Urban Library Journal
Want to establish a regular publication of twice a year.
Would like to restore indexing of the journal
Would like to revise the editorial board to meet at least once a semester.
Would like to use the data (library user) collected from Baruch's School of Public Affairs for a future article.
-- A new issue will hopefully be published next month.
The deadline for the next issue (Spring) is December 2001.
Pres. Laurich recommends that for institutions that have stopped subscribing to the journal that a complimentary issue be sent to them.
Marty Helgesen (CC) is using an old database that can't be upgraded. Electronic format was suggested but not all agreed upon since this is the only publication that is printed on a regular basis with the LACUNY dues.
Pres. Laurich formed an ad hoc group with Laurich, Helgesen, Berger, Ford and Uttich to go over what to do with the directory.
Workshop for PSC-CUNY grants had to be rescheduled for October 5, 2001. It will be held at Hunter College Library - 9:30am - 12:00pmRoom 114 (in the library)
Approximated a $900 profit made for institute. There was 160 attendees. The result of the questionnaire was that the librarians want more practical experience and less theory. Need more volunteers for the institute committee. By next meeting the Ad Hoc Work Group and EIS may have more suggestions on topics for the Institute to pursue.
M. Kiriakova (JJ) was asked to bring in the answered questionnaires from the last institute so that the board can look them over.
L. Roccos proposed a committee name change from Information Resource Instruction Services (EIS) to Information Literacy. Pres. Laurich will put in writing to the IRI committee about a possible name change.
Election of the Standing Committee
Election of Constitution & Bylaws and Committee on Committees
After much discussion, voting will take place at the next Executive Council meeting.
Election of Budget Committee
Jeanne E. Galvin and Mariana Regalado were nominated for an one position on the budget committee. M. Regalado elected.
Pres. Laurich announced that the budget committee will meet one hour before the general meeting to discuss budget.
ACRL Symposium scheduled for Friday, December 7 will be held at NYPL. Topics of discussion will be on assessment and information literacy.
Irwin Weintraub (BC) circulated a list with all the foreign bibliographers throughout the CUNY schools. It's a list for sharing resource information on foreign languages.
Executive committee voted to extend one year membership to computer technicians.
Please have the LACUNY delegates names sent to Madeline Ford or Robert Laurich. We need the name of the following CUNY schools. They are BMCC., BX, Centro, CUNY Law, KB, LE, YC, Queens Library School and QC.
A Fulbright Scholar Sandrine Gropp has joined City College Library for the next 2 months and has been observing the various CUNY's information literary programs and has been observing the LACUNY executive council meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 3:50pm.