GWLA Working Groups

This page describes the activities and responsibilities of GWLA Committees, Task Forces, and Interest Groups.  If you are interested in forming a group within GWLA or joining a current working group, please send a message to the Webmaster and the appropriate GWLA staff liaison will contact you.

Board Committees

Planning and Organization Committee

The Planning and Organization Committee manages strategic and tactical planning processes, assesses how the organization is meeting its strategic and tactical goals, and oversees general organizational structure and management. Specifically, the committee:

Standing Member Committees


Resource Sharing and Document Delivery

Research Projects

Student Learning Outcomes

The intent of the multi-institutional research project is to research the following questions in order to identify and share exemplary practices:

Student Learning Outcomes Project Page

Opportunity Fund

GWLA has established an Opportunities Fund to advance its strategic initiatives.  GWLA committees and groups can apply for grants of up to $10,000 for a year to plan, create, and implement projects that will have an impact on GWLA libraries.  The GWLA Board of Directors is responsible for making the awards.  Proposals may be submitted at any time. Reports on progress should be submitted prior to both the fall and spring membership meetings to the GWLA Executive Director.

Opportunity Fund Application Form (PDF, 99 kb; link opens in new tab)