Agenda 1 June 2007 AGM

M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
Annual General Meeting


10 am on Friday 1 June 2007

To be held at:

Barrington Lecture Theatre
Queen Anne Court
Old Royal Naval College
University of Greenwich
Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9LS

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This year’s meeting of the M25 Consortium is being hosted by the University of Greenwich at the stunning location of the Old Royal Naval College, described as “the great baroque masterpiece of English architecture set in landscaped grounds on the River Thames”. Many routes lead to this site so please click on the following link for directions. How to find Greenwich Campus.

There will be a tour of the Dreadnought Library from 9.20am to 10.00am. If you would like to join the tour please contact Genein Cox, the M25 Administrative Assistant by Thursday 24 May. Please note that places on the tour are limited.

The business meeting will be held in the afternoon and will be preceded by a morning session (starting at 10.30am) which will be interactive and promote discussion about the future direction of the Consortium. A light breakfast  will be served from 10 am.

Morning Programme

  9:15 – 10:00  Tour of the Dreadnought Library

10:00 – 10:30  Registration & Breakfast       Room A063 – Council Room

Planning for the future of the M25 Consortium

10:30 – 10:40  Introduction by the M25 Chair

10:40 – 11:00  Presentations by recent new Members on what the Consortium means for them:
•Helen Workman, Oxford Brookes University
•Julie Brittain, Institute of Development Studies

11:00 – 11:45  Group Breakout Sessions

11:45 – 12:00  Tea & Coffee Break

12:00 – 1:00    Breakout Session feedback

Lunch will be served from 1.00pm to 2.15pm

Agenda for the Business meeting

Please note that hard copies of the agenda papers will only be sent out on request, as all will be available as web documents by Friday 25 May.
Please let me know if you have any queries regarding the meeting. I look forward to seeing you there.

Maureen Wade

Annual General Meeting

1. Apologies for absence and welcome to new members
Members are asked to note apologies and welcome new members

2. Minutes of last meeting
Members are asked to approve the minutes from the Business Meeting held at the British Library on 23 January 2007

3.Steering Group membership

3.1 Results of elections for Chair and for Steering Group members
3.2 Proposed changes to Steering Group membership arrangements

Steering Group Membership Paper and Proposals 

4. Development Planning

4.1 Report on progress against Action Plan 2006/07

Action Plan Update Document

4.2 Planning for 2007/08

5. CPD25

5.1 CPD25 Report
CPD25 Report 2006-07

5.2 Selection of new Chair for CPD25

6. Treasurer’s report
Members are asked to receive a report from the Treasurer including information on:

6.1 Update on Consortium finances
Update on Consortium Finances document

6.2 Proposed budget and subscription levels for 2007/08
Proposed Budget and Subscription Levels 2007/08 Document

M25 Subscriptions 2007-08 Spreadsheet

7. Consortium website
Progress report on re-design of Disaster Planning pages

8. Members’ issues
Members are asked to submit issues they would like to raise by Friday 25 May, 2007

9. Any other business
Members are asked to note the Consortium’s programme of meetings for 2007/08

Business Meeting              24 January 2008  – University of East London
Annual General Meeting    June 2008     – (tbc)
Business Meeting             January 2009 – (tbc)