Friday, July 17, 2015

TS-SIS Nominating Committee report

TS colleagues: the 2014/15 annual report for the TS-SIS Nominating Committee is here.


Kevin Carey
Technical Services Librarian
The Ohio State University
Moritz Law Library
Columbus, Ohio

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Technical Services Law Librarian annual report

The Technical Services Law Librarian (TSLL) annual report for 2014-2015 is available here.
If you have any questions or comments, TSLL is on the agendas for the TS and OBS business meetings in Philadelphia.


Michael Maben
Cataloging Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Bloomington IN

TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual

Good afternoon,
Please note that the TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual.
(it was scheduled for 3:15-4:30 on Monday)
Committee will continue its work via email and teleconferencing throughout the year


Suzanne Graham
TS-SIS Chair, 2014-2015
Cataloging Services Librarian
University of Georgia

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Management Issues Roundtable --Monday, July 20, 1:00pm-2:00pm, tentatively PCC 304.

Everyone is invited to attend The Management Issues Roundtable --Monday, July 20, 1:00pm-2:00pm, tentatively PCC 304. 
This is an opportunity to learn from some of the gurus of TS management.  The format  for the rountable will be an open discussion.  If you have questions or issues that you definnitely want brought up, please let me know via email.   
We will begin our roundtable in PCC 304 and go from there.
I'm looking forward to seeing lots of you there.
Alan Keely
Roundtable Facilitator

Alan Keely
Assoc. Director for Collection Services and Systems
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem NC

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

OBS Business meeting

Hi OBS Members,
Please plan to attend the OBS Business Meeting on Monday, July 20, 2015 from 4:45-5:30 pm in the Marriott – Room 303 to learn what OBS has accomplished in the past year and hear about future projects and plans. We will also vote to approve  the minutes of July 2014 Business Meeting, as published in TSLL Vol. 40, no. 1 (Sept. 2014) (available here:
I've attached the agenda here, and hope to see many of you there!
For those of you attending the AALL Annual Meeting, safe travels!


Karen Selden
Metadata Services Librarian
William A. Wise Law Library, University of Colorado Law School
Boulder, CO

Vendor-Supplied Records Advisory Working Group


The Vendor-Supplied Records Advisory Working Group meeting will be held on Monday, July 20, from 3:15-4:415. The meeting will be held in PCC, room 102B. The meeting agenda is below.

All interested parties are welcome to attend!

Vendor-Supplied Records Advisory Working Group
Meeting Agenda
Monday, July 20, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, room 102B

  1. Welcome and introductions (5 min.)
  2. Report on conversations with West – Caroline Walters, Angela Jones, and Bess Reynolds (10 min.)
  3. Best practices document – discussion and call for volunteers (10 min.)
  4. Update on Cassidy/Hein collaboration (5 min.)
  5. Current survey of vendor-supplied records, available on Google Drive spreadsheet (10 min.)
  6. Report on planned study of usage and value of MARC records for online resources – Yael Mandelstam (10 min.)

Angela Jones
Head of Technical Services
Southern Methodist University
Dallas TX

TS-SIS Business & Awards Meeting Agenda

Hi all!
For ease of access for those who are interested, I've uploaded the Task Force to Investigate Role of Roundtables Final Report to the TS-SIS Library.
Thanks to all who participated in the survey, and a special thank you to my Task Force members, Sean Chen, Trina Holloway, Alan Keely and Brian Trippodo!
Feel free to send me any questions you may have about the report prior to the meeting ( and I'll be sure to address them - otherwise, I'll hear from you all in a few days in Philly :-)

Ashley Moye
Metadata & Digital Initiatives Librarian
Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte NC