LIBRARY SCHOOL OUTREACH COMMITTEE
Committee members: Sarah Sutton, Texas A&M University Corpus-Christi (chair); Marcella Lesher, St. Mary’s University of San Antonio (co-chair); Janie Branham, Southeastern Louisiana University; Carol Green, University of Southern Mississippi; Linda Smith Griffin, Louisiana State University; Kara Killough, Serials Solutions; Steve Oberg, Abbott Laboratories
Board liaison: Jeff Slagell, Delta State
The committee continues to work to recruit new ambassadors through individual committee member efforts and through articles in the NASIG Newsletter/blog. We have also discussed the possibility of using the new “graduate school” feature in the NASIG Directory to find and recruit possible ambassadors. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: LSOC…
FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
May 1, 2009
Committee members: Rachel Frick, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Peter McCracken, Serials Solutions, Zac Rolnik, now publishers (chair), Peter Whiting, University of Southern Indiana
Board liaison: Jill Emery
May 1, 2009
Since the last report, there has been a change in the chairperson of this committee with Zac Rolnik succeeding Denise Novak in this capacity. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: FDC…
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
Jia Mi, co-chair (The College of New Jersey)
Nancy Beals, co-chair (Wayne State University)
Members: Beth Ashmore (Samford University), Smita Parkhe (Georgetown University Law), Tonia Graves (Old Dominion University), Jonathan David Makepeace (Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information), Wendy Robertson (University of Iowa)
Board Liaison: Anna Creech
May 1, 2009
- Beth A. has been maintaining and updating the Jobs blog (http://jobs.nasig.org/).
- Beth A. and Jia M. have been working on creating instructions on using the new website.
- Jia M. worked with ArcStone to set up a new forum “Vendor Exhibits.”
- A new blog has been created on WordPress at http://nasig.wordpress.com/ by Beth A.
- Beth A. has uploaded the 2008 conference Proceedings on NASIGWeb.
- Jia M. has updated the documentation for all the NASIG accounts and Web management.
- Jia M. and Beth A. have been updating the Web pages regularly and have been involved in supporting several projects from other committees (online voting, online registration forms).
- Jia M. has worked with ArcStone on some unsolved issues.
- At the request of the Nomination & Elections Committee, Beth A. asked ArcStone to create a new forum for the discussion of nomination and election procedures. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: ECC…
DATABASE & DIRECTORY COMMITTEE
4/2009, revised 6/2009
Lisa Blackwell (Nationwide Children’s Hospital), 07/09 and Bob Persing (University of Pennsylvania), 07/10, co-chairs
Members: Alice Bright (Carnegie Mellon University), 07/10, Heather Cannon (Loyola Health Sciences Library), 07/09, Ann Ercelawn (Vanderbilt University), 07/09, Cecilia Genereux (University of Minnesota), 07/10, Julie Kane (Sweet Briar College), 07/09, Tzu Jing Kao (University of Connecticut), 07/10, Greg Matthews (Washington State University), 07/09, Marit Taylor (University of Colorado, Denver) 07/09, Suzanne Thomas (University of Pittsburgh), 07/09
Board liaison: Peter Whiting
The months of January, February and March were primarily spent processing payments and troubleshooting inquiries from members as they struggle to adjust to the new rolling membership cycle. January-April memberships processed: 281 (83 are new members.) With the opening of conference registration we have found that the registration system and the membership directory records don’t work together smoothly. Members wishing to renew while registering for the conference are forced to enter as new members. This has resulted in quite a few duplicate member records which the committee then must consolidate. The registrar, treasurer and D&D continue to work closely together to track payments in what frequently feels like separate accounting systems. We hope to simplify the working procedures before the 2010 conference cycle begins and this may require additional programming adjustments in the database payment system. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: D&D…
April 23, 2009
Members: Evelyn Brass (University of Houston), David Burke (Villanova University), David Bynog (chair, Rice University), Pam Cipkowski (Loyola University Law Library), Deberah England (Wright State University), Elizabeth Parang (co-chair, Pepperdine University), Linda Pitts (University of Washington), Kate Seago (University of Kentucky), board liaison: Kim Maxwell
None since last report of January 2009.
Not applicable at this time.
ACTIONS REQUIRED BY THE BOARD
The creation and posting of a Bylaws manual is nearing completion and should be available by mid-May. The manual was created from existing Bylaws Committee documents, and further revisions will be necessary when we experience our first online voting on proposed bylaws amendments.
David Bynog, chair and Elizabeth Parang, co-chair
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Date of Report: 27 April 2009
Committee members: Carol Ann Borchert, Chris Brady, Patrick Carr (co-chair), Alan Diehlman, Carol Ficken (co-chair), Christine Freeman, Trina Holloway, Jessica Ireland, Yumin Jiang, Rita Johnson, Elizabeth MacDonald, and Sarah Morris Lin.
Board Liaison: Robert Boissy
NARRATIVE OF ACTIVITIES SINCE LAST REPORT (submitted January 16, 2009)
In January 2009, the committee developed criteria for evaluating applicants for the recently approved Rose Robischon Scholarship. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: A&R…
ARCHIVIST’S ANNUAL REPORT
This has been a quiet year for the archivist; time has been spent accumulating materials from board members. I will send a box of documents to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIU-C) later this summer. Continue Reading 24:2 (2009:05) Committee Annual Report: Archivist…