ALCTS Board Actions, Annual 2013

  • Approved the Agenda.
  • Adopted the Consent Agenda.
  • Approved the memorial resolution honoring Dr. Robert O. Ellett, Jr. and forwarded it to ALA Council for consideration.
  • Accepted the report of the Technical Services Advocacy Resources Task Force.
  • Extended the TS Advocacy Resources TF through Midwinter 2014.
  • Approved the proposed revision of the ALCTS Advocacy Coordinating Group.
  • Established a task force to examine ALCTS programming, broadly construed, and make recommendations for strategic directions, structural and procedural improvements and new approaches, particularly in light of changes at the ALA level for Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. The task force will report to the Board and be appointed by the President.
  • Voted a continuance until Monday, July 1, 2013, 1 p.m.
  • Accepted the LRTS report by the Emerging Leaders and thank them for their service.
  • Voted to forward the Emerging Leaders report to the Budget & Finance Committee, LRTS Editorial Board, and the Publication Committee for their reviews and recommendations. Reports and recommendations should be filed with the ALCTS Board by December 1, 2013.
  • Voted to move the ALCTS Awards Ceremony from Sunday, 5:30–7 p.m. to Saturday, 5:30–7 p.m., starting at Annual 2014 Las Vegas.
  • Approved the final ALCTS FY14 budget.
  • Adopted the proposals for consideration for the IG Coordinator position.
  • Accepted the report of the ALCTS Standards Task Force and thank the task force for their work.
  • Agreed in principle that a division level Standards Committee be created; the charge to be drafted by the current Standards TF with recommendations on the composition of membership; to be submitted by September 1, 2013.
  • Endorsed and promulgate the Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations prepared by the PARS Minimum Capture Task Force, with ongoing maintenance of the document to be assigned to the PARS Preservation Standards & Practices Committee, or another group that PARS Executive Committee shall designate.
  • Voted to adjourn the Board meeting for Annual Conference 2013.