Library Committee Handbook

User Education Committee

November 10, 2003 Meeting

User Education Committee
University of Illinois Library

November 10, 2003

10:00-11:00
Library 428

Members Present

Members Absent

Meeting Schedule for Remaining 2003-2004 Meetings

Old Business

Instruction Statistics Form

The online form is now online and available at https://www-s2.library.illinois.edu/bluestem-docs/learn/statistics/sessionform.php. Lisa asked the committee members to test the online form by participating in a beta-test. Lisa will report on the beta-test outcomes during the next committee meeting.

Principles for Database Interfaces

The committee finalized the interface principles statement based on the committee's discussion. Lisa will draft a statement which will include the following concepts:

New Business

Statement on What Undergraduates Should Know When They Graduate

The committee discussed the development of an Undergraduate information literacy competency statement after reviewing brainstormed ideas from committee members. Several issues were discussed, including:

The committee decided that a library orientation fair would be a good way to promote library usage and library skill development among new students. The committee will continue to discuss library fair ideas at future meetings and via email discussions.

Lisa also asked the committee to become more familiar with the submitted ideas and asked that they try to categorize the ideas for discussion at the next meeting.

Next Meeting: Dec. 8, 2003 from 10:00-11:00 in room 428.

Respectfully submitted,
Ely M. Anderson
User Education GA