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Agenda 2022-9-27

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MOBAC Reference Committee Meeting Agenda

September 27th 2:00-4:00 P.M.

In person: 275 Main St. STE 100, meeting room 2nd Floor Watsonville, CA



To participate via Zoom:



Call to Order: 





Approval of Last Meeting's Minutes:  August 23, 2022

Public Comments:  


Old Business:

  • Annual report to the Admin Council
  • Note taker responsibility for FY 22/23
  • Fall Workshop presenter confirmation: Camille Peters, digital reference librarian at Oakland PL
  • Workshop advertising
  • Confirmation of Zoom support, Sarah Jones with SCPL



New business:

  • Schedule for October workshop
  • Reference topics of discussion for future meetings:
    • Reference weeding: print vs digital
    • Reference staff training: what do we need to know; new and seasoned staff
    • Anti-racism CREI
  • Announcements on library activities of public interest




Administrative Council - David


Tech Committee


ILL Committee




Reference Shares:  Tips and tricks, new ref tools, databases, print and digital resources 


News from libraries (off the record)


Next meeting— (October Workshop, 10/28)


Brown Act: The legislative body of a local agency may use teleconferencing in connection with any meeting  or proceeding authorized by law. Cal. Gov't Code § 54953(b)(1). A "teleconference" is "a meeting of a  legislative body, the members of which are in different locations, connected by electronic means, through  either audio or video, or both." Cal. Gov't Code § 54953(b)(4). A local agency may provide the public with  additional teleconference locations. Cal. Gov't Code § 54953(b)(4). 

The teleconferenced meeting must meet the following requirements: 

(1) it must comply with all of the Act's requirements applicable to other meetings; (2) all votes must be taken by roll call; 

(3) agendas must be posted at all teleconference locations and the meeting must be conducted in a manner that protects the statutory and constitutional rights of the parties or public appearing before  the body; 

(4) each teleconference location must be identified in the notice and agenda and each location must be  accessible to the public; 

(5) during the teleconferenced meeting, at least a quorum of the members of the legislative body must  participate from locations within the boundaries of the body's jurisdiction; and 

(6) the agenda must provide the public with an opportunity to address the legislative body at each  teleconference location. Cal. Gov't Code § 54953(b). 

Meeting Locations

Cabrillo College Library, 6500 Soquel Drive, Bldg. 1000, Aptos, CA 95003


           Gavilan College Library, 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020

           Hartnell College Library, 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901

          Middlebury Institute of International Studies, 460 Pierce St, Monterey, CA 93940

           Monterey County Free Library: Seaside Branch, 550 Harcourt Ave, Seaside, CA 93955

           Monterey Public Library: 625 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93490 

Salinas Public Library: 350 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas, CA 93906 

San Benito County Free Library, 470 Fifth Street, Hollister, CA 95023 

San Juan Bautista City Library 801 Second Street, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045 

Santa Cruz Public Libraries, 117 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

UC Santa Cruz University Library, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main Street, Suite 100, Watsonville, CA 95076 

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