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Research and Publication Committee

April 25, 2013


Carissa Phillips (Chair)
Shuyong Jiang
Qiang Jin
Jennifer Hain Teper
Dan Tracy
Beth Woodard

1. Applications and budget

The group discussed two applications. The group discussed the awards budget relative to awards granted to date and two pending applications. The group also discussed the budget request for the next year and surplus funds.

2. Contacting APs about research support

The group discussed an investigation into potential research funding for APs. The group also discussed institutional and personal research relative to funding. A survey for APs may be created.

3. Programming for Spring/Summer

The qualitative and quantitative research methods presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8. RPC brown bags will be rescheduled. Dan is planning an IRB session for librarians during Summer II. The group also discussed planning a half-day research symposium for the Fall.

4. Administrative

A few Project Outcomes forms are outstanding. Carissa will send a follow up email to those who have not completed the form. The group discussed updates to the RPC website. The group also discussed updating RPC forms and the award application.      

Our next meeting is scheduled for May 30 1:00-2:00 in Library 308.