To serve as a focus for STS member concerns about science and technology government issues and to cooperate with other ACRL and ALA legislative groups as appropriate.
Assist co-chairs with planning the online Federal Science Agencies Update presentation, which takes place in early winter, and the in-person Federal Science Agencies Update presentation which takes place at the ALA Annual conference. The Federal Science Agencies Updates provide highlights of new resources, products, and other significant developments through a presentation by a small group of representatives from U.S. government scientific and technical agencies. Other occasional tasks such as updating links to science-related government information on the committee’s LibGuide.
The committee also maintains the STS Government Information Resources guide.
The committee meets 2-3 times per year, with smaller working groups potentially meeting more often.