January 2002 Minutes
University Library Committee Minutes
January 30, 2002
Present: K. Browne, A. Goodman, D. Magidson, R. Mattingly, J. Moseley, C. Poole,
C. Roney, Chair, L. Sutton, S. Yee, L. Johnston, guest.
- Minutes of the November 14, 2001 meeting were approved as distributed.
- Tentative schedule of future meetings was established:
- Wednesday, March 20, 2002, 9:00 -11:00 am
- Wednesday, April 3, 2002 (keep open if needed)
- Wednesday, April 10, 2002 9:00 – 11 am
- Brian Hawkins lecture
Brian Hawkins, President of Educause, is coming to campus on Friday, April
5 for several lecture opportunities. Good publicity is needed for any Friday
program. The Provost requests that the lather letter distribution be timed
to generate interest in these events. A paragraph on the Public Library of
Science initiative still needs to be incorporated.
8:30 Breakfast with president and senior administrators
11:00 Public lecture in UGL Bernath Auditorium
12:00 Lunch with University Library Committee in UGL Community Room
2:00 Possible afternoon session with community, depending on flight schedule
Laura Johnston, from General Counsel, spoke to the committee on the issue
of negotiating with publishers to retain copyright. Most publishers expect
to acquire the rights of copyright when they accept works for publication.
The University leaves it to individual faculty members to keep or give away
their copyright. The Committee has suggested providing a form for faculty
to use to keep some or all rights of copyright. Ms. Johnston presented the
first draft of such a form. Based on feedback, she will seek additional examples
of forms and present a revised version at a future meeting.
- Library consolidation
Dean Yee led a discussion and update on plans toward a possible consolidation
of campus libraries. She is in the process of working with Facilities Planning
and Management to involve architects in a planning study. The Committee asked
how they could help in this process. Dean Yee asked that they seek input from
faculty in their units and bring it back to the Committee.
This item was tabled until the next meeting.
Minutes by: L. Sutton