Heads of Special Collections-2006-2007 Goals and Objectives

  1. Communicate and work collaboratively with CDC and other UC, SOPAG-appointed, task forces and other common interest groups on special collections issues.
  2. Work with CDL on digitizing projects that might involve special collections materials.
  3. Continue to work with OAC on collaborative projects such as Cal Cultures and submit guides/images to OAC.
  4. Continue to explore ways to reduce processing backlogs, with projects such as the Bancroft’s EAD Encoding Services and the creation of a similar template for Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS).
  5. Explore the feasibility of a post-MLS fellowship program within the University of California, for the training of rare books/ special collections librarians.
  6. Maintain and expand content of HOSC web site.
  7. Continue to meet regularly (in person or otherwise) to discuss UC-wide Special Collections issues, as addressed in the HOSC Charge and Statement of Purpose, and explore ways to address them. Next proposed meeting is November 13, 2006, via conference call.