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ALCTS New Members Interest Group

Discussion ANMIG April Twitter Chat Transcript

by Zachary Stein on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 06:16 pm

ANMIG April Twitter Chat for Job Hunting and Interviews now available:

 

https://storify.com/metadatacam/anmig-april-twitter-chat

ODLOS Advisory Committee (Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services)

Discussion 04.24.2017 Meeting Minutes

by Lessa Pelayo-Lozada on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 06:05 pm

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend today's meeting!  Due to technical difficulties, our meeting ended a bit early so Jody provided notes to the discussion items in the document in blue.

Please pay particular attention to the action item in the EDI Implementation section -- she's looking for a few more volunteers!

The minutes are available via attached pdf and at the link below:

http://bit.ly/2pZkE8y

ACRL Board of Directors

File ACRL-SB17-Agenda-Documents-4-24

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 04:27 pm

PDF File, 5.63 MB

ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group

Discussion Call For Proposals: Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group, ALA Annual 2017

by Allison Yanos on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 03:31 pm

The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.

The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.

Now that the “Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians” has been officially adopted by ALCTS, we are excited to know how cataloging and metadata practitioners, educators, and managers plan to use the document. We welcome proposals for presentations that explore ideas and preparation for putting those plans into action.

Presenters will be allotted approximately 15-20 minutes, with a short time for questions after the presentations.

Please submit a presentation proposal to Susan Rathbun-Grubb (srathbun@mailbox.sc.edu) and Allison Yanos (Allison_Yanos@baylor.edu), Co-Chairs of the Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group by May 15th. Your proposal should include: 1) Proposed presentation title; 2) abstract (up to 150 words); and 3) name and position of presenter(s).

Thank you, and we look forward to reading your proposals.

ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group

Susan Rathbun-Grubb and Allison Yanos, Co-Chairs

Maurine McCourry and Elizabeth Shoemaker, Vice Co-Chairs

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ALCTS FRBR Interest Group

Discussion FRBR Interest Group Discussions at ALA Annual 2017

by Thomas Adamich on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Hi, Everyone:

Thanks for your continued interest in FRBR.

We will be posting agenda items and meeting details shortly.

In the interim, Kathy Glennan has informed us that the FRBR Review Group has submitted the LRM for approval to IFLA and will post the Transition Mapping and IFLA LRM documents soon on the FRBR Review Group's web pages at https://www.ifla.org/frbr-rg

Feel free to contact us with questions, etc.

Take care.

Hi, Everyone:

Thanks for your continued interest in FRBR.

We will be posting agenda items and meeting details shortly.

In the interim, Kathy Glennan has informed us that the FRBR Review Group has submitted the LRM for approval to IFLA and will post the Transition Mapping and IFLA LRM documents soon on the FRBR Review Group's web pages at https://www.ifla.org/frbr-rg

Feel free to contact us with questions, etc.

Take care.

Mr. Thomas A. Adamich (Co-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Kalan Knudson Davis (Co-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
Prof. Michele Seikel (Vice-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
 

Tom Adamich, MLS

President

Visiting Librarian Service

224 Chauncey Ave. N.W.

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New Philadelphia, OH 44663

330-364-4410

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RUSA Board of Directors

Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, 4-28-17

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:48 pm

RUSA Board meeting
April 28, 2017, Friday, 12 PT / 2 CT / 3 ET
Agenda

1. Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 6, 2017 (attached) - McManus

2. President’s Update – MCMANUS (forthcoming)

3. Vice-President’s Update – LE BEAU (forthcoming)

4. RUSA Office Update - Wood

5. New Business/Action Items:

1. Review and discussion of RUSA Division Level Restructuring Recommendations (attached)

RUSA Board meeting
April 28, 2017, Friday, 12 PT / 2 CT / 3 ET
Agenda

1. Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 6, 2017 (attached) - McManus

2. President’s Update – MCMANUS (forthcoming)

3. Vice-President’s Update – LE BEAU (forthcoming)

4. RUSA Office Update - Wood

5. New Business/Action Items:

1. Review and discussion of RUSA Division Level Restructuring Recommendations (attached)

a. Discussion of Awards-related restructuring recommendations

b. Motion to sunset the Organization & Planning Committee effective June 30, 2017.  RUSA Executive Committee proposes to appoint a Restructuring Implementation Task Force comprised mostly of members of the former O&P committee.

c.Discussion of restructuring Recommendation #5 Modify Committees to Address Professional Development.    See feedback from S&G (attached).  RUSA Publications & Communications is working on a rationale for continuing the committee (forthcoming).  The P&C MW committee report is attached.

d. Discussion of restructuring Recommendation #7 Develop a new model of Division Review.

2.  Discussion of proposed policy for unfunded awards (attached)

6. Board meeting agenda items for next meeting

RUSA dues increase

Finalize decisions on RUSA restructuring including section representation on the RUSA Board.

7. Next board meeting time and date: June 2017.  Please fill out doodle poll.

 

rev. 4-24-17

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ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group

Discussion Call for Proposals: ALA Annual ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group

by Sunshine Carter on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 09:53 am

The ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG) is seeking presentation proposals for our meeting to be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 pm during the ALA Annual 2017 conference in Chicago.

We are looking for presentations that discuss ways in which libraries are preserving acquired e-resource content. This issue impacts a wide breadth of library services, including collection management, access, data services, and preservation. Example topics include:

The ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG) is seeking presentation proposals for our meeting to be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 pm during the ALA Annual 2017 conference in Chicago.

We are looking for presentations that discuss ways in which libraries are preserving acquired e-resource content. This issue impacts a wide breadth of library services, including collection management, access, data services, and preservation. Example topics include:

  • Tracking post-cancellation access rights
  • Decision making related to post-cancellation access rights
  • Preserving electronic content
  • Purchasing and managing files (e.g. PDF, datasets, sound recordings)
  • PORTICO, LOCKKS, or CLOCKKS use by libraries
  • Locally created or hosted solutions for long-term preservation and/or access to e-content
  • Providing access to preserved e-content
  • Licensing workflows/best practices for ensuring long term access rights

The meeting is scheduled to last one hour with time for several presentations and a bit of administrative business. We request that the following information be included in each proposal:

  1. Name, job title, contact information and affiliation of presenter(s)
  2. Title of presentation
  3. Abstract (100 words)
  4. Estimated length of presentation

Please send your proposal to Sunshine Carter at scarter@umn.edu by Monday, May 15, 2017. Presenters will be notified of selected presentations by Friday, May 19, 2017.

Sincerely,
Sunshine Carter (Chair)
Michael Fernandez (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect)

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ALSC Board of Directors

Discussion Online Board Meeting 4/19: Designing Youth Spaces White Paper

by Nina Lindsay on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:33 pm

We have established a quorum and schedule for this meeting at http://connect.ala.org/node/265807

This topic is the Designing Youth Spaces White Paper, which was presented at our Executive Committee Meeting on 4/17, in Document R

We have established a quorum and schedule for this meeting at http://connect.ala.org/node/265807

This topic is the Designing Youth Spaces White Paper, which was presented at our Executive Committee Meeting on 4/17, in Document R

As introduced in the document, it has been some time since our last white paper.  Our Executive Director noted a particular request that revealed the need for guidelines on children's spaces in libraries (perhaps similar to YALSA guidelines for teen spaces). I and others on the EC have noted the same need, and feel this is timely, coming on the heels of Past-President Andrew Medlar's presidents' program at Annual conference. The Executive Committee supports this proposal, noting that such a paper should present flexibility for all sizes of libraries, and for all budgets.   

The budget requirements for the proposal as presented in Document R will be presented in the FY18 budget for approval at Annual, as that is the year in which the majority of the costs would fall.   However, the EC recommends authorizing staff to move forward on the proposal immediately, in order to engage consultants.

This topic is open for preliminary discussion. 

 

 

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Conference Accessibility Task Force

Discussion CATF Call 12 Minutes

by Lily Sacharow on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 09:01 am

Hi everyone, 

Here are the notes from our 4/13 conference call. Please contact me with any updates or edits. Note the inclusion of potential "umbrella" recommendations categories and subcategories, also listed below. 

Action items highlighted: 

Hi everyone, 

Here are the notes from our 4/13 conference call. Please contact me with any updates or edits. Note the inclusion of potential "umbrella" recommendations categories and subcategories, also listed below. 

Action items highlighted: 

  1. LAST CHANCE to send Melissa names and emails of guest testers by TODAY, 4/14 (2 invitees per person)
  2. Take survey when it is released
    • Notify Melissa and Mike about any clarifications needed for questions, verbiage, or demographics
    • Check for and report any technical glitches encountered
    • Task force members and guests should provide feedback by Friday, 4/21

  3. Mary will send out completed Guidelines document to CATF members by Monday, 5/1

  4. Task force members should review current Best Practices for Presenters page and send suggestions for improvements and potential content to Lily by Monday, 5/1 

 

Draft Recommendations Categories and Subcategories

Category 1: BEFORE (Pre-conference virtual and in-person meeting planning)

  1. Site Visits (1-2 years prior to conference; contract finalizing)
  2. Accommodations and Housing
  3. Conference Center Spaces (room setups overview, conference center spaces, room placement)
  4. Communication with Site Personnel (facilities and fixed spaces, help services, hotline awareness)
  5. Web Accessibility (registration, OnPeak, scheduler, conference app, online environment)
  6. Audiovisual Preparations (procedures for room setups, captioning, accessibility of virtual meeting software)
  7. Exhibits (hall setup, rest areas, vendor awareness and planning, wayfinding & signage, carpeting)
  8. Social Events and Off-Site Locations (individual division and group planning; reservations of accessible off-site spaces)
  9. Presenter Preparations (presentation best practices for accepted proposals; meeting & program planning checklist)

    Category 2: DURING (Coordinating accommodations and addressing concerns on-site)

  1. On-Site Accessibility Services Management (availability and coordination of scooters, interpreters)
  2. Reporting Newly Arising Issues (addressing, troubleshooting, and tracking processes in real time)
  3. Setup and Maintenance for Programs and Exhibits (process for either participants or leaders/vendors reporting and handling issues with a specific event or space, including audiovisuals)
  4. Transportation (addressing transit needs and concerns)
  5. Awareness and Publicity of Reporting Issues (signage; program, site, & app links to hotlines; info booths knowledge)

    Category 3: AFTER (Assessment and evaluation)

  1. Assessment (general needs, purpose, & sustainability)
  2. Surveying Methods (regular follow-up surveys; focus groups; data collection)
  3. Issue Tracking Database (creation, organization, & responsibility; review; maintenance & distribution of relevant info)
  4. Site and Systems Review (accessibility explicitly covered in site-specific decisions meetings immediately after conference; negotiating terms for reusing location)
  5. Improvements to Future Conferences (implementing changes following review; immediate incorporation of feedback into planning for upcoming conferences)
  6. Communication (providing updates, tips, and relevant info to members, leadership, vendors, & other ALA bodies)
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ALSC Board of Directors

Discussion Online Board Meeting 4/19: Logo/Rebranding

by Nina Lindsay on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:32 pm

We have established a quorum and schedule for this meeting at http://connect.ala.org/node/265807

This topic is the Logo/Rebranding update, which was presented our Executive Committee Meeting on 4/17 in Document W.

We have established a quorum and schedule for this meeting at http://connect.ala.org/node/265807

This topic is the Logo/Rebranding update, which was presented our Executive Committee Meeting on 4/17 in Document W.

As a reminder, the topic of revisiting our logo, and potentially our entire "brand," was discussed at our Midwinter Board meeting.  The draft minutes express "There was consensus to explore the costs related to using a consultant to drive this work. It was expressed that ALSC should find the dynamism we rediscovered through the strategic planning process and reflect that outward.  ACTION: A. Strittmatter will consult with PLA and RUSA to inquire about their logo and rebranding experiences."   This week's Document W presents that update. 

Since Midwinter, our Marketing Manager Dan Bostrom has moved on from ALSC.  That position will be filled soon, but our new marketing staff person will have a learning curve to the position and the culture of ALSC. The Executive Committee discussed this additional consideration, but felt it was still wise to move forward with an entire rebranding exploration, noting that the costs of just a new logo were significant enough that we should invest in the entire project. Given the turnover in the Marketing Manager, the Board would need to assist with communication to members to ensure engagement from the start of the project. 

The costs for the brand identity consultant as presented in Document W would be presented in the proposed FY18 budget for Board adoption at Annual 2017.  However, the Executive Committee recommends authorizing staff to proceed immediately with engaging a consultant for this project. 

This topic is open for preliminary discussion. 

 

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