Time and Location of Meeting
April 14, 2012
Agenda not yet available.
IAS Faculty meeting minutes
Date: March 14th, 2012
Attendees: Lynne, Mara, Antonio, Leila, Paula, Al, Marek, Steve, Kit, Larry, Tom.
- By-laws final revision
Discussed on which faculty members had the right for vote. Five faculty members, including Paula, Marek, Larry, Lynne and Steve voted. This revision version passed.
- Feedback regarding World News Service purchase.
- What digital resources have you ordered recently?
Kit: the Universal Database-East View search problem. Keywords search would not get the desired results for Central Asia collection.
Antonio: thinking of purchasing some resources from Oxford bibliographies, resources for undergraduate students.
Group discussion on how to list resources and start the purchase process: go to Voyager, put a form in Acquisition, and create a list for Wendy to review before purchase.
Kit: Slavic digital archive access trouble and download problem.
- Suggestions for Tenure-Track candidate /PRC document.
Lynne: explain university policies and resources for tenure-track faculty. Separate time on research, service, and librarianship.
Advice: connect to relevant organizations and professionals in these orgs to build network and get referees.
Future work: create a list of professional organizations for IAS librarians.
Steve: LQ publication; IRC national survey (is this right?)
Paula: will go to Consuming Passion Conference. Work on wild man research (a medieval image for knights and fashion).
Laila: prepare an article.
Have a trip with Mortenson Center.
Prepare materials for university faculty.
Antonio: review his paper for publication.
Work with Rare Books Library to digitize a collection of letters from Lima.
Al: his book’s 3rd edition editing.
Mara: will attend the annual South Asian Librarian conference.
Prepare an event and plan to try to invite a celebrity.
Lynne: three workshops at Center of Global Studies coming up, one for high school students, one for teachers.