Electronic Products Working Group (EPWG)

    Terms of Reference


    EPWG is a working group within the Information Services Division tasked with facilitating access for all MUN users to both subscription and free electronic resources.


    Member Positions

    Current Members

    Information Services Division Head

    Meghan Gamsby

    Librarian responsible for reference collection

    Dianne Taylor-Harding

    Database trouble shooter

    Ann Sanger (Donna Inkpen)

    Information Services Librarian/Subject Liaison

    Erin Alcock (Kate Shore)

    Information Services Librarian/Subject Liaison

    Alison Ambi*

    Information Services Librarian/Subject Liaison

    Jeannie Bail (Vacant)

    *Chair – rotating position

    Activities & Responsibilities

    1. Selection of Resources:

    • · Advising the Collections team on electronic index and reference source subscriptions & renewals
    • · Monitoring technical issues with electronic products
    • · Evaluating products and gathering/analysing use statistics
    • · Arranging and publicizing product trials
    • · Identifying free resources of value to the MUN community

    2. Findability/Presentation of Resources:

    • Working with the Cataloguing and Acquisitions Divisions to enhance discoverability of electronic resources via the library’s catalogue
    • · Working with subject liaisons and the web teams to develop and maintain the database lists

    3. Professional Development:

    • · Organizing and hosting vendor presentations
    • · Facilitating workshops for librarians/staff

    Past agendas and minutes are archived on the L: drive:

    L:\InfoServices\EPWG - Electronic Products Working Group\Minutes