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2016, August 23 Minutes

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MOBAC Reference Committee Meeting
August 23, 2016 Watsonville Public Library

Call to Order:
Present: Heather Geddes, WPL; Kim Smith, MPL; Julie Richardson, SCPL; Deborah Stephens, HCL, Sarah Dahlen, CSUMB

Recorder: Deborah

Proxies: none

Approval of Last Meeting's Minutes: approved

Public Comments: none

Old Business:

  • Update on Oct workshop: Cool Online Tools for Lifelong Learning – Gary Lopez, NROC Project, nrocproject.org, survey of free products, future trends; Heather Geddes, WPL, professional development sources; Julie will check with staff at SCPL about screencasting, tech and best practices. Heather will send request to list.
  • Meeting Location Signups – HCL 3/28; MPL 4/25
  • Finalize Annual Report – no comments on draft


New business:

  • New member info sheet. Updated. New version will be on wiki and website
  • Wiki/Website Demonstration - tabled
  • Assign member willing to do online updates for the committee 2016/17 - tabled



  • Administrative Council – no meeting
  • Tech Committee – no meeting
  • ILL Committee – no meeting
  • SPLAMBA – SRP wrap-up


Reference Shares: Julie created a copyright class, 3-part class for staff – Diane Cowen presented on SoundSwell music database, Hui-Lan Titangos author’s perspective. Possible spring workshop? SCPL new webpage for reference resources launching soon. WPL applying for grant to send staff to Mental Health First Aid train the trainer. Sarah – censusreporter.org – easy info from Census

News from libraries (off the record)

Next meeting: (date, time, location, anticipated Chair) Sept. 27 – Marina, Ann


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