Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries

Executive Committee Minutes, September 19, 2006

CUWL Executive Committee Meeting
3:00 pm
Phone conference

Present:  Marc Boucher, Kathy Davis, Paul Moriarty, Jean Gilbertson, Lori Docken, Pat Wilkinson, Valerie Malzacher.

The purpose of this meeting is to set the agenda for the October 5-6 CUWL meeting.

The preconference will be held from 9:00 a.m. to noon on October 5.  Over 60 people have signed up for the preconference so far.  A 30-45 minute follow-up discussion will be held during the afternoon CUWL meeting.


  1. Finals report of the working group on CUWL subgroups – discussion, vote.
  1. UW policy for charging Reference and Loan – follow-up discussion, review, and vote.
  1. Distance learning report summary – Marc
  2. LEARN@UW/ library integration – preliminary report and recommendations
  3. The CDC will make January renewal recommendations later in the year.  We should be able to handle a vote on the renewals electronically after they are prepared.
  4. Book RFP task force update – dates, deadlines, discussion, transition time-line, implementation.
  5. UW System update – Legislative agenda for upcoming session.
  6. WILS Report – Badgercat and Worldcat.
  7. Voayager Update – no report ready at this point.
  8. Diversity task force report
  9. Project SPARC – Ewa Barczyk will review the Federal Research Public Access Act.
  10. Welcome Chuck Ryback – Marc has volunteered to be Chuck’s mentor.
  11. WLA Legislative day – Academic library concerns

Jean announced that UW Madison libraries have changed their loan period for faculty/staff to match the UB loan period.

Adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Kathy Davis
CUWL Secretary