Perception that this is a merged service point; not merged unit; should new name for the merged
unit be “Central Reference and Government Information Services”, “Reference and Government
Information Services” or something else?
Implementation Teams? Who are the proper people?
Focus Group Team - JoAnn, Beth W., Cherié
Draft of interview questions made and edited; IRB exemption form request going in; consent form
completed; JoAnn to ask for additional hours for her grad hourly to take notes for the focus
groups; JoAnn will send list of possible participants before our next meeting, please respond with
additional suggestions. MAry suggested a focus group consisting of just librarians? and
perceptions of how their users need services? This would be a great way for Mary to start
launch her new roles as Coordinator, as a project for her advisory group.
Branding: New name, new acronym? Economies of effort by combining the two units; more will be uncovered as workflow is addressed; There will be a period of transition to work through