MOBAC Reference Committee Meeting
Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing, CA
Call to order
Bjorn Jones Recorder
Jean Chapin HML, Pam Downing SCPL, Mary Elturk PGPL, Bjorn Jones SPL, Janie Silveria CSUMB, Laura Dickie Cabrillo, Mary Housel MCFL, Kathy Norton NPS
June Minutes Approved
Administrative Council (from Jean)
Janet Bombard (HML) is new chairperson
Website is finished
Georg Romero (CAB) is new vice chairperson
Passwords for website are coming
– No report
– No new chairperson (yet). Next meeting in October.
– No report
MOBAC Strategic Plan
– Website taskforce completed
– No other reports
Boopsie – PLP library app that provides address, hours, phone number and link to website. Find on Android market place. Make corrections by contacting:
Wayne Walker, Operations Manager
Califa Group 650-356-2125 email@example.com
– CALIFA Vender Fair – Sept. 1st, Santa Clara Univ., free for CALIFA members (CALIFA.ORG)
Hands-on Committee – Thurs, 10/27, 9am-12pm in Marina Library. Presentation on:
Andrea Davis – Google Tools
Georg Romero – New MOBAC Website
Kathy Norton – Knowledge-base (wikis)
Beata Obydzinski – Bookclub to-go
Debora Roussopoulos – Grateful Dead Archive
WorldCat/CalCat – OCLC representative attending Sept. meeting of task force to explain everything. Will know more next month. Jean will send out meeting information if others would like to attend.
Gale Virtual Library titles – CSUMB unable to access, but public libraries have access. Janie will follow-up on academic library access.
MOBAC Retreat – Oct. 14, 9-4pm, Scotts Valley Library – purpose to examine the structure of MOBAC. Jean Chapin, Janie Silveria, will represent Ref committee and Mary Elturk will also attend.
Choose one volunteer for MOBAC rep for the PLP database choice committee – Inga has volunteered
Annual Report to Admin council due Sept. 30 – Jean will upload report to wiki for committee to read
Workshop planning for 2011/12 – Census training, Jean will investigate
CSUMB – Net Library has moved to Ebsco platform
MCFL – Ebsco books available (read only) from website, had to delete records from catalogue and update with new records from Recorded Books
MCFL – Changed Ref policy on assisting patrons with personal information (jobs, shopping, etc.. ). Mary will post new policy on wiki.
HML – Jean highlights www.consumersearch.com with abstract for all consumer products