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October 12, 2005

1:30-3:00 pm

428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman-Chair, Lynne Rudasill-Vice-chair, Chris Prom-Secretary; Jane Block, Tim Cole, Cindy Ingold, Kathleen Kluegel, Nancy O’Brien, Lynn Wiley, Kim Reynolds-recorder


1.        Review and approval of minutes from Oct 3, 2005

       Approved with changes.


2.        Question Time

       Robin Kaler’s appointment as Assistant Chancellor of Public Affairs has been made permanent. Bill Adams has moved from the Provost’s office to the Chancellor’s office and is now the liaison for DIA.

       ICR deadline has been set at November 15 and June15 of each year.


3.        PRC Committee for two new faculty

       Nominations were made and Paula Kaufman will contact the faculty members and ask them to serve.


4.        Campus Strategic Planning

       Paula will send the document electronically to the Chancellor, Provost, VCR, LibFac, APs, and Division Heads. Division Heads will be informed of need for a SWOT analysis.


5.        Access Services Report

       There was much discussion about the E-reserves versus print reserves model and permanent reserves versus course reserves.  Some EC members felt it might make sense to try certain aspects of the implementation plan, and that perhaps a function other than consolidated reserves would be the best place to start.  The Access Services Task Force will be asked to further consider options, talk to heads of libraries to get additional input, and supply more detailed plan for some pilot implementation plans.

       The task force will be asked to propose a pilot project to determine how it would work, what problems might ensue, and look at it from a users viewpoint and from the Library’s viewpoint. The TF will also be asked to address media services and the costs for making the proposed changes.


6.         Scholarly Commons Report

       After discussion the Committee decided to ask Bob Burger to come to the next meeting to provide further information, including schematics.