Library Professional Staff Mt. Feb. 25 2008


February 25, 2008, 9:15 a.m., Hovde

Present: Chris, Andi, Ryan, John, Lindy, Germano.

John asked that all look at President Torgerson’s questions (printed on the agenda) pertaining to the strategic plan. This will be discussed at several other group meetings. We will discuss this at the March 17th meeting. John will put this on the agenda for that date.

Andi spoke on our intern for this semester. She is scheduled to start in March and continue through the last week of classes in May. She is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays after 2:15 p.m. Andi will send out an email asking for dates when people are unavailable. She will talk with the rest of the staff and draw up a schedule.

Chris passed around a flyer concerning Living the Future Conference which will be at the University of Arizona April 30-May 3, 2008. He will send the link for this to all to look at and consider attending.

Discussion on how the Paideia instruction went. Remember to make suggestions for next year on the new Basecamp site.

Ryan displayed the Katie ad for the Writing Center. Discussion followed on doing something similar for our Reference Services. Chris suggested tabling this for now, pending further discussion on service points and marketing.

John received a donation of a DVD from Caleb Mattison to add to our collection and a request for film purchases in order to hold a film showing. Discussion followed on copyright/leasing problems. John will be talking with Caleb to ascertain planned use and other matters.