Commercial Products Committee Meeting: May 2, 2017

conference call

Members attending: Chad Buckley (Illinois State University, Chair), Xiaotian Chen (Bradley University), Denise Cote (College of DuPage), Lynnette Fields (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Ann Johnston (Olivet Nazarene University), Hilary Meyer (Triton College), Jim Millhorn (Northern Illinois University), Heather Parisi  (Dominican University)

Members absent:  Lesley Wolfgang (Saint John's College of Nursing)

Staff attending: Cindy Clennon, Mary Burkee, Elizabeth Clarage


 new Proposals

University of California Press Complete and Complete Plus journals via Dragonfly Publication Services - a few people requested more time to review so discussion will continue at the next meeting.

Digital Theatre+ - Cindy will request a trial and clarify pricing model with vendor.

pending Proposals

McGraw-Hill AccessEngineering, AccessScience, and the McGraw-Hill E-Book Library - Proposal was declined since McGraw-Hill requires that all members subscribe.

annual project

With a few minor revisions, the committee approved the Annual Project.


Anne Craig is interested in gathering information about which CARLI libraries use LibGuides.  Per her request, information was gathered from the committee members to begin the discussion.

committee update

The following people will be leaving the committee at the end of their term in June 2017: Chad Buckley, Denise Cote, and Ann Johnston.

We will need a new committee chair so please contact Cindy if you are interested.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Conference call on Tuesday, June 6 at 2:00pm