Minutes from the last Reference meeting were approved.
Mac Labs - GBrown reported that there is still no printing on campus from Macs. . TSC is going to be changing software and are looking at a new solution and the product from the company they are contacting will print with Apple. However GBrown mentioned he has indicated to KHunt that he did not wish to install the Macs in the Learning Commons until there is a printing solution.
GBrown distributed a handout on Macs and encouraged staff to contact him regarding questions.
New Staff- Margaret Janczak and Sherri Vokey both have returned to Reference staff.
Business arising from the Minutes - Discussion revolved around moving the computers at the Reference desk.LDelong had concerns that the center of the Reference desk would be obstructed if the computer was moved closer to the center of the desk. SVokey and JDobson volunteered to monitor patrons to see if they require the center part of the desk. They will report back in one month.
Reference Schedule - Appointments have been sent out until the end of November. LDelong will supply a schedule of dates for SASOL for JMikolash and mentioned that KHunt would be able to supply the list of dates for Library Council. JoAnn Richling has started working at the Reference desk on Monday and Thursday from 12-4 .
Shelving of Reference materials - LDelong mentioned that shelvers are actually supposed to be doing this work.
Staff training - Reference staff may email JMikolash with three suggestions for staff training. Training sessions will be held once a month wih November 17th as the suggested start date for training sessions.
Other Business - JDobson suggested that new versions of the map could be rotated to to provide a more accurate orientation for users.