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Meeting Notes: ANRL’s Jan 22, 2016 Board Meeting
Jan 20, 2016
This board meeting was held at 11:00 AM in the main room of the library at Cypress Cove Resort.
The audio recording of the meeting is available here
Call the meeting to order: Dave Graber
Presidents Report: Dave Graber
This Past year has continued to have significant advancements with our 2 scanning projects Newsletters and magazines these groups will say more but I want to congratulate all the hard workers working on these programs. Our librarians as always are doing a great job helping our many visitors. It is very nice to hear people that have been to the library comment how friendly and helpful our librarians are. Several of our staff know our material excellently they can send a person quickly where to go to find what they are looking for. Our Newer librarians are sturdily becoming more proficient thanks to the more experienced staff.
The library is open from Tuesday through Saturday It would be great if we could find another librarian so we could be open from Monday through Saturday. The library is the largest nudist library in the world. We have over 20,000 different pieces of materials they are ; attached sheet. There is a new project headed up by Paul La Valley to collect educational articles out of our many magazines and consolidate them into a searchable form. We have started a dialog to share duplicate material with the new NNF Library (TNS). If any of the other nudist library’s that are being considered we will work similarly with them.
V President’s Report: Edward Waller
Secretary’s Report: Bob Proctor
The significant event this quarter was the Dean Hadley Video Interview. The 36-minute video was shot on Dec 16, 2015, edited soon afterwards and published on the ANRL Web site as a YouTube Video on Dec 19, 2015. Reoccurring tasks include: normal correspondence by Email and USMail, bookkeeping, membership updates, publishing articles to the Web site, submitting “Did You Know?” articles and Web site maintenance.
Treasurer’s Report: Roe Ostheim
Roe filed her usual financial report and reviewed account balances, spending by category, income and expense.
Scanning Committee Report: Ed Westen
Bound Material Scanning and Inventory Report: January 22,2016 One year ago, on January 16,2015,1 reported to the board that the scanning department had finished processing a total of 4,241 magazines and that they were available for patron use. Now, after a year of hard work by the scanning department including Mark, Terry, Tom and Gary, I’m pleased to say that the number of scanned and available magazines stands at 7,647, an impressive achievement!
Similarly, a year ago I reported on the creation of the magazine shelf list which is a compilation of the data from the inventory of our magazine collection. The magazine shelf list now includes all the magazines in our collection along with the location of archived copies, the location of bound copies, whether the item has been scanned or not and whether we have any copies in surplus. The shelf list contains data for all 11,219 different magazines in our collection. As more scanning is finished, as new items come into the library and as surplus is removed the shelf list will be updated so that it continues to remain accurate. Lou and Jim have compiled data on the scanned newsletter collection and a newsletter shelf list has been created. It shows that we have 7,266 scanned newsletters. The library has many more that are not yet scanned or whose scans are not yet stored on the patron computer. The work is ongoing. Paul has assisted the scanning department by checking files stored on the patron computer and compiling a list of magazines that we would like to obtain in order to fill out our collection. He has used the scanned archive to gather information for study and for publication and can testify to its considerable value as a tool for researchers.
Finally, some of our collection of videos has been converted to digital files and uploaded to the patron computer. In time, the present television and video player can be retired and another patron computer or even two can be added to that area of the library. Thanks to all of the volunteers who have helped to make this past year so productive.
Ed Westen, Bound material scanning
Newsletter Committee: Jim Sweeney
This report is a record of the activity of the ANRL Newsletter Digital Archive for 2015.
During the past year we added 527 items to our Archive from 49 organizations Items were obtained from emails, postal service and by download from web sites.
Organizations 2015 Not Email
AANR East 11
AANR E-Bulletin 8
AANR Florida 11
Abbott’s Glen 11
Bay Area Naturists 15
Bexar Rec Society 9
Camp Indiana 11
Coventry Club 2
Cypress Knee Online 46 WEB
Eden RV Resort 4
Fern Hills Club 2
Glen Eden 10 WEB
Gulf Coast Resort 4
Gymno-Vita 12 USPS
Hidden Lake Resort 8
Hidden Springs 6 USPS
Kaniksu ranch 7
Lake Como 53 WEB
Lake Edun 34 WEB
M C Solar Bares 1
Montana Naturist 11
Natures Hideway 1
NNH 14 WEB
North Coast Naturist 13
Northern Exposure 8
Nudes in the News 16 WEB
Paradise Lakes 31 WEB
Potomoc Rambler 10
Professors SIG 5
Rock Haven Lodge 9
Sanibel Naturists 4
SCNA 12 USPS
Sunchasers Times 1
Sunny Rest Resort 37
Sunsport Gardens 11
Tallahasee Naturally 4 WEB
The Free Beach News 1
White Tail Resort 1
Young Naturists America 4
Membership: Bob Proctor
There were several new members and Life members for this period. We have 184 members who get Email notifications and 13 who are not on Email. Dues notices were sent to 15 who are between 13 and 180 days out of date and 24 who are between 181 and 1000 days out of date. 10 of these are Club Sponsors. Membership info is all in the FileMaker Database. Many Emails and USMails with reminders to renew membership have not been acknowledged. Members are move to Inactive status when no contact is made for over 3 years.
Motion to adjourn the meeting seconded and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 11:59 PM.