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February 28, 2013 Meeting

Research and Publication Committee

February 28, 2013


Carissa Phillips (Chair)
Shuyong Jiang
Lisa Hinchliffe
Beth Woodard (ex officio)
Jennifer Hain Teper

1. Support for APs

The group discussed working with the Executive Committee to investigate potential research funding for APs.

2. Application and budget

The group discussed the 2013 budget and surplus from the previous year’s unused grants.

3. Administrative

The majority of last year’s award recipients have completed the Project Outcomes form and responded to the email about RPC brown bags. Carissa will send a follow up email to those who have not completed the form. The group discussed meeting with new Library faculty. The group discussed updates to the RPC website.     

4. Programming for Spring/Summer

The group discussed presentations to be scheduled. The qualitative and quantitative research methods presentation will tentatively be scheduled for late March. The group also continued the conversation about reinstating RPC brown bags. A joint presentation with the Historical Cultural Research group is scheduled for March 11; RPC is the official co-sponsor. Other brown bags will be scheduled. Dan will look into the possibility of a session on IRB for librarians. The group discussed possibly working with the LIS research methods series.

5. Additional items

The group discussed a recent award application.

6. March 28th meeting cancelled due to low potential attendance.