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ALSC Student Gift Membership Task Force (virtual meeting, Google Hangouts)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 2:00pm CT
1. Welcome and Introductions
a. Appoint volunteer to take minutes/attendance
c. Revisions/Additions to Agenda
2. AASL Student Bridge Scholarship Program - Patrick
a. List of items to include on application form - Lauren
b. Avenues for promotion and engagement (how to identify and reach children’s services-focused students. Willingness of GSLIS universities to cooperate. Pilot with select schools?) - Ted
c. Assessment - Kenneth
4. Q&A and Other Business
5. Review of New Action Items
6. Next Meeting Date (if needed)
Pre-vote Discussion: 4/29/16–5/8/16 Status of Academic Librarians Standards and Guidelines Review Task Forceby Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 04:33 pm
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
60. ETHNIC AND MULTICULTURAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE ROUND TABLE (EMIERT) Total Ballots:
MEMBER-AT-LARGE (For a two-year term)
Veleda Simon Cofield - 152 votes (99.3%) Elected
Write-in Candidate 1 vote (.7%)
CHANGES TO ORGANIZATION MISSION STATEMENT (VOTE YES or NO)
Yes 163 votes (97.6%) Adopted
BYLAW CHANGE TO TERMINATION OF OFFICE SECTION (VOTE YES or NO)
Yes 157 votes (94.6%) Adopted
No 9 votes (5.5%)
GODORT Steering has been actively working through implementation of the recommendations on virtual participation and reorganization.
Keeping with our value of transparency, we would like to provide GODORT members an opportunity for public comment on a motion, Internal Liaisons: GODORT Task Forces and Standing Committees. that Steering will be voting on at our next meeting May 6 from 2-3 est.
The text, including pros and cons, can be found here: https://psu.box.com/s/ztccwt1wvtqhdq4n300r3bcylf4b5kcd
If you have comments/concerns about the motion please write those in the comments field provide with this post. If you want to send your comments directly to me (email@example.com) that is fine as well. However, keep in mind that I will post them unless you indicate this is a private comment.
Just so there is no confusion this is not a Bylaw change that requires a vote of membership. However, as our organization continues to move forward and to identify its priorities there will be plenty of opportunities for our members to vote on important issues related to our future directions.
Stephen Woods, GODORT Chair
p.s. members are welcome to join the Steering meeting as an observer. I will be sending out an open meeting announcement soon with the details about how to connect.
Thank you for a great meeting this week. I've shared our Google Doc with all of you, so you should be able to make edits. Please let me know if that's not the case. I went ahead and created one big document to house all of the components we'll be working on.
I'm also attaching the notes that I took from our meeting including our next meeting date and time. I heard back from ACRL, and they think our goals for the "Because" statements and the report are fine. They also want to make sure we represent a wide variety of libraries in our statements, but beyond that, we can create as many of them as we like.
I also tried to start coming up with interim deadlines for our broader goals and we will need to decide how to split up the website sections so that we can make suggestions. If anyone is interested in looking at a particular section, please let me know. Ideally, it would be great to have two people per section and I'm happy to fill in for any section that's needed.
Please let me know if you have any questions about the minutes or anything else, or if we need to make any changes to our workflows. Thanks, and have a great weekend!
In a continuing effort to build our Spectrum community, take a moment to read and celebrate the following honors and accomplishments of your fellow Scholars:
Melanie Townsend Diggs (1998 Scholar), Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Manager of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced with Adversity.
Kelvin Watson (2006 Scholar),Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at Queens Library (Queens, New York), has been named the 2016 inaugural winner of ALA’s Ernest A. DiMattia Award for Innovation and Service to Community and Profession.
Janice Murray (2008 Scholar) was recently promoted to Director of the Satellite Beach Public Library in Brevard County, FL.
Veronica Arellano Douglas (2005 Scholar) and Celia Rabinowitz recently published “Examining the Relationship between Faculty-Librarian Collaboration and First-Year Students’ Information Literacy Abilities” in the March 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries.
Brittany Viesca (2015 Scholar) was recently hired as the School Library Media Specialist at Lois and Jerry Tarkanian Middle School in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Stacie Williams (2010 Scholar) was selected as 2016 Digital Library Federation Forum Keynote Speaker.
Amanda Moreno (2014 Scholar) was selected as a 2016 SALALM Conference Scholarship Winner.
April Hathcock (2012 Scholar) presented "White Librarianship in Blackface: Oppressive Normativity and Diversity Initiatives in LIS" at the 2016 Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Symposium.
Get a new job recently? Publish a paper? Win a scholarship or award? Present at a conference?
We love highlighting accomplishments from all Scholars! Share personal updates or promote your fellow scholars by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also: Share any Spectrum events in your area with us at email@example.com and we'll promote them.
Veronica Arellano Douglas
on behalf of the Spectrum Advisory Committee
The Archival Education and Research Initiative seeks applicants for the 2016 Emerging Archival Scholars Program, which aims to encourage undergraduate and master's students from underrepresented groups from any country to consider careers in the archival field, particularly in teaching and research, and to prepare them for doctoral study. EASP scholarships support travel, registration and accommodation at the annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) for U.S. undergraduate and master's students. Application forms are available at http://aeri.website/easp-application/.
The application deadline is May 1, 2016, and applicants will be notified of scholarship awards by May 15, 2016. For more information, please contact either Professor Anne J. Gilliland (AERI Director), Gilliland@gseis.ucla.edu or Associate Professor Kelvin White (EASP Program Chair), firstname.lastname@example.org.