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12 November 2009

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

MINUTES

Thursday, 12 November 2009 at 12.00pm
Leslie Stephen Room, Trinity Hall

Present: Mr Paul ffolkes Davis (Chairman); Mrs Jamie Horsley (Secretary); Miss Emma Easterbrook (Support Officer); Professor Richard Bowring, the Revd Jeremy Caddick; Mr David Goode; Dr Catherine MacKenzie; and Dr Jane Spencer.

  1. Apologies
    Mr Kevin Coutinho; Dr Margaret Glendenning; Dr Susan Oosthuizen; and Mr James Trevithick.

  2. Guest:
    Ms Anne Jarvis, University Librarian attended and discussed the following issues:
    (i) Changing role of the University Library and its relationship with the Departmental Libraries and College Libraries;
    (ii) Role of the University Librarian, the Library Syndicate and the General Board Committee of Libraries;
    (iii) Relationship of the University Library with its readership, and borrowing rights;
    (iv) Relationship with Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies (CARET);
    (v) Squire Law Library, and pilot schemes with Departmental Libraries;
    (vi) Fundraising and resources;
    (vii) Teaching and Learning Review;
    (viii) Storage of low use and no use material;
    (ix) Strategic Plan in light of the digital age, and economic pressures;
    (x) Duplication of material;
    (xi) Arcadian fellowships;
    (xii) Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC); and
    (xiii) The Language Laboratory.

  3. Minutes for Meeting of 2 November 2009
    Approved.

  4. Matters Arising
    None.

  5. Statute U and Schedule J
    To be kept under review.

  6. Any Other Business
    None.

  7. Date of Next Meeting (TBC):
    Guest: Professor Andy Cliff, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Human Resources
    11.30am on Thursday, 26 November 2009
    Leslie Stephen Room, Trinity Hall

Emma Easterbrook
Support Officer
26 November 2009