Minutes - Meetino No. 11 - July 23, 2003
LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting
July 23, 2003
10:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Krouzian Room, Bancroft Library
Present: M. Cochran (Chair), S. Koskinen, A. Urbanic, L. Cushing, M. Snow, B. Quigley,
D. De Lorenzo, B. Anton, M. Mahoney (recorder)
Absent: B. Bohl
Draft Archives Policy
LAUC-B Election results have been sent to CU News and will be sent to the
LAUC-13 reflector once all candidates have been notified. Results are: Vice Chair
-Chris Tarr Secretary - Jane Rosario Treasurer - Linda McLane Affiliated Library
Affairs Representative - Paul Atwood
Congratulations to William Beneman who won a LAUC Research Grant for his
proposal, Roscoe Pound and the Women of Berkeley: A Practical Investigation of
Collection Development, Preservation and Access in a Special Collections Archive.
A. Treasurer's Report
The LAUC-B fund balance at the end of June was $77,427.28
B. Meeting with the University Librarian
The START Program was discussed as well as the impending Library's budget
cuts. M. Cochran is waiting to hear more from UCD about cosponsoring a
program with UCD with Clifford Lynch as the guest speaker. The status of the
librarian Emeritus designation is still pending as it is a bargaining issue.
C. Senate Library Committee Report
No report as the Senate Library Committee did not meet in the last month.
D. Candidate Lunches
No candidate lunches were held in the last month.
E. Mentoring Program
Program is running fine with only one new appointee yet to be assigned a mentor.
111. Continuing Topics
A. Affiliated Libraries Affairs Committee Issues
Principle Investigator designation is still a major concern with affiliated
librarians. Since Professional Investigator status remains a bargaining issues, M.
Snow will propose to the LAUC Committee on Professional Governance that the
Committee endorse the concept in principle. The Task Force on Maximizing
Benefits of Affiliated Libraries- The Library Relationships has been convened
with Lillian Castillo-Speed and Isabel Stirling as co-chairs.
B. Parking Lot Issues - No updates
C. LAUC-13 Archives
De Lorenzo and M. Mahoney distributed a draft archives policy for LAUC-B. A
revised copy will be sent to Ex-Comm via email incorporating suggested changes.
Revisions to policy manuals still need to be reviewed once the changes are posted
to the web.
D. Bylaws Change Regarding Approval of Assembly Minutes
M. Cochran will take this issue to the incoming Ex. Comm, as it would be more
efficient to combine any bylaws vote with the Spring Ballot.
E. Emeritus Librarian Privileges
Emeritus status remains a bargaining issue.
IV. New Topics
A. Local and Statewide Committee Appointments
Beth Edinger is UCB's representative to the LAUC Committee on Library Plans
B. LAUC-B Comments on SOPAG reports (Conference call scheduled for 7/25)
No separate LAUC-B report on the SOPAG documents on shared
collections will be prepared.