LAUC-B / Affiliated Libraries Joint Fall Assembly, 2017
September 29, 2017, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Total attendance: 61 attendees
I. Welcome and call to order - B. Quigley
a. Comments on BIOS/PUBL merger letter by Monday.
b. Research Grant applications due by Oct 18
c. LAUC-B conference on Oct. 20
II. Membership - J. Eason
a. Welcome new members
Julie Musson (née Goldsmith)
c. Other departures
III. CAPA report - M. Phillips (see written report)
a. Members (2016-17) introduced.
b.Those interested in future CAPA service who have never been on Ad Hoc Review Committee should express interest to the incoming Chair, Jesse Silva. Ad Hoc service is a prerequisite.
IV. CALA Chair’s report - D. Rowan
a.This is joint assembly, so there will not be a Fall Affilateds assembly, but CALA hopes to present an Affiliated-sponsored event this fall. There will be a separate Spring Affiliated assembly.
V. TALAG report - L. Castillo-Speed
a.Terry Huwe, former TALAG Chair, retired.
b.Two new TALAG members: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Pacific Film Archive.
c.Library conservators provided a disaster response/preparedness workshop for Affiliateds.
VI. LAUC-B Chair’s report - B. Quigley
a.LAUC-B upcoming efforts
i.Evaluation of two-year funding pilot for professional development funds, including an upcoming survey.
ii.Strategic plan support
iii.50th anniversary of LAUC-B.
iv.Bylaws revision expected: housekeeping and combining Research and Professional Development committees.
b.Statewide president’s news
i.Theme: “LAUC – the Next 50 Years.”
ii.Review of Position Paper 5 slated.
iv.Statewide assembly in Spring will be at UCSF.
Introduction - Beth Dupuis
Speaker - Safiya Noble, USC Annenberg School of Communication
Topic: social justice and bias in digital media and the internet, with a focus on implications for academic libraries.