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Faculty Meeting Agenda 10-27-2010



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Date: October 27, 2010

Location: 126 GSLIS

Time: 3pm - 4:30pm

Call to Order


Standing Items:

Adoption of the Agenda - David Ward


Approval of Minutes  - David Ward


Introductions  - David Ward


            Report of the University Librarian - none


            Executive Committee Discussion Items - David Ward


1.      Standing Search Committee Concept (15 min)


Background: EC has discussed the idea of having a standing search committee that would handle all searches for a given period (e.g. 1-2 years) to bring some consistency to the search process for faculty and AP positions. 

Discussion Questions:

                                            i.            Would this committee be useful? 

                                          ii.            How could the committee be constituted to best meet the needs of a variety of searches?

Old Business: (none)


New Business:


1.      Procurement legislation (SB51) - Kathie Veach, Lynn Wiley (20 min)


Background: Legislative changes to procurement code are creating major bottlenecks for purchasing processes. It is now critical that major purchases are strategically planned for well in advance and any interactions with vendors are closely monitored and documented.

Discussion Question:

                                            i.            How can the imposition of this legislation be minimized on the Library's routine operations?


2.      University Organizational Changes  - Mary Mallory (20 min)


Background: The President of the University has put forth organizational changes as well as administrative changes in an attempt to streamline and coordinate administrative practices and better support the mission of the University.

                    Discussion Questions:

                                            i.            What impact might these changes potentially have on the Library and its resources? 

                                          ii.            What pros/cons do you see regarding the proposals on the Library and its resources?



3.      Campus Security Cameras - Jeff Schrader (10 min)


Background: The campus is installing security cameras in strategic locations including Library locations. We are looking at ways to improve perimeter security in 5 major Library facilities (Main Library< Grainger, ACES, Undergraduate, Oak St Facility)

Discussion Question:

                                            i.            How might the installation of security cameras help/hinder the Library's mission and bear on librarians' responsibilities of protecting patron privacy?



Ad Hoc Items:

            New Service Model

Reference New Service Model - Three Tiers of Reference Discussion -

JoAnn Jacoby, Kathleen Kern (20 min)
Discussion Question:

                                            i.            What has not been considered or is not adequately accounted for in the 3-tiered model?

(See Appendix 5 and recommendation on p.8)


             Lightning Presentations



Announcements  (5 min)