COMMITTEES & ADVISORY GROUPS

COMMITTEES & ADVISORY GROUPS

 

Resource Sharing Committee

Participants in the Resource Sharing Committee (formerly Delivery Services Advisory Task Force) provide valuable input to the Executive Director for the Executive Board in the areas of delivery contract RFP development and evaluation, delivery contract implementation, and delivery policy development, recommendations and implementation. 

LibraryLinkNJ Resource Sharing Committee List, FY2023

Brian Auger, Director 
Somerset County Library System

Lisa Bakanas, School Library Media Specialist
Cherokee High School

Philip Berg, Executive Director
MAIN Library Alliance

Ranjna Das (Co-Chair)Director
Burlington County Library System
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Janet Hauge, Director of Academic Support Services
Atlantic Cape Community College

Allan Kleiman, Director
Edison Public Library

Luca Manna (Co-Chair), Director 
PALSPlus
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Tanya Finney Estrada, Director
Pennsauken Free Public Library


 

LLNJ Technology Advisory Group (L-TAG)

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L-TAG Goals

  • Keep up with ever-changing technology trends that are relevant to libraries
  • Provide insightful advice and recommendations for both long and short term objectives for technology services and programs to LibraryLinkNJ member libraries

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L-TAG Activity Plans for FY2024 will be shared in July, 2023!

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L-TAG Activity Plans for FY2023

  • Website Redesign Project : Assess and provide guidance for the redesign of the LibraryLinkNJ website
  • TechFest 2023 : Plan, coordinate and host TechFest event for the spring of 2023
  • Professional Development
    • On-Demand (Asynchronous) Technology Training Modules : Plan, coordinate and create on-demand digital content for technology training to be hosted on the LibraryLinkNJ Niche Academy portal. This may include both free and fee based content.
    • Synchronous Professional Development : Plan, independently or in coordination with our groups, technology based professional development opportunities either in-person or online/virtual.
  • Resource sharing : Explore additional opportunities for resource-sharing opportunities between all levels of library staff with a focus on technology.

L-TAG Members
Chair: Doug Baldwin, Piscataway Public Library

Please meet our L-TAG members who represent a spectrum of library staff across specialties (admin, IT, adult, children, teens, etc) and multi-type libraries to provide a broad set of ideas and perspectives.

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Doug Baldwin Associate Director, Technology and User Services Piscataway Public Library Email 732-463-1633 Doug Baldwin is a senior librarian with 9 years experience working in a variety of roles in public libraries. His… Read More
Tricina Strong-Beebe School Library Media Specialist Hainesport Township School District Email 609-267-1316 x216 Tricina Strong-Beebe currently serves as the K-8th grade school library media specialist for Hainesport Township School… Read More
David Costa Library Director Sparta Public Library Email 973-729-3101 Worked 16 years at Warren County Library. During which time I installed their first system wide ILS. This project… Read More
Ann Hoang Ann Hoang University Librarian NJIT Email 973-596-5798 Ann Hoang currently serves as the University Librarian and chief administrator for the NJIT Library. She also serves as… Read More
Maureen Langley Maureen Langley Youth Services Department Head Plainsboro Public Library Email 609-275-2897 x224 Maureen Langley has worked in public libraries in a variety of capacities for over 14 years, from Circulation Library… Read More
Rich Loomis Digital Services Manager Somerset County Library System Email 908-458-4945 Read More
Heather Lubchansky Principal Technician/Management Info Systems Sussex County Library Email 973-948-3660 x3405 I work in the Systems/IT Department at the Sussex County Library System. I've been in the IT department since 2019, but… Read More
Mi-Sun Lyu Mi-Sun Lyu IT Project Manager & Program Coordinator LibraryLinkNJ Email 732-752-7720 Mi-Sun is IT/Online Project Manager and Program Coordinator at LibraryLinkNJ. She has been with the cooperative since… Read More
ShanShan Ming Supervising Librarian - Adult Services Dept Trenton Free Public Library Email 609-392-7188x18 Read More
Kevin Ruppel Tech Supervisor Edison Public Library Read More
Jonathan Upton Library Catalog & Digital Content Support Specialist Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium (LMxAC) Email 732-750-2525 Read More