Library Faculty Assembly meeting minutes


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Library Faculty Assembly meeting minutes
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Library Faculty Assembly
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, Fla.

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Library Faculty Assembly Minutes December 17, 2012 Attendan ce : Smathers 1A 24 Borland 0 HSCL 6 LIC 0 Call to Ord er 10:06 AM I. November 19, 2012 minutes approved II. Assembly Chair Report (M. Loving) a. Reviewed Library Council Meeting report b. Reminded faculty to nominate themselves or others, including eligible library staff, for vacancies on UF Faculty Senate Committees. III. Vote on Evaluation Levels (N. Young) a. Results 5 levels approved by out of un it fa culty and rejected by inunit faculty. b. Discussion by those in attendance of what this split vote means and what possible next steps could be c. Several members suggested that the Joint Committee devise a survey/assessment to determine whether the matter should continue to be pursued, what concer n s faculty have about the Committees report, and what the possible next steps could be IV. Update from Libraries Administration (J. Russell) a. CSUL Update i. Agreement to limit multi year contracts; only one year contracts with major vendors will be negotiated ii. CSUL coordinating meeting schedule with FLVC advisory group to minimi ze nu mber of meetings per year iii. Committee structure in CSUL/FLVC being looked at and fleshed out b. Budget Update i. Spreadsheets have been submitted; narrative report being finalized ii. Three scenarios flat, 5% cut, increase 1. Flat budget would mean a $1.6 million shortfall in materials budget requiring a 15.9% cu t in spendin g 2. 5% cut would mean a $2.9 million shortfall in materials budget requiring a 28.7% cut in spending 3. Proposal of $5.4 million increase in budget, which would bring us back to 2007 in terms of lost spending power. Proposed alternatives for revenue are student library fee and IDC fu ndin g. Meeting Adjourned: 11:27 AM Next Meeting Feb. 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM in LE 1A