the CCLP Collections Development persona in the prototype development.

Reporting

Full Working Group/Steering Committee, working with other working groups, such as Organizational Strategy and Governance, Acquisitions, Assessment/Data, Publishers, and Providers. 

Rough timeline

Beginning March 2023 ->January 2024

Related user stories

  • Item identification by subject specialists
  • Item verification and ordering across institutions
  • Collections management across institutions
  • Collections assessment

Public outreach reports

Quarterly

Expected outputs

  • Recommended Functional requirements
  • Required product catalog awareness recommendations 
  • Recommended changes to any existing standards based on work
  • Input to governance and development teams
    • Short written summaries of progress ready to be shared with the Steering Committee and on the website (once a month)

Infrastructure Working Group

Charge

The Infrastructure working group will focus on developing requirements for the development of CCLP prototype middleware and application specifications. 

Scope

Working regularly with other CCLIP working groups the Infrastructure Working Group will examine CCLP user stories and explore existing tools/services to identify functionality gaps and user needs. It will use design thinking methodologies to surface gaps and opportunities in the existing technical infrastructure and provide input to the Technical Prototype Development team in creating a CCLP middleware and functionalities.  

Reporting

Full Steering Committee

Rough timeline

Beginning March 2023 ->June 2024

Related user stories

Exploring the integrations with other systems based on other working group’s user stories. In particular, CCLP persona such as selection, acquisitions, metadata, publishers, and providers, to address functional requirements needed to achieve a vendor neutral, collaborative middleware. 

Public outreach reports 

Quarterly

Expected outputs

  • Recommended Functional requirements
  • Recommended Metadata schemas (together with Metadata working group)
  • Recommended changes to any existing standards based on work
  • Input to technical prototype development team
    • Short written summaries of progress ready to be shared with the Steering Commitee and on the website (once a month) 
       

Organizational Strategy and Governance Working Group

Charge

The Organizational Strategy and Governance Working Group is charged to develop user stories and recommendations on how collections lifecycle activities and governance should take place across different institutions in a common CCLP infrastructure.

Scope

The Organizational Strategy and Governance Working Group will investigate and record gaps in current norms, institutional buy-in, fiscal dependencies, infrastructure, and standards in managing, advocating, and strategizing for cross-institutional and network first collection development and lifecycle activities. It will document data requirements and functionality needed to allow stakeholders to promote networked collection development and management to occur in a single and multi-institutional setting and will recommend sustainability and business behaviors and strategies to support CCLP infrastructure and functionalities over time. It will act as a resource for the CCLP community regarding governance and CD lifecycle duties and represent the CCLP Organizational Strategy and Governance persona in the prototype development.   

Reporting

Full Working Group/Steering Committee, working with other working groups, such as Collection Development, Assessment/Data, Publishers, and Providers. 

Rough timeline

Beginning March 2023 ->January 2024

Related user stories

Collections management across institutions
Collections assessment
Publisher and providers

Public outreach reports

Quarterly

Expected outputs

  • Recommended functional requirements
  • Recommended communication Strategies
  • Recommended sustainability and business behaviors and strategies 
  • Required product catalog awareness recommendations
  • Recommended changes to any existing standards based on work
  • Input to governance and development teams
    • Short written summaries of progress ready to be shared with Steering Committee and on the website (once a month)