November 15, 2011
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Members Present: Scott Walter (Chair), Pat Allen, Paula Carns, Tony Hynes, Kathleen Kern, JoAnn Jacoby, Joe Lenkart, Geoff Ross, Robert Slater, Peggy Steele, David Ward
Members Absent: Lisa Hinchliffe, Becky Smith
Walter volunteered to take the minutes.
Ward provided a brief summary of the OCLC Research Webinar on virtual reference services. The OCLC report, “Seeking Synchronicity,” is available at http://www.oclc.org/reports/synchronicity/.
The Strategic Planning Task Force is preparing the final draft of the strategic planning document for EC review, and plans to submit it to EC before the end of the month.
The committee discussed the upcoming discussion of this topic with the Administrative Council and suggested the following as questions that might be posed to AC (and, through AC, to the divisions):
The committee noted the following starting points for the discussion:
Services to Graduate Students
There are also some units that serve a graduate and professional students audience primarily, e.g., LIS Library Services, which includes a number of resources aimed at this group, e.g.: