Collection Management Committee Meeting: May 25, 2016

Conference Call

Members attending: Christophe Andersen (Columbia College Chicago); Deborah Blecic (University of Illinois at Chicago); Chris Diaz (National-Louis University); Jane Hopkins (Greenville College); Niamh McGuigan (Loyola University Chicago), Susan Prokopeak, Chair (Joliet Junior College)

Members absent: Jeffry Archer (University of Chicago); Kristina Howard (Prairie State College)

Staff attending: Elizabeth Clarage & Jen Masciadrelli


  • Minutes of the April 21, 2016 meeting were approved.
  • The annual project will include a summary of the webinars and be combined with the survey results.
  • The committee will continue to promote the google groups as a forum for collection development discussions.
  • The committee will create an e-mail and a news item designed to promote the collaboration space and the continuing possibilities of the groups.
  • The committee began a discussion of future plans for the committee and the year.
  • The committee will allow the new members to help decide how to continue with this specific project.


  • Elizabeth reminded members that the resources selection system is now open.

Tasks Assigned

  • Susan Prokopeak will take the minutes for the meeting.
  • Susan will send out a summary of the presentations which will be combined with the survey summary for the final project for the group.
  • Deb Blecic and Chris Diaz will draft a message to promote the Google Groups and serve as an information piece for the July CARLI newsletter.

Meeting Dates

  • Next Meeting: June 16