Collection Management Committee Meeting: June 15, 2022

Zoom / Conference Call

Members attending: Dan Blewett, co-chair (College of DuPage), Chad Buckley (Illinois State University), Janice Derr (Eastern Illinois University), Keith Eiten, co-chair (Wheaton College), Stephanie Fletcher (Dominican University), Lorene Kennard, (University of St. Francis), Jayna Leipart Guttilla (Illinois Valley Community College)

Members absent: Scott Thomson (Rush University), Kris Veldheer (Catholic Theological Union)

CARLI Staff attending: Elizabeth Clarage, Jen Masciadrelli, Nicole Ream-Sotomayor

E-Resources Management Task Force Liaison: Andrea Imre (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

Tasks Assigned

  • Minutes taken by Janice Derr.
  • Elizabeth and Jen will update the Weeding Ebook information on the CARLI website.
  • Elizabeth and Jen will schedule next meeting.


  • May minutes approved.
  • Committee approved revisions to the Weeding Ebook document.
  • Chad and Jayna will be the Collection Management Committee co-chairs for 2022-2023.


  • CARLI Announcements:
    • Thank you to those with terms ending June 30, 2022: Dan, Keith, Lorene, and Scott. Chad, Janice, Stephanie, Jayna, and Kris will continue on the committee next year. New committee members are Gwen Gregory, Northern Illinois University, 1-year term, Jeannette Glover, Spoon River College, 3-year term, Carl Lehnen, University of Illinois Chicago, 3-year term, and Erin Zimmerman, Heartland Community College, 3-year term.
    • PDA Event: The Power of Presentation: Enhancing Your Slides For Engagement is scheduled for June 21st.
    • An OER statement endorsing the equal consideration of OER as affordable materials was presented at the CARLI board meeting and was approved. The statement will be posted on the CARLI website so members may endorse or comment.
    • Informational sessions will be scheduled this summer for non-I-Share libraries interested in joining the consortium.
    • The CARLI Fiscal Year selection cycle has finished, and Katrina Little will send out invoices after July 1st.
    • Elizabeth will send out Oxford and Wiley e-book usage data for titles that weren’t on the CARLI purchase list. Institutions can choose to purchase individual titles.


  • The DEI and Alma Analytics subcommittees did not meet as they had completed their work.
  • The Open Access subcommittee completed work on the Review of Open Access Collections in Alma spreadsheet. It will replace the current review on the CARLI website. The group recommended that the spreadsheet be updated every five years.
  • Keith finished revising the Review of Weeding E-books document. The updated version will go on the CARLI website.
  • Chad and Jayna will be our new co-chairs.
  • Purdue and Georgetown have created shelf inventory apps. CARLI is working with a few libraries to get feedback before recommending them. These apps would serve as an alternative to Alma’s shelf lister tool with which some libraries have had issues.
  • Kanopy released information on their new subscription model. CARLI e-resources brokering team will look into it as more information is available.

Next Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Elizabeth and Jen will send out a poll to determine meeting dates. Meetings will continue to be Zoom, at least to begin with. In-person meetings may be scheduled later in the year.