Minutes of the Annual Meeting
July 14, 2007
New Orleans, Louisiana

I. Introduction
The 2007 annual meeting of the Innovative Law Users Group members was held at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana with 53 members attending. Breakfast and breaks were provided courtesy of Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Katrina Piechnik, ILUG Chair, called the meeting to order and thanked III for the provision of breakfast and snacks. She then provided a Past ILUG Chair Tom Baker with a special gift of appreciation for his assistance to the Chair over the past year.

II. Minutes
A motion was made, seconded, and members voted to approve the Minutes of the 2006 annual meeting in St. Louis. These minutes had been distributed to members prior to the meeting via email and were also available via print copies at the meeting itself.

III. Chair Report
Katrina provided a summary of this year's activities. There is a new and improved ILUG logo and website. A survey of the membership was conducted, there is a new ILUG mentoring program (mentors are still needed), and there was a significant bylaws change allowing for electronic distribution of official ILUG communications. Additionally, there was a very successful ILUG lunch in San Jose during the Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting with 152 members attending.

IV. Officers
Katrina introduced the new Vice-Chair, Amy Moberly (California Western School of Law) and the new Treasurer, David Burch (Loyola Law School -- Los Angeles). The incoming Chair, Sarah Boling, was unable to attend the meeting. Katrina then officiated over the "swearing in" ceremony for David and Amy by means of a very amusing oath. The ILUG officers for 2007/2008 are:

Katrina thanked all of the candidates for their willingness to run for office. Katrina then passed the confetti envelope to Amy and presented gifts to Amy and David. Special thanks and a gift of recognition was also given by proxy to Martin Wisneski of Washburn University, the ILUG Webmaster.

V. Treasurer's Report
As the outgoing treasurer, Phyllis Post, was unable to attend the meeting, the incoming treasurer, David Burch gave the treasurer's report.

VI. Bylaws Committee Report
Emerita Cuesta of the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida gave the report of the bylaws committee. Other committee members include Elizabeth Moore of Loyola University - New Orleans and Lucinda Harrison-Cox of Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. The committee focused on composing new bylaws that would prescribe how the ILUG would handle tied votes. There was also a change to Article IX of the bylaws allowing grants to defray the cost of a hotel room for an ILUG officer at the AALL Annual Meeting.

JULY 5, 2007

Balance July 6, 2006                  $ 3,799.18


  2006 Dues                           $   280.00
  2006 Luncheon payments              $   285.00
  2007 Dues                           $ 4,840.00
  2007 Luncheon payments              $   480.00

  TOTAL INCOME                        $ 5,885.00


  2006 Luncheon                       $ 1,131.07
  2006 Annual meeting A/V             $   571.64
  2006 IUG/ILUG Luncheon subsidy      $   810.91
  2007 IUG/ILUG Luncheon subsidy      $ 1,071.35
  State (Calif.) & Federal taxes      $   516.94
  2007 Annual Meeting deposit (AALL)  $   100.00
  2007 Luncheon deposit               $   544.00
  Mailings                            $   200.67
  Bank Service Fees                   $   100.00
  Administrative Fee                  $    65.00

  TOTAL EXPENSES                      $ 5,111.58

Balance July 5, 2007                  $ 4,572.60

Number of member libraries = 122

2007 ILUG Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. — Registration and Breakfast
Breakfast courtesy of Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. — Business meeting

9:30 - 9:45 a.m. — III company presentation #1

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. — III company presentation #2

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. — Break
Break refreshments courtesy of Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. — ILUG member presentation #1

11:15 - Noon — III company presentation #3

Noon - 1:30 p.m. — Lunch
Lunch is partially subsidized by your ILUG dues.

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. — III company presentation #4

2:15 - 2:30 p.m. — Break
Break refreshments courtesy of Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

2:30 3:30 p.m. — ILUG member presentation #2

3:30 4:15 p.m — III company presentation #5

OBS-SIS III Systems — Roundtable Discussions Agenda
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 (9:00 a.m.-10:30 am)

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. — Group Discussions

  1. Webpac/WebPro/Webbridge/Metafind
  2. Cataloging/URL checking/Record Loads
    Mary Strouse, Leader
  3. Systems/WAM
    Tom Baker, Leader
  4. Acquisitions/Serials/ERM
    Pat Callahan, Leader

9:45 10:30 a.m. — Open Forum Discussion

Refreshments provided courtesy of ILUG.