Final Report:

OWG 12 Final Report

Approved CIC Recommendations:

OWG 12 Approved Recommendations


GSU Co-Chair-Tammy Sugarman, Interim Dean of Libraries
GPC Co-Chair-Julius Whitaker, Executive Director of Library Services

Committee Membership List



Inst. Affiliation

Tammy Sugarman

Dean, University Library (Interim)

Georgia State University

Julius Whitaker

Executive Director, GPC Libraries

Georgia Perimeter College

Laura Burtle

Associate Dean, University Library

Georgia State University

Carmen Newton

Administrative Officer, University Library

Georgia State University

Bryan Sinclair

Associate Dean, University Library

Georgia State University

Mary Ann Cullen

Library Director, Alpharetta

Georgia Perimeter College

Amy Eklund

Director of Library Technical Services, Clarkston

Georgia Perimeter College

Tamika Barnes

Library Director, Dunwoody

Georgia Perimeter College


  • Merge Library Operations and Staffing
  • Revise Library and Learning Resources Section for SACSCOC Prospectus
  • Review, Reconcile, and Revise Library Policies
  • Submit Updated Job Descriptions for Classified Positions to HR Review
  • Reconcile, and Revise Library Goals and Develop Joint Goals
  • Ensure library Systems and Client Interfaces are a Priority in IT Pipeline
  • Review, Revise, and Consolidate Library Websites
  • Keep Planning to Consolidate Print and e-Resources
  • Negotiate with Vendors
  • Review GPC Special Collections/Archives – Consolidate or Retain
  •  Costs: Determine GALILEO database pricing models
  • Meet with Library Directors to discuss details, develop issues checklist; hear from Ex Libris data team and evaluate lessons learn from TCSG
  • Access: Establish contact who will speak for new institution
  • Notify vendors of impending changes
  • Plan for and work with BOR for Voyager Consolidation