EBSS Advisory Midwinter Meeting Minutes 2018
Day and Time: Friday January 12, 2018, 12:00 pm PST/3:00 EST
Location/Mode: Virtual via WebEx
Convener: Joyce Garczynski
Minute taker: Samantha Godbey
Present: Joyce Garczynski (Chair), Jill Erin Morningstar (Vice-Chair), Kaya Van Beynen (Past-Chairperson), Samantha Godbey (Secretary), Dorinne E. Banks, Paul L. Belloni, Jodie L. Borgerding , Stephanie R. Davis-Kahl, Rachael Elrod, Sarah W. French, Diane M. Fulkerson, Deborah B. Gaspar, Mandy L. Havert, Andrea Hebert, April Marie Hines, Alex R. Hodges, Anita Kuiken, Cassandra Kvenild, Qunying Li, Amanda Melilli, Catherine Helen Michael, Kimberly Miller, Tina Mullins, Nancy P. O'Brien, Amanda L. W. Ziegler, Daniel P. Zuberbier
Not present: Katherine Eileen Boss, Callie Wiygul Branstiter, Yu-Hui Chen, Christina Cicchetti, Scott Collard, Bernadette A. Lear, Amber A. Prentiss, James W. Rosenzweig, Elena M. Soltau, Heidi E.K. Senior, Todd Shipman
Call to order (Garczynski) - 3:00
Approval of agenda – Agenda was approved
Minutes for Annual Meeting were approved virtually after Annual. (https://connect.ala.org/communities/community-home/librarydocuments/viewdocument?DocumentKey=6c505147-8003-4d5c-b8a9-5c8264cc83ed)
Chair (Garczynski)- Joyce has been cleaning up rosters on website (wrong chair, etc. – information is now pulling directly from ACRL platform). Also working on social media presence – promoting EBSS via Facebook page, etc. with goal of increasing membership.
Proposal not accepted for program for ALA annual this year (200% increase for submissions for ALA annual).
Advisory will be meeting virtually for annual this year. Each committee will be able to decide whether to hold in-person or virtual meeting.
Vice-Chair (Jill Morningstar) – Jill has been meeting with each of the chairs – will be contacting chairs re: follow-up items from those meetings.
Past Chair (Kaya Van Beynen) – Has some swag but is not coming to ALA Annual, needs to send it to someone – Kaya and Nancy will communicate after to coordinate sending it to a local committee member.
Secretary (Samantha Godbey) – Samantha reminded chairs to send agendas and minutes to her. She will be contacting chairs re: missing items in the coming weeks.
Members-at-Large (Cass Kvenild) - 24 attendees at fall discussion. Cass and Yu-Hui will be organizing spring discussion soon
50th Anniversary committee (Nancy O’Brien)
Awards (Stephanie Davis-Kahl)
Communications Studies (April Hines)
Conference Program Planning--New Orleans, 2018 (Deborah Gaspar)
Curriculum Materials (Amanda Melilli)
Education (Dorinne Banks, Alex Hodges)
Education Research Libraries Discussion Group – No report
Electronic Resources in Communication Studies (Catherine Michael)
Higher Education (Sarah French)
Instruction for Educators – Dan Zuberbier and Diane Fulkerson
Membership (Qunying Li)
Online Learning (Amanda Ziegler)
Psychology (Kimberly Miller)
Publications (Jodie Borgerding)
Per Jodie, if creating or heavily revising content on a libguide, definitely send to committee for review. If doing something smaller, still let Publications Committee know, and they can do a light review.
ERIC Users (Paul Belloni)
Reference Sources (Rachael Elrod)
Working on a survey for postsecondary faculty and students in the area of education and perceptions about online research. Going through IRB approval, distributing through their own campuses. Will be asking EBSS members to help in distribution of survey. Also, committee is requesting funds from EBSS for incentives (see Other Business below).
Research (Samantha Godbey)
Scholarly Communication (Mandy Havert)
Social work – No report
Budget requests (total budget = $1370 for the year):
Transforming Listserv Administrator position to a Communication Manager position
Possibility of transitioning this to broader role as Communications Manager who would manage social media presence and be in charge of broad communications strategies for section, move to part of Publications Committee, with involvement with Membership Committee
Time to encourage EBSS members to volunteer for 2018-2019 committees
As you meet with committees, encourage committee members to renew, apply, check dates on their current appointments
Meeting Adjourned: 12:56 PST/ 3:56 EST