NASIG Transforming the Information Community

Vendor & Publisher Engagement Task Force

Charge: 

During the two year term, June 2019-June 2021: 

  • Determine if a permanent committee is needed; if so, recommend a committee name, a final committee charge, and establish a guiding document for the work of the committee.
  • Implement the Key Actions listed in the NASIG Strategic Plan, 2017-2021.
  • Set up jointly-run NASIG and vendor webinars to highlight or demo a product or service, to be presented without charge to the attendees.
  • Create a workflow to solicit and publish customer reviews of products, either on the website or in the Newsletter (product spotlight).
  • Set aside time in the conference schedule for user groups/focus groups and/or juried product forums for vendors. This could also be done in an online format.
  • Market our value to the vendors and make sure they understand what NASIG is and does.
  • Proactively reach out to the commercial sector when we have relevant programmatic content that matches their interests to improve the vendor-librarian dialogue.  

Chair: Kristy White (Duquesne University)

Members:

Nicole Ameduri (Springer)
Philip Faust (Gale, A Cengage Company)
Gregory Malar (Rockefeller University Press)
Melanie Masserant (Springer)
Anu Moorthy (Duke University)
Raymond Pun (Alder Graduate School of Education)
Emily Ray (University of North Florida)
Sarah Schulman (Ithaka)

Board Liaison: Kristen Wilson



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