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Jeff Gima , AMICAL Director. AMICAL Conference 2011. Who are AMICAL’s members? Institutions. Criteria Bachelors degree programs (or higher) Accredited in U.S . Liberal arts curriculum Not for profit Levels: Full Members Affiliate Members Consortial Partner Institutions.

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Jeff gima amical director

Jeff Gima, AMICAL Director

AMICAL Conference

2011


Who are amical s members institutions

Who are AMICAL’s members?Institutions

Criteria

  • Bachelors degree programs (or higher)

  • Accredited in U.S.

  • Liberal arts curriculum

  • Not for profit

    Levels:

  • Full Members

  • Affiliate Members

  • ConsortialPartner Institutions


Who are amical s members individuals

Who are AMICAL’s members?Individuals

  • Librarians

  • IT and instructional technology staff

  • Faculty members

  • Administrators


Where are amical members located

Where are AMICAL members located?


When was amical created

When was AMICAL created?

  • 2004

    • initial planning meeting at AUP

    • letter of intent to cooperate


When was amical created1

When was AMICAL created?

  • 2006

    • Membership agreement + Operational guidelines


Why was amical created

Why was AMICAL created?

AMICAL’s mission: to advance learning, teaching and research through the collaborative development of library and information services and curricular resources at member institutions.


How does amical do its work

How does AMICAL do its work?

  • Funding

    • Mellon Foundation: core operating expenses + programs

    • Member fees: additional expenses + workshops

  • Administrative work

    • Hosted at American University of Paris

    • 1 grant-funded employee (Director)

  • Collaborative work

    • Annual conferences

    • Workshops

    • Virtual collaboration: email, Skype, etc.


What does amical do

What does AMICAL do?

  • Consortial purchasing (of databases and library services)

  • Staff and faculty development

  • OCLC-RESPOND library services

  • Consulting on library/IT/curricular goals 

  • Collection of comparative data (benchmarking) on libraries, IT services, technology in the curriculum


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