Collections Committee

soule_275x300.jpgStephanie Shreffler, Chair

Committee Charge

The Collections Committee determines the scope and content to be accessible on or via the Catholic Portal and authors the CRRA Collection Development Policy.

2019/20 Goals

  • Improve the user experience on the Catholic Portal.
    • Add more records for full text content.
    • Evaluate collection development policy/collection areas.
    • Gather feedback from Portal users.

 2018/19 Accomplishments

  • Initiated a multi-year project encouraging collaboration and digitization of parish histories by CRRA members and others.
  • Enabled members to identify the frequency of holdings through the “rare tool,” developed in collaboration with the Digital Access Committee, thereby enhancing the usefulness of the Catholic Portal.
  • Explored potential pilot project about archiving websites not currently archived in depth by other groups.

View Committee Members HERE