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Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Fall 2011 Meeting

Categories: Advisory Groups, Sciences

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

Social Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from May 2010 Mtg.

Categories: Advisory Groups, Social Sciences

May 19, 2010
Attending:  Brenda Ellis, David Stoll, Bert Johnson, Shel Sax

I. Discuss Information Literacy Standards and Proposals

Brenda introduced the topic and handed out the draft document that outlines Research Skills needed by Middlebury Students prepared by 4 reference librarians, also available online:  http://docs.google.com/View?id=dgjhxcwm_5d9xgfbhs  More

Sciences Advisory Group – Notes from Spring 2010 meeting

Categories: Sciences

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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Languages Advisory Group – Notes from Fall 2009 Meeting

Categories: Advisory Groups, Languages

The Languages Advisory Group met on December 10, 2009

Attending: Bryan Carson, Florence Feiereisen, Brigitte Humbert, Enrique Garcia, Joy Pile, Alex Chapin, Carol Peddie.

The topics of this meeting were:

  1. Updates and announcements
  2. Impacts of budget reductions on LIS
  3. Old items – recapped answers to question from last meeting.
  4. New business – questions from faculty.

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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

Categories: Sciences

Post your requests for Sciences meeting topics here!  (click on the “Comment” link below, then “Leave a Reply”)

Social Science Advisory Group – Notes from Fall 2009 Mtg.

Categories: Advisory Groups, Social Sciences

Present: Bob Prasch, Thierry Warin, Anne Knowles, Bert Johnson, David Stoll, Brenda Ellis, Joe Antonioli, Joe Toth, Carrie Macfarlane, Mack Roark, Carol Peddie

Agenda:

  • More Q & A re: new website and options besides Segue (and future planning)
  • How have budget cuts affected LIS services and resources
  • Library print to digital initiative (journals, databases, reference materials, primary sources) More

May SLAC Notes

Categories: SLAC

The Student LIS Advisory Group met in May. Here are our notes:

May 2009

1. We’ll try to meet two weeks into the fall semester in order to get right to work. Pathik will contact Mike when he arrives to work on scheduling and agenda.

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Notes from May 2009 meeting of the Sciences Group

Categories: Advisory Groups, Sciences

The Sciences Advisory Group met on May 20, 2009

Attending: Carrie Macfarlane, Matt Landis, Jason Mittell, Steve Sontum, Bill Hegman, Pete Ryan, Matt Dickerson, Shel Sax, Stephen Ratcliffe, Bill Peterson, Roger Sandwick, Jason Mittell

The topics of this meeting were:

  • Web Makeover
  • Segue
  • Research and technology instruction for students

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Notes from May 2009 meeting of the Languages Group

Categories: Languages

The Languages Advisory Group met on May 14, 2009.

Attending: Co-conveners Bryan Carson (LIS) and Brigitte Humbert (French), Tom Beyer (Russian/FLAC Rep.),  Kyoko Davis, Enrique Garcia (Spanish), Larry Yarbrough (Religion/Arabic), Alex Chapin (LIS).

Topics for this meeting were

  • College Web Makeover information and discussion
  • Future Plans for Course Management Systems (Segue)
  • Follow-up on Previous Action items
    • Web-based recording (Wimba/Clear)
    • Moodle/Measure demo and discussion

Alex Chapin was the guest star of the meeting giving a short presentation and answering questions about Moodle/Measure, our online testing system for languages. More