LAUC-B 2019 Spring Assembly Minutes

LAUC-B Combined Library and Affiliated Libraries Spring Assembly and Celebration of Library Research

April 18, 2019
Morrison Library
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Business Meeting
    • 4:00 pm - Welcome and Call to Order - Jane Rosario
    • Membership - Jane Rosario
      • New Librarians arrived since the Fall 2018 Assembly:
        • Sherry Lochhaas, Electronic Resources Librarian
        • Abby Scheel, Head, Arts & Humanities Division
        • Ann Glusker, Sociology, Demography & Quantitative Research Librarian
        • Jessie Sherwood, Robbins Collection Associate Librarian
      • Departures since the Fall 2018 Assembly:
        • Jean Ferguson
    • Committee Reports
      • All reports will be posted on the LAUC-B website. Only the Nominations and Elections Committee presented a report at the Assembly.
      • Nominations and Elections Committee Report - Chris Tarr (chair):
        • The slate for the 2019 - 2020 Executive Committee is as follows:
          • Chair: Naomi Shiraishi
          • Vice chair/Chair-elect: Ramona Collins
          • Secretary: Stacy Reardon
          • Treasurer: Jianye He
          • Library Representatives: James Church, Susan McElrath
          • Incoming Affiliated Library Representative/CALA vice chair: Joe Cera
        • Biographies of all nominees are available on the LAUC-B website
        • Chris Tarr issued a call for nominations from the floor.  There were none and nominations were officially closed.
    • 4:15 pm - Business Meeting adjourned
    • 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm - Celebration of Library Research Poster Session, sponsored by the Committee on Research and Professional Development, open to all library staff. 
      • University Librarian Jeffrey Mackie-Mason opened the Celebration with a short inspiring talk focusing, among other things, on the often difficult though important process of research and its role in the Library’s and University’s missions. After Jeff Mackie-Mason’s talk attendees enjoyed refreshments, each other’s company and viewing the posters displaying the varied, creative and remarkable research of our fellow librarians.