The purpose of the Content Strategy Committee (CSC) is to make recommendations to the Board regarding the overall direction of the CRKN content program.
Top row (left to right): Dianne Keeping, Sandy Stift, Denise Koufogiannakis, Amanda Holmes*, France Paul, Harriet Rykse, Jason Friedman*, Émilie Lavallée-Funston*
Bottom row (left to right): Alison Ambi, Rebecca Ross*, Arnald Desrochers, Clare Appavoo*, Guylaine Beaudry, Todd Mundle, Craig Olsvik*, Weijing Yuan
Absent: Tanja Harrison, Pamela Jacobs
The Knowledge Base Entitlements Sub-Committee supports members in their holdings management activities, notably by overseeing the ongoing title list update process and maintaining accurate, definitive title lists for CRKN entitlements for licensed content. The Content Strategy Committee has oversight of the KBESC and an update on their activities is presented to the CSC at their monthly meetings.
Courtney Bremer (Chair)
eResources Access Manager
University of Waterloo
University of Prince Edward Island
Bibliothécaire, Acquisition et traitement des ressources documentaires
Université du Québec à Montréal
Head of Serials and Acquisitions
Patricia Pang (until July 31, 2019)
Electronic Resources Assistant
University of Victoria
Library Assistant – Electronic Resources
University of Northern British Columbia
R. Scott Shannon
University of New Brunswick
Senior Metadata Librarian
Preservation and Access
The Preservation and Access Committee (PAC) assists the Board in its activities by reviewing and making recommendations regarding the development and management of the Canadiana collections and Trustworthy Digital Repository (TDR) platform and the associated services and capabilities.
Top row (left to right): Paul Durand, Dana McFarland, Beth Stover*, Mark Jordan, Sharon Farnel, Émilie Fortin, Sascha Adler*, Russell McOrmond*, Eric Schwab
Bottom row (left to right): Rebecca Ross*, Ian Milligan, Rebecca Graham, Clare Appavoo*, William Wueppelmann*
Absent: Johanna Smith
The Heritage Content Priorities Task Group reports to the Preservation and Access Committee. Its objectives are to develop principles and criteria that CRKN staff may use to evaluate and prioritize heritage content for digitization and preservation on the Canadiana TDR.
Dan Mirau (Chair)
Library Director, Concordia University of Edmonton
Coordinator, Research Services and Digital Strategies, University of Manitoba
Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Library and Archives Canada
Executive Director, Our Digital World
Chef de la bibliothèque livres rares et collections spéciales, Université de Montréal
Dean of Libraries, University of Winnipeg
Humanities Research Liaison Librarian, Memorial University Libraries
Manager, Digitization and Preservation, Toronto Public Library
The Platform Technical Task Group reports to the Preservation and Access Committee. It meets two to three times a year to provide technical insights and recommendations relating to CRKN’s digital preservation and access activities.
Mark Jordan (Chair)
Head of Library Systems, Simon Fraser University
Metadata Management Librarian, Western University
Director, Digital Preservation and Migration, Library and Archives Canada
Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Toronto
Interim University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island
Coordinator, Library Automation and Technical Services, Vancouver Island University
Coordinator, BC Electronic Library
Service Manager, Portage/ACENET
Finance and Audit
The Finance & Audit Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by monitoring and making recommendations respecting the sufficiency, transparency, and integrity of the organization’s financial health and sustainability. The committee also monitors and reviews the effectiveness of CRKN internal controls, risk management activities and the conduct of the independent audit process.
Left to right: Ken Blonski*, Bernard Bizimana, Rebecca Ross*, Dale Amerud, Kemi Kufuor-Boakye, Denis Cossette, Ryan Chen*
Absent: Andrew Coward