CPC Meeting: May 12, 2014

Conference call

Members attending: Susie Bossenga (Northeastern Illinois University), Chris Bulock (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, chair), Carol Doyle (Northwestern University), Luann DeGreve (Benedictine University), Tom Goetz (William Rainey Harper College), Ruth Lindemann (Danville Area Community College), Stephen McMinn (University of Illinois at Springfield), Charles Uth (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Staff attending: Cindy Clennon


Pending Proposals

  • Company of Biologists - The group believes that not enough new consortia members would be interested in this product to meet the CARLI guidelines for group purchases and discounts.
  • Nature and Scientific American - no update.  Still waiting for information requested previously.
  • Rosetta Stone - CARLI will add pricing to the selection system for FY15 and announce availability.

Spring (Fiscal Year) Database Selection

The selection system is currently open and will close May 30.

Aggregated database RFI

The vendor has been selected and the contract is in progress. 


The project became available to CARLI members last week.

White Paper

Discussed minor revisions and responsibilities for dissemination.

carli e-purchase survey

Responses regarding CINAHL Complete and Alexander Street Press offerings are due May 14.

carli committee volunteers

Applications are being accepted and selections will be made to fill committee vacancies at a meeting later this week.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Next meeting:  Conference call on Monday, June 9, 2014