Presentation on theme: "FLITE 2005-2006 Annual Report Richard M. Cochran, Dean April 20, 2006."— Presentation transcript:
FLITE 2005-2006 Annual Report Richard M. Cochran, Dean April 20, 2006
This Years Report FLITE People FLITE Kudos FLITE Services & Statistics FLITE 2005/06 Initiatives FLITE Unit Action Plan for 2006/2007 Questions and Comments
Our Mission Statement FLITE promotes and advances Ferris State Universitys present and future teaching, learning, research and informational inquiry by providing high quality collections, services and instruction.
FLITE People Arrivals Departures New Assignments/Promotions
FLITE People - Arrivals Julia Buryk [PS] Kent Kachaterian [MP] Mellissa Manzagol [MP] Deborah McGowan (May 06) [PS] Kristen Motz (May 06) [PS] Sue Reynolds (p/t) [PS] Alison Scott (Jun 06) [PS]
FLITE People - Departures Ray Dickinson (Jun 06) Carrie Forbes Anne Kelly Sue Nonhof Eileen Powell Jessica Rush
FLITE Kudos – Tenure/Promotions Paul Kammerdiner (tenure) Yuri Konovalov (tenure and promotion to Assoc. Professor) David Scott (tenure and promotion to Assoc. Professor)
FLITE Kudos – New Assignments/Promotions Joan Boroff - Secretary 2 Brenda Cook - Accounts Clerk 3 Kelly Dever – Lib. Asst. 2 (Interlibrary Loan Clerk) (f/t) Jeff Gabalis – Digital Media Specialist (f/t) David Scott - Access Services Librarian Helen Sobers - Lib. Asst. 3 (Access Services/Reserves Clerk) Shirley Sundell - Lib. Asst. 2 (Access Services Clerk) Joe Weber - Assistant Dean for Public Services Lingfei Xu - Lib. Asst. 3 (Lead Circulation Clerk) and numerous pay grade increases following CT audits
FLITE Kudos – Employee Recognition Maureen Watson – Faculty Merit Award Laurie Wernette and Lingfei Xu – Ferris Employee Leadership Development Program Carrie Forbes, Anne Kelly, Jessica Rush, Paul Kammerdiner, Kathy Bearden - $3,000 Ferris Foundation Grant to develop mini- tutorials using Camtasia software
FLITE Kudos – Employee Recognition Fran Rosen - Named to Michigan Library Consortium's Reference, Resource Sharing & Collections Member Forum Richard Cochran – Elected to Executive Board of the Michigan Academic Library Council (MALC)
FLITE Kudos – Years of Service To be Recognized at the Annual Service Awards Celebration, April 25, 2006 Yuri Konovalov – 5 years David Scott – 5 years Rick Bearden – 15 years Diane Scrues – 30 years Chris Jacobs – 40 years (On what her longevity was attributed to): Red meat and gin. -- Julia Child
Visitors in the Building Use of Study Rooms Use of Extended Hours Area Use of Seminar Rooms/Instructional Studios Use of Collections Conventional Electronic Business Statistics FLITE Services and Statistics
Use of Collections – Conventional* * Books and reserve items
Use of Collections – Electronic* * Online databases partial
New Online Resources Newsbank Access World Newspapers (hundreds of full text newspapers, US and international) PsycARTICLES -- full-text articles from American Pscyhological Association and other journals Online access to all the Springer & Kluwer periodical titles Subscriptions to the electronic editions of virtually all the Blackwell titles (more than 700) JSTOR Biological Sciences collection Electronic access to a group of important health science journals relevant to pharmacy, nursing & optometry from Ovid Medium/heavy duty truck: ASE test prep set.
New High-End Reference Works Acquired Africana : The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience / 5 volumes Literacy : Major Themes in Education / 4 volumes Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine / 4 volumes Encyclopedia of Distance Learning / 4 volumes Encyclopedia of Disability / 5 volumes Encyclopedia of Philosophy / 10 volumes Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education : Major Themes in Education / 4 volumes Water Encyclopedia / 5 volumes
Cataloging & Collection Size 16,053 Titles Cataloged in FY05 346,089 Total Volumes (Books & Bound Journals) in Collection on July 1, 2005 1,220 Current Periodical Subscriptions (Print & Microform) 12,585 Full-text Periodical Titles Available Online (as of 2/15/2006)
Media Production Accomplishments - 1 Developed and implemented Work Order database to produce customer invoices and monthly administrative reports (digital file of sample report) Distributed Media Production brochure and made seven Media Production On the Road visits to colleges Shot approximately 1,000 hours of classroom activities Supported 235 hours of Distance Learning Room class activities Created new graphic identity for Cable Channel 21 and Cable Channel 22 Kicked off the Academic Access series with seven programs and 30 hours of broadcast time Enhanced capabilities in scanning, including large-format film, color slides and filmstrips Improved physical instructional space in Distance Learning room
Media Production Accomplishments - 2 Connected Distance Learning room using an Internet Protocol address to test future programming capabilities with a university in Turkey Designed and produced materials for the Jim Crow Museum exhibits and fundraising activities as well as for the rededication of Williams Auditorium Provided video support for the Spaghetti Bridge Contest, the Jack Hanna presentation, and the FSU Hall of Fame banquet
FLITE 2005/06 Initiatives – Learning-Centered University Launched or substantially enhanced access to digital and conventional library materials (MeLCat patron-initiated interlibrary loan, state-wide courier delivery service, SFX full-text database integration). Continued serials subscription conversion from microform to digital. Expanded test group for e-Reserve program rollout. Offered application and tech-oriented professional development sessions (FLITEC and InFLITE) to increase FLITE faculty and staff competencies. Developed and deployed staff development activities tracking database
FLITE 2005/06 Initiatives – Work Together Completed merger of Reference and Instruction and Circulation Services departments to form a new Public Services department. Concluded FLITE CTA position audits, resulting in rewritten CTA job descriptions and upgrade of eleven positions, resolving salary inequities between FLITE employees and those working in other campus units. Continued internal policy, procedure, and work process documentation effort; presently adding content to FLITEs intranet. Launched a substantial Media Production advertising effort to promote services; completed a work order tracking program to monitor outcomes. Provided ongoing training spaces in FLITE to support the Banner Project.
FLITE 2005/06 Initiatives – Create an Engaged Campus Continued development of W.N. Ferris website to support FSUS program. Installed software and hardware to create the Ferris Institutional Repository (FIR) which will eventually provide perpetual storage space for valuable digital materials created by and about the University community. Concluded hosting agreements for the Michigan Health Science Librarians Assn. archives and increased acquisition of local history materials. Followed long-standing commitment to provide space for on and off-campus organization meetings and conferences.
General In support of Grants and External Contracts Task Force, FLITE will upgrade its single-user license for the digital Foundation Directory to a campus-wide license. Investigate feasibility of hosting a Foundation Center Cooperating Collection. Develop plans to maintain integrity of FLITEs electronic functionality in light of IT support changes proposed by ATS and TAC. Evaluate and plan for FLITE space utilization to address the issues of Shelving that was expected to last until 2016 is now 90% full Repurposing space freed by FCTL and TAC departures to support FLITE service expansion
Library Systems and Operations (LSO) Activate interdepartmental partnerships between LSO and Public Services to promote the use of new books, including showcasing of new titles, adding cover art and tables of contents to online catalog, and reinstating a monthly New Books list on the library web site with links to catalog records, cover art, etc. Evaluate means of enhancing access to print periodicals, including shelving arrangements. Launch pilot project over the next year to provide access to 27,000 academic, electronic books from ebrary.
Continue Media Productions support of classroom instruction by promoting use and expansion of their customized services. Continue outreach through Media Production On the Road exhibit to each of the colleges; continue to be proactive in soliciting and guiding projects, and continue to present at prominent events such as Faculty Week, New Faculty Orientation, and Topics in Teaching sessions. Continue to help support student recruitment through the design, production, and distribution of marketing materials. Media Production
Public Services Continue assessment efforts, particularly with regard to library instruction and reference services. Expand existing training activities to include reference-related training for library assistants and part-time staff. Create and/or review and revise FLITE copyright guidelines and procedures to govern electronic reserves, traditional reserves, interlibrary loan, etc.; these should be tied to the universitys copyright policy. Implement ILLiad interlibrary loan software to increase efficiency, reduce processing time, and gather data.
Special Collections In view of many upcoming faculty retirements, launch a directed solicitation effort to encourage the donation of personal papers to the Archives. Coordinate effort with colleges and the emeriti association. Complete transition following retirement of Ray Dickinson and assignment of Paul Kammerdiner as Government Documents Librarian.