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EBSS Membership and Orientation Committee agenda, ALA midwinter virtual meeting

Agenda: Membership and Orientation Committee

Education and Behavioral Sciences Section

Association of College and Research Libraries

ALA Virtual Midwinter Meeting

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Note: The meeting was held virtually using free teleconferencing software.

Committee membership:  Scott Collard (Chair), Tobeylynn Birch, Ann Brownson, Cheryl Goldenstein, Linda Hofschire, Nancy O’Brien, Dottie Persson, Andrew Revelle, Deborah L. Schaeffer, Hazel Walker


I. Welcome and Introductions (5 mins)

a. Minute taker


II. Midwinter social in San Diego (5 mins)


III. Membership updates (10 mins)

a. Numbers

b. Letters

c. Surveys


IV. Outreach and retention programs (30 mins)

a. Buddies program

i. Current status

ii.  Extending to other mentoring levels

b. Brochure text revisions


V. Mid-semester meeting (5 mins)

a. Thoughts?

b. Schedule a date?


VI. Other business


VII. Meeting review (5 mins)

a. Format of meeting