Research Guides Advisory Group (RGAG)
Reports To: Jill Parchuck (co-sponsor), Allen Townsend (co-sponsor)
Committee Charge: The Research Guides Advisory Group develops and maintains user-centered and sustainable strategies and policies for Yale University Library’s research guides. Additionally, the Advisory Group also ensures that general research guide content supports the research and operational goals of the Library and its staff. Finally, the Advisory Group assesses the configuration of the research guide content management system, recommends and implements policies to ensure the sustainability of managing and upgrading that system, and evaluates next-generation research guide platforms and tools as necessary.
Fequency of Meetings: Monthly
Member selection method: The Research Guides Advisory Group will consist of no more than 6 members and include representatives from Arts, DASHRS, Marx Science and Social Science Library, Medical Library, and Special Collections. At least one representative should also be a member of the Reference, Instruction, and Outreach Committee. The staff person in Library IT responsible for the technical support of research guides will also belong to this group.
Term of Service: 2 years