The governance structure for the GKR program will consist of a Coordinating Committee to manage the project, to recommend strategic direction, to prepare budgets, and to implement continuing evaluation procedures. Library Services of the University System will advise the Coordinating Committee concerning strategic direction and budget guidelines.
The GKR Coordinating Committee will report to the RACL Executive Committee and will consist of the following members:
The GKR Coordinating Committee members will be appointed as follows:
GKR Coordinating Committee member terms begin on July 1. The Coordinating Committee chair, Functional Committee chairs, at-large representatives, provost/dean, and non-USG institution representative will serve two-year terms, although initial terms of three years may be established for some representatives to provide for a staggered membership rotation. Prior to July 1, the Chair will solicit the RACL Executive Committee for appointments for new members and arrange for an election of a Chair Elect and Secretary. Because of the GKR planning and administrative services provided by USG Library Services, the Executive Director of Library Services and the Director of GALILEO Support Services will also serve as permanent members. GALILEO Staff, named by the Executive Director for Library Services, will serve as technical resource for the Committee. The Coordinating Committee will meet as frequently as is necessary to address GKR management and budget issues. All meetings are open to all members of participating institutions.
The duties of the GKR Coordinating Committee are as follows:
The duties of the GKR Functional Committees (Content and Metadata; Technical Systems; Outreach, Education and Scholarly Communication) are:
Library Services will:
Participating Institutions will:
The GKR Governance Structure will be reviewed annually and is subject to change by a formal act of the RACL Executive Committee.
Approved by RACL Executive Committee, August 29, 2014
Revised and approved, June 2015