Collection Management Committee Meeting: October 15, 2015

Conference Call

Members attending: Susan Prokopeak, chair, Joliet Junior College; Christophe Andersen, Columbia College Chicago; Jeffry Archer, University of Chicago; Chris Diaz, National-Louis University; Sally Gibson, Illinois State University

Members absent: Deborah Blecic, University of Illinois at Chicago; Jane Hopkins, Greenville College; Kristina Howard, Prairie State College; Niamh McGuigan, Loyola University Chicago

Staff attending: Elizabeth Clarage, Jennifer Masciadrelli


  • The minutes of the September 17, 2015 meeting were approved with minor corrections.
  • Susan Prokopeak will draft the project proposal. It will be a survey.  The committee is interested in a snapshot of the collection strengths of member libraries.
  • At the meeting in November the committee will make a decision about a spring webinar which will share the survey results.
  • At the November meeting the committee will work on the survey and the plan for the distribution of the survey.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 am.

Tasks Assigned

  • Sally Gibson will take the minutes for the October 15th meeting.
  • Susan Prokopeak will bring the Survey of Print Collections to the November meeting.
  • Susan Prokopeak will write the draft project proposal and send it to the committee for feedback.
  • The committee will identify three questions which are critical to the survey.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Next Meeting: November 19, 2015 in-person at the CARLI Office, Champaign