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Executive Committee Minutes March 22, 2010


Executive Committee



March 22, 2010


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, Chair; Bill Mischo, Vice-chair; David Ward, Secretary; JoAnn Jacoby; Michael Norman; Sarah Shreeves; recording - Kim Matherly



1.                  Approve March 8, 2010 Minutes

Minutes were approved with changes.


2.                 Question Time

What happened with the Library Assessment Coordinator? The internal search for an assessment coordinator was not successful. EC will continue to discuss this position along with others.


Could 10 month contracts be considered for faculty in planning for a possible 20% cut? 9 or 10 month contracts could be considered.


Two librarians from UIC will be helping out with Psychology services and collection development.. Should they be given temporary 0% appointments, as a professional courtesy and to ensure access to our databases, Libguides and other resources? This will need to be discussed at a faculty meeting.


3.                 Budget and 20% Plan

The Division Coordinators are to submit their priority plans to Paula by March 30.


4.                 LIS Progress Report - JoAnn

LIS is 90% transitioned. They still have some difficult items to be cataloged. Sandy Wolf has received additional training and Voyager access so she can continue to catalog these items. Michael offered his group to help with cataloging items.


5.                 PRC for faculty member

Members were suggested. Paula will make the contacts.


6.                 Biology and Life Sciences Implementation Team - JoAnn

The Team charge and membership were approved.