August 2010 Meeting Agenda and Reports

Society of American Archivists
American Archivist Editorial Board and Publications Board
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
McKinley Room – Marriott Wardman Park


* denotes attachment below

I.     Welcome and Introductions - Mary Jo Pugh * and Peter Wosh *

II.    Minutes (for reference; approved Sept. 2009) *

III.   Council Update - Thomas Frusciano and Diane Vogt-O'Connor

IV.   Financial Overview - Nancy Beaumont

V.    Publishing Program Report + DC 2010 Pubs Activities - Teresa Brinati *

VI.   "Fundamental Change" NHPRC Grant Proposal - Deborah Wythe

VII.  SAA 75th Anniversary and American Archivist - Bill Landis *

VIII. Reviews Initiatives - Amy Cooper Cary

IX.    Any Other Business



Society of American Archivists
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
8:00 a.m. to Noon
Virginia A-B Room – Marriott Wardman Park 


* denotes attachment below

I.     Minutes (for reference; approved Sept. 2009 & Apr. 2010) *

II.    Updates
        A. From the Chair of the Board – Mary Jo Pugh
        B. Director of Publishing – Teresa Brinati

III.  American Archivist Online
        A. Usage Stats – Chris Prom and Teresa Brinati
            1.  Overview *
            2.  1-Sessions *
            3.  2-Geographic *
            4.  3-Availability *
            5.  4-Referrals *
            6.  5-Fulltext downloads *

        B.  Evaluation of MetaPress
             1.  Indexing and browsing
             2.  Access and authentication issues
             3.  Timeliness and adequacy of support

        C.  MetaPress Renewal
             1.  Prepare recommendation for Council

IV.  Reviews Department – Amy Cooper Cary and Danna Bell-Russel
        A.  Review Tracker *
        B.  Online review possibilities
        C.  Other initiatives

V.  SAA 75th Anniversary *              
        A.  Table of contents for section of issue
        B.  Shepherd assignments
        C.  AA Online Supplement for 75th Anniversary program track during Chicago 2011
        D.  Brainstorm names for supplement

VI.   Survey Results – Paul Conway
        (Handout to be distributed onsite at conference)

VII.  Enhancing Editorial Process
         A.  Define needs
         B.  Identify available software
         C.  Outline process for review

VIII. Interactive Forum
         A. Blog to discuss MPLP – Chris Prom
         B. Discussion Group on Friday, Aug. 13, Noon to 1 p.m. – Bill Landis *

IX. Any Other Business
         A.  Three-year embargo for public access to American Archivist
         B.  Council Meeting Minutes in American Archivist
         C.  Social Science Citation Index plan of action

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Agenda-Aug10-11-2010.pdf30.38 KB
Minutes-Jt-08-11-09.pdf45.53 KB
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SAA-75th-Ann-AA.pdf30.92 KB
Minutes-AA-08-12-09.pdf39.3 KB
Minutes-AA-03-23-10.pdf37.78 KB
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2-Geographic-2008-2010.xls169 KB
3-Availability-2007-2010.xls21 KB
4-Referrals-2007-2010.xls603 KB
5-Full-Text-Downloads-2008-2010.xls19 KB
AA-Review-Tracker.pdf88.3 KB
DiscussionGroup-Aug13.pdf78.78 KB
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