ALAMidwinter 2012 Virtual Meetings

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Current Topic Discussions

 

Topic #1: Evaluating Collections

Discussion Leader: Dana Peterman, University of California, Irvine
Time: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011; 3-4 pm Central Time
Details: Slides available on ALA Connect

 

Topic #2: Scholarly Communication

Discussion Leaders: Laura Mullen and members of the EBSS Scholarly Communication Committee
Time: April date TBA
Registration and details: TBA

 

Please contact Members-at-Large Alex Hodges or Cheryl Goldenstein with questions about the current topic discussions.

Committee Meetings

Committees meeting dates, times, links and agendas will be posted here. These meetings are open to all.

EBSS Advisory Council

Advisory council is the combined body of committee chairs and the executive committee.

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Friday January 13th 
Time:  3:00-4:30 pm EST
Place: Online via iLinc https://ala.ilinc.com/join/yzhyhft

Contact: Sally Neal

Agenda Items:

  1. Introductions/Greetings
  2. Approval of Agenda (Based on 2011 Annual Minutes)
  3. Brief Announcements
  4. Discussion items
    1. Overview Annual 2012 Schedule for EBSS meetings, consolidated meetings, and programs
    2. From the ACRL President/Board:  ACRL Committee Structure Proposal:
      1. http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/strategicplan/CommitteeFAQ
      2. http://connect.ala.org/node/161493
      3. The above information is an FYI (read before meeting) and opportunity for any feedback about the proposal.
  5. Officer Reports
    1. Members-at-Large
    2. Membership and Orientation
    3. Publications and Communications
    4. Web Manager
    5. Listserv Moderator
    6. Newsletter Editor
    7. Secretary
    8. Vice-Chair
    9. Past-Chair
    10. Chair
  6. New Business
  7. Adjourn

EBSS Communication Studies Committee

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Wednesday December 7, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM Eastern
Contact: Robin Chin Roemer or Jodie Borgerding

Agenda Items:

  1. Review, Updates, & Discussion: Promotion of Approved Journalism Standards
  2. Media Tour at ALA Annual: Survey Results & Additional Brainstorming
  3. Additional Projects Prioritization

EBSS ERIC Users Committee

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Thursday December 8, 2011
Time: 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Place: Adobe Connect Meeting Room. URL will be posted on ALA Connect, or contact the chairs.
Contact: Chairs, Sara Holder (sara.holder@mcgill.ca) or Barbara Alderman (barbara.alderman@ucf.edu)

Agenda Items:

  1. Introductions
  2. Minutes of ALA Annual 2011 (these are on ALA Connect)
  3. ERIC update - N. Cawley
  4. NLE update - C. Dunn
  5. Other communications and updates
  6. Disability topic for annual

EBSS Executive Committee

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Tuesday January 24, 2012
Time: 12:00 noon- 1:00pm EST
Place: Online via iLinc https://ala.ilinc.com/join/cjfwfjt
Contact: Sally Neal

Agenda Items:

  1. Introductions/Greetings
  2. Approval of Agenda (based on approved, 2011 Annual Minutes)
  3. Announcements
  4. Officer Reports
    1. Members-at-Large
    2. Publications and Communications
    3. Web Manager
    4. Newsletter Editor
    5. Secretary
    6. Past-Chair
    7. Vice-Chair
    8. Chair
  5. Discussion Items
  6. Overview Annual 2012 Schedule for EBSS meetings, consolidated meetings, and programs
  7. From the ACRL President/Board:  ACRL Committee Structure Proposal:  http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/strategicplan/CommitteeFAQ
    1. http://connect.ala.org/node/161493
      1. Upon attending the ACRL Leadership Council meeting in Dallas, the EBSS Chair will report out on this proposal.
  8. Action Items
    1. Discussion and approval of Social Work/Social Welfare Information Literacy Standards for Graduate Students.  (See attachment. Overview ahead of time.)
  9. Old Business (Based on Exec. Comm. 2011 Annual Minutes)
  10. Document draft for recommended practices for the passing along of information between incoming and outgoing chairs – Stephanie & Vanessa
  11. Draft of tip sheet for incoming Secretaries – Bruce & Sally
  12. New Business
  13. ACRL and Board Representatives (12:45 pm EST)
  14. Adjourn

EBSS Online Learning Research Committee

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Place: Adobe Connect Meeting Room, contact Lisa Baures for URL
Contact: Lisa Baures, 507-389-2255 or lisa.baures@mnsu.edu

Agenda Items:

  1. Corrections, additions, or deletions to the last meeting minutes (ALA Annual 2011)
  2. Corrections, additions, or deletions to the last meeting minute notes (14 December 2011)
  3. Update on the OLRC Toolkit
    1. Volunteers to work on Learning Materials/Objects section of the OLRC toolkit
    2. Discussion of the procedures for revising the OLRC toolkit
    3. Discussion of back-up options for the OLRC toolkit
    4. Update on analytics application for collection use statistics
  4. Review and discussion of a follow-up survey to the previous research conducted by the OLRC
  5. Other

EBSS Psychology Committee

The ACRL EBSS Psychology Committee will hold a virtual Midwinter meeting during the first week of January. The meeting is open to all guests and visitors in accordance with ALA/ACRL policy. If you would like to join the meeting, please contact the chair, Diana Ramirez, using contact information below.

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Friday January 6, 2012
Time: 1:00am – 2:30pm, Eastern Time
Place: GoToMeeting
Contact: Diana Ramirez

Agenda Items:

  1. Welcome & Introductions [2 minutes]
  2. APA News & Updates – Guest Speakers: Linda Beebe and Susan Hillson [15-20 minutes]
  3. Core Journals Database Project – Guest Speaker: Robin Paynter (database developer) [15-20 minutes]
  4. Psychology Committee Web Resources Pages [15-20 minutes]
  5. Wrap-up and action items [5 minutes]

EBSS Publications & Communications Committee

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date:     Monday, January 9, 2012
Time:    11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Eastern Time
Place:    iLinc (contact co-chairs listed below for access information)
Contacts: Olivia Reinauer, oreinaue@richmond.edu &  Nancy DuPree, ndupree@ua.edu

 

Agenda Items:

  1. Welcome & Introductions     5 minutes
  2. Old Business (based on minutes from ALA Annual 2011)                10-15 minutes
    1. Publications chart – additions, changes?
    2. Updates to publication process document
    3. Flow chart & publication cheat sheet?
    4. Place for logos online
  3. Liaison committees         5-10 minutes
    1. Removal of Education Research Libraries Forum as a liaison committee – they are more of a discussion group and don’t publish
    2. Reminder to attend and/or read minutes from liaison committee mid-winter meetings, check in on wikis, etc.
  4. New/upcoming publications       5 minutes
  5. Updates               15-20 minutes
    1. Newsletter editor
    2. Web managers
    3. Listserv moderator
  6. Wrap-up and any other items            5 minutes

EBSS Reference Sources and Services

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Friday January 27, 2012
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Contact: Erica Nicol,  eacarlson@wsu.edu, 509-335-8614 or 509-592-8104

This meeting will use ALA Connect and Conference Calling.
For ALA Connect Chat:
  • To get to ALA Connect’s Chat features, please log into ALA Connect. 
  • From here, go to the “My ALA Groups” heading and select ACRL EBSS Reference Sources and Services Committee (Educational and Behavioral Sciences Section) from the drop down menu. 
  • Once at our committee’s ALA Connect page, you should see a link for chats on the right-hand side of the page. This brings you to a page where you can select a chat to join. Please click on 2012 Midwinter Virtual Meeting to join our committee meeting in the Chat room.
For The Conference Call: contact Erica Nicol, eacarlson@wsu.edu, 509-335-861,  for phone number and access code

Agenda:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Announcements and/or News from the Group
  3. Review of Minutes from the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting (already approved via email)
  4. Status of Current Projects
    1. Statistical Directory for Education and Social Sciences Librarians
    2.  Education Librarian’s Toolbox
  5. Possible New Projects
    1. Identify free multi-media resources for education and the social sciences
    2. Development of a brown-bag session or roundtable discussion for a future ALA meeting.

EBSS Research Forum

Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Thursday January 12th, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm EST
Contact: Kaya van Beynen for login information

Agenda Items:

  1. Review and selection of proposals submitted for our Research Forum
  2. Continue planning for the Research Forum at the upcoming 2012 ALA Annual conference