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State Library Board Executive Committee Meeting, 7/21/17 - 07/11/17

The Executive Committee of the State Library Board will meet by phone on Friday, July 21st at 1:00 p.m. Aletha Bonebrake of Baker City will chair the meeting.
Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting may come to Room 205 at the State Library. To listen to this meeting via telephone, please contact Jessica Rondema for information (503-378-5015,
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 Jessica Rondema at 503-378-5015.

July 21, 2017
1:00 p.m.
State Library, Room 205
Aletha Bonebrake, Chair


1:00 p.m. Report of the State Librarian Dahlgreen

1:30 Discussion of the Board Meeting scheduled for August 11, 2017 Bonebrake

1:45 Other business Bonebrake

2:00 Adjournment Bonebrake

NOTE: The times of all agenda items are approximate and subject to change.

Answerland Advisory Committee Meeting on July 14th at the State Library of Oregon - 07/07/17

The Answerland Advisory Committee (AAC) will meet on Friday, July 14 from 1pm to 3pm Pacific Time at the State Library of Oregon. The agenda is included.

This is a public meeting; those who would like to attend should contact Tamara Ottum, 503-378-6506 or, so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

The AAC advises the State Library and the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council on Answerland, and its membership is drawn from all areas of the state and representing the public, school, academic, and special libraries that use or provide service for Answerland.
Questions or concerns can be addressed to Tamara Ottum, 503-378-6506 or

Answerland Advisory Committee Meeting
State Library - Room B9 (or online)
Friday, July 14 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

1:00 Welcome and housekeeping

1:05 Review agenda, approve minutes from April 6, 2017 meeting, and review previous
action items (Coughenour)

1:20 Committee business for new members (Ottum)
* Overview of State Library advisory boards structure
* Review of AAC webpage and bylaws

1:30 Answerland Annual Report (Ottum)

1:45 Open Forum

2:00 Subgroups discussion: What are your next steps? How can the committee best support
the group(s)?
* Quality Team (Milner)
* Assessment (Ottum)
* Oregon Reference Summit (Ottum)

2:55 Action item review (Ottum)

3:00 Adjourn