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RATIONALE/PURPOSE: The Committee gathers appropriate data from publishers for AALL's Price Index for Legal Publications, ensuring that the index provides accurate and relevant price information for consumers of legal information.
CHARGE: The Committee shall:
- establish the categories of material to be included in the index
- collect data on pricing of legal publications
- provide information regarding the methodology and data sources used to compile AALL's Price Index for Legal Publications
- monitor changes in legal publishing that affect the index
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 Chair in the third.
SIZE: The Committee shall consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, five (5) members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison.
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE:
Goal I: Leadership
Goal III: Advocacy
RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Committee works collaboratively with the following AALL Committees and entities:
- Relations with Information Vendors (CRIV)
- AALL Headquarters Staff
CHARGE: The Price Index Committee works to ensure that the index provides accurate and relevant price information for consumers of legal information.
The committee recommends the categories of material included in the index, reviews the list of titles included in the index, collects data on pricing of legal publications, and monitors changes in legal publishing that affect the index.