Rosemont Operations Committee - December 13, 2017

Rosemont Operations Committee Conference Call

December 13, 2017, 3-4pm EST

On Call:

Big 10 Academic Alliance – Rebecca Crist, Kim Armstrong

FLARE – Ben Walker (Chair), Tabby Pursley

Scholars Trust – Cheryle Cole-Bennett, Mark Jacobs

WEST – Alison Wohlers, Ivy Anderson

Regrets: John Burger, Lars Meyer

Note Takers: Alison Wohlers, Cheryle Cole-Bennett


  • EAST received their invitation to join Rosemont
    • EAST will identify representatives for Rosemont Executive during their own Executive meeting in mid-January
    • Susan Stearns and Matthew Revitt will join Rosemont Operations
  • Ongoing meetings for Rosemont Ops
    • Action: Ben will send out Doodle polls to establish a January meeting and ongoing 2018 meetings for Rosemont Ops.  
  • Ben alerted Exec to Ops direction in engaging with our community on: Options for Decision Support Tools (webinar and survey concept).

Discussions and Decisions

  1. ALA Midwinter Rosemont Meeting
    1. Decision: Ops members agree that it would be productive to meet during Midwinter.
    2. Anticipated time/date: Saturday, February 10, 9am-12pm
    3. Ops will assess next week if BTAA space is available for the Rosemont meeting
    4. Agenda items may include: Webinar/survey results; reviewing the Roadmap; SCS conversations; Access Principles (regional approval review)
    5. Action: Ben will notify Exec of the plan to schedule the meeting.
  2. Rosemont Decision Support Tool Webinar Slide-deck
    1. Actions: Rebecca will finalize the slide-deck. Cheryle will assist with the polling feature; all programs will send Rebecca updated membership information.
  3. Decision Support Tool Survey
    1. Ben and Tabby drafted the survey to gauge institution interest in a shared tool; received feedback from Rosemont Ops, CDL UX Team, and anticipating feedback from UF Assessment Librarian. 
    2. Decision: Ops will go forward with a webinar test-run and reassess survey questions based on feedback from that test-run.