January 16, 2000
Present: Terri Tickle (MSU), Sandra Levy (Chicago), Cathy Zeljak (GWU),
Patricia Thurston (Yale), Mischa Buczkowski (Oregon), Joanna Dyla
(Stanford), Beth Feinberg (UCLA), Gordon Anderson (Kansas), Jim Niessen
(Texas Tech), Mary Lee Sweat (ACRL Board liaison to SEES)
Reports from New Orleans: Zeljak's Electronic Resources group had it's
charge approved, all committees reported.
All committees reported on their meetings over the conference.
Levy reported that all the ACRL newsletters get distributed to the
newsletter editors. However, the SEES Newsletter wasn't being sent out
because SEES uses a different publisher. Levy also reported that ACRL will
implement a pilot electronic version of one of the newsletters.
Thurston announced the title of the Chicago 2000 program: New
Expectations: Academic Libraries as a Beacon for Slavic Scholars".
New business: Anderson and Niessen attended to represent the ACRL West
European Section and to speak to the Committee about the International
Booksellers & Librarian Center (IBLC) and the Frankfurt Book Fair, which
will be held in October 2000. WES participates in IBLC, and ACRL gave
support for two people to attend. WES was well received at the Fair. Each
year there is a theme country at the Fair; last year it was Hungary, this
There is now more support for Americans to go to the Fair. ACRL wants a
stronger presence there and would like SEES to participate. WES would have
a stronger case with ACRL if SEES is also interested in participating. The
booth is open five days, and Anderson listed three websites with more
information about the Fair:
Thurston will contact appropriate parties regarding the Fair as
Dyla discussed her idea about the Programming Committee and a second
committee organizing the annual program.
Levy stated that the Newsletter Committee needs more members and suggested
having a call for volunteers on Slavlibs. Levy also emphasized to Sweat
the importance of having the SEES Newsletter in print format.
Meeting adjourned at 5:30 P.M.
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