ARCHIVED: AALLNET Committee (charge updated November 2013)

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TYPE: Policy Committee

PURPOSE: The AALLNET Committee has the ultimate authority and responsibility for the AALL web site.

CHARGE: Governed by the AALLNET policy approved by the Executive Board, the AALLNET Committee has the ultimate authority and responsibility for the AALL web site.

The Committee maintains relationships with Chapters, AALL entities, and individual content providers, to ensure that their materials are available and current, or linked to AALLNET. The Committee also advises the AALLNET Coordinator in the development of policies and procedures for adding and maintaining AALLNET content.

Sets and monitors guidelines for the management of AALLNET and the host site, including content, visual design, organization, management, relationships with content providers, types of links to other sites, and the possible impact of AALLNET on AALL revenues.

Periodically reviews the content and links on AALLNET to ensure that they comply with the AALLNET policy and guidelines and goals of AALL, law librarianship and the legal community.

TIME COMMITMENT: Committee work is divided among subcommittees or by individual and is spread out over the course of the year. Members participate in conference calls during the year. The Committee is in a transition period and, if re-envisioned, could ask more time of members. Note: Time commitments are estimates from past assignments and can change with new projects or requests for assistance from the Executive Board.

MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS: Expertise in web planning, design or management is strongly preferred; an understanding of the technological needs of AALLNET users is required.

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall be for 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 of the committee in the third year.

SIZE: The committee shall normally consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, five (5) members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison. The LLJ/Spectrum Chair and the AALLNET Coordinator are ex officio members.


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

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: AALLNET Chair serves as ex officio member of the Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum Committee. The LLJ/Spectrum committee chair serves as ex officio member of this committee. This Committee also maintains relationships with Chapters, AALL entities and individual content providers.