Central Library / Collection Development Advisory Committee meeting
February 22, 2007

Attending: Patti Haar, Tom Lawrence, Sue Hermans, Greg Callahan, Josh Cohen, Merribeth Advocate, Jim Cosgrove

Not attending: Pat Kaufman, Gloria Goverman, John Georghiou, Sally Alderdice, Jessica Maisano

Action Items: action items were reviewed.

Central Library Training Survey

Central Library Training Outline: Committee reviewed revised outline.

Central Library E-newsletter

Collection Analysis

Database Usage

FAQ web site

Serials Solutions

Next meeting, April 10.


  1. P. Haar will announce the Central Library Training Survey on March 1.
  2. S. Hermans will send announcement of CL E-newsletter to MHLS Listserv.
  3. CL staff will do an analysis of Adriance's collection and the system wide collection using Bowkers Books Analysis System.
  4. L. Shedrick will add collection development search to the Millennium Administrator's Toolbox.
  5. Committee suggests Marketing & Program Advisory Committee create promotional rack cards for Chiltons, PriceIt! and Fiction Connection.
  6. MHLS staff will continue to work with Serials Solutions and database vendors to implement this product satisfactorily.
  7. There will be an updated CL budget at the next meeting.

Merribeth Advocate