State Of LCR April2010

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State Of LCR April2010

  1. 1. State of LCR <ul><li>April 6, 2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome to our New Staff! </li></ul>Doucette Joins LCR
  3. 3. <ul><li>University of Calgary’s Academic Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Principles to Guide University Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Student Success </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary education and research </li></ul><ul><li>Return to community </li></ul>
  4. 4. GOALS & OBJECTIVES LCR Moving Forward
  5. 5. Convergence: The Vision Providing outstanding support for Scholarship, Learning and the Creation of Knowledge, Libraries and Cultural Resources is a key component in the University’s Excellence in Research, Teaching and Community Service. We are not limited by traditional roles. Our responsibility is to Exercise Leadership in realizing the University of Calgary Mandate drawing on our Expertise, Imagination and Resources. We will fulfill this vision through a convergence of our Libraries, Museum, Archives, Special Collections and University Press and through Campus, Community, National and International Partnerships. We Should Imagine Greatness
  6. 6. <ul><li>LCR Guiding Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commit to Being Digital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Discovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Involvement in the Research Endeavor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Converged Archives, Libraries and Museum </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Priorities of the LCR Business Plan for 2010/2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Realignment of Staffing and Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Involvement in the Research Endeavor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>I. Strategic Realignment of Staffing and Resources </li></ul>1. Re-organization of LCR 2. Converging roles between Archives, Libraries and Museum 3. Commerce, Society and Public Policy 4. Searches underway 5. New Positions, new opportunities for current staff
  9. 9. <ul><li>II. Enhanced Involvement in the Research Endeavor </li></ul><ul><li>Archivists, Curators and Librarians now assigned to new Divisions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Culture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commerce, Society and Public Policy Health Sciences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science & Engineering </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Transforming Liaison role for Archivists, Curators & Librarians </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Unified discovery and use in a converged environment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Addressing multi-disciplinarity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting Scholarly Communications </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New patterns of instruction and reference </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>II. Enhanced Involvement in the Research Endeavor
  11. 11. <ul><li>III. Scholarly Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Centre for Scholarly Communication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Open Access Initiatives </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. U of C Press Promoting New Models for Publishing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Institutional Repository </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Synergies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6. Digital Preservation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>IV. Unique Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Chicksands Collection for Military and Diplomatic History, sailing from the UK </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Scenes from the House Dream, Phase Two: Airport Hotel by David Hoffos </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Thirteen more volumes by Lucy Maude Montgomery </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. New announcements forthcoming </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>V. Sustainability </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We met critical needs for completion of the TFDL/HDL/Quad </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Taylor Gift: $25 Million </li></ul><ul><li>City of Calgary: $3.2 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Government: $27 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Provincial Government: $150.5 Million </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operating & Collections Budget </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2008-2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2008/2009 LCR Budget $28,383,055 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2009/2010 LCR Budget $28,383,055 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>impacted by salary & wage increases of 6% + </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>resulting in a planned personnel cut of 6.5 FTE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>no cut in collections budget in 12.3 Million </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>August 2009, mid-year reduction of 3%, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a cut of $648,223 to $27,734,832 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>addressed this cut $300,000 from collections budget </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>additional 3.5FTE reduction, resulting in a total of 10FTE for 2009/2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operating & Collections Budget </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2010/2011 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2010/2011 budget is $27,059,173 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>another 3% reduction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(unofficial until B.O.G. approval, April, 2010) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>impacted by salary & wage increases??? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$500,000 cut from Collections budget </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Further personnel cuts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Budget & Financial Practical Impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Position Reductions by Attrition </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Renewal of Sessional Appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Position Abolishments </li></ul><ul><li>Program & Staffing Realignment </li></ul><ul><li>Program Savings </li></ul><ul><li>Cancelation of Faculty Technology Days </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Provost’s Travel Grant Program suspended </li></ul><ul><li>Collection Reductions </li></ul><ul><li>Envisioning the collection of the 21st century </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of current exchange rates </li></ul>
  17. 17. IS 2
  18. 18. IS & LCR Core Goals of the iS² Project • to comply with the Auditor General and Tri-Council recommendations • to increase financial controls • to improve customer services • to improve efficiencies 2
  19. 19. IS & LCR <ul><li>New Policies to Support Fiscal Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>In place as of March 31, with implementation over the next few months </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Entry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Accountability and Over-Expenditure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cash Management and Billing </li></ul></ul>2
  20. 20. IS & LCR <ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Vacation </li></ul><ul><li>Flex-Time </li></ul><ul><li>Overtime </li></ul><ul><li>LCR Participation on Integrated Services Working Groups </li></ul>2
  21. 21. The Move...
  22. 22. <ul><li>Move Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>(tentative) </li></ul>1 Setup equipment & shelving in HDL May, 2010 2 Quad landscaping begins May, 2010 3 Move collections into HDL July, 2010 4 Setup equipment & shelving in TFDL July, 2010 5 Move collections into TFDL February, 2011 6 Soft Launch May, 2011 7 Formal Opening September, 2011
  23. 23. <ul><li>Alan MacDonald tributes </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Room in TFDL </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Screen to display 25 year employees </li></ul><ul><li>2. TFDL Staff Tours </li></ul><ul><li>3. Jeremy Sturgess: Full Spectrum Exhibition at The Nickle Arts Museum, May 7, 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Student Union funding for New Media workstations in TFDL, $150,000 </li></ul>Announcements
  24. 24. Questions....

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