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Resource Sharing and Distance Education Committee

  Co-Chairs Cecilia Stafford New Mexico State University-Grants
   Steven Harris University of New Mexico
  Members: Rollah Aston Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell
   Gilda Baeza-Ortega Western New Mexico University
   Susan Beck New Mexico State University
   Jerry Klopfer New Mexico Military Institute
   James Pawlak Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso
   Melveta Walker Eastern New Mexico University
   LeAnn Weller University of New Mexico-Valencia

Charge:

To improve resource sharing, document delivery, and interlibrary loan services to New Mexico academic libraries by:
     >   Sharing information about resource sharing activities, systems and databases available
          for group purchase.
     >   Developing collection development/resource sharing programs.
     >   Promoting access to improved technologies for resource sharing among member libraries.
     >   Collaborating with the State Library and other organizations on statewide initiatives to
          advocate for the provision of equal quality library services to all New Mexico
          higher education students and faculty.
     >   Overseeing and coordinating the NMCAL Passport Program.
     >   Identifying and disseminating best practices regarding the delivery of library resources
          and services to distance learners.
     >   Providing information to institutional administrations on various available means and
          methods of providing library services and resources to distance learners.
     >   Exploring, promoting and seeking funding for appropriate new technologies that
          enhance the delivery of library resources and services to distance learners.

 



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