Timeline

An approximate timeline of dates and activities associated with the Common Suite review are outlined below. Dates may vary slightly depending on the speed of consultations with Partner Libraries and negotiations with vendors.

  • Summer 2015 - BC ELN Commits to Review UFC at its Renewal
  • Summer 2016 - Review Process Begins
  • October 2016 - Mandate Survey Launched; Steering Committee Reviews Results and Endorses Continuing Investigation
  • December 2016 - All Partner Meeting Fasciliated Discussion; Criteria Developed
  • Winter 2017 - Research, Consultation, and Analysis
  • May 2017 - Bifocal Common Suite Approach Endorsed by Steering Committee
  • July 2017 - Steering Committee Identifies a Recommendation and a Decision-Making Process
  • Summer 2017 - Negotiations Continue
  • September 2017 - Recommendation Distributed to Partner Libraries; Common Suite Website Launched
  • October 2017 - Common Suite Support Survey Sent to Partner Libraries
  • November 2017 - Steering Committee Reviews Results of Support Survey
  • December 2017 - All Partner Meeting Discussion
  • Winter 2018 - Terms and Conditions Negotiations
  • July 2018 - Reconsitituted BC ELN Common Suite Begins

Noteworthy Documents

 

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