EBSS 2016 Midwinter Meeting Schedule and Agendas

Agendas will be added as they become available.

Executive Committee

Date: January 13th, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. EST
Connection Information: https://meeting.psu.edu/ebssexecmw/ No login, password, or RSVP required

No login, password, or RSVP required

  • Call to order (B. Lear)
  • Approval of the agenda (B. Lear)
  • Minutes (B. Lear/S. Raber)
  • Minutes of the June 28, 2015 EBSS Executive Committee meeting are unavailable.
  • Officer Reports
    • Chair (B. Lear)
    • Vice-Chair (K. Van Beynen)
    • Past-Chair (D. Peterman)
    • Secretary (E. Raber)
    • Members-at-Large (M. Feeney and J. Morningstar)
    • Webmaster (S. Memmott)
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    • Proposed changes to EBSS awards (B. Lear/D. Schaeffer) -- Should EBSS ignore ACRL’s policy about funding awards and “go rogue” (offer its own non-monetary citations)?
    • Spending 2015 funds (B. Lear) -- If our All Committees/Consolidated meeting only runs from 10:00am-11:30am, should we still provide breakfast? Should we provide a giveaway item instead?
    • Concerns and ideas for 2016-2017 (All Attendees)
  • Announcements (All Attendees)
  • Time to encourage EBSS members to volunteer for 2016-2017 committees! See information and forms at http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer .
  • Other Items (All Attendees)
  • Adjournment (B. Lear)

Advisory Committee

Date: January 11th, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. EST
Connection Information: https://meeting.psu.edu/ebssadvmw/  No login, password, or RSVP required

  • Call to order (B. Lear)
  • Approval of the agenda (B. Lear)
  • Minutes (B. Lear/S. Raber)
  • Minutes of the June 28, 2015 EBSS Advisory Committee meeting are available at http://connect.ala.org/node/248668.
  • Officer Reports
    • Chair (B. Lear)
    • Vice-Chair (K. Van Beynen)
    • Past-Chair (D. Peterman)
    • Secretary (E. Raber)
    • Members-at-Large (M. Feeney and J. Morningstar)
    • Webmaster (S. Memmott)
  • Committee Reports (Note: If you cannot attend, please send your committee reports directly to Ericka Raber, ericka-raber@uiowa.edu, and post to ALA Connect, http://connect.ala.org)
    • Awards (D. Schaeffer)
    • Communication Studies (J. Garczynski)
    • Conference Program Planning (B. Lear)
    • Curriculum Materials (R. Pauly and F. Steele)
    • Electronic Resources in Communication Studies (D. Donahue and H. Senior)
    • ERIC Users (T. Baglier and K. Farmer)
    • Higher Education (K. Downing)
    • Instruction for Educators (S. Godbey)
    • Membership and Orientation (E. Soltau)
    • Nominating (S. Collard)
    • Online Learning Research (L. Bonella)
    • Psychology (C. Smith)
    • Publications and Communications (J. Borgerding)
    • Reference Sources and Services (K. Angell and C. Cicchetti)
    • Research Committee (C. Kvenild)
    • Scholarly Communication Committee (E. Raber)
    • Social Work/Social Welfare (K. Pendell)
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    • Proposed changes to EBSS awards (D. Schaeffer) -- Should EBSS ignore ACRL’s policy about funding awards and “go rogue” (offer its own non-monetary citations)?
    • Spending 2015 funds (B. Lear) -- If our All Committees/Consolidated meeting only runs from 10:00am-11:30am, should we still provide breakfast? Should we provide a giveaway item instead?
    • Concerns and ideas for 2016-2017 (All Attendees)
  • Announcements (All Attendees)
  • Time to encourage EBSS members to volunteer for 2016-2017 committees! See information and forms at http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer .
  • Other Items (All Attendees)
  • Adjournment (B. Lear)

Awards Committee

Date: December 4, 2015

1. Announcements
2. Approval of the minutes
3. Update on EBSS Chair’s Meeting
4. Discussion on proposed awards
5. Next meeting 

Communication Studies Committee

Date: January 6th, 2016
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Connection Information: Skype: https://meet.lync.com/tu-towson/jgarczynski/SJHWNRK1

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Discussion about the 2016 media tour in Orlando
  3. Discussion about the journalism framework
  4. Update about ACRL Committee Appointment Volunteering
  5. Discussion about teaching techniques

Curriculum Materials Centers Committee

Date: Not yet set

  1. Introductions
  2. Approve minutes of annual meeting 
  3. Discuss priorities.  Shall we revise Collection Development Policy?  It has not been looked at for a while. See http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/ebss/ebsswebsite/curric/cmcpolicy  and also http://www.ala.org/acrl/files/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/ebss/ebsswebsite/ebsscommittees/curriculummaterials/guidetowritingcmc.pdf
  4. Other suggestions might be a PR packet, making connections/ways to connect, connecting with the standards???
  5. Any other business, new or old.

Electronic Resources in Communication Studies Committee

Date: January 11th, 2016
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST
Connection Information: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e48d4430c6812959c64aa8cbb393fb21d

  1. Update about Committee membership
  2. Discussion about which Library Resources for Communication Studies site (LRCS) content to continue updating, including reminder of spring 2015 survey results and respondents’ ranking of LRCS content – as well as content to add if any.
  3. Discussion of general direction of the group

ERIC Users Committee

Date: January 13th, 2016
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST
Connection Information: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/784861461 or phone +1 (646) 749-3122 (Access Code: 784-861-461)

  1. Welcome & introductions
  2. Call for additions/revisions to the agenda
  3. Approval of Annual meeting minutes
  4. ERIC Update
  5. Questions/comments from the committee
  6. Project
  7. Other business
  8. Adjournment

Instruction for Educators Committee

Date: January 20th, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST)
Connection Information:  Call: 641-715-3580, Dial-in Access Code: 343517 OR Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/samantha357, Online Meeting ID: samantha357

  1. Welcome
  2. Review and discuss results from fall 2015 committee survey on the IL Teacher Education Standards and Framework.
  3. Discuss next steps for Spring 2016, including how to disseminate survey results to EBSS membership. 

Membership and Orientation Committee

Date:February 3rd, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
Connection Information: Go To Meeting. Register at: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/9077724501746548737 After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

  1. Greetings
  2. Introduction
  3. Current Projects
    1. Mentorship Program status
    2. Reviewing Surveys for members who are new, who drop, or who renew
    3. Annual Conference Meet up
  4. Ideas for future projects

Online Learning Committee

Date: January 19th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. Central
Connection Information: Zoom video conference. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/149284446. Or join by phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll).  International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=Yx0H_uFAUyZTzuCR_cGSID6ePTU4_ugi
Meeting ID: 149 284 446

  1. Select presenters for our annual conference
  2. Online learning toolkit
  3. Future plans and projects

Publications and Communications Committee

Date: January 26, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. Central
Conference Call: (712) 770-4010, Access Code: 562-701, Web - Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/jojoreader2015

  1. Introductions
  2. Update from Webmaster (Sara and Tina)
  3. Update from Newsletter Editor (Emily)
  4. Update from Listserv Admin (Judy)
  5. Update on other Publications Committee work (Jodie)
  6. Unfinished Business
  7. New Business

Psychology Committee 

Date: January 29, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern
Connection Information : Please contact Cheri Smith at csmith@nd.edu if you would like to attend the meeting. 

  1. Approval of minutes from the October 1st meeting.  
  2. Update on IL Framework and Standards for Psychology. 
  3. Psychology librarian questionnaire.
  4. EBSS Psychology website updates.
  5. Old business.
  6. New business.
  7. Adjourn.

Reference Sources and Services Committee

Date: November 20, 2015

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Review and finalize current projects
  3. Discuss possible future projects

Research Committee

Date: January 22, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. (MST)
Conference Call: Dial-in number (641) 715-3580; Access code: 523-392; PIN: 7945

  1. Introductions
  2. Plan for Research Forum at ALA Annual
  3. Additional business
  4. Adjourn

Scholarly Communication Committee

Date: January 12, 2016
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. (CST)
Connection Information: For information about joining the meeting by phone, please contact me at ericka-raber@uiowa.edu.

  1. Institution Updates
    1. Scholarly communication updates at your institution
  2. EBSS Updates (Ericka)
  3. Updates on SC topics selected from last year’s survey
    1. Data Management/Sharing
    2. Alt-metrics
    3. ERIC
    4. Grad Student outreach (Current Topics discussion, fall 2015)
  4. Project and Focus
    1. Topic? (specific to Education?) 
    2. Audience? Format? Venue?
  5. Annual meeting -- discussion

Social Work/Social Welfare Committee

Date: January 28th, 2016
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m. PST
Connection: https://us.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/guest/E05EB72780AA82855B8D6397367F6756

  1. IL Framework and its possible application to social work students.