[Libs-Or] Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council Meeting May 9-10, 2018

Eva Luna Eva.Luna at state.or.us
Mon Apr 23 12:58:56 PDT 2018

Caren Agata

Interim State Librarian


April 23, 2018


Oregon's Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council will meet at the State Library on Wednesday and Thursday, May 9 & 10, 2018. Mari Cheney will chair the meeting, which will begin at 1:00 p.m. on May 9 and 9:00 a.m. on May 10.

The Council will review the 2018 LSTA grant proposals and make recommendations to the State Library Board concerning the state's LSTA program. The council will hear updates from the Statewide Database Licensing Advisory (SDLAC) and Answerland Advisory Committees.

An open forum will be held on Wednesday, May 9 at 2:45 p.m. Any member of the public may address the council on any topic during the open forum.

Sign language interpretation will be provided for the public if requested prior to 48 hours before the meeting; notice prior to 72 hours before the meeting is preferred. Handouts of meeting materials may also be requested in alternate formats prior to 72 hours before the meeting. Requests may be made to Ross Fuqua at 503-378-5027.

The State Library provides leadership and resources to continue growing vibrant library services for Oregonians with print disabilities, the Legislature and state government, and all Oregonians through local libraries.

LSTA Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

May 9 - 10, 2018

State Library, Meeting Room 103

250 Winter St., Salem, OR


Wednesday, May 9, 2018*

1:00 p.m.         Introductions and welcome

1:15                 Housekeeping - Ross Fuqua

1:20                 Approval of the Agenda

                        Approval of the Minutes

********* May 15-16, 2017

********* October 30, 2017

1:25                 Report from Interim State Librarian - Caren Agata

1:40                 Budget Update FFY2017 - Susan Westin

1:45                 Staff updates on new FY2017 expenditures & grants:

********* Update on OLA Professional Development Scholarships - Arlene Weible

********* Oregon Reference Summit - Tamara Ottum

********* Update on WSL/WRH Digital Collections pilot project - Ross Fuqua

2:05                 Continuing Education Needs Assessment - Tamara Ottum

2:20                 Election of new Advisory Committee members

********* Answerland Advisory Committee

********* Statewide Database Licensing Program Advisory Committee

2:30                 Break

2:45                 Open forum

3:00                 Discussion and recommendations:

********* Updates and proposed changes to LSTA Advisory Council bylaws

********* Changes to LSTA Advisory Council Meeting schedule and competitive grant application and review cycle

********* Oregon's LSTA program and tribal libraries' eligibility

4:30                 Travel reimbursement process for committee members

5:00 p.m.         Recess

Thursday, May 10, 2018

9:00 a.m.         Council Meeting Reconvenes

9:05                 Proposed Budget FFY2018 - Susan Westin & Ross Fuqua

9:15                 Statewide Database Licensing Program - Arlene Weible

********* Recommendation on RFP

9:45                 LSTA brainstorming session - Ross Fuqua

********* Competitive vs. criteria grants: what other states are doing

********* Results from Oregon's previous 5-year plan evaluation

10:30               Break

10:45               Process Review for LSTA competitive grants - Ross Fuqua

********* Presentation/ranking of initial evaluations

10:55               Discussion and recommendations on LSTA competitive grant applications

12:00 p.m.       Working Lunch

12:30 p.m.       Resume LSTA competitive grant discussions and decisions

1:45                 Break

2:00                 Proposed Budget for FFY2018 revisited

********* Including potential recommendations

2:15                 Recommendations to the State Library Board

2:45                 Process check - 2018 LSTA grant evaluation process

2:55                 Review action items

3:10                 Overall process review/feedback on meeting

3:20                 Travel reimbursement process for committee members

3:30 p.m.         Adjournment

*all times are approximate except for Open Forum

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