The Content Strategy Committee met via teleconference on July 26, 2017. The CSC discussed 2017 license renewals and various other projects.
Attendees: Todd Mundle, Tanja Harrison, Louis Houle, Pamela Jacobs, Denise Koufogiannakis, Lisa Petrachenko, and Harriet Rykse.
A written management report was shared with the committee and included an update on recent developments at CRKN. Notable items included information about: the progress made to date with filling the ORCID staff support position, the formation of a Collection Analysis Community of Practice, and progress made with filling the YCW position.
2017 License Renewals – Phase I
The committee discussed the negotiation meetings as well as next steps for the following licenses:
- Elsevier ScienceDirect
- SAGE Premier All-Access
- Wiley-Blackwell Online Database
2017 License Renewals – Phase II & III
The committee received updates on the following license renewals:
- Canadiana ECO
- Canadian Science Publishing
- Economist Intelligence Unit
- ARTstor DL & SS
- Gale ECCO
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail (1844)
2016-2017 License renewals
The committee received updates on the status of the following license renewals:
- Alexander Street Press Classical Music in Video and Classical Scores
- Alexander Street Press Theatre-in-video
- ProQuest Periodicals Archive Online
- InteLex Past Masters
- Canadian Publishers Collection
The committee received an update on status of this license. CRKN staff are working with eBOUND to address member concerns.
License Transition Task Group (LTTG)
An update on the LTTG was shared with the committee. The group is currently transitioning from the information gathering phase to the start of drafting the recommendations.