2012-2013 Annual Report

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Serials Standing Committee
2012-2013 Annual Report

The TS-SIS Serials Standing Committee met in Boston on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, from 7:15-8:15 a.m. Part of the meeting was the Serials Roundtable discussion. There were reports from the Exchange of Duplicates Program and from the Project COUNTER Task Force. Much of the New Business discussed changes in submitting proposals for AALL 2013 in Seattle. The roundtable discussion focused on print journal cancellations and the methodologies libraries are using to determine what journals to keep in print and what to make available with electronic access only. Minutes for the meeting are available on the TS-SIS website.

The Exchange of Duplicates Program had 18 libraries participate during 2013, which raised $540.00. After $180.00 was paid to Wayne Schneider for his database support, that left $360.00 worth of income in support of TS-SIS scholarships and educational programs. Declining participation in the EOD Program may warrant evaluation to moving to an annual, rather than semi-annual exchange.

There was one TS-SIS sponsored educational program, 'E-Stats Collection for Your Non-Stacks Collection' (Program A4), which focuses on a serials related topic at the 2012 Annual Meeting in Boston. The 2013 Annual Meeting in Seattle features two program that are related to serials management: 'Making Sense of the Numbers: Understanding Vendor Statistics' (Program A1) and 'Fishbowl Fun!: A Closer Look at Four Key Licensing Provisions' (Program C1).

The Serials Standing Committee for 2012-13 consisted of the following members:

  • Rebecca Bearden, University of Connecticut
  • Georgia Briscoe, University of Colorado
  • Heather Buckwalter, Creighton University
  • Damon Campbell, Florida Coastal
  • Andrew Clark, Boston University
  • Jennifer Creevy, Law Library of Louisiana
  • Christine Dulaney, American University
  • Kathy Faust, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Jeffrey Gabel, Brooklyn Law School
  • Bonnie Geldmacher, Brigham Young University
  • Ismael Gullon, Mercer University
  • Joni Herbst, University of Oregon
  • Yumin Jiang, University of Colorado
  • Alan Keely, Wake Forest University
  • Amy Lovell, Duquesne University
  • Jacqueline Magagnosc, Cornell University
  • Sharon Nelson, Northern Illinois University
  • Keiko Okuahra, University of Hawai'i
  • Michele Pope, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Pat Roncevich, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jen Richter, Sacramento County Law Library
  • Phoebe Ruiz-Valera, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Jacob Sayward, Fordham University
  • Nathan Schmaltz, Charleston School of Law
  • Lorna Tang, University of Chicago
  • Paula Tejeda, Charleston School of Law
  • Christopher Thomas, University of California Irvine
  • Elisabeth Umplepy, University of Connecticut

The Serials Standing Committee is next scheduled to meet in Seattle on Monday, July 15 from 7:00-8:45 a.m. This will be a joint meeting and roundtable with the Acquisitions Standing Committee.

Wendy Moore
Serials Standing Committee, Chair, 2012-13
Submitted July 9, 2012