Created Content Committee Meeting: April 26, 2016

Conference Call

Members present: Ian Collins (University of Illinois at Chicago), Ellen Corrigan (Eastern Illinois University), Alice Creason, Chair (Lewis University), Margaret Heller (Loyola University Chicago), Adam Strohm (Illinois Institute of Technology,) Sarah Prindle (Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Anne Shelley (Illinois State University), Jen Wolfe (Newberry Library)

CARLI staff present: Elizabeth Clarage, Amy Maroso

Confirm Minutes Taker

  • Jen Wolfe is taking minutes.

Acceptance of Last Meeting's Minutes

  • Minutes approved with revisions.

Ongoing Projects Update

  • Featured image (Ellen)
    • Nothing new to report; proceeding as scheduled.
  • Digitized Book (Alice)
    • Nothing new to report; proceeding as scheduled.
  • Podcast (Anne and Alice)
    • Anne will interview Eric Kurt at UIUC tomorrow morning, using their equipment. She will contact Amy once she receives the audio file.
    • Alice plans to reach out to potential interview subjects at Augustana College and elsewhere.  
  • Tumblr Project
    • White Paper draft:
    • Deadline: May 31
    • Completing the report is a priority for the next few weeks, with the intention to wrap up work by mid-May, and reach the final edits stage by the May conference call [May 24].
    • Margaret requested to be tagged if there is a particular section that needs attention.
    • Additional content ideas: the logistics of scheduling/shift swaps etc.; future directions including procedures/permissions for including content from more institutions, and opening up the posting process to guest editors.

Other Items from the Floor

  • CONTENTdm recently received a patch to restore URL functionality for unpublished collections (i.e., no longer goes to a blank screen).
  • Jen asked about usage statistics for ongoing projects (featured image, book, and podcast); Amy stated that these are unavailable.

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be on May 24, 2016.