Library Advisory Committee at the University of Central Missouri


Library Advisory Committee
January 26, 2004 - 9:00 a.m.


  Sept. 29 Oct. 27 Nov. 24 Jan. 26
Dr. Charles Schwepker x x x x
Dr. Ken Wood x A, called x x
Ms. Allison Norwood x x x x
Dr. Odin Jurkowski x x x x
Ms. Davie Davis x x Absent x
Dr. Charles Dahlstrom x x x x
Ms. Mary Heater x x x x
Ms. Ann Richardson  x x x A, called
SGA Representative (Eric) - - - - - - Absent Absent

A. LAC Issues

  1. Approval of minutes from November 24, 2003 was approved as distributed.
  2. Library materials budget resolution was reviewed and discussed. Dr. Schwepker recommended a change be made by adding "yearly" in the last paragraph after "with the average 6.525%".   Was moved by Dr. Jurkowski and seconded by Dr. Schwepker to accept resolution with the one change, motion was approved.   Dr. Schwepker will forward resolution to Dr. David Aaberg, Faculty Senate University Budget Advisory Committee Chair.
  3. LAC web page was reviewed and suggested changes to the web page. Once changes have been made will have linked to the web at

B. Dean’s Announcements

  1. Currently working on budgeting for FY05
  2. At this time the Provost is holding off on the search for the Dean of Library Services.   Provost wants to complete and fill vacancies for Dean for College of Education and Human Services and after Higher Learning Commission visit in March.
  3. Library Services is currently working on filling two faculty positions - Assistant Professor of Library Services and Electronic Services Library and Instructor in Library Services and Business Librarian.   Search committee are currently reviewing applications and setting up phone interviews.
  4. Have recently appointed library liaisons to the following departments, because of faculty vacancies in Library Services - Department of Legal Studies, Cheryl Riley; Department of Management and Business Communication, Linda Medaris; Department of Accounting, George Millen; Department of Economics and Finance, Les Lynam
  5. Working to have outside/curbside book drop installed in the near future.
  6. Looking at the feasibility of a refreshment area/café in the library.
  7. Currently looking at full-text technology.   When doing searches of our databases, that the search would give you links to complete full-text data.
  8. Upcoming 36 th Annual Children's Literature Festival March 14-16, 2004.   Distributed brochure to LAC members.

Meeting adjourned at 9:47 a.m.   Next meeting scheduled for February 23, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. in the Kirkpatrick Library Conference Room 2233.

Recorded by: Dr. Odin Jurkowski, Secretary – Library Advisory Committee



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