Melissa Johns, the SCILS diversity intern, was introduced. Melissa will be working in Technical and Automated Services, in the Cataloging Department, for the summer semester, having previously worked in Circulation and Special Collections and University Archives.
Glace articulated the role of the repository, d-Rkive.
She mentioned by January 2006 the repository will be a matured platform, able to accept new collections and projects.
RUL librarians are active in Fedora management on a national scale: Grace is on the Steering Committee, Ron Jantz is the chair of its preservation committee, Linda Langschied is chair of the outreach committee, etc.
Gracemary Smulewitz, Chris Sterback, and Cathy Pecoraro reported on their investigations in to Electronic Resource Management Systems (ERMS), particularly the preconference on ERMS that Chris and Cathy attended at ALA.