LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting No. 1997/98 (4) 18 November 1997 9:05 - 11:25 am, 109 Moses Hall MINUTES Present: A. Barone (CAPA), T. Dean, M. Harmon, A. Sevetson, D. Sommer (Chair), C. Tarr, L. Vida (Secretary), J. Von Euw, B. Weil Absent: C. Lee, R. Moon, V. Shih Handouts: Agenda; Draft Minutes 11/4/97; Revised CAPA Statistics for 1996-97 Review Cycle (as of 11/10/97); Travel/Professional Development Guidelines 1997/98. The committee met in executive session which adjourned at 11:00am. I. Announcements -- D. Sommer a) D. Sommer welcomed M. Harmon to the Executive Committee, as the newly elected Affiliated Library Representative. b) Tony Newcomb, convener of the Blue Ribbon Committee, will speak at an Early Bird on Thursday, December 4, 1997 in the Lipman Room. c) L. Vida will make sure that Executive Committee members who miss the Committee meetings will receive all handouts. d) The LAUC Statewide Fall Assembly will be held at UC Davis on Friday, November 21, 1997. II. The MINUTES for the 11/4/97 (3) meeting were approved with corrections. L. Vida will send these MINUTES out on the LAUC-B reflector, have them mounted on the LAUC-B website and send an announcement to P. Inouye. III. Old Business -- D. Sommer a) J. Fong has agreed to serve as the Chair of the LAUC-B Conference Committee on Scholarly Publishing to be held in the Spring. J. Fong will be seeking additional members for her committee. b) T. Dean announced that it is extremely important to revise the LAUC-B By-Laws this year. A. Youmans, LAUC-B representative to the LAUC Committee on Committees, Rules and Jurisdictions, will help T. Dean to revise the Berkeley by-laws. ACTION) D. Sommer will write a charge. c) There have been changes to the LAUC-B website. Please review and send comments to A. Sevetson. IV. New Business - D. Sommer At the monthly meeting that D. Sommer and A. Sevetson have with S. Rosenblatt, the future of libraries, the changing roles of librarians and new service models were discussed. S. Rosenblatt is committed to supporting a forum to explore these ideas and has asked for a recommendation from the Executive Committee. Discussion ensued and several models were suggested: a series of focused Early Bird programs on two or three key issues: digital resources versus hard copy, job security, or personnel issues. Other ideas included exploring what library collections and Document Delivery will look like in 2015. These programs could be held monthly or once or twice in the Spring. Other suggestions included: a retreat with invited participants, possibly convening Focus Groups with an outside facilitator. ACTION) D. Sommer will present a draft of alternatives to the Executive Committee. The meeting was adjourned at 11:25 am. The next meeting will be on December 16, 1997 from 9-11 am in 119 Moses Hall.