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Meeting Notes

ASERL Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

November 10, 2021 — via Zoom.  Each registrant has received customized login credentials directly from Zoom.

9:30am ET:  ASERL Board Meeting – Board members only. See separate agenda.

10:30am ET: Call to Order: ASERL Fall 2021 Membership Meeting
Welcome & Introductions – Tim Pyatt, Board President (Wake Forest University)
Resolution to honor Yolanda L. Cooper

10:45am ET: Agony & Ecstasy: A Conversation about “Managing Up” During Periods of Change in University AdministrationsDavid Banush (Tulane), Mike Crumpton (UNC Greensboro), Deborah Jakubs (Duke). In this session, panelists will share their experiences, tips and tricks, and lessons learned in working through changes in upper-level university administrators to ensure their libraries continue to be properly supported and visible – during the transitions, and beyond.

11:45am ET: Lunch Break

1:00pm ET: Managing Your Libraries During “The Great Resignation” – Ideas for Staff Engagement, Retention, Recruitment, and Re-Filling Positions – Tyler Walters (Virginia Tech), Elaina Norlin (ASERL), Mary Beth Lock (Wake Forest). As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out, much is being made of “The Great Resignation” – epic tales of workers turning their backs on longstanding careers to seek greater rewards – both financial and intangible – in new roles and professions. How are ASERL libraries responding?

2:00pm ET: Break

2:15pm ET A Post-Mortem on the GSU e-Reserves Lawsuit: What Happened & Lessons LearnedLaura Burtle, Associate Dean for Collections, Resource Acquisitions, Digital Library Services & Scholarly Communications, Georgia State University

2:45pm ET: Updates from Committees & Interest Groups
Oral Reports:
• DEI Taskforces
Big Deal / Licensing Principles
Associate Deans / AUL Networking
Other, written updates:
• Shared Print:  Journals (Scholars Trust)
• Shared Print:  Federal Documents (CFDP)
Collection Assessment
Scholarly Communication
Special Collections

Other Updates / Late-Breaking News
• AP Trust Pilot
Usage Report from Adam Matthew Digital
•  Others? TBD

4:00pm ET: Break

4:30pm ET: Virtual Happy Hour: Throwback Photo Swap – based on FIU’s recent blog:

Reminders / Wrap-Up / Adjourn