December 2 and 3,
TBR Deans and
Directors Fall Meeting
Margaret Faye Jones
Mayo Taylor (Friday)
taught 3 different components of research project.
- Vol State: working on emporium for developmental
fund raising for renovation of library.
will be painting and carpeting over break. Some remodeling during spring
break and possibly summer. Converted staff to faculty librarian position.
buying PCs, printers, scanners. Leasing server. Looking for new president.
Working on a learning commons. Will hire security guard for library. There
has been an increase in crime on campus.
Center for Academic Achievement is now open--don’t have the learning
commons furniture yet. Are desperate for personnel. Will not merge with
ETSU Medical. Celebrate centennial in 2011.
few issues with discipline. Parking is tight. Do have campus security
cameras. Looking at new campus sites.
- Pellissippi: new campus in Strawberry Plains. Carved
out space out of the library for adjuncts. But may move to Strawberry
Plains. Busy with SWETS.
Medical: converting 1/3 of stacks to carrels and group study rooms and
lounge. Medical students have adopted the inner city reading room as their
project. Also organized a health fair. ETSU will incorporate a portal
(medical library has done this for years). Dedicated website and staff
person to all PDA services. No cuts, but no new money.
- Motlow: will build new building in Smyrna site; open 7
days a week. Fully staffed. Lost one position.
bought a Kindle for the library to check out. Use the school credit card.
Blended classes for development writing; providing library assignments.
Lots of students taking dual credit. Updating policy/procedures manual.
Dr. Weed is retiring. Replaced 2 staff members. New site in Antioch.
State: 2 resignations at the beginning of the year. New librarian started
January 3. Hopeful that staff will start January 3. Start a new culture of
training. Reorganization on hold. Clearance to build new building at Oak Ridge campus.
Forge strong relationship with Learning Center: Team teach
bibliographic instruction. Learning Support (redesign) will be in the
Library. Campus set up an academic misconduct committee. Purchasing JSTOR.
of Memphis: hired 5 new librarians and 3 staff members. And now can fill
rest of open positions. At the end of the semester, the Commons will be
open 24/7. All dissertations and theses must be submitted electronically
(the library cataloged and maintains server). Running out of storage
space. Budget is uncertain again this year. Have closed two subject branch
libraries. University to celebrate centennial in 2012.
SWETSWise Federated Search:
Edwards, the rep, spoke to the group, with Rhoda Mayfield from Lyrasis.
George Mason site: advanced search page is main page.
can create their own log-ins. Faculty and students can share lists.
check to see if 4-year schools can piggyback on the TBR purchase.
swets; Password: Winter2010
school has administrative interface.
Ford made a motion that we ask Robbie Melton to be our TBR liaison. Joe
Weber seconded the motion. Unanimous approval.
TBR Media Consortium: Information Item
of the presidents’ council and all TBR institutions belong.
institution willing to take on the media consortium after University of
Memphis gave it up.
record-keeping and follow-up to negotiate agreements with vendors, and
various discounts. You want to be able to send to the presidents a pattern
of cost avoidance.
community colleges, AV collections are mostly streaming, which Angela and
libraries are very good at it.
agreement will be based on headcount enrollment.
Media Consortium attends the National Media Market most years.
some of the work done by the Media Consortium replaced by TennShare and other groups?
and Yildez will provide documents for how the group
welcome more information from Media Consortium itself.
Alexander Street BBC.
- Ambrose will take over.
More expensive. Will ask RODP to pay. If not, we will pay $1900 extra.
Alexander World History Streaming Video.
- Peter will go back and
see if all schools have to participate.
- Jackson: Will merge the
courses with college level/RD.
get two extra credits to do Developmental and Comp
- Math is mostly emporium
model with MyMathLab.
- One Pellissippi
faculty member swears by listening to audiobooks.
Made Libguide for this.
- Some databases offer apps
but require knowledge of authentication.
- May tie in to Robbie’s
- Can create a reading list
of journals on research on apps on that website.
has an “airpack” for smartphones,
simplifies the screen.
- Chattanooga has started a
libguide for apps.
- Jackson State’s goal was
for books on demand.
experimenting with Sony readers, can download Netlibrary books.
- Roane is thinking of
starting with digital textbooks.
- Often geared toward
career materials in career services.
- TSU all students have a eportfolio in the college
- Used for promotion and
tenure for faculty. Memphis and APSU are either going or aleady online.
also used by composition students in developmental.
- ETSU at the beginning of
an instutitional repository.
- Clemson is using Google
docs for their implementation and collaborated with Google for repository.
- Stuart Gartjeans is chair-elect.
Spring Meeting Dates with UT:
- April 7 and 8 are the