ARCHIVED: AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers Revisions Task Force

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Draft Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers (May 2012)

Guide to Fair Business Practices - May 2012 Draft - Tracked Changes

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Task Force

PURPOSE: To revise and strengthen the AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers.

CHARGE: The Task Force will:

  • Review and update the current AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers, paying particular attention to principles and language that address the electronic publication and delivery of information
  • Provide opportunities throughout the process for librarians and vendors to comment on the Guide
  • Develop an implementation plan that includes seeking a commitment from law librarians and legal information providers to the practices endorsed by the Guide

The Task Force will complete its work and prepare a final report and recommendations for the Fall 2012 Executive Board meeting.

SIZE: Chair plus four members; including a member from CRIV and a vendor member. In addition, the Vendor Liaison and the President will serve in ex officio roles.

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Task Force will solicit input and feedback from AALL members and committees (e.g., CRIV) as appropriate. The Task Force will maintain regular contact with the Task Force on Library Procurement Process Improvements on areas of common interest and work.