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Public Services Steering Committee
March 1, 2000
Minutes

Present: Carol Turner, Jan Swanbeck, Pam Cenzer (for Carol Drum), David Hickey, Gary Cornwell

Absent: Rich Bennett

1. Review Goals and Objectives Status

Carol Turner reported that the directors had discussed the need to focus on the library’s Goals and Objectives. The following Goals and Objectives were reviewed and discussed. The comments are in blue.
Goals and Strategies
Making the Libraries Easier to Use


2. Identify Key Goals and Objectives for 2000/2001

Carol asked that the group go back to their departments and discuss goals and objectives for next year.
3. Discussion of Discipline in Administrative Tasks
Carol said that the directors had discussed an increasing negativity in meetings and are trying to figure out what can be done to turn it around. They agreed that staff needs to get back on track with finishing administrative reports, evaluations, etc on time. She said the directors are going to become more disciplined also by stating expectations and following through on them.
4. House Rules
The proposed House Rules were discussed. Carol feels they should still be written less harshly. The rules will be posted on the web. They will also give the staff something to show when enforcing the rules.  Proposed rules
5. Reports
David Hickey announced that OCLC reported that UF filed its 97 millionth request.
He also reported that the Faculty Courtesy Notices and an E-Reserves notice from Carol would be going out soon.
All the cages will have their locks changed over Spring Break. There has been an increase in theft and sturdier locks will be installed.
Pam Cenzer said any questions from IFAS stations should be sent to Carol Drum.  Also, the lighting project is finished in all public areas of MSL, except for Maps.


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