October 29-30, 2019
Vanderbilt University Central Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

October 28, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm:  Informal Drinks & Snacks for Early Arrivals
LOCATION CHANGE: Union Common – 1929 Broadway, Nashville TN

October 29, 2019
9:00am: ASERL Board of Directors Meeting. Room 800FA, Central Library, Vanderbilt University

11:00am: Optional Tour: Central Library, Vanderbilt University. Meet at 4th Floor lobby

12:00pm:  Lunch – Community Room – 4th Floor – Central Library, Vanderbilt University

12:45pm:  ASERL Fall 2019 Membership Meeting.  4th Floor – Central Library, Vanderbilt University
Welcome / Call to Order – Anne Prestamo, Florida International University. Community Room
* See Member News & Notes

1:00pm – 2:15pm:  ASERL in 2022: Refining our Goals and Strategies
• Overview of the Board’s process – Anne Prestamo
Organizational Assessment
o Review / vote:
Small group discussions:
o Proposed Mission, Vision & Values Statements

o Member feedback on proposed Strategic Directions
o What criteria would you suggest for assessing ASERL’s current interest groups / communities of interest?
o Which communities are most relevant / important to you?

2:15pm – 2:30pm:  Break

2:30pm – 3:45pm:  Dean & Director Discussion Tables: What’s on your mind?

3:45pm: Recess for the day

4:30pm: Members’ Reception – Eskind Biomedical Library. 2209 Garland Avenue. Our sincere thanks to Vanderbilt University Libraries for sponsoring this reception.
Evening: Dinner. See sign-up sheets in meeting room for dinner groups as desired, or on your own.

October 30, 2019
8:00am: Continental Breakfast – Community Room – 4th Floor Vanderbilt Central Library

8:30am: Reconvene. Community Room – 4th Floor Vanderbilt Central Library
* Report back from Deans’ Discussion Tables?
* Any other follow-up items from previous day?

8:45am – 9:45am: Presentation: An Environmental Scan of Community-Supported Infrastructure in Academic Libraries. Emily Gore, Library Technology Specialist.
* See: Speaker’s slides  | Google Doc with notes on OS software in use in ASERL libraries

9:45am – 10:00am: Break

10:00am – 10:45am: Small Group Discussions:
* In your opinion, should our institutions encourage or seek to advance open source tools, or should we just allow the market to develop solutions? Why?
* What are the benefits of using Open Source tools?
* Challenges & risks?
* How should libraries evaluate such tools?
* And what are our common interests in this arena, if any?
Moderators: John Ulmschneider, Virginia Commonwealth University; Tyler Walters, Virginia Tech

10:45am – 11:15am: Presentation / Discussion: Overview of UVA’s Educational Materials Made Accessible (“EMMA”) Project – John Unsworth, University of Virginia

11:15am – 11:45am: Updates / Late-Breaking News
1) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee – Chris Cox, Clemson University & Martin Halbert, UNC Greensboro
2) CFDP & Scholars Trust Print Journal Retention / CRL Collection Analysis UpdateCheryle Cole-Bennett, ASERL
3) 1619 Shared Exhibit – John Burger
4) ASERL-BTAA Accessibility Assessment PartnershipJohn Burger
5) Resource Sharing Updates – John Burger
6) Seeking Photos for Holiday e-Card – John Burger
7) Updates from recent & upcoming member discount offers – Adam Matthew Digital, EBSCO ebooks, SAE Digital (password req’d)John Burger

11:45am – 12:00pm: Q & A / Wrap-Up / Adjourn
REMINDER:  Wintertime e-Update: February 20, 2020 – 2pm ET
SAVE THE DATES:  Spring Membership Meeting: May 27-28, 2020 – Atlanta