LAUC-B Executive Committee 1995/96 (3) November 16, 1995 10:00-12:00, Room 303 Doe Library Present: R.Brandt; T.Dean; D.Kearney; C.Kubota; J.Ober; V.Roumani-Denn; K.Vanden Heuvel (Chair); P.Vanderberg (Secretary) Absent: B.Glendenning; B.Kornstein, S.McMahon; G.Peete I. Announcements K.Vanden Heuvel reported that G.Peete had indicated that the librarian salary bifurcation issue was non-negotiable with the UC Office of the President. There was no news on the status of the LAUC-B budget. II. CAPA It was announced that in the case of affiliated librarians that Vice-Chancellor Carol Christ or her designate is the final decision maker. III. Fall Assembly Professor Robert Wilensky, Chair of UCB Computer Science Dept. and Principal investigator for the UCB Digital Libraries Project, will be the speaker for the Fall Assembly, Thursday, November 30, 1995, 8:30-10:00 a.m. K.Vanden Heuvel will present a review of the year's LAUC activities and announce plans for the Copyright conference. IV. LAUC-B budget There was a discussion of scheduling for the LAUC-B budget requests. Some consideration was given to building more flexibility in the allotment and use of funds. ACTION: C.Kubota and K.Vanden Heuvel will investigate the possibility of using unspent LAUC-B funds for purposes of research and professional development activities. V. Digital Library In response to Margaret Gordon's request for comment on questions concerning the digital library, John Ober will send a inventory of digital library projects at UCB. Individual responses will be encouraged from the LAUC-B membership. ACTION: J.Ober and V.Roumani-Denn will plan a series of LAUC-B earlybird programs in conjunction with LAUC-B Committee on Research and Professional Development to outline the players and iniatives on digital libraries. VI. Letter to Vice-Chancellor LAUC-B is considering sending a letter to Vice- Chancellor concerning the status of librarians in view of the bifurcation of salaries and funding of information technology projects. Suggestions and ideas from the LAUC-B membership are encouraged. VII. Copyright Conference Planning is proceeding with the Copyright Conference. It has support from the Townsend Center, the Law School, and the School of Information Management and Systems. Corporate sponsorship is being sought. Possible speakers are Pam Samuelson, Jane Ginsburgh. Howard Besser is serving as an advisor. K.Vanden Heuvel and M.Levy are seeking volunteers for planning committees.