GALILEO Subcommittees

Electronic Resources Committee

The Electronic Resources Committee is organized under the GALILEO Steering Committee and provides guidance and assistance for evaluating existing GALILEO resources, selecting new resources, and assessing resource needs.

Scope and Membership

The E-resources committee will provide guidance and assistance for evaluating existing GALILEO resources, selecting new resources, and assessing resource needs through surveys and other methods.  The E-resources committee may form ad-hoc committees to address other issues identified in the course of its work.  

The initial committee membership will be composed of one representative from each GALILEO member group (USG, TCSG, AMPALS, GPALS, GPLS, Public K12, and GISA).

2019 Committee Members

  • (TCSG) John Lassiter – Georgia Northwestern Technical College
  • (GPALS) Rhiannon Bruner – Wesleyan College
  • (GISA) Kirsten Pylant – Augusta Preparatory Day School
  • (USG) Tim Daniels – University of North Georgia
  • (AMPALS) Christopher Bishop – Agnes Scott College
  • (GPLS) Wendy Cornelisen – GPLS Administration
  • (K12) Michelle Easley – Fulton County Schools

Reports

2018 Resources and ERM survey ERC_2018_survey.pdf

Overlap Subcommittee

The overlap subcommittee will compare statewide GALILEO databases and is tasked with:

  • determining which resources should be compared
  • conducting an analysis to quantify the amount of overlap
  • providing a qualitative analysis of overlap considering factors such as unique titles, usability, and other factors

The members for 2019 are: Jeremy Brown (Mercer University), Rhiannon Bruner (Wesleyan College), Michelle Easley (Fulton County Schools), Robert Fallen (Atlanta University Center), Deborah George (Gwinnett Technical College), Melissa Johnson (Augusta University), Austina Jordan (University of North Georgia), John Lassiter (Georgia Northwestern Technical College), Natalie Marshall (GPLS), Stephanie Middleton (Columbus Technical College), Dylan Moran (Berry College), Kirstin Pylant (Augusta Preparatory School GISA), and Edward Whatley (Georgia College and State University).

The subcommittee’s findings will be presented to the E-Resources Committee and GALSTEER and will be used to help determine the future selection of statewide databases.