9/10/08 Stuff Session


  • Giselle the Fortune Teller predicts the future of the library

  • Welcome (Paula Kaufman)
  • What are these sessions?  How else can I find out about NSM stuff? (JoAnn Jacoby)
  • Comic interlude featuring Giselle the Fortune Teller (Lynne Rudasill) and the Patron of the Library Future (Peggy Glatthaar)
  • What library support do Library faculty and staff need? (Katie Newman & Sue Searing)
  • Stacks Service Report (Tom Teper)
  • Prize drawing


Communications-LIS Report [ PowerPoint pdf]

Stacks Service Report [ PowerPoint pdf]

Notes from the session


  • Katie and Sue discussed the current models and users for the Communications and Library and Information Science libraries.
  • The Team has agreed to set aside the idea of a simple merger of the two physical collections in order to explore more forward-thinking ideas about how to re-envision services to these fields.
  • Audience members discussed what they currently appreciate about the LIS library, what they would like to see change, and what to retain.

Stacks Service

  • Tom reviewed the recommendations of the Stacks Services Planning Team Report.
  • There was a discussion of serials in the stacks.
  • An audience member asked about avenues for feedback on projects that have already been implemented, such as the new entrance to the stacks.