Wednesday, October 28, 2002
Present: Paula Kaufman (chair), Lisa German, Dick Griscom, Janis Johnston, Bill Maher, Sue Searing, Leslie Troutman, Beth Woodard, Greg Youngen, Visitor – Karen Schmidt
1. Karen Schmidt – invited to talk about future needs in the Library
Karen discussed with the committee various aspects of collections, budgets, and personnel. She will come back to another meeting with even more detailed information about the needs in the Library.
2. Approval of minutes from 9 Oct 2002
Minutes were accepted.
3. Question Time
What is the status of Oak street? It goes out to bid between now and November 11. The bid process takes four weeks.
There was discussion about a new IMLS proposal with GSLIS.
4. ICR Funds Disbursement Policy
The policy was accepted with changes.
Troutman and Maher were appointed to develop guidelines for the policy.
5. Brainstorming session to discuss future staffing needs in light of the transition of the library’s workforce and workplace
The committee will work on structuring an informed discussion.
Future agenda item – constructive ways to help faculty and staff through this difficult period.