M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
Annual General Meeting
10 a.m. on Thursday 18th June 2009
To be held at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Address: Keppel Street
London, WC1E 7HT
For Directions to the campus: Click Here
There will be an optional tour of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Library between 9:30 and 10.00am. If you would like to join the tour please contact Genein Cox-De Sousa, the M25 Administrator by Monday 15 June.
If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like a colleague to attend on your behalf please complete a Proxy Form. Forwarding details are on the form. M25 Directors are permitted to invite a senior member of staff to the morning programme.
Title: Thinking ABOUT the box: Learning Environments and Learning Spaces
To flesh out this theme, there will be a cast of enthusiastic and knowledgeable speakers in the field. Following their presentations, members will have the opportunity to have a sneak preview of the Directors’ Room which is currently being created. Following lunch and before the business meeting three M25 members will be making presentation on recent projects they have been involved with.
Presentations will include:
Findings from the JISC funded study “Effective Evaluation Models and Practices for Technology Supported Physical Learning Spaces (JELS)”
Ian Pearshouse, Learning Research Systems Manager, LSRI, University of Nottingham
Involving users in the design of learning services. How, when and why
Sean McDougall, Managing Director, Stakeholder Design Limited
Technology & the box: Creative Spaces for Innovative Learning
Tom Hamilton, Director of the CETL Project, University of Sussex
UK Research Reserve: the story continues…
Frances Boyle – UK Research Reserve (UKRR) Manager, Imperial College London
Encompass : Positive Action in the Library Profession
Maureen Wade – Head of Library Services, London School of Economics & Political Science
Is your Library ready to go forward into the future?
Frankie Wilson – School Liaison Manager (Arts & Education), Learning Resources, Middlesex University
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 from Monday 15 June, 2009.
Please contact Genein Cox – De Sousa if you have any queries regarding the meeting. I look forward to seeing you there.
Agenda for the Business meeting
1. Apologies for absence and welcome to new members
1.1. To note apologies and welcome new members
1.2. Proposed change to rule on accepting new members into membership
2. Minutes of last meeting
To approve minutes of the last meeting held at Goldsmiths University on 23rd January 2009.
3. Chair’s Report
Report on Consortium activities since the Members’ meeting in January.
4. Membership of the M25 Steering Group Nick Bevan
4.1. Extension of current terms of office of SG members
4.2. Election of M25 Secretary
5. Frequency of M25 Meetings Nick Bevan
6. Update on Key Projects
6.1. Quality Working Group
6.3. Digital Platform
7. Treasurer’s Report Caroline Lloyd
Members are asked to receive a report from the Treasurer including information on:
7.1. Update on Consortium finances
7.2. Proposed budget and subscription levels for 2009/10
8. Constitutional Issues Nick Bevan
8.1. Progress report on application for charitable status
8.2. Changes to the names and remits of working groups
• Collaboration and Partnership to Strategic Partnerships WG
• Resource Discovery to Digital Developments WG
9. Members’ Issues
Any issues submitted in advance to the Secretary
10. Any other business