November 13, 2007
Present:† Alena Aissing, Christine Cogar, Bill
Covey, Trudi DiTrolio, Brian Keith,
Members Absent: Sonia Coleman, Michelle Foss, Paul Lightcap
∑ The second half of Market Equity Raises will be reflected in the November 21st paycheck for qualifying staff members.† This increase is an attempt to equalize Library staff pay rates with campus-wide averages.
Alena inquired about the status of Librarian raises.† Brian explained that the
∑ Brian detailed the Librarian Equity Adjustment process.† The Faculty Assembly has not responded to the Librariesí recommendations, nor presented recommendations to the Directors.† This is an on-going process.
∑ Alena reported that the new version of Endeca is not working well in terms of displaying foreign characters.† Additional problems with the new version were discussed, including call number search problems and title and keyword definitions.
∑ Bill provided an in-depth explanation of the decision behind purchasing Endeca as the new OPAC.† He also stated that there are two options available if Endeca proves to be undesirable: contact Ex Libris about needed changes or change to a different OPAC.
will be a Visioning Summit on January 25th.† There will be a meeting before the
∑ There are eight new directors among the eleven universities represented in CSUL.† Hopes are that these changes will foster a more responsive FCLA.
∑ There is a current communication gap with Endeca problem reporting.† Any issues should be sent upward.
∑ The underlying Aleph OPAC is stationary.† There is no plan to move the Aleph OPAC soon.
∑ This would require a complete re-order of stationery and UF-associated products.† It would also change the Google page rank and the www.uflib.edu domain.
∑ The CCC has not expressed support of this proposal.