CPC Meeting: February 12, 2015

Conference call

Members attending: Susie Bossenga (Midwestern University), Chad Buckley (Illinois State University), Denise Cote (College of DuPage), Carol Doyle (Northwestern University), , Ann Johnston (Olivet Nazarene University), Ruth Lindemann (Danville Area Community College), Stephen McMinn (University of Illinois at Springfield), Charles Uth (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Members absent:  Luann DeGreve (Benedictine University)

Staff attending: Cindy Clennon, Mary Burkee, Elizabeth Clarage


The decision was made to meet in person at the CARLI Office for the March meeting in order to focus on finishing up our Annual Project.


pending proposals

Loeb Classical Library - Cindy requested additional information about product details and pricing but is still waiting for a reply.


Pricing requests have gone out to vendors for the FY16 selections.  Chronicle of Higher Education and LexisNexis will need new agreements.

annual project

The Annual Project of updating the CARLI Electronic Licensing Principles was discussed at length.  Documents suggesting changes or issues for consideration should be available via Box.  Committee members reported on the topics they had been assigned, which included data sets, open access, MOOC’s, text and data mining, discovery systems, and e-books.  Details of the Annual Project will be finalized at the March meeting.

continuing education

Discussion of options for a usage statistics forum followed.  Topics and speakers would still need to be arranged.  One suggestion was table topics where a moderator would get discussion going, participants could ask questions, and someone would summarize for the larger group.  Another suggestion was to follow up on the Alexander Street Press session presented for CARLI libraries at ALA Midwinter.  A couple potential speakers were noted.  Webinars would be another option, possibly starting with one and then assessing participation.  Webinars could then be archived on the CARLI web site.  Vendor presentations were also suggested to focus on usage statistics, possibly given by vendor technical support personnel rather than sales staff. 

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Next meeting:  In person on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 10:00am