SCLS Administrative Council
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Summary of action items:
Approved the 2013 Cost Formula
Approved Revitalizing the E-Commerce Work Group
Present: A. Barnett (1), J. Chase (6-7), J. Christensen (12), M. Friesen (3), C. Froistad, S. Lee, (8-10), T. Herold (5), B. Miller (4), S. Schultz (13), S. Selle (15), B. Stack (2)
number following each individual indicates the cluster they represent)
Also Present: H. Moe, J. M. Bolthouse, M. Ibach, V. Teal Lovely, M. Van Pelt, B. Smith,
Excused: P. Bosben (11)
Absent: J. Berg
CALL TO ORDER: M. Friesen called the meeting to order at 10:06 a.m.
a. Introduction of guests/visitors: None.
b. Changes/additions to the agenda: Add LSTA to Discussion
c. Requests to address the Council: None
Approval of previous meeting minutes: C. Froistad moved approval of the March 22, 2012 AC minutes. T. Herold seconded. Motion carried.
a. Approval of the 2013 Cost Formula:
moved approval of the 2013 Cost Formula.
S. Schultz seconded. Motion
b. Revitalization of E-Commerce Work Group: M. Van Pelt noted
the charge of the work group will be to compare and analyze the quotes received
from the vendors, Comprise & Envisonware, and make a recommendation for
contracted services. B. Stack moved
approval of revitalizing the E-Commerce Work Group. J. Christensen seconded. Motion carried. M. Van Pelt shared a conversation she had
with Jan Berg who was willing to chair the work group if no one else stepped
forward. S. Lee volunteered M. Gartler or M. Navarre- Saaf and T. Herold
volunteered P. Mosier. The work group
should complete their work with a recommendation by Sept. 1, 2012.
Reports of action of committees/workgroups:
Committee: Will meet
May 9th. Results from the
pilot project (testing the elimination of Saturday deliveries to 17 member
libraries) will be presented at the May AC meeting. The minutes may be found here: http://www.scls.info/committees/dc/index.html
b. ILS Committee: Met April 4th. V. Teal Lovely gave an update on the action items discussed. They include the formation of a cataloging contract review work group, turning on the “refund lost returned amount” in the production server, eliminating the manual credit option, and the timeline for the May upgrade. The minutes may be found here: http://www.scls.info/committees/ic/index.html
Committee: Met April
11th. J. M. Bolthouse noted
the action items include the support policy revision and an addendum to the
SCLS Support Policy: Technology support for third-party ILS Systems. Also discussed was the Crystal Reports
Experimental Project. Some LSTA money
will be used to investigate whether or not Crystal Reports can be used to
generate Koha statistical reports. J. M.
Botlhouse suggested reading the SCLS Technology News
Blog, dated 3/14/12, for more information about the Crystal Reports. http://scls.typepad.com/scls_technology/. The latest meeting minutes may be found
Work Group: No report. The minutes may be found here: http://www.scls.info/committees/workgroups/ecommerce/index.html
e. Non-ILS Library Lending Work Group: Madison Public Library will present cost recommendations to the AC in May. The work group has added members from Marshfield and Albany as well as Denise Anton Wright and Bruce Smith. It appears the charge for the work group has been altered and different options are being explored to resolve the issues.
Formula Work Group: No report. The minutes may be found here: http://www.scls.info/committees/workgroups/cost-formula/index.html
Items from clusters for initial discussion: None. It would appear that all of the clusters are happy J
a. LSTA report: M. Van Pelt, B. Stack & M. Driscoll serve on the LSTA Advisory Committee. The LSTA Committee recommended that funding for E-content be reduced from $300,000 to $200,000 for 2013 and by 2015 discontinue federal funding support. LSTA will continue funding WISCAT. A new LSTA grant category has been created to fund digital video editing, camera labs, etc.
Members who have volunteered to serve on the Governance Review Committee are M. Allen – BAR, S. Schultz – POR, J. Christensen – BLV, C. Froistad & J. Roughen – MPL, S. Holland – MRO, and L. Belongia – MFD. Calls are into Adams County for a representative. B. Stack will let M. Van Pelt know about Portage County.
Members who have volunteered to serve on the Marketing Workgroup are T. Elias – MPL, S. Schultz – POR, S. Santner – ORE, M. Palmer – REE, and a MFD rep.
is retiring in May 2012.
adjourned at 11:15 a.m.
Next meeting will be May 17, 2012
Heidi Moe, Recorder