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Web Advisory Group

Charge:
The Library’s Web Advisory Group (WAG) convenes to advise, educate, collaborate, coordinate, gather input, translate, and act as a sounding board for the Manager of the Web Publishing Group (WPG). It has one subcommittee, the Web Implementation Group (WIG) (now defunct).

The Web Advisory Group:

  • creates guidelines to ensure and promote OskiCat's public catalog principles
  • reviews and implements minor proposed changes to OskiCat's public interface
  • reviews and refers to the ILS Steering Committee, policy suggestions and major changes to OskiCat's public interface
  • creates a vision and mission for the Library website
  • defines the scope of the website
  • defines roles and responsibilities
  • decides priorities
  • develops policies, procedures, standards and guidelines for the website in concert with campus and University of California System policies
  • recommends best way to ensure ongoing evolution and viability
  • recommends and oversees usability testing
  • defines new tools to enhance user productivity and enable easy compliance with procedures and standards developed
  • creates task groups to pull in additional Library staff and users for input on specific issues.

Membership:
Term: Committee members will serve for two years. Appointments are staggered so that half of the committee turns over every June.

Committee year: July - June.
To provide input from all shareholders, the Web Advisory Group will include representation from:

  • Public Services Council
  • each Subject Council
  • Technical Services (Catalog Dept./Acquisitions Dept.)
  • Library Systems Office

The AUL/Director for Public Services will be an ex officio member of this Council. The Manager of the Web Publishing Group is the Library Web Manager, and chairs the Web Advisory Group.

Chair:
Lynne Grigsby (Manager, Web Publishing Group)

Roster:
Harrison Dekker, Social Sciences Council (term ends 2013)
Brooke Dykman (ex officio User Interface Designer)
Lynne Grigsby, Public Services Council
Cody Hennesy (ex officio E-Learning Librarian and Doe & Moffitt Libraries)
Julie Lefevre, Affiliated Libraries (term ends 2014)
Steve Mendoza, Arts & Humanities Council (term ends 2014)
Nga Ong, Technical Services - Acquisitions Department (term ends 2014)
Elliott Smith, Sciences Council (term ends 2014)
Lee Anne Titangos, The Bancroft Library (term ends 2014)
Lisa Weber (ex officio Library Webmaster)
Bruce Williams, East Asian Library

Meeting schedule:
Second Tuesday, 1-2:30pm, 289 Doe Annex (LSO/LAP conference room)

E-mail list:
wag[@lists.berkeley.edu]

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