SDL Advisory Committee

SDL Advisory Committee Members

As of November, 2015, the members are:

Joanna Bailey
Library Director
Neill Public Library
210 N. Grand Ave
Pullman 99163-2608

Betsy Bartholomew
Director, Medical Library & Archives
Virginia Mason Medical Center
925 Seneca Street, MS: R2-ML
Seattle, WA 98101

Terry Beck
Information Services Manager
Sno-Isle Libraries
7312 35th Ave NE
Marysville 98271-7417

Molly Berger
Instructional Improvement Coordinator
Educational Service District 105
33 South Second Avenue .
Yakima, WA 98902

Jane Blume
Library Director
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham WA 98225

Nancy Bunker
Coordinator of Reference Services
Harriet Cheney Cowles Memorial Library
Whitworth University
300 West Hawthorne Rd.
Spokane, WA 99251-0901

Kate Burton, NBCT
Fort Vancouver High School
5700 E. 18th Street
Vancouver, WA

Karen Fernandez
Highline Community College
2400 S 240th St.
Des Moines, WA 98198
206.878.3710 x3809

Kylie Fullmer
Ritzville Public Library
302 W. Main Ave.
Ritzville 99169-1412

Kelda Vath
Collection Development Manager
Tacoma Public Library
1102 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402

Will Stuivenga, Project Manager
Washington State Library
PO Box 42460
Olympia, WA 98504-2460
Toll free: 866.538-4996

Advisory Committee Responsibilities

The Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee includes representatives from all types of Washington libraries. Their responsibilities include the following:

  1. Contribute new ideas and vision for future of cooperative licensing activities;
  2. Evaluate the project mission statement;
  3. Represent the wishes and opinions of the Washington library community
  4. Make decisions about which databases to license when central funding is involved, about cost allocation formulas, license terms and conditions, and other such matters related to cooperative licensing;
  5. Assist with the formal procurement process, reviewing and scoring vendor proposals, and making recommendations on awarding and negotiating contracts;
  6. Assist staff with communications, public relations, and all publicity efforts to help promote this project;
  7. Identify groups with which to collaborate, and coordinate the establishment of relationships with them;
  8. Be aware of, and support, other ad hoc cooperative licensing efforts that may arise from special communities of interest;
  9. Represent the Statewide Database Licensing (SDL) Project to other organizations;
  10. Establish subcommittees or new committees and terms of service, recruit members, and provide liaisons to those committees.
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