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Minutes of December 18, 2014 Meeting

Present:
E. Gorder, T. Izbicki, B. Lipinski, R. Marker, K. Mulcahy (co-chair), L. Palumbo, J. Pilch, J. Sloan, G. Smulewitz, E. Sosnowska, J. Still (recorder), M. B. Weber, A. Watkins (co-chair).
Excused:
G. Agnew, V. Pelote, J. Sauceda

1. Approval of the Agenda-All

Approved with two changes-eliminating Agnew's report (she missed the meeting because of illness) and moving Smulewitiz's report forward because of a schedule conflict..

2. Approval of the Minutes-All

November 20, 2014 minutes approved with one small correction.

3. Chairs' Report-K. Mulcahy & A. Watkins

Happy holidays; enjoy the break.

4. AUL Report-T. Izbicki

Please encourage selectors to order. The cut off date for orders will probably be around the end of March. Public Services Task Force on HathiTrust held their first meeting. The Libraries will be modeling possible budget plans for next year. Izbicki will be working on a draft charge for the Collections Analysis group.

5. CTS Report-M. B. Weber

iPage will replace Oasis for interface. Oasis was designed for public libraries. We will begin the changeover in April and complete the move in May.

7. DTS Report-G. Smulewitz

Most of DTS has moved to TSB, in a smooth transition Imaging Services will now manage the Alexander Microforms Room. DTS has two projects to prepare for VuFind: first to incorporate electronic resources; the second, participating in GoKB an open source resource funded by Mellon, to accurately represent all electronic resources in a knowledge base that is universal.

8. Report from SC/UA-E. Gorder

Have received the Frank Lautenberg papers (two tractor trailers of records). Hiring two staff to process collection. T. Frusciano and E. Gorder are working on 250th anniversary materials and events.

9. Acquisition and Retention Policy Review-T. Izbicki

Final version. This will provide a framework for future projects. It will go to Cabinet for final action. Send any comments to Tom.

10. Announcements -- none

11. Agenda for January (and beyond)-All

Next meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Possible agenda items include ILL CONTU issues (Janet Croft will be invited), charge for Collections analysis Group, and revisiting annex policy.

12. Adjournment.

Adjourned at 11:00 AM.



 
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