LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting No. 1997/98 (2) 21 October 1997 10:00 - 12:45 pm, 109 Moses Hall MINUTES Present: T. Dean, R. Moon, A. Sevetson, V. Shih, D. Sommer (Chair), C. Tarr, B. Weil, L. Vida Absent: Jack Von Euw Handouts: Agenda; LAUC-B Budget Memo; CAPA 1996/97 Annual Report; Draft Roster I. Announcements -- D. Sommer a) John Ober will speak at the Affiliated Librarians' Fall Assembly on Thursday, October 30, 1997. b) C. Tarr reviewed UCLA's Divisional minutes from last year. UCLA held workshops on how to prepare Research & Professional Development proposals. They also discussed travel allotments and have a two-hour assembly with a one-hour reception at the end. c) At the Fall LAUC Executive Board meeting, it was announced that P. Inouye, LAUC Statewide Secretary, will notify division secretaries when minutes are available on divisional websites, gophers or via email. L. Vida will then email the Executive Committee member responsible for reviewing the minutes. D. Sommer reviewed the divisional assignments: UCLA - C. Tarr UCSD - R. Moon UCI - V. Shih UCSB - J. Von Euw UCSF - T. Dean UCD - L. Vida UCR - A. Sevetson UCSC - B. Weil d) A. Sevetson met with Tony Newcomb of the Blue Ribbon Committee (BRC). T. Newcomb had specific questions that he wanted to discuss about Library communication with the user community; how the Library receives feedback on new initiatives; review and resource allocation; measuring user satisfaction. The BRC also asked P. Lyman for 2-3 sentence job descriptions for all librarians. To ensure that undergraduate (UG) issues are brought to the committee, he is asking the ASUC for UG focus groups to give the BRC feedback. All BRC members are meeting with their respective departments in order to receive comments. e) Marianne Constable, Chair Academic Senate Library Committee, suggested that LAUC-B request that a librarian be appointed to the campus-wide Computing Review Committee. ACTION: D. Sommer will draft a letter to The Vice Chancellor suggesting committee members and distribute via email. The Committee then met in executive session. The meeting was adjourned at 12:45 pm. The next LAUC-B Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 4 from 9;00 - 11:00 am in 109 Moses Hall.