Key Actions at ALCTS Annual Board Meetings in Chicago

Following are the key actions, in summary form, taken by the ALCTS Board of Directors during the 2005 ALA Annual Meeting in Chicago. Routine actions, such as adopting agendas and approving minutes, are not included.
  • Approved resolution honoring participants who worked on the revisions for AACR2002
  • Approved the revised FY06 budget
  • Approved the publication with ALA Editions of Cataloging Correctly for Kids, 4th edition
  • Approved the recommendation of the ALCTS Newsletter Online editor search committee to appoint Mary Beth Weber of Rutgers University as ANO editor for a three-year term
  • Approved the creation of the position of ANO assistant editor for a two-year term, renewable, with an annual stipend of $300 and free conference registration
  • Adopted the slate of programs for Annual 2006 recommended by the Program Committee
  • Adopted the slate of preconferences for Annual 2006 recommended by the Program Committee
  • Approved the recommendation that the chair of the Cataloging and Classification Section’s Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) invite the chair of the ARLIS/NA Cataloging Advisory Committee to appoint a liaison to SAC
  • Endorsed sending the proposed revision of the Cataloging and Classification Section charge to the ALCTS Organization & Bylaws Committee for review, with a request that O&B develop a procedure for other such reviews
  • Tabled a motion until August 15, 2005 to establish the Serials Section Outstanding Collaboration Citation and include it as part of the ALCTS Awards Ceremony