LAUC-SC Executive Board Minutes 3-6-03

LAUC / SCX Meeting Minutes, 03/06/03

Present: Turner (Chair), Careaga (Vice Chair), Lyons (General Committee Chair), Orlando (Secretary)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

LAUC-SC Executive Board is preparing for upcoming LAUC-SC elections. Notices about nominations will go out soon.

CHAIR'S REPORT (Turner)

1. Turner reported on matters before the LAUC Executive board: Greenlining Institute's Diversity report on UC; merge and display of Melvyl-T records; LAUC nominating committee call; role of LAUC representative to the CDL Users Council; Information literacy charge; Brick and Click library symposium; and the 3/7/03 conference call agenda. Copies of these documents are linked on the LAUC SC website under Communication to Divisions.

2. Membership Meeting Agenda: Turner distributed a draft agenda for the membership meeting. The agenda will include: a discussion of the Distinguished Step, LAUC-SC Emeritus status, resolution regarding the USA Patriot Act, and library research databases. A packet regarding these matters will be posted online and copies made available at both Reference desks and the library office in advance of the general membership meeting.

SECRETARY'S REPORT (Orlando)
Orlando will pursue obtaining the detailed position descriptions developed by previous LAUC SC board members.

GENERAL COMMITTEE REPORT (Lyons)
Lyons reported on progress involving trial access to library research databases. The library currently has trial access to LISA through CSA and Library Literature and LISA through OVID/Silverplatter. Lyons is currently working on obtaining trial access to Library Literature through OCLC First Search.

VICE CHAIR'S and R&PD COMMITTEE REPORT (Careaga)
Careaga will be sending out information regarding exchange rates for Canada for those traveling to ALA in Toronto.

Minutes approved via email by Executive Board 3/13/03 - LO