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WMS Workflows Advisory Group - Statement of work
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WMS Workflows Advisory Group

Description and Statement of Work

Return on Investment (ROI)

Because participation in the work of WMS Workflows is optional, ROI will vary from person to person. Each member of WMS Workflows will have the opportunity to attend one or more in-person meetings per year, and can also serve on task forces.

  • WMS Workflows Advisory Group Member
  • Investment:
  • WMS Workflows hosts up to 1-2 hour webinars, and are designed for high engagement professional development, best practice, and peer to peer training opportunities.
  • Each meeting includes time for sharing with colleagues and developing relationships, as well as times focused on specific areas of learning.
  • Return:
  • After attending a WMS Workflows session, participants should be better equipped with Workflow insights and also to collaborate with their PALNI colleagues .
  • WMS Workflows Steering Committee
  • Investment:
  • Monthly 1 hour meetings
  • 2 hours working group activities, projects, and task forces
  • Return:
  • Access to professional development funds and training opportunities
  • Direct development through leadership opportunities, skill sharing, and peer relationships
  • All of PALNI
  • Investment:
  • PALNI membership
  • Return:
  • WMS Workflows coordinates a range of activities, support and development opportunities available to all PALNI members (see below)

Goals of this Statement of Work

This statement of work defines the operational support provided by the WMS Workflows group to PALNI supported institutions. The objectives of this statement of work are to:

Group Charge

The WMS Workflows Advisory group is charged to define and promote best practices in the area of WMS workflows, identify and promote deep collaboration opportunities, coordinate workflow support, and participate in identifying and developing topics of interest for PALNI-wide webinars and summit meetings with other steering committees.          

Specifically, WMS Workflows:

Group Membership

Anyone employed by a PALNI member school who is involved in performing or managing WMS Workflows in their library is automatically considered a member of the WMS Workflows Advisory group. Participation in WMS Workflows events and work is encouraged but optional.  The group steering composition will attempt to adhere to the following representation:

The work of WMS Workflows steering committee is currently:

The steering committee can be contacted via email

Ongoing Responsibilities of the WMS Workflows Steering

Ongoing Local Responsibilities



For More Information

FY 2019-20