January 23, 2020 Meeting of Library Staff Support Committee

Time and Location of Meeting

January 23, 2020

Agenda Details


LSSC Meeting Agenda 1/23/20

  1. Approve minutes
  2. Liaison reports and updates
    1. No meeting for CPS
  • Building Project Discussion
    1. See email, Ben has submitted feedback to Tom Teper
  1. Diversity Committee/LSSC Potluck for June
    1. Kim and Ben met with Sarah Christiansen last week, tentative plan calls for event on June 3rd at Campus YMCA
  2. Planning for ALA
    1. See forwarded email, early bird registration ends March 15th ($75 less)
    2. Try to send out announcement next month?
  3. LSSC/LCAP discussion of AP to Civil Service reclassifications
    1. Tabled at this time
  • Other news, comments, updates

Minutes Details


Sarah Bial (Arts & Humanities)

Erik Chapman (Life Sciences)

Tony Hynes (Special Collections)
Rachael Johns (Technical Services)
Kim Hutcherson (Administration)
Jessica Sommers (Law)

Julia Cross (Residential Hall Libraries)

Courtney Horry (Area Studies)

Lonnie Clark (Central Public Services)

Brian Clark (Technical Services)


Minutes for January 23, 2020 meeting

Approve December Minutes: Approved with no corrections.

Liaison Reports and Updates…

Arts & Humanities: Met with EC.  There were some GA Allocation questions and if the work they had would be better for student or hourlies to do.

Central Public Services: No report

Undergraduate Library: No report


Law: Construction completed – fully open

Life Sciences: No report

Physical Sciences and Engineering:  No report

Residence Hall:  Started the weeding/clean-up process in order to consolidate from the four locations down to 2 in May.


Special Collections:  The upcoming fall 2020 exhibit is being reviewed and worked on.  Alma was discussed.  In particular, what impact would local notes and info on copies have.  Would it be better to keep the information visible in the network zone or keep separate?

Technical Services:  No meeting.  Shelby Strommer, Collections Care Coordinator starts February 16.

Administrative Council:  Did not meet

Administration:  If you attended the Library Recognition Event, please fill out the survey.

Faculty Meeting: No report


Building Project staff event:   Ben submitted feedback to Tom Teper.  Discuss response with Ben at next LSSC meeting.

Potluck with Diversity Committee tentative plan is for June 3rd.  No further updates.

LSSC/LCAP discussion of AP to Civil Service reclassifications:  Tabled at this time

Other news, comments, and updates:

Approved for $1500/person travel support for 2 staff to ALA in Chicago.  Not approved to send staff to poster sessions.  Administration will revisit poster session discussion next year.


Reaching Forward South  is March 20 at the IHotel