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The CollaboraTeS Toolbox works to foster collaboration among OhioLINK technical services departments by providing a set of supportive tools, and by working state-wide to help OhioLINK libraries create collaborative technical services opportunities.
* NOTE: Documents marked * below are password-protected. If you have forgotten your "ostaff" password, reset it here. If you never received an ostaff account, please ask the Lead Implementor at your institution to request one via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suggestions for Implementing a Cooperative project
OhioLINK collaboration could involve:
OhioLINK collaborations could include (but not be limited to):
In the OhioLINK CollaboraTeS Database of Expertise, you will find information that has been provided by OhioLINK libraries in an effort to link technical services departments into mutually beneficial collaborations. OhioLINK libraries have identified specific expertise that they have and/or need. If your institution decides to collaborate with another, representatives from both institutions will negotiate directly regarding project and agreement details.
Updating Information in CollaboraTeS Database: contact Margaret Maurer, email@example.com, (330) 672-1702
Conditions that foster Collaboration
List and descriptions of other North American collaborative projects
Presentations and further information
Project Specification Patterns
Cross-Institutional Cataloging Workflows
Sample project: Original cataloging *
Group Technical Services Task Force Resources (2008-2009)
What to Charge for a Service
How to Arrange the Costs
Memoranda of Understanding
What to include in memoranda of understanding
Example Memoranda of Understanding
For further information, contact:
Margaret Maurer, firstname.lastname@example.org, (330) 672-1702
Julie Gammon, email@example.com, (330) 972-6254
Barbara Strauss, firstname.lastname@example.org, (216) 687-2362