STS Publications Committee 2013 Virtual Midwinter Meeting Minutes
STS Publications Committee
Virtual Midwinter 2013 Meeting
December 10, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
1. Welcome and intros
Attending: Roxanne Bogucka, Jamie Conklin, Tyler Dzuba, Ashley Ireland, Edward Kownslar, Amy Prendergast, Hannah Winkler
Not attending: Donald Frank, Christie Peters, Denyse Sturges
Committee members stated their institutions and job titles, then everyone reported on whether they were attending ALA Midwinter, ACRL, and ALA Annual.
2. Sub-area reports
a. STS-L and STS-C: There are 1588 subscribers to STS-L. Sending out list usage guidelines a few times a year seems to have taken care of the inappropriate/ILL request posts that were appearing on the list. STS-C has 42 subscribers.
b. STS webmaster: Ashley Ireland will join Denyse Sturges as co-webmaster.
c. STS wiki watcher: Jamie Conklin will assume wiki-watching duties.
d: STS social media: Hannah Winkler has assumed social media duties.
e. STS-Publications co-chair: Amy Prendergast volunteered to be the co-chair.
3. Co-editor needed for STS Signal
Edward Kownslar described the duties and time commitment for STS Signal. The committee endorsed the idea that there should be two co-editors, who can learn the ropes from EK. Amy Prendergast and Tyler Dzuba are the new co-editors, and EK will contact them in early spring to begin their training.
4. Brainstorming initiatives for STS-P
The committee discussed the possibility of a project or process to improve discovery of and access to STS committee publications.
5. Member news…
No one had any news to report.
Meeting adjourned, 2:52 p.m.