LAUC-B Executive Committee 1995/96 (7) March 21, 1996 10:00-12:00, Room 303 Doe Library Minutes Present: T. Dean, D.Kearney, C.Kubota, V. Roumani-Denn, K.Vanden Heuvel (Chair), P.Vanderberg (Secretary) Absent: R.Brandt, B.Glendenning, B.Kornstein, S.McMahon, J.Ober, G.Peete Guests: B.Anton, J.Dyla I. Announcements K. Vanden Heuvel sent a letter to the Chancellor March 21, 1996 regarding the role of librarians on the UC Berkeley campus. T.Dean announced that the Academic Senate Committee on the Library had also sent a letter to the Chancellor on the state of the library requesting additional resources. members. There are also plans to draft another letter on the bifurcation of faculty and librarian salaries. II. Minutes Minutes of February 22, 1996 were approved. III. Nominations and Elections B.Anton and J.Dyla presented a preliminary slate of candidates for the LAUC-B election. IV. LAUC-B Budget The proposed 1996/97 LAUC-B operating budget was discussed. Various options for providing web access for LAUC-B were considered. ACTION: K.Vanden Heuvel will consult P.Lyman for clarification of policies on support of electronic resources. T.Dean also reported that the Academic Senate Committee on the Library had requested that librarians be able to share the 128 modem lines that are currently dedicated to access to electronic resources for faculty, clinical researchers and instructors. V. CAPA Marc Levin resigned from CAPA. Possible affiliated library candidates for his replacement were suggested. VI. Performance Salary Step Increase Proposal The proposed Human Resource Management Initiative that would "implement a major change in the compensation system, by moving to a "pay for performance" corporate model of staff compensation" was discussed. It was determined that it would adversely effect librarian salaries. ACTION: K.Vanden Heuvel will follow-up on the status of the proposal in the academic senate and write a letter in support of faculty concerns. VII. Copyright Conference Fliers for the Public Interest in Copyright Conference scheduled for May 4, 1996 were distributed. An excellent slate of speakers and moderators were being confirmed for the program. VIII. Review of Organized Research Unit Libraries P.Lyman reported to the Affiliated Library Heads Group on a meeting of a committee to review ORU libraries. A letter was drafted to Vice-Chancellor Cerny which emphasized the need for as much cooperation and collaboration as possible between the Library and affiliated libraries. Areas of stack growth, storage and plans for the digital library were identified as areas in with LAUC-B could take part in a positive and proactive approach to planning future directions. IX. Next LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting The next LAUC-B Executive Committee scheduled for April 18, 1996 will be an open invitation to hear the concerns of our membership. The LAUC Statewide meetings will be help May 13- 14, 1996 in Irvine. The LAUC-B Spring Assembly will be held May 9, 1996. X. LAUC Committee on Rules and Jurisdictions The LAUC Committee on Rules and Jurisdictions is drafting guidelines for the role of LAUC in participating in political and social events outside the university.