MARS User Access to Services Committee Membership Minutes San Antonio 2006
Minutes of the MARS User Access to Services Committee
ALA Midwinter Meeting, San Antonio, TX
Sunday January 22, 2006, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (HCB) Room 008A
|Present:||Bryna Coonin, Cynthia Crosser, Chris LeBeau, Naomi Lederer, Marilyn Ochoa, Rob Withers, Julie Wood|
|Visitors:||Linda Keiter (MARS Ex Comm liaison), Anne Moore (RSS Catalog Use Committee), Janifer Holt (Dartmouth College), Yang Li (St. Charles Community College).|
|I.||Introduced members of the committee and visitors.|
|II.||Approval of minutes from Annual 2005 -- the minutes were approved.|
|III.||Brief report from ExComm I (Bryna and Cynthia)|
|Anne Moore from RSS Catalog Use Committee visited with us to discuss plans for the upcoming program we are co-sponsoring with them, on Sunday, June 25, 2006 in New Orleans. Speakers are set, discussion questions for the panelists are being developed. MARS UASC will also assist with publicity/handouts as needed.|
Public libraries were included in our panel presentation at Annual in Orlando but not included in our survey -- may want to do a Part Two of the study. Bryna will contact Carol Strickland from the MARS Public Libraries Committee and explore this possibility. The experience of doing our survey this spring will help make a Part Two much easier.
|Naomi Lederer has just had a book published: “Ideas for Librarians Who Teach.” Scarecrow Press is the publisher. ISBN 08108521|
|VI.||Adjournment -5:45 p.m.|
Bryna Coonin, February 2006