Working Groups

Members of TRAIL are encouraged to get involved in the project by joining one of TRAIL’s Working Groups.  See our current Working Group Involvement Opportunities.

The Collections Working Group is responsible for all aspects of the TRAIL project related to the identification, selection, and acquisition of report series for scanning.

The Processing Working Group will focus on all aspects related to the cataloging, scanning, and deposit of the resulting electronic TRAIL materials into the appropriate archive.

The Communications Working Group is responsible for all general communication and promotion regarding TRAIL, including but not limited to descriptive project content on the TRAIL Web pages, assisting other working groups with communication development, and oversight and general help with reference questions sent to TRAIL.

The Membership Working Group is responsible for recruiting additional organizations to become members of TRAIL, for creating and conducting orientation sessions for new TRAIL member institutions.

The Metrics Working Group is responsible for coordinating the collection and distribution of all TRAIL metrics.  The Working Group will ensure that all recommended metrics are collected, tabulated, and disseminated appropriately and in a timely fashion.

Your institution must be a member of TRAIL or you must be an Individual Member in order for you to join a TRAIL working group. For more information, visit How to Join or Contact TRAIL.



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