ALA Midwinter 2010 Virtual Meetings

 

Electronic Resources in Communication Studies

Date:  December 18, 2009
Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm 
Logistics:  Contact Cathy Michael.  Cathy must let Verizon know how many people so please RSVP.
Agenda:

I.  Introductions and Greetings (10 mins)

II.  Approve of agenda:  additional items (5 minutes)

III.  Announcements (5 mins)

IV.  New Business:  

A. Associations and Vendor Relations
1.  Discuss communications with vendors: Newsbank, JSTOR, EBSCO, and LexisNexis.  Is there anyone we'd like to invite to Annual?

B.  Evaluation/Assessment:
1.  Comments and update on the criteria for the evaluation of news sources (or other ideas / direction)
2.  Library Resources for Communication Studies:  Review of udpates to News Sources
3.  Discuss problems and challenges

C.  Scholarly Communication:
1.  Members of institutions subscribing to LOCKSS will discuss their Institution's procedures for making journal suggestions
2.  Feedback on Tasha and Erica list of titles to contact
3.  Is archiving by companies such as EBSCO adequate?
4.  Draft a letter to LOCKSS.  See Working with Open Access titles

D.  Website:
1.  Idea:  each month review a section of the website as a committee
2.  If idea is acceptable, develop a new schedule

V.  Adjournment

 

Instruction for Educators

Date:  December 10, 2009
Time:  9:00 noon PST
Logistics:  Meeting will be conducted via ALA Connect chat and freeconferencecall.com.  If you are not a current member of the committee but would like to attend contact Kate Zoellner for instructions.
Agenda:

I.  Welcome and Introductions (10 mins)

II.  Approve Annual 2009 Minutes (5 minutes)

III.  Information Literacy Standards for PK-12 Educators document (30 mins)
a.  History
b.  Current Status
c.  Next Steps
d.  Timeline

IV.  Connecting the Standards:  The Intersection of Ecuation and ACRL Information Literacy Standards website transfer (10 minutes)

V.  Other Business

 

Membership & Orientation

Date:  December 10, 2009
Time:  10:00 noon Eastern time
Logistics:  Meeting will be conducted via ALA Connect chat and freeconferencecall.com.  If you are not a current member of the committee but would like to attend contact Scott Collard for instructions.
Agenda:

I.  Welcome and Introductions (5 mins)

II.  Midwinter social in Boston (5 minutes)

III.  Membership Updates (10 mins)
a.  Numbers
b.  Letters
c.  Surveys

IV.  Recap of EBSS M+O conversations from annual (20 minutes)

V.  Update on ACRL Membership advisory committee (MAC) recommendations regarding recruitment and retention activities (15 mins)

VI.  Further strategies for retention (remaining)

VII.  Other business