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Minutes of the Professional Development Committee Meeting

Widener Library, Room 145


Present: Kathleen Sheehan, Ann Robinson, Michael Bradford, Annie Jo Cain, Jennifer Beauregard, Jia-Lin Jin, Michael Austin, Alix Reiskind, Kathy Hunter Rutter (recording)

Absent: Ines Zalduendo

Bryant Fellowship The deadline for applications was set for February 16, 2007. The HUL website Bryant information needs to be updated by Peter Kosewski at Wadsworth House. Michael will explore linking our page to the HUL website and verify that that the past winners list is current. Ines will send a notice to Wadsworth House to put an announcement of the Bryant application process in HUL Notes.

Bryant Brown Bag We discussed potential Brown Bag dates in January and will check Lamont Forum room availability.

Bryant Lecture Series Barbara Mitchell, past Bryant recipient, will speak on her project “Boston and Cambridge Libraries, 1850-1875 : A Study in Social, Cultural and Technological Transformation” November 30, 2006 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Lamont Forum Room.

Tales from the Courthouse brown bag   Ann and Malcolm Hamilton are looking at dates in January for this presentation by Diane Rapaport in the Lamont Forum Room. HURA will provide refreshments for the event.

Sid Berger on book digitalization projects Kathy will talk to him once the Fall Librarian's Assembly speakers and topics are announced about a spring presentation.

PDC Web Site (http://hul.harvard.edu/assembly/pdc/ Michael added a calendar for fy 2007.

Ideas for future topics included   : personal professional growth; working with people; the evaluation process throughout the HUL system.

Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday November 14, 2006 in the 3 rd floor Reading Room at HCL Technical Services 625 Mass Ave from 9:30-11 am.


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