Collection Management Committee Meeting: January 14, 2016

Conference Call

Members attending: Christophe Andersen, Columbia College Chicago; Jeffry Archer, University of Chicago; Deborah Blecic, University of Illinois at Chicago; Jane Hopkins, Greenville College; Susan Prokopeak, chair, Joliet Junior College

Members absent: Chris Diaz, National-Louis University; Sally Gibson, Illinois State University; Kristina Howard, Prairie State College; Niamh McGuigan, Loyola University Chicago

Staff attending: Elizabeth Clarage, Jennifer Masciadrelli


  • Minutes of the November 19, 2015 meeting were approved.
  • The survey was reopened until January 22, 2016.
  • CARLI will send a summary of the results on January 25, 2016 to all committee members.
  • Committee members will review results and consider in which area they will want to facilitate/shepherd cooperative collection development.  Discussion will occur over e-mail prior to the next meeting.  
  • At the next meeting, the committee will decide if it will try to hold an in-person event in April or May, or some kind of virtual event.
  • If an event is held, there will also be a mechanism developed for people/institutions to participate even if they are not able to attend the event.  


  • Jeffrey Archer discussed a new OCLC product for consortial cataloging and an e-book model by Greenleaf Press that were demonstrated at ALA Midwinter.

Tasks Assigned

  • Deb Blecic will take minutes for the January 14, 2016 meeting.
  • CARLI will provide survey results on January 25, 2016.
  • Committee members will review results and discuss via e-mail prior to the next meeting, including areas of interest for facilitation of next steps.  

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

  • Next meeting: February 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. via conference call
  • Future Meeting Schedule:
  • March 17, 2016
  • April 21, 2016