LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting no. 1996/97 (1) 7 October 1996 8:30-11:00, Harris Room, 119 Moses Hall M I N U T E S Present: W.Benemann (Secretary), R.Brandt, T.Dean (Chair), D.Jan, C.Lee, G.Peete, A.Swartzell, D.Sommer, C.Tarr Absent: R.Moon, K.Vanden Heuvel Guests: C.Campbell, G.Irving, C.Wanat, P.Vanderberg Handouts: Agenda, Minutes of last meeting, LAUC-B Ex Comm roster, LAUC-B committee roster, Reprint of Berkeleyan article on Chancellor selection committee, Copy of letter to Peter Lyman I. Minutes of meeting for 12 September 1996 were approved, with corrections. II. CAPA (Closed session) Two candidates for CAPA were proposed and approved. The CAPA Annual Report was presented by C.Wanat, reviewed and discussed. ACTION: Ex Comm members will review the CAPA recommendations further, and be prepared to decide on how to proceed at the next meeting. ACTION: T. Dean will send copies of the CAPA Annual Report to Peter Lyman, Grace Mills, Patti Owen and Janice Dost. III. LAUC-B Fall Assembly T.Dean has invited Vice Chancellor Carol Christ to speak at the Fall Assembly, which will be held Wednesday, 30 October 1996, probably in the Morrison Room. IV. LAUC-B Spring Conference Michael Levy is chairing the committee that will present the Spring Conference on Saturday, 10 May 1997, in conjunction with UC Extension. The working title of the Conference is, "A License to Kill: Copyright Ownership and Fair Use in an Age of Licensing " and it will focus on copyright issues. V. Travel Forms D.Jan led a discussion of the design and use of the forms submitted to request financial support for travel to professional meetings. It was felt that the current form needs to be redesigned to reflect the fact that Sue Rosenblatt does not sign off on th ose being submitted from the Affiliated Libraries. ACTION: D.Jan will redesign the form, following suggestions made by Ex Comm. ACTION: D.Jan will redesign the procedures for routing the completed forms, to be sure that Sue Rosenblatt receives informational copies of the Affiliated Librarians' forms, even though she does not need to approve them. V. LAUC-Statewide Fall Assembly C.Campbell reported on the plans for the LAUC-Statewide Fall Assembly. It will be held Thursday and Friday, 7-8 November 1996; the Executive Board meeting on the 7th will be held at the Haas School of Business, and the Assembly itself will be held in th e Lipman Room of Barrows Hall on the Berkeley campus. Keynote speaker will be Richard Lucier, University Librarian at UCSF, and Special Assistant for Library Planning at UCOP. His talk will be titled, "The Library Planning and Action Initiative." VI. Affiliated Libraries Fall Assembly R.Brandt reported on plans for the Affiliated Libraries Fall Assembly. It will be held 6 November 1996, and the speaker will also be Richard Lucier. VII. LAUC-Statewide Fall Meeting G.Peete and T.Dean reported on the LAUC-Statewide meeting of 3 October 1996. The main topic of the meeting was developing charges for the statewide LAUC committees. Other topics included the addition of steps to the Librarian Series, the inclusion of ot her academic institutions in the review of librarian salaries for the purpose of determining parity, and the changing role of librarians, particularly in light of the increasing use of library assistants and temporary appointments to perform work traditio nally done by LAUC members. The Committee on Scholarly Communication was reorganized to become an editorial board with Lee Jaffe as the editor-in-chief. Their web page will now be treated as an e-journal. LAUC is monitoring the development of plans for a technology conference to be held at UCLA in March 1997. VIII. Chancellor Search Committee T.Dean is concerned that there are no non-faculty academics on the committee assembled to select a replacement for Chancellor Tien. ACTION: T.Dean will write a letter on behalf of LAUC-B to the chair of the search committee. IX. Academic Senate Library Committee D.Sommer added that the Academic Senate Library Committee is also concerned about the lack of representation of library issues on the Chancellor search committee, and they will be writing a letter to search committee member Carol Clover, who has been a st rong library supporter in the past. She added that Senate Library Committee Chair Leon Litwack welcomes comments and suggestions on all issues from LAUC members, and is investigating ways of improving communication. X. "Future of Librarianship" T.Dean proposed in concept an on-going series of discussions, programs and papers on the topic of the future of librarianship. XI. Future meetings LAUC-B Ex Comm will meet on the first Wednesday of each month, from 9-11:00 AM in the Harris Room, Moses Hall, with the exception of the November meeting. Because of a conflict with the Affiliated Libraries Assembly, Ex Comm will next meet on Wednesday 20 November 1996, at the usual time and place.