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Minutes of the Library Executive Committee October 8, 2009

October 8th, 2009
3:00 - 4:30pm
428 Library

Present: Paula Kaufman, chair, Bill Mischo, vice-chair, David Ward, secretary, Karen Hogenboom, JoAnn Jacoby, Michael Norman, Sarah Shreeves, Greg Youngen

1.  Approve September 30, 2009 Minutes

Minutes were approved with changes.

2.  Question Time

Discussed Head Librarian for INRS search and possible people from the library to invite to candidate presentations.

Appointed David Ward from EC to work with Mary Mallory on completing the government information advisory group charge recommended by the Government Information NSM by October 31, 2009.

Discussed the staffing in HR - they have made two recent hires and are getting up to speed on using the campus Front End software.

EC will look at the AP Release Time document after AC has reviewed and given feedback on it.

3.  Repository and Scholarly Communications Team document review

EC approved the recommendations and in the team proposal, including the position descriptions and disposition of team membership.  Possible search committee members were discussed for the positions requiring searches.

It was recommended for IT to look for other campus partners that the team could collaborate with

EC asked for a clarified reporting structure to be articulated, including how goals for the team would be set and how progress would be assessed

4.  Visiting English Librarian Position Review

The position was discussed, and questions developed for the Arts and Humanities division to consider regarding job duties, length of appointment, and scope of responsibilities for English language literature and associated fields.

EC also briefly discussed how a search might be conducted to identify a candidate to serve while the Literatures and Languages Team is compiling their recommendations.

Documents relating to the October 8th, 2009 meeting are available at G:\ExecutiveCommittee\Meeting Documents\2009-2010

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