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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Spring 2013 meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on May 15, 2013.

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane, Wendy Shook, Petar Mitrevski, Terry Simpkins (notes), Bryan Carson, Bob Cluss, Rick Bunt, Vickie Backus, Susan Watson, Catherine Combelles, Daniel Scharstein, Hans Raum, Joe Antonioli, Bill Hegman

The topics of this meeting were:

  • Analog Sunset
  • MISO Survey Follow-up
  • Comments from Biology Department
  • Update on data management
  • Updates from fall meeting

Notes:

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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Fall 2012 Meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on December 13, 2012.

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane (notes) and Daniel Scharstein, co-conveners; Alison Darrow, Bill Hegman, Jeff Munroe, Bob Cluss, Terry Simpkins, Joe Antonioli, Rebekah Irwin, Hans Raum, Rebekah Irwin, Wendy Shook.

The topics of this meeting were:

Updates/questions
Data management
Etextbooks strategy
Curricular technology

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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Spring 2012 Meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on May 1, 2012

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane, Terry Simpkins, Bryan Carson, Brenda Ellis, Carol Peddie, Steve Bertolino (notes), Rebekah Irwin, Hans Raum, Roger Sandwick, David Dorman, Daniel Scharstein, Rick Bunt, Bill Hegman, Bob Cluss, Jason Arndt, Pete Ryan.

The topics of this meeting were:

1. Library collection development updates
2. Information literacy survey
3. Tech support
4. Updates

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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Fall 2011 Meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on December 13, 2011

Attending: Cluss, Bob; Scharstein, Daniel; Ryan, Peter Crowley; Dorman, David R.; Sandwick, Roger K.; Arndt, Jason D.; Graham, Noah M.; Hegman, William; Darrow, Alison P.; Sax, Shel; Bertolino, Steven J.; Carson, Bryan P.; Raum, Hans L.; Lloyd, Andrea H.; Simpkins, Terry W.; Irwin, Rebekah L.

The topics of this meeting were:

  1. Virtual computer labs
  2. Specialized software issues
  3. Communication between LIS and the Departments
  4. Faculty Authors Collection
  5. Information Literacy pilots with CHEM and HARC
  6. Updates and announcements More

Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from January 2011 meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on January 20, 2011.

Present: Roger Sandwick, Terry Simpkins, Bryan Carson, Mike Roy, Jason Arndt, Pete Ryan, Daniel Scharstein, Jeremy Ward, Shel Sax, Rick Bunt, Hans Raum, Steve Bertolino, Carrie Macfarlane

The topics of this meeting were:

  1. Information literacy update (research and tech skills development and assessment) [Mike Roy]
  2. Course management systems (Segue replacement) update [Shel Sax]
  3. Pay-per-view journal articles from Wiley [Terry Simpkins]
  4. Armstrong Library: Use of space [Carrie]
  5. Developing future agendas: Would all members be willing to poll their departments in advance of our meetings? [Carrie]
  6. LIS Priorities list: FYI [Carrie]
  7. Updates and discussion [everyone]

Notes:

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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Spring 2010 meeting

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The Sciences Advisory Group met on May 18, 2010

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane, Jason Arndt, Bob Cluss, Alex Chapin, Hans Raum, Roger Sandwick, Pete Ryan, Matt Dickerson, Shel Sax

The topics of this meeting were:

1.  Update on Segue replacement – 10 min. [Alex Chapin]
2.  Other updates – 5 min. [Carrie -- and anyone else]
3.  Review draft goals for research skills program (see explanation below*) – 15 min. [Carrie]
4.  What impact has the new student printing system had on your classes? – 10 min. [Carrie]

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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Nov 2009 meeting

Categories: Advisory Groups, Sciences

The Sciences Advisory Group met on November 16, 2009

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane, Matt Landis, Bill Peterson, Bryan Carson, Pete Ryan, Jason Arndt, Bill Hegman, Bob Cluss, Matt Dickerson, Steve Sontum, Shel Sax, Hans Raum, Carol Peddie, Carrie Macfarlane, Dave Dorman, Roger Sandwick

The topics of this meeting were:

  1. Announcements
  2. Impacts of budget reductions on LIS
  3. Updates from previous meetings
  4. Follow-up on discussion about research and technology instruction for students
  5. Feedback on our meetings

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Sciences – Requests for future meeting topics

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Sciences Advisory Group Agenda, Fall 2009

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Monday, November 16, 3-4 pm, MBH 331

Agenda:

1. Announcements [5 minutes]

  • LIS and the CTLR are looking for examples of  innovative uses of technology to feature on the new Teaching with Technology Blog and in next year’s Pedagogy and Technology Fair.
  • Other announcements?

2. Effects of budget cuts on LIS services and resources (Carol Peddie) [20 minutes]

3. Updates and followup from previous meetings: [15 minutes]

  • Is DFS/middfiles faster than Tigercat?
  • Calendar for software updates:  coming.
  • Network registration issues for fixed-location computers: contact Howie.
  • Web Makeover:
    • Still haven’t determined date when old system will be unavailable.
    • Intellectual property:  The copyright guidelines in the college handbook are there to assist people to make this determination.  The handbook also has guidelines on sharing student records.  It is not our policy to review posted material unless we are notified that there is a problem.
  • Segue blog for updates.  And, Alex Chapin is interested in coming to a future meeting.

4. Next steps for our May discussion on research and tech instruction [10 minutes]

5. Feedback, please:  Are these meetings useful?  How could they be better? [5 minutes]

6. Next meeting:  March? [5 minutes]

Items for Consideration from May 2009 meeting of the Sciences Group

Categories: Advisory Groups, Items for Consideration, Sciences

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These are questions and suggestions that were raised in the Sciences Advisory Group’s May meeting. More