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ACRL Leadership Discussion Group

Discussion Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

by Raymond Pun on Sat, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:25 pm

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

Date/Time:
 1/26/2018, Friday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:
Trevor A. Dawes, May Morris Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, University of Delaware
Maggie Farrell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Del Hornbuckle, Dean of Library Services, Fresno State

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

Date/Time:
 1/26/2018, Friday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:
Trevor A. Dawes, May Morris Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, University of Delaware
Maggie Farrell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Del Hornbuckle, Dean of Library Services, Fresno State
 
 
Webinar Link (All attendees must register below):

Event Registration Page:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/ei8w1nysbzrs/event/registration.html

Event Login Page:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/ei8w1nysbzrs/event/login.html

Summary: In this Q&A format, three library leaders will share how they adapted to new working environments. Hear how they developed their own strategies in developing a vision, leadership and/or expectation for their institutions. Anyone interested in academic library leadership is welcome to attend. The webinar will also be recorded, archived and shared. 
 
There will also be time for Q&A with attendees. 
 
Recorded Link: TBA

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ALSC Building Partnerships

Discussion December 15 Quarterly Report Building Partnerships

by Jackie Cassidy on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 09:26 pm

 

 

Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Building Partnerships
Priority Group Area *: Partnershps (PGC VI)
Current Chair(s)*: Jackie Cassidy; Soraya Silverman-Montano
Chair's Email*: cassidy@hcplonline.org
Co-Chair's email (if applicable): sorayasilverman@gmail.com
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee/Task Force Members (names only (no dates), separate by comma, do not include chair)*: Amanda Bressler, Keturah Cappadonia, Shari Melisa Fesko, Leigh L. Fox, Doris J. Gebel, Anna Haase Krueger, Patricia A. McLaughlin, Erin Ford Nguyen, Maren C. Ostergard, Gayle Lynn Pulley, Mary-Kate Sableski, Hadeal Salamah, Patricia Cortez Valdovinos
Per the Division Leadership Manual, the committee is expected to annually review its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan. When did you last review it with your committee? Note: Recommendations for changes should be submitted to Organization & Bylaws. :  
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last report. Please remember not to include confidential or sensitive information.*: Sub-committees (Assessing Community Needs, Best Practices, and Webpage Content) have been working independently and collaborating online. We have met for virtual chats on 9/28 and 11/2 to discuss progress with sub-committee assignments.
In progress: Our ALSC Blog Committee profile needs to be updated.
In progress: Blog posts by committee members.
Please do not copy a.../Diversity and Inclusion:  
Please do not copy a.../Advocacy:  
Please do not copy a.../Learning and Development:  
An ALSC core value is collaboration. Please describe collaborations you have initiated or would like to initiate with other ALSC or ALA committees to help further your work. Please list the desired outcomes you envision from this/these collaboration(s). What are the next steps you have set to accomplish this? What assistance do you need in taking this forward?:  
Please describe activities you would like to pursue for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? What are the next steps you have set to accomplish this? What assistance do you need in taking this forward? Please be as detailed as possible.:  
If you could recommend a research topic, pertaining to the realm of your committee’s work, to an academic colleague, what would you request s/he research and why? (In other words, what gaps in research do you see in this particular area so that ALSC can share with the Association for Library and Information Science Educators and/or help develop ALSC's own research agenda?):  
If you are a virtual committee or task force, what is your primary method for holding meetings or communicating?:  
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Posting minutes in committee's ALA Connect space., Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair.
Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms.*: Yes
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Not applicable (primarily meet face-to-face)

 

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ALSC Children and Technology Committee

File ALSC_C-T_December_2017_Meeting_Minutes

by Angela Nolet on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:40 pm

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RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee

Discussion December 2017 Committee Meeting (teleconference)

by Joseph Yue on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 05:52 pm

RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee
Monthly Teleconference Meeting

Nov 20, 2107 (Mon) 2 pm CT - 3pm CT

Dial: 866-714-4933
Passcodes: 57382923

 

Tentative Agenda

00:00  confirmation of agenda

00:05  mid-year review of committee work and revise plan for next six months

00:15  new award process and timeline

00:35  awards review process and timeline

RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee
Monthly Teleconference Meeting

Nov 20, 2107 (Mon) 2 pm CT - 3pm CT

Dial: 866-714-4933
Passcodes: 57382923

 

Tentative Agenda

00:00  confirmation of agenda

00:05  mid-year review of committee work and revise plan for next six months

00:15  new award process and timeline

00:35  awards review process and timeline

00:55  new business

01:00  adjournment

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ALCTS CaMMS / MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

Discussion Call for discussion topics at ALA Midwinter 2018 in Denver

by Tim Kiser on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 03:05 pm

Greetings,

This is a general call for discussion topics for the meeting of the ALCTS-CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver:

Date:           Sunday, February 11, 2018

Time:           10:30-11:30 AM 

Location:    Grand Hyatt, Mt. Oxford Room

Scheduler link

 

Greetings,

This is a general call for discussion topics for the meeting of the ALCTS-CaMMS/MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver:

Date:           Sunday, February 11, 2018

Time:           10:30-11:30 AM 

Location:    Grand Hyatt, Mt. Oxford Room

Scheduler link

 

The Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group meeting is an open discussion session for addressing topics of interest to the cartographic and geospatial resources cataloging community. This is a great forum for posing questions to and exchanging ideas with members of the cartographic resources cataloging community.

A reminder message will be sent prior to the meeting with further details on the planned discussion topics.

All are welcome to attend the meeting. If you are unable to attend the discussion session, feel free to forward your discussion topics. Notes from the session will be posted to various resources including the MAGIRT email list soon after the conference, as well as printed in the next issue of our newsletter, base line.

We look forward to your attendance and the opportunity to share comments, concerns, and resources at the meeting in Denver!

Please send suggestions for discussion topics to tkiser@lib.msu.edu.

 

Best regards,

Tim Kiser

Chair, Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

 

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ALSC Distinguished Service Award (Association for Library Services to Children)

Online Doc DSA quarterly report 12.15.17

by Mary Fellows on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 02:26 pm

 

Reporting Period*:

December 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

Distinguished Service Award

Priority Group Area *:

Professional Awards & Scholarships (PGC III)

Current Chair*:

 

Reporting Period*:

December 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

Distinguished Service Award

Priority Group Area *:

Professional Awards & Scholarships (PGC III)

Current Chair*:

Mary Fellows

Chair's Email*:

maryalsc@gmail.com

Incoming Chair (if known):

 

Committee Members (names only)*:

Jennifer Knight
Maria Gentle
Diane Foote
John Scott

Per the Division Leadership Manual, the committee is expected to annually review its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan. When did you last review it with your committee? Note: Recommendations for changes should be submitted to Organization & Bylaws. :

December 15 Reporting Period

Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last report. Please remember not to include confidential or sensitive information.*:

Continued to encourage nominations, considered nominations, and selected awardee.

The Awards and Notab.../Diversity & Inclusion:

 

The Awards and Notab.../Advocacy:

 

The Awards and Notab.../Learning & Development:

 

Please describe activities you would like to pursue for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? What are the next steps you have set to accomplish this? What assistance do you need in taking this forward? Please be as detailed as possible.:

After reviewing the nominations, I expressed the wish that other members could see - without specifics - the varied paths to distinguished service. Perhaps a CAL article might be useful.

If you could recommend a research topic, pertaining to the realm of your committee’s work, to an academic colleague, what would you request s/he research and why? (In other words, what gaps in research do you see in this particular area so that ALSC can share with the Association for Library and Information Science Educators and/or help develop ALSC's own research agenda?):

 

When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*:

Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair.

Has the committee recently reviewed its most recent procedural manual?*:

Yes

If yes, are there any points that need to be added, deleted, or clarified? Have you come across a new example that your recommend be added to the Expanded Definitions and Examples section? If so, please report here briefly the sections you will be editing; make your recommendations with Track Changes directly in a Word document version of the manual, and forward it to your PGC, Awards Coordinator, and Executive Director.:

Yes. The voting process, the ability for committee members to nominate candidates, and the issue of letter of support.

Are there changes to the committee’s definitions, procedures or process you’d like to bring before the ALSC Board? Please consult with your PGC on next steps, and whether you should submit a Board Action request form. *:

No

 

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