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Discussion ALA Annual Conference 2012: Communications and Publications Committee meeting minutes

by Lynn Thitchener (non-member) on Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 01:19 pm

Minutes from the 2012 Annual Conference meeting of the LPSS Communications and Publications Committee, attached.

Discussion LPSS Communication and Publications committee -- 2011 ALA Annual Meeting Minutes

by Lynn Thitchener (non-member) on Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 08:24 am

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Law and Political Science Section
Communication and Publications Committee
Annual Conference – Meeting
June 25, 2011 | 9 – 9:45 AM (CST) | Marriott at Convention Center, Julia Room

 

 

Attendees:  Chad Kahl (chair), Kathi Fountain, Jodi Shepherd, Lynn Thitchener

Guest:  Chris Palazzolo

 

 

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Law and Political Science Section
Communication and Publications Committee
Annual Conference – Meeting
June 25, 2011 | 9 – 9:45 AM (CST) | Marriott at Convention Center, Julia Room

 

 

Attendees:  Chad Kahl (chair), Kathi Fountain, Jodi Shepherd, Lynn Thitchener

Guest:  Chris Palazzolo

 

 

I.                    Reviewed and finalized minutes from 2011 Midwinter Meeting

 

II.                  Discussed change to LPSS Facebook

 

a.       Kahl will take care of the transition to the new Facebook group format.

b.      Kahl will contact current Facebook site Administrators to see if they want to be relieved of their duty.

 

III.                LPSS Listserv Archive

a.       Kahl will get the “How to access the LPSS listserv” directions language to Thitchener.  Thitchener will contact Robinson to get the LPSS Listserv Archive process started.  He will also contact Fountain, LPSS webmaster, so she is in the loop.

 

IV.                Webmaster

                                                               i.      LPSS will split work into two jobs:  Webmaster and Online media person.  Kahl will send out a call for volunteers for an online media person after confirming the position description with Fountain.

 

V.                  Political Science Research Competency Guidelines – Decided to focus on wiki, rather than creating a LibGuide.

 

VI.                Discuss Model Guides

a.       Discussed future steps, especially the focus of such an effort.  Would it be primarily for librarians, students or faculty?  Attention will be on LibGuides.  Thitchener will check on cost of LPSS getting LibGuides as section.

VII.              Webmaster update

a.       Fountain provided an update on the transition from the current ALA content management system, Collage, to the new content management system, Drupal.

VIII.            Newsletter update

a.       Shepherd asked for feedback on the newsletter and said she had not received much feedback after the second issue, compared to after the first issue.

 

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Discussion ALA Midwinter Virtual Meeting - agenda

by Chad Kahl on Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 05:10 pm

I have attached the agenda (lpss_publications_11midwinter_agenda.doc) for the LPSS Publications Committee meeting, scheduled for 12:30 to 2:00 PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 5. I have also attached the draft minutes from the 2010 Annual Conference meeting (10ann_publications.doc); a review of charges of ACRL sections' publication (or equivalent) committees (acrl_publications_committees_charges.doc); an

I have attached the agenda (lpss_publications_11midwinter_agenda.doc) for the LPSS Publications Committee meeting, scheduled for 12:30 to 2:00 PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 5. I have also attached the draft minutes from the 2010 Annual Conference meeting (10ann_publications.doc); a review of charges of ACRL sections' publication (or equivalent) committees (acrl_publications_committees_charges.doc); and the LPSS Online Presence: Proposal for Posting Section Information in Various Online Locations (LPSS Online Presence Review.pdf). We will be meeting via dimdim software.  If you would like to participate, please email me, cmkahl@ilstu.edu, and I will  send you an invitation.  Please note that dimdim requires a plugin to your browser, so you will want to check it beforehand.  I have scheduled the virtual room 30 minutes early to let you test everything before we start the meeting

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Discussion 2012 ALA Midwinter - Virtual Meeting

by Chad Kahl on Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 03:16 pm

The LPSS Publications Committee will be meeting virtually from 12:30 to 2:00 PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 5, 2011.

Login information will be shared on this forum at a later date.

Thanks!
Chad Kahl, Chair

Plans and reviews LPSS communications and publications including LPSS News, the section's newsletter; the LPSS website; and LPSS's social media presence. Establishes policies governing the section's communications and publications, solicits and promotes communications/publications content from LPSS membership, and assists and supports the LPSS News Editor(s), Webmaster, and Social Media Coordinator in their work.

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