October 2, 2019 Meeting of Social Science

Time and Location of Meeting

October 2, 201910:00 am - 11:30 am 225b Main Library

Agenda Details


Agenda not yet available.

Minutes Details


Minute taker: JJ Pionke

Present: Lisa Romero, Yoo-Seong Song, Chris Bailey, Nancy O’Brien, Jess Hagman, Cindy Ingold, Yali Feng

Absent: Lynne Rudasill


  1. Approval of September 4 minutes (see G:/Social Sciences Division/MINUTES/DRAFT Minutes).

No changes, motion by Cindy Ingold, second by Yali Feng

  1. Announcements and Discussion Items:
  • Election to Library Assessment Committee
    • Paper ballot was held in the meeting, Yali Feng will be the SSD rep
  • RMT Subject Expert List (Hagman)
    • Reviewed history, RMT is going to take responsibility for updating a list which will be located on line, the list is meant only for reference rather than collections, Jess will put the list on the G drive with a deadline of Oct 18 for getting input back.
  1. Reports
  • Area Studies Division rep to SSD (Rudasill)
    • Absent
  • Collection Development Committee (Ingold)
    • Last meeting was canceled, reminder that the order deadlines are earlier this year than last year
  • Data Interest Group (Phillips)
    • Absent
  • Diversity Committee (Ingold)
    • Met on Sept 8, on October 17 there will be a joint program with the iSchool diversity committee, brainstorming ideas for the coming year
  • Faculty Review Committee (O’Brien)
    • Cindy will be our new rep, Nancy is the current rep and she reported out that FRC is reviewing dossiers and writing up recommendation letters
  • LSSC Representative (vacant)
    • Absent
  • Reference Management Team (Hagman)
    • There was discussion of connecting LibCal with Outlook
  • SSD rep to Central Public Services Division (Ingold)
    • Met and discussed proposals for strategic hires. CPS is putting forward a request for a graphic designer and an outreach and engagement librarian
  • Staff Development & Training Committee (Ingold)
    • Not taking on anything new, working with administration on stress management, working on the transition to Primo
  1. Round Robin

JJ-Just doing his job

Cindy-Marshall gallery exhibit on the women’s resource center

Nancy-Still doing instruction and tours

Chris – Busy with instruction and tours, just had welcome weekend for the LEEP students

Yoo-Seong- Teaching workshops and classes, teaching 3 classes in the iSchool

Jess-Doing instruction, doing consultations on qualitative software

Yali-Research consultations and instruction

Lisa-Tours, instruction

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