Minutes of February 13, 2006 Meeting

Bartz, Beck (guest), Gardner (chair), Hartman, Haynes, McDonald, Mullen
Au (on leave), Bowman, Hoover, Nahory, Wenk

1) LibQual and the RUL Website

S. Beck discussed the web page relevant results from LibQual, noting that what users desired most was independent and autonomous use. The committee will look at the comments.

2) Indexes and Databases

S. McDonald updated the committee on recent changes to the list. African Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies were discontinued by the vendor and will be replaced by other databases. World Shakespeare, ECCO, and LION will be going up as one news story. America's Newspapers: Middle Atlantic Region is now Access World News and the description is being rewritten.

3) Webmaster Report

As of February 1, 2006, Shaun Ellis is working for Technical and Automated Services. Active programming for applications is on hold as job description is prepared. The position will support the Webmaster through programming and web development.

Dave is configuring a new machine that will supports the website and will offer a better environment for programming and adding interactivity.

3) Systems Report

No report.

4) Instruction Report

Instructional Services continues to work on the assessment of Searchpath.

5) IPAC Report

No report.

Recorder: K. Hartman

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