2008-10 Interlibrary Loan User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Discussions during meeting included direct borrowing, revisions to policy and procedures statement on ILL (interlibrary loan), changes to interlibrary loan form, the PALS report, and workday planning. Motions were made and passed. Included amendment to the policy and procedure statement by MnPALS Libraries. Add Minneapolis Public Library at end of first sentence. Seconded by Joan and motion passed. An additional motion made: to remove asterisk from mandatory fields and add the phrase “Missing or incorrect information may delay filling your request.“
2009-10 Interlibrary Loan User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Topics discussed include a direct borrowing survey, reviewing Steering Committee membership, and virtual workday success. Motion passed: combine the Community College and Technical College Steering Committee position to a Two Year College position and to add a representative at-large to the ILL steering committee.
2009-10 Acquisitions/Serials User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Topics discussed include a 2010 spring workday, the Acq/Serials wiki page, and elections. Motion passed: Jean Kramer was elected Acq/Serials User Council Rep for a two year term, beginning Spring 2010.
Annual Meeting Minutes. Fees for 2008 were approved. Introduction to Strategic Planning Discussion. Small group breakouts regarding Current Situations and Trends. Small group breakouts for Vision and Action Planning.
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes. Motion passed: to accept the recommended 7% increase for PALS fees in 2008. Motion passed: to accept the proposed increase and additions to the Participant Library Charges.
Move to combine the categories of Community College and Technical Colleges within the membership paragraph, yet retain four total members for the combined category. (moved to amend the motion, to drop it for this month.) Robbie LaFleur will draft the new language, to be approved by the Executive Committee at the February meeting. Final authorization could take place at the Annual Meeting. Motion to ask the User Council to come up with a proposal for a new User Group structure by the February meeting.
User Council Web Meeting. Motion passed: Expedite the upgrade to version 19, pending a 30-day review by consortium members. Motion passed: that User Groups be held in conjunction with the Regional Ex Libris User Group meeting; alternate dates would be the sometime from November 29 to October 2, with a Twin Cities location. PALS will send out an announcement to notify people about the switch to the Forums calendar. Motion passed: request that the Executive Committee change the governance structure document to allow an at-large position to the User Council from a consolidated or technical college.
Motions passed: That the User Council establish a “MnPALS Plus Working Group” to provide oversight for decision-making for MnPALS Plus; That all future suggestions and requests for refinements and enhancements to MnPALS Plus should be submitted to a MnPALS Plus board created on the MnPALS forums. Bug reports should continue to be reported through the Support Center; That the User Council accepts as completed the work of the DTTF and disband the group, while establishing working groups for any new discovery tools and services PALS may be exploring; User Council recommended the Governance Structure be changed to allow an at-large representative from a consolidated, community, or technical college to be elected to User Council; increase User fees by 7% for FY2010; A motion to approve the increase in participant charges for PALS effective July 1, 2009; Vote for members of the Needs Assessment Task Force and that this group also work on a Library 2020 document in response to the MnSCU 2020.
2008 02 User Council and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
Joint User Council and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes. PALS will not be buying ARC2. The discovery tool is ready. Koha, Equinox, and Evergreen demos coming up. Proxy server upgrade to EZproxy. Discussion on Consortium’s Future Direction and Members’ Needs.
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