Next GMLC Board Meeting:
Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. via Gotomeeting.com POSTPONED
The meeting will take place at 2:00 PM.
1. Approve minutes from last meeting
2.New GMLC Google Group
3. Communication Structure
4. Budget Update
5. Gladys Brooks Grant Update
6. Zinio Update
7. Annual Meeting planning
8. GMLC GMAIL list
9. VOKAL/Catamount update
Via GoToMeeting – the meeting was called to order at 3:05PM
In attendance: Wendy Hysko, Chris Kirby, Owen McDermott, Debra Tinkham, Lucinda Walker
Election of New Officers – Officer terms end January 2014
Co-Chairs of the GMLC Board of Directors – Wendy Hysko & Chris Kirby
Treasurer – Lucinda Walker
Secretary – Debra Tinkham
New Board Member
With the resignation of both Judy Russell (moved to Converse Free Library in NH) and Mary Danko (moved to Sunapee Library in NH) the Board elected Kim Peine to the Board of Directors. She will fulfill Judy Russell’s term (2016).
Executive Director Hired
Lisa Von Kann has been hired to be the Executive Director of GMLC. This is a one year contract from 3/1/13- 3/1/14. We are all very happy to have Lisa aboard. She will be meeting with Diane Dupre, GMLC’s bookkeeper on March 28th.
ListenUP! Vermont Update
Lyndsey Runyan is the ‘new’ LUV coordinator. She is also handling uploading MARC records (thank you Lyndsey!) Lyndsey can be contacted at email@example.com. Hannah Peacock is the new selector for Children’s materials.
Chris and Lucinda created a renewal/enrollment form and emailed them to all GMLC libraries in late January. Currently there are 21 libraries participating.
Wendy reported that the VOKAL Executive Group decided to close membership for the time being. Energy and time will be spent on cleaning up the catalog and system. Kim and Richard are planning to attend VTLIB’s Catamount meetings.
- Lucinda re-subscribed to GoToMeeting via TechSoup for another year.
- Lisa Von Kann will contact the VLC planning group to reserve a space/time for our annual GMLC meeting (May 21, 2013)
The meeting was adjourned at 4:45 PM.
The next GMLC Board of Director’s meeting is: Friday, April 26 at 3:00 PM.
Lucinda H. Walker
New MARC records have been added to the Box.net widget on the Listen Up! Vermont Blogger blog (http://vtaudiobooks.blogspot.com). The new files are November 2012_ebooks.mrc and November 2012_audiobooks.mrc
Our scheduled board meeting for this Friday, 9/21 is being being moved to next Friday, 9/28. Apologies for any inconvenience!
**PLEASE EXCUSE ANY CROSS POSTINGS**
Last call for registration!
VERMONT TECH UNCONFERENCE :: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 :: NOON-4:30 PM :: MIDSTATE REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER
SPACE IS LIMITED!
Register and help us to generate the agenda by sharing your ideas,
questions, and concerns:
12:15-1:00 intros, overview, anything else, voting on sessions
1:00-1:45 3 breakout sessions
1:45-2:30 3 breakout sessions
2:30-3:15 3 breakout sessions
3:30 evaluation and follow up
10 tentative sessions based on grouping what people identified on the web form so far:
Together we’ll vote on the schedule, additional topics, and anything else that doesn’t fit this framework
* Keeping up and finding time
* eContent/eBooks/downloadables/online resources
* Open Source ILS – KOHA and Evergreen
* Maintaining hardware, printing, wifi, networking, access control
* Websites and social media
* Mobile apps, usability, and connectivity
* Technology training, instruction, and programming for staff and public
* Tech & organizational culture/change: winning support, budgeting, fear, IT
* Makers, digital collections, digital media, content creation
What is an unconference? An unconference is a format, different than a
workshop or lecture, a participant-driven approach celebrating our
everyday problem solving. We’ll collect your ideas before the date and
create sessions that center on a tech topic. You can expect to attend
3-4 roundtable sessions with colleagues, sharing challenges and
Our purpose: bring people together, of all skill levels, that manage
technology in Vermont’s public libraries, to discuss the best tools,
how to manage them, and move our libraries forward. Hear what other
libraries are doing and to share your ideas.
*3 credits can be applied to the technology requirement for DOL certification