Search committees for the Instructional Design Librarian and Chemistry & Physics Librarian have been meeting. The position for the Music & Performing Arts Librarian will be posted soon.
UMDNJ integration teams will now meet jointly on a monthly basis. All major RUL committees now have UMDNJ members. Goal for July 1, 2013 is to have the RU ID on all web sites, and to have a shared catalog.
Strategic planning will be practical, tactical, measurable; and collaborative. The President will review departmental comments as well as the Dean’s summary.
Ryan distributed a chart outlining the roles of the Data Librarian (Ryan’s title) and the Research Data Manager (Aletia’s title). He is developing a portal on the library web page for research services. The RU Core web page lists current members of the RU Research data team. Future classes will include liaisons.
The Unit Computing Specialists are now doing general computing services as standard IIS activities as well as providing general RIS support. NBL faculty offered comments regarding the future role of UCS.
Nancy Kranich led the discussion, based on the 6 questions posed by President Barchi. Megan Lotts recorded using the flip charts, and Laura Mullen took notes on her laptop. Melissa Just will convene a smaller group of NBL faculty to summarize the discussion for submission.
This item was tabled.
Reminder that terms are ending in June and new chairs will be needed for Deputy NBL, NBISG, NBCG and, Science subgroup chair, Social Science subgroup chair; also a volunteer for the Travel Committee is needed (Connie Wu will continue; Jackie Mardikian would like to step down).
If you are attending library conferences outside RU, please spread the word about our open librarian positions.
Meeting adjourned at 11:45am
Respectfully submitted by Ellen Calhoun