Minutes of October 23, 2008 Meeting

K. Au, S. Bartz, E. Berger, N. Borisovets (recorder), J. Cassel (chair), M. De Fino, V. Dent, J. Gardner, T. Glynn, S. Harrington, M. Kesselman, T. Kuchi, C. Radick, W. Ren, R. Womack
S. Beck, F. Puniello, C. Sterback

1. Agenda

Added "RUCore Liaison" as an agenda item.

2. Cataloging Policy for Printouts of Born-Digital Materials (Melissa De Fino)

Cataloging currently has several hundred printouts of web-based materials that have been submitted for cataloging by individual selectors. Cataloging has developed policies for what will be accepted for cataloging and what cataloging treatment will be applied.

Discussion outcome:

Related discussion:

Would it not make more sense to save and access these born-digital materials in their original format?

Discussion outcome:

3. E-Reference Sources Issues (Bartz)

Two electronic reference sources packages (Gale and Sage) have been acquired. They are currently available from the E- Reference Sources list; IRIS links are in-progress. The group that is looking at issues relating to electronic references sources has not yet met.

4. Goals and Action Plan (Cassel)

Jeris has developed a list of "Activities to Advance Strategic Goals" for the three goals agreed to at the last meeting:

Discussion Outcome:

5. RUCore Liaison(Kuchi)

The Planning and Coordinating Committee has invited the USC to consider a formal liaison relationship with the RUCore User Services and Applications Working Group.

Discussion Outcome:

Triveni Kuchi will be the official liaison between the USC and the Working Group.

6. Announcements

The budget and open lines will be the focus of the November 7 faculty meeting.

Next Meeting: Thursday, November 20th, at 9:30 a.m. (Subsequently changed to 10 am).

Natalie Borisovets

URL: http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/staff/groups/usr/minutes/usrmin_08_10_23.shtml
Website Feedback  |  Privacy Policy
© Copyright 1997-, Rutgers University Libraries