Preservation Committee Meeting: February 15, 2016


Members Attending:

  • Patrick Brown, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Mary Burns, Northern Illinois University
  • Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jenny Dunbar, College of DuPage
  • Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University
  • Beth McGowan, Northern Illinois University
  • Jamie Nelson, DePaul University
  • Anne Thomason, Lake Forest College

Members Absent:

  • Melanie Schoenborn, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Staff Attending:

  • Elizabeth Clarage
  • Nicole Swanson


  • Mary Burns was selected to take minutes.
  • The January 25, 2016 minutes were approved.
  • Meeting adjourned at approximately 10:35 am.

Discussion Items

  • Annual Projects
    • Members are continuing to make progress on their outstanding annual project topics.  Patrick is working on catching up on case study responses. 
    • Mary shared what she has done so far on new prints and digitization for February.
    • Jamie is still set to do the March project on disaster planning.
    • Beth asked about the webpage which will be the topic of the in person meeting in April.                 
  • Preservation Resources Website
    • Members continue to make progress working on the links for their subject areas on the preservation webliography.
    • Elizabeth will follow up on the status of the “Heritage Preservation.”  The link should be included on our CARLI website.
    • Greg raised concerns about some of the links leading to information that is out of date.
    • Beth will write descriptions for the links that she suggested could benefit from them.
  • Open House/Workshop/In person meeting in April
    • Josh sent the committee an agenda and description of the workshop.
    • Parking for workshop attendees was discussed.
    • It was suggested that the committee would debrief for the next workshop at the in person meeting April 19.
    • Comments about the draft agenda should be sent to Miriam, Elizabeth and Nicole.

Tasks Assigned

  • There were no further tasks assigned.

Next Meeting Dates

  • March 21, 2016, conference call
  • April 19, 2016, in-person meeting
  • May 16, 2016, conference call
  • June 20, 2016, conference call