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Irvine: announced that they filled a two year position for an Innovation & Entrepreneurship Librarian to work with subject librarians across the campus and at the Applied Innovation Center.  Also involved with a major campus building project: the 5th floor of the science library is being renovated, space will be occupied by the Student Excellence Center. Collections will be relocated or deaccessioned.   

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UCSD: trying to hire for a life sciences librarian.  Quite a few people retiring at the end of the June. Interim for the collection development management program. Some uncertainty about how things are going to get moved around.  UCSD: Student groups with public interest research needs are looking for free physics books. This is mostly undergrad textbook issue. UCD noted OER resources are available in physics, chemistry and other areas from LibreTexts

UCI: there is just a reminder that there has been a delay in sending out the campus investments and re-charges. Recharges from January have not shown up, part of the processing problemare just now being distributed after the processing delay and should be done by year-end closing.

UCSF:  Office of research just started a subscription to Dimensions, a Researcher Profiling System .from Digital science

UCSB: has a few openings that are data related.  Expecting a small flurry of retirements.  In the early throes of a reorganization, very similar to Riverside.  Delayed because Library Administration was waiting to for the contract to settle.

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Previously agreed to dates (06/20, 09/25):  June date is not may be problematic. 

Cory will poll the group for conf call dates in July that work.  Sept date is still good.

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