Value & Impact SIG - Terms of Reference

 

VALUE AND IMPACT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

Remit:

  • To share best practice, knowledge and experience, which will be achieved by
    • Face to face meetings to be held at least once per year -  each meeting or workshop will be chaired and hosted at a different member library 
    • The Northern Collaboration Value and Impact JISCMail group NORTHERNCOLLABORATIONVALUEIMPACT@jiscmail.ac.uk
  • To explore initiatives which would demonstrate the value and impact of Library services relating to institutional goals and sector wide rankings and assessments, and which enhance the experience of our customers
  • To act as an advisory group for Northern Collaboration projects as required by the NC Steering Group

 

Chair:

The Chair will be from among the group members, and will serve for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 3 years. Where appropriate, a vice chair may also be appointed (Current Chair is Kay Grieves, University of Sunderland).

 

Membership:

Staff from academic libraries within the Northern Collaboration with responsibility for / interest in value and impact activities 

 

Reporting to Steering Group – the group will report to the Northern Collaboration Steering group in March & October each year, using the templates provided on Google Drive. 

Work plans for the following SIG year should be submitted in October. 

 

Lifetime of the group – on-going.

 

Frequency of meetings - to be held at least twice per year

 

Schedule of meetings - the group will meet in January each year to draft a work plan for submission to the NC steering group. 

 

Collaboration: links with external groups e.g. SCONUL, NoWAL, other NC groups e.g conference group and other SIGS.  

 

Dissemination of information: Reports to SG, Learning Exchanges, NC Conference, NC website etc.