Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Editorial Advisory Board

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PURPOSE: The Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the general editor of the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.

CHARGE: The Advisory Board works with the general editor on the following:

  • Suggests new journals to be indexed
  • Suggests improvements to the Index platform currently on HeinOnline
  • Assists with developing new tools for marketing or teaching
  • Other projects as assigned by the general editor (for example, creating criteria for the evaluation of new journals or working with other librarians who have subject/jurisdictional expertise)

TIME COMITMENT: Members of the Advisory Board will meet virtually on a regular basis to carry out their work.

MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS: Expertise and proven work experience in international, foreign and comparative legal research and collection development (or some sort of equivalent experience); work experience in these areas for at least two (2) years; and foreign language abilities beyond English. Members must be able to meet deadlines and dedicate the time needed to complete the assigned work.

TENURE: Membership on the Advisory Board will be one year, with possible renewal based on the mutual decision of the member and the general editor.

SIZE: The Board shall consist of the general editor, who will serve as chair, five members, and a non-voting Executive Board and staff liaison.


Goal I: Knowledge
Goal III: Leadership