2007 Annual Highlights

Meeting Highlights
RUSA RSS Web Advisory Committee
ALA Annual 2007, Washington DC

COMMITTEE: Web Advisory
SECTION: RSS

CHAIRPERSON: Virginia Cole

DATES: June 23 2007

EMAIL: vac11@cornell.edu

MEMBERS PRESENT: Virginia Cole, Sarah Jane Hammill, John Hepner

MEMBERS ABSENT:

VISITORS: Andrew Whitis (incoming member)

OBJECTIVES:
1. Establish the Web Advisory committee
2.Update RSS Website
3. Establish better communication with RSS committees and discussion groups through web liaisons
4. Prepare for ALA web CMS transition

SUMMARY: Discussed --
1. introduction of incoming new member Andrew Whitis
2.recruitment of other new members for our new committee (looks like we will have an excellent roster)
3. possible succession and future webmastering
4. new ALA web design and content management system and training in new CMS (all will preview new ALA redesign when they return home)
5. updating RSS web site strategies and steps

EVALUATION: Good discussion.

PROBLEMS: none

RECOMMENDATIONS: none