At the SOCRS’s meeting on Wednesday 10th November 2021, Theron Westervelt, the chair of the Committee, announced that the committee’s action plan for the next year has been submitted to the IFLA. In this meeting committee members scheduled the program for the next IFLA WLIC. Two important topics were suggested for the session; Open science- how libraries have adopted to OS (Open Accesses), and Transformative Agreements. The latter was selected for further discussion and preparing proposal. IFLA WLIC 2022 will held 26-29 July 2022 in Dublin, Ireland.

SOCRS meeting 10 November 2021

Committee members also were looking for the proper journal to publish articles derived from speeches WLIC 2021.

There was also a report about the process of receiving papers for the special issue of Serial Review Journal on scholarly metrics; the team was happy with the response to the call for papers.