The Content Strategy Committee met in-person on November 22, 2018 in Ottawa. The CSC discussed the 2018 license renewals, committee updates, and AGM debrief information.
Attendees: Todd Mundle, Arnald Desrochers Tanja Harrison, Pamela Jacobs, Denise Koufogiannakis, Sandy Stift, Jennifer Richard, Harriet Rykse, Chantal St. Louise, and Weijing Yuan.
A written management report was shared with the committee. Highlights included an update on By-law changes, HCAP fund invoicing, the ORCID-CA forum, @Risk North 2, Strategic Plan development, MARC records for the Canadiana collections, OA2020 conference and an update on recruitment process of the licensing officer.
Updates on Charleston, Congrès des professionels et professionnelles de l’information, and ICOLC were shared.
Preservation and Access Committee Update
An update on the committee’s activities to date was shared with the committee, and the committee reviewed the Heritage Content Priorities Task Group’s Terms of Reference.
Open Access Debrief
An overview of the OA session at the 2018 AGM was shared and committee members discussed potential next steps.
Scholarly Publication Preservation Task Group – Call for Nominations
The committee was informed that the Call for nominations for the SPPTG has been distributed to the membership and the deadline for nomination submission is on November 30.
Serials Management Sub-Committee – Update
It was shared that the SMSC is continuing to work on the CRKN OA Journals List and link resolvers.
Survey for Usage Statistics/Analytics Tools
The proposals for 1figr and JUSP were shared with the committee. CRKN will proceed to negotiations for both products based on the survey results in order to meet License Transition Task Group recommendations.
Document Delivery Tools
Per the LTTG recommendation, alternate options for document delivery service opportunities were shared with the committee for its consideration.
Collections Analysis Community of Practice
The committee was informed that the next Collection Analysis Community of Practice water cooler is being planned around the Springer renewal timing.
Journal Value Analytics – Planning for 2019
The committee discussed using the JVA for more in-depth analysis for the Taylor & Francis renewal.
Coalition Public.ca / Érudit
The committee was informed that J. Friedman is now the staff lead for Coalition-Publi.ca/Érudit with the departure of M. Ward.
Model License Language – Ontario AODA / WCAG 2.0
The committee discussed updating the license information section of the CRKN website to address accessibility.
Wiley-Blackwell – backfiles refund & transfer reporting
The committee was informed that Wiley-Blackwell is still working on providing CRKN with final title lists in KBART format for the Blackwell backfiles.
2018 License Renewals
An Update on the license renewals for 2018-2019 was provided. Including information on meetings and negotiations with:
- Elsevier Scopus
- American Chemical Society
- Cambridge University Press
- American Mathematical Society
- Institute of Physics
- Royal Society of Chemistry
- Oxford University Press
- Center for Research Libraries
2019 Member Engagement – Planning & Strategies
The committee discussed approaches for how to engage members for the 2019 renewals.
2019 Vendor Engagement – Planning & Strategies
The committee discussed how best they would engage with vendors to prepare for negotiation meeting
2019 License Renewals
An Update on the license renewals for 2019 was provided. Including information on meetings and negotiations with:
- Taylor & Francis
- Adam Matthew
Gut-Check Survey Results Follow-up
The Committee discussed possible licensing opportunities coming from the study. Additional information will be shared with members concerning Covidence.
Guidelines for Applying CRKN Banding
The committee discussed the need to develop potential guidelines for use in allocating pricing according to the CRKN Banding System and applying it to licenses.
Meeting recap and next meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for January 21, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern.