vol. 15, no. 1
Attendees: Adrienne Adan, Charlotte Bynum, David McFadden, Mary Sexton, Katherine Topulos, Jane Williams, Helen Wohl and Claudia Zaher.
Charlotte Bynum reported on contacting past participants in the Clearinghouse survey and it was announced that the updated survey will soon be on the Clearinghouse page of the FCIL web page. Not all past participants responded to the most recent survey and some are currently unable to participate due to building problems and other local issues.
There was a discussion of ways of expanding the Clearinghouse. Using international librarian meetings was one suggestion, including the IALL meeting in Dublin this August, the European Union Depository meeting in Wisconsin in 2001, and BIALL. Personal contacts were seen as an important means of communicating about the existence and use of the Clearinghouse.
Another means of communicating about the Clearinghouse was through listserv announcements now that the survey will soon be available electronically. David McFadden will post announcements on lawlib and intlaw. Charlotte Bynum volunteered to take care of Eur Doc, EurLex and English and Australian lists. Jane Williams offered to see about getting postings on an ALA library school list and Janis Johnston offered (was volunteered) to help with the law library directorsí list. The chair will draft a message to be sent to the various listservs.
Using word of mouth to spread the news about the