Newsletter Committee Minutes
July 9, 2000
Present: Sandra Levy (Chicago), Allan Urbanic (Berkeley), Cathy Zeljak
(GWU), Andy Spencer (Indiana), Kay Sinnema (Duke), Terri Miller (MSU),
Beth Feinberg (UCLA)
Minutes from January 2000 were approved.
Levy reported that the Newsletters arrived late because bulk rate mail is
slow, she may send Committee members their newsletters by first class
Levy is now attending meetings for ACRL newsletter editors. The SEES
newsletter is very different than others. Ours is substantially larger
than most. Some newsletters are going to an all-electronic format, but we
will stay with print because of concerns of access for libraries in
Eastern Europe and Russia.
Urbanic distributed a financial report. We have a small reserve fund
accumulated. There are funds so that some newsletters could be sent first
class. Levy thanked Urbanic for keeping track of finances.
Levy asked members to keep their eyes open for a cover for issue #17. A
graphic black- and-white works best. Levy will contact Pat Polansky about
profiling the University of Hawaii library with its Russian Far East
collection. The Hoover library was suggested as an alternate, as was the
Levy commented that the Committee will need new members. Jean Dickinson
(U. Nebraska) has expressed an interest. Summer can no longer do Grants
and Acquisitions. Miller would like to switch assignments. Barr will do
Meeting adjourned 10:30 a.m.
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