MARS User Access to Services Committee Membership Minutes Chicago 2005
Minutes of the MARS User Access to Services Committee
ALA Annual Meeting, Chicago, ILL
Sunday June 26, 2005
|Present:||Jane Rutherford, Bryna Coonin, Cynthia Crosser, Chris LeBeau, Steven Vest, Patrick Weeks, Barbara LaGodna, Julienne Wood. Visitor: Marilyn Ochoa (University of Florida)|
|I.||Welcome and introductions|
|II.||Approval of minutes from Midwinter|
|The minutes from Midwinter were approved|
Debriefing the panel presentation
|1. The audience's evaluations were "middle of the road"--we received 30 from an audience of 110. Mostly good responses, but not as enthusiastic as we had hoped.|
|2. There was significant audience participation|
|3. Bryna suggested a follow up discussion program dealing with the nuts and bolts of working out the Public Services/IT relationship|
|4. Chris suggested we look at best practices.|
|5. Steven suggested that we should reframe the question--how to get things done in a bad situation.|
|2. Literature Review
Chris agreed to write the literature review.
Patrick agreed to be the keeper of the bibliography.
|4. Final Editing
Bryna agreed to do the final editing of the paper.
|5. Journal for Submission
We agreed to submit to RUSA Quarterly going through the editorial board, "From the Committee of RUSA" track.
|6. Schedule for Paper
|V.||Co-sponsoring program with RSS Catalog Use Committee (Annual 2006)|
|1. We presented the program proposal to the MARS Executive Committee.|
|2. We received permission to jointly sponsor the program.|
|3. There was alot of interest in the program.|
|4. MARS Executive Committee suggested that we add a cataloger as a panelist.|
|VI||Thanks to members rotating off committee.|
|We thanked Jane Rutherford and Steven Vest for all their work.|
Cynthia Crosser, 7/19/05