Online Quality Committee
technotes & documentation
Chair - Cara Nett (2015) - email@example.com
Region 1 - Kristy Hardtke (2016) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 2 - unappointed (2015) -
Region 3 - Ellin Stiteler (2017) - email@example.com
Region 4 - Susan Stanton (2016) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 5 - Cara Nett (2017) - email@example.com
Region 6 - Carla Perez (2017) - firstname.lastname@example.org
UW Liaison - unappointed -
WSL Liaison - Desiree Saunders - email@example.com
WSL Liaison - Bobbi Thorpe - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Committee Wiki (includes minutes)
- Annual Report, 2011
- Summary of key decisions (2004-2008)
About this Committee:
ONLINE QUALITY COMMITTEE: Monitors database quality and recommends appropriate action to Council or Board.
Composition: In addition to representatives defined in Paragraph I. U. above, a mix of public and technical services staff from each of the WYLD regions is encouraged. Agency directors may serve. The WYLD Support Team Bibliographic Database & Serials Librarian is a permanent committee member. Ex officio non voting members may include a second WYLD staff member and a non WYLD library representative. If it becomes impossible to recruit a committee member that fulfills all qualifications, the President will use her/his best judgment in appointments.
WYLDCAT Members Bylaws - June 2010
Database Guidelines: Section 1.2.2
The WYLD Online Quality Committee has the obligation to:
- Monitor database quality and recommend appropriate action to the Regional Council and/or the WYLD Governing Board.
- Assist the WYLD Office staff in setting standards to maintain the integrity of the union bibliographic database.
- Review the WYLD Database Guidelines annually. It is the recommendation of the OQC that Database Guidelines remain broad. Issues specific to the software vendor are addressed in technotes.
- Review locations, item types, item categories, and other relevant issues annually or in conjunction with a major software upgrade. Libraries should use the Request New Location/Item Type/Item Category form found on the OQC webpage.
- Review individual requests which have been submitted to the Committee via the request form found on the OQC webpage.
- Support the WYLD Office staff in conducting training sessions for WYLD member libraries' staff in cataloging in the union database environment.
- Poll members, solicit comments, and represent their interests on the committee