ARCHIVED: Indexing of Periodical Literature Committee (2007-2009)

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2008-2009 Charge

TYPE: Process Committee

PURPOSE: The Indexing of Periodical Literature Committee reviews newly published legal periodicals and makes recommendations to The Gale Group (TGG) editorial staff concerning inclusion of those titles in the Legal Resources Index/Current Law Index.

CHARGE: The Indexing of Periodical Literature Committee reviews newly published legal periodicals and makes recommendations to TGG editorial staff concerning inclusion of those titles in the Legal Resources Index/Current Law Index. Where the scope of periodical titles presently indexed does not adequately reflect the needs of the AALL membership, the Committee makes recommendations to the TGG editorial staff concerning the adjustment of that scope.

The Committee is also charged with monitoring the guidelines used in determining which periodical titles are included in the indexing, and with making recommendations concerning various publishing details to the TGG editorial staff that may reflect the concerns of the AALL membership.

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be for two (2) years, except that the Vice Chair and Chair will each serve three (3) years. The returning member selected as Vice Chair at the end of the first year shall serve in that capacity in the second year and become the Chair of the committee for an additional third year.

SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, a Vice Chair, five (5) members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE:

Goal I: Leadership
Goal II: Education
Goal III: Advocacy

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Committee makes final decisions about inclusion of titles to the TGG editorial staff for Legal Resources Index/Current Law Index. This Committee works with a liaison from TGG.


2007-2008 Charge

CHARGE: The Advisory Committee on the Indexing of Periodical Literature reviews newly published legal periodicals and makes recommendations to The Gale Group (TGG) editorial staff concerning inclusion of those titles in the Legal Resources Index/Current Law Index. Where the scope of periodical titles presently indexed does not adequately reflect the needs of the AALL membership, the Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the TGG editorial staff concerning the adjustment of that scope. The Advisory Committee is also charged with monitoring the guidelines used in determining which periodical titles are included in the indexing, and with making recommendations concerning various publishing details to the TGG editorial staff that may reflect the concerns of the AALL membership.

(Amended July, 1999 Board Meeting - Tab 30, page 2750)

SIZE: The size of this committee has not been specified in the Committee Handbook. By practice this committee generally has five (5) members and a chair.