ALISS AGM 222nd May 2006 British LibraryAttendingJane Secker, LSE Centre for Learning Technology (Chair), Heather Dawson LSELibrary (Secretary), Jennie Grimshaw British Library (Treasurer), Angela UptonSCIE, Helen Mackin Barnardos, Anne Dagpunar SOAS, Barbara Merchant SPRU,Caron Conolly (Department of Health) Sarah Pavey (College Librarian, EpsomCollege), Yvonne Hamblin Research Project Manager Department of InformationScience, Loughborough University; Ian Hodges Services Manager DigitalPreservation, National Archives; Beverley Kemp, Head of Library Services, TheWomens Library; Jeremy Larkin (NCH Library), Diane Kearns (Subject LibrarianUniversity of Bradford), Barbara Humphries (Assistant Librarian LSE Library), SueDonnelly (Archivist LSE Library); Laurie Salemohamed (Academic Librarian,Loughborough University); Cathy Phillpotts, Teamleader (Social Sciences, SenateHouse Library); Susan Tarrant(Academic Liaison Librarian Senate House Library),Meena Shah Edexcel, Eilis Rafferty (Subject Librarian, Queen Mary, University ofLondon), Janet Morton (Faculty Team Librarian, University of Leeds), JanetCorcoran (Web Content and Resources Officer, Imperial College); Barbara Spina(Faculty Librarian SOAS), Liz Verran (Information Officer, Amnesty International),David Clover (Librarian, Institute of Commonwealth Studies) Vivienne Stiemens,(Librarian, Policy Studies Institute), Rozz Evans (Collection Development LibrarianInstitute of Education) Jacquie Carter (British Library), Polly Geater (SubjectLibrarian UCL Library Services), Nick Joint (Andersonian Library, University ofStrathclyde)ApologiesRose Coughlan (Royal Holloway), Angela Joyce (ILRT, University of Bristol)ALISS FinanceJennie Grimshaw presented the draft accounts for 2005/6. This showed that in the firstyear of operation ALISS had established a firm financial footing. Marcus WooleyUniversity of Luton Treasurer of the CILIP Information Group was elected asTreasurer 2006/7Review of Activities.Heather Dawson provided a brief summary of ALISS Events during 2005/6The awards for most interesting and informative article in ALISS Quarterly was madeto: Yvonne Hamblin Research Project Manager Department of Information Science,Loughborough University. for her article on Library Portals. The runner up prize toSarah Pavey, College Librarian, Epsom College for her article on information literacyand the School Librarian.
Committee Membership 2006/7The following were elected as committee members.Jane Secker (LSE Centre For Learning Technology) (Chairperson).Jennie Grimshaw - British Library (Treasurer)Heather Dawson – LSE Library (Secretary)Angela Joyce (ILRT University of Bristol)Helen Mackin - BarnardosAngela Upton - SCIECaron Connolly - Department of Health LibraryAnne Dagpunar SOAS LibraryBarbara Merchant SPRUDiane Kearns (University of Bradford) (new member)Rose Coughlan (Royal Holloway) resigned from the committee . Other committeemembers thanked her for her contribution to events and hoped that she would be ableto retain some future involvement with the group.Future Developments.A programme of visits to key information services and libraries was being arrangedfor the SummerA Summer one day event on a themed topic was in the planning stage and would bepublicised on LIS_SOCIALSCIENCEPlanning was underway to improve and relaunch the ALISS web site.Heather Dawson.firstname.lastname@example.org