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Code of Executive Board Decisions (2002 Edition)
From its initial meeting in 1956 until the twelfth conference in 1967, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) existed as an informal organization under the sponsorship of the Organization of American States. In January, 1968 SALALM was incorporated in the District of Columbia as a nonprofit corporation, and at XIII SALALM, held June 20-22, 1968, at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, the Constitution and Bylaws governing the new association were adopted. These, with the Articles of Incorporation, were published by the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States in 1968 under the title Basic Documents of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, Inc. (Cuadernos Bibliotecológicos, 45).
Following a series of amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws (in 1969, 1971, 1974, and 1975), a revised text was issued in 1975 by the SALALM Secretariat, then at the University Library, University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The second edition of the Basic Documents was expanded to include, in addition to the Constitution and Bylaws as amended and the Articles of Incorporation, the "SALALM Committee Regulations" and "Organizational Responsibilities of SALALM Officers and Committees," two independently developed but closely interrelated documents. (Their history is set forth in the Introduction to the second edition.)
At XXI SALALM, held May 2-6, 1976, at Indiana University in Bloomington, the following two resolutions were approved:
"23. That all committees and subcommittees which have not already done so be asked to submit to the Committee on Policy, Research and Investigation by the Midwinter 1977 meeting, a statement of their charge as they understand it, including definition and scope of activities, so that a revised and complete list of committee responsibilities can be prepared by the Committee on Policy, Research and Investigation, and submitted to the Executive Board and membership.
27. That a Supplement to the Basic Documents of SALALM be prepared, including a complete listing of committee responsibilities as soon as this is compiled, and that a third edition of the Basic Documents be published with an index as soon as finances permit."
By 1979 the Committee on Policy, Research and Investigation had completed its review of committee structure and responsibilities as directed by Resolution 23, and its recommendations were accepted by the Executive Board on June 17, 1979, at XXIV SALALM.
In the meantime, the Constitution and Bylaws Committee, working on the third edition of the Basic Documents to fulfill Resolution 27, decided to create an "Operational Handbook," which would not only supersede the documents, "SALALM Committee Regulations" and "Organizational Responsibilities of SALALM Officers and Committees," but also include other basic documents produced and approved after 1975. "Duties of Officers and Other Members of the Executive Board," previously a part of "Organizational Responsibilities of SALALM Officers and Committees," was chosen as the first section of the Handbook.
The second section of the Handbook was allocated to "Committees," subdivided into "Regulations," "Structure," (both formerly in "SALALM Committee Regulations"), and "Functions" (formerly a part of "Organizational Responsibilities of SALALM Officers and Committees"). The text of the subsections on committee structure and functions was that originating with the Committee on Policy, Research and Investigation (noted above), which replaced statements adopted in previous documents.
The final two sections of the Handbook were dedicated to a policy statement regarding the responsibilities of host institutions holding annual conferences and one on the SALALM archives.
The "Operational Handbook" was approved in principle by the Executive Board on June 22, 1979, at XXIV SALALM, with the understanding that it would be revised as necessary to reflect the practices, rules, and regulations in force at the time of its publication.
In preparing the present text of the Constitution and Bylaws, the Constitution and Bylaws Committee has incorporated all amendments made to date. Copies of the amendments are on file at the SALALM Secretariat and at the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, District of Columbia.
During the 29th annual meeting of SALALM, held in 1984 at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, the Constitution and Bylaws Committee proposed to the Executive Board that the Basic Documents of SALALM, comprised of two main and distinct sections, (a) the Constitution, Bylaws, and Articles of Incorporation, and (b) the Operational Handbook, be published in the future as two physically independent publications. In addition, a proposal for a third independent volume of the codification of the decisions of the Executive Board was put forward. The Executive Board approved these proposals at its meeting of June 3, 1984.The 1985 edition of the Operational Handbook includes all the amendments proposed since the publication of the 1981 edition, and framed by the Constitution and Bylaws Committee to reflect actions of the Executive Board.
Sara de Mundo Lo
Since the Constitution, Bylaws, and Articles of Incorporation were published in 1985, only one word has been changed. At SALALM XXXVII held in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1993, the membership voted to change "other" to "selected" in the last sentence of the first paragraph of Section 2, Article I of the Bylaws.
Twenty Executive Board decisions made from 1998 through 2002 have been incorporated into the Code previously published in 1998. Citations to the decisions made from 1998 to 2002 reference the agenda item rather than a page since these minutes were distributed to the Board via e-mail.
The 2002 edition is the last to be produced by the present compiler. Responsibility for preparation of subsequent editions will revert to the Executive Secretary.
Gender: The masculine, feminine, and neuter genders as used in the Constitution and Bylaws and other Basic Documents of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials import one another.
Compiled by Jane Garner
1. “Daniel Cordeiro…was concerned about the preservation of the records of SALALM committees and recommended that a repository be established for them. Mrs. Shepard responded that for the present the records should be sent to the Secretariat. She suggested that the present chairmen contact previous chairmen and request that they forward to them any records still in their possession. The records should be weeded before they are transferred to the Secretariat.” (1972 Conf., p.7)
2. “Peter Johnson inquired into the disposition of non-current committee and presidential correspondence. Pauline Collins MOVED that it be written into committee regulations that their files be forwarded to the Secretariat when the chairperson’s term is finished.” (1977 Conf., p.4)
3. “After giving a brief outline of the agreement between SALALM and the Nettie Lee Benson Collection for housing the material for SALALM’s Oral History Project and the Texas Project on the Oral History of Latin American Libraries, Marietta Shepard asked Laura Gutiérrez-Witt if the University of Texas would consider housing the archives permanently. Mrs. Gutiérrez-Witt then made an official statement that the SALALM archives would be permanently lodged in the Nettie Lee Benson Collection. … The question of cost of maintaining the archives was also discussed, with the suggestion to ask Texas for help in defraying the cost. This suggestion was unacceptable because although the archives were lodged at the University of Texas, the material remained the property of SALALM…” (1978 Conf., pp.17–18)
(see also: Operational Handbook, Sec. III)
4. a. “…MOVED that the [Jose Toribio Medina] awards consist of a certificate and $100. …up to $200 be paid from the Secretariat funds.” (1981 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
5. The bibliography “award be named the Jose Toribio Medina Award (both categories).” (1982 Midw., p.2)
6. “Albert Díaz then introduced the MOTION that all such decisions by the Executive Board of a permanent nature should be codified annually by the Secretary and distributed to the Executive Board and other members upon request.” (1978 Midw., p.7)
7. “…Ms. Garner MOVED that [the Code, which was presented to the Board at the Midwinter meeting] be adopted. In addition, she addressed the problem of how the Code would be updated. After some discussion, she volunteered to do this and the Code, with arrangements for its revision, was approved by the Board.” (1979 Conf., p.12)
Compilers note: Rules and regulations for committees are stated in the Operational Handbook.
8. “Barbara Valk asked why committee membership is restricted to 15 persons. It was MOVED and seconded this restriction be abolished.” (1981 Conf., 1st meeting, p.2)
9. “the rule limiting SALALM members to membership on two committees was abolished in the October 5, 1981, Executive Board meeting.” (1983 Midw., p.2)
10. a. “…the substantive committees would henceforth consist only of a chair and the chairs of all the subcommittees.” (1987 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
I. Annual Conferences
II. Midwinter Conferences
41.“It was DECIDED that the 1974 Midwinter meeting would be an open meeting, including the Executive Board and all committees.” (1973 Conf., p.9)
42. a. “The SALALM Midwinter will be held on January 16–17  and will be an open meeting in accordance with the AGREEMENT made in Trinidad  that this will be the case for each Midwinter meeting following a meeting out of the country.” (1975 Conf., p.1)
III. Pre- and Post-Conferences
43. MOVED that “pre-conference and post-conference budgets must be reviewed and approved by the Local Arrangements Committee, the Finance Committee and the Executive Board.” (2001 Conf., 2d meeting, II.C.6)
44. “Instead of balloting for officers at the final session or by mail after the conclusion of the conference, it was DECIDED to conduct a mail ballot prior to the Amherst conference .” (1972 Midw., p.8)
45. a. “Ms. Hodgman suggested that it would be more proper if in the future the ballots were not counted by the Nominating Committee. It was AGREED that next year  the Executive Secretary would accept this responsibility.” (1975 Conf., p.6)
46. “Marjorie LeDoux presented a MOTION made in response to a request that additional requirements be listed for candidates for the positions of Vice-President and President-Elect, and for Executive Board Members-at-Large. The present requirement is that candidates be SALALM members in good standing. Referring to the charge of the Nominating Committee on page 29 of the Basic Documents,* Ms. LeDoux recommended that candidates for Vice-President and President-Elect shall have been SALALM members for 3 years, attended 2 SALALM conferences, and have served on at least 1 SALALM committee. Candidates for Executive Board Members-at-Large shall have been members for 2 years and attended 2 conferences. This would be a change in organizational policy subject to change at the discretion of the Executive Board, and the conditions may be waived if no candidates meeting the requirements are willing to run for office.” (1975 Conf., pp.7–8)
47. It was VOTED that “news of the mailing of the ballots and the deadline for their return should be published in the SALALM Newsletter well in advance, and that there should be a two-envelope system for the return of the ballots.” (1979 Conf., p.16)
48. a. “The [Nominating] Committee made the following MOTIONS:
b. “The [PRI] Committee MOVED that Executive Board decision no. 43, part 3* ‘that ballots need to be postmarked two (2) weeks before the beginning of the annual conference in order to be counted’ be rescinded.” (2001 Conf., 2d meeting, II.C.3)
*As numbered in the 1998 ed. of the Code.
49.“REPLACEMENT MOTION: That in the event that more than one candidate can not be found after a reasonable effort, the Nominating Committee be empowered to submit a single candidate for the Vice-President/President-Elect.” (1994 Conf., 1st meeting, p.3)
50. “Stern proposed that the Nominating Committee inform the candidates when the ballots are counted instead of after they arrive at the meeting. … If the ballots are sent a little earlier, the ballots can be counted and the candidates informed before they come to the conference. … If this change is made, would the Executive Board be informed at the same time as the winners and losers? And then the results could be put in the next issue of the Newsletter. … Guidelines say that the election must be held at least six weeks before the conference. … CONSENSUS that we announce it when it’s done.” (1995 Conf., 2d meeting, p.3)
51. “After parliamentary maneuvers, the following MOTION was made and passed with one dissenting vote: an Executive Board Member-at-Large who fails to attend two consecutive annual meetings or one annual meeting plus one scheduled Midwinter meeting and who does not voluntarily resign will be removed from office.” (1987 Conf., 2d meeting, p.4)
(see also: Decision 43)
52.“MOTION: That all efforts to raise funds on behalf of SALALM come to the Finance Committee that processes it [the request] and passes it on to the Executive Board for action.” (1996 Conf., 2d meeting, p.4)
53. a. “P. Johnson handed out recommendations for a proposed series of guidelines for requesting monetary assistance from SALALM for projects. … A MOTION was made and seconded to accept the proposal as amended.” (2000 Conf., 2d meeting, II.B.6) [See also Operational Handbook, Sec. III]
b. “The next MOTION regarded changes to the Policy Statement for Funding Proposed Projects. It was proposed that changes be made to the opening sentence, changes be made to section B and that a new section, section E, be added.” (2001 Conf., 2d meeting, II.C.6) [See also Operational Handbook, Sec. III]
II. External Requests (Grants)
54. It was MOVED that “external grants [i.e., those where we go outside SALALM to request money] should be cleared through the Secretariat office and that the money be made available in the name of SALALM, rather than in the name of an individual.” (1975 Midw., p.6)
55. “A third request for grant funds has presented some problems… It appears that it would be illegal under our Articles of Incorporation for us to serve as a channel for funds to another organization…which is not tax exempt…. Marjorie LeDoux MOVED…that SALALM not participate in this grant request.” (1975 Conf., p.5)
56. “The question of SALALM support of research grant proposals was discussed at length. A MOTION [was made] by Marietta Shepard that requests for SALALM endorsements for funding of publications and activities be referred to the appropriate substantive committee which will then convey its decision to the Executive Secretary. She will inform the applicant of the decision on SALALM stationery.” (1977 Conf., p.2)
III. Internal Requests
57. A “MOTION by Mr. Díaz concerned requests made internally for expenditures of SALALM funds. In order to establish a routing for such requests, it is recommended that all such requests with supporting data be presented to the Budget and Finance Committee, which will vote by simple majority whether to bring the request to the Executive Board and may request additional information as necessary. If approved, the request will be presented to the Executive Board at the next annual or Midwinter meeting. The person requesting funds may also bring the request to the Executive Board for consideration, regardless of the action of the Budget and Finance Committee.” (1975 Midw., p.7)
58. It was VOTED that “no members [of SALALM] be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses” except on specific request to the Executive Board, which would consider the request on its own merits. (1978 Midw., p.6)
59. “…the expenses of the SALALM presidency should be treated on a case-by-case basis, with SALALM resources to be considered as a back-up if/when needed to ensure that the duties required of the President be carried out.” (1985 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
60. “A MOTION was made by L. Gutiérrez-Witt that the Executive Board endorse G. Williams’ role as moderator of the LALA-L list [Latin Americanist Librarians’ Announcements List] and endorse her judgment in not accepting inappropriate material.” (2001 Conf., 1st meeting, III.C.8)
61. “It was MOVED (Valk) and seconded that there be an overseas mailing fee, determined by the Executive Secretary and incurred by choice” of the SALALM member outside the United States who wishes to receive newsletters and notices by air mail. (1980 Conf., 1st meeting, p.3)
(see also: Decision 23)
62. a. “The Board AGREED that flexibility would be preserved by not having a set policy for honorary membership but by simply keeping the items regularly on the agenda.” (1980 Conf., 1st meeting, p.4)
63. VOTED “that emeritus members pay the same dues as student members.” (1981 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
64. “Laura Gutiérrez-Witt presented a Finance Committee PROPOSAL recommending a new annual personal membership charge of $50 and a new annual institutional charge of $90. The MOTION also proposed the creation of a category of ‘special members,’ the number of institutions potentially falling into this category to be determined by the Executive Secretary; such institutions would pay $500 per year and their names would appear on the organization’s stationery, its conference programs, etc.
“The proposal further recommended keeping the present membership fee for Latin American and Caribbean librarians, students, and retirees unchanged. For the first year of membership for new personal members, the proposal was to offer a half-price membership; i.e., $25. Gutiérrez-Witt specified that this first-time rate would not apply to someone who had previously been a student member; this was a rate to induce someone who had not been a member before in any category to join.” (1993 Conf., Special meeting on May 20, p.1)
65. “We [Finance Committee] have some concrete recommendations: 1. dues increase… trial first year $50 [instead of regular $60]; Latin Americans/students/retirees half price.” (1994 Conf., 1st meeting, p.5)
66.“MOVED to give free membership for one year to the year’s Enlace invitees. D. Hibay MOVED TO AMEND the motion to say complimentary membership instead of free memberships.” (2001 Conf., 2d meeting, II.C.6)
67. VOTED to authorize “paraprofessionals to become members of SALALM at a reduced rate the same as students which is $30 for United States citizens and $15 for Latin Americans.” (2002 Conf. 2d meeting, III.A)
68.“MOTION: That SALALM adopt a policy for donations in memory of deceased members; that the donation to the charity of choice or an appropriate charity equal one annual personal membership.” (1994 Conf., 2d meeting, p.3)
69. VOTED “that the minutes of each Executive Board meeting be reproduced and distributed to members of the Executive Board, including the ad hoc members, prior to the succeeding meeting.” (1980 Conf., 3d meeting, p.3)
70. Scott Van Jacob “reported on a possible name change for SALALM.… C. Rodríguez asked whether we should continue to pursue a name change at which time L. Gutiérrez-Witt MOVED that the discussion on the name change be tabled indefinitely.” (2000 Conf., 1st meeting, III.A.6)
(see also: Decision 3)
71. “Gilberto [Fort] MOVED and it was seconded that SALALM collaborate with [The University of] Texas on the Oral History Project” to interview those who have been involved with library development in Latin America. (1970 Conf., p.141)
72.a. “A MOTION was made…that the Executive Secretary be instructed to write to The University of Texas requesting a formal commitment to serve as depository for the SALALM oral history material.” (1975 Midw., p.12)
I. General Recommendations
73. “It was AGREED that SALALM should be careful of what it publishes and that it should adhere to some minimum bibliographic standards.” (1969 Midw., p.93)
74. “Donald Wisdom then MOVED that the Executive Board give an expression of discretion for the Executive Secretary in the choice of printers for SALALM publications, with such advice as she desires from the Editorial Board.” (1974 Midw., p.5)
75. “Donald Wisdom MOVED that the Editorial Board’s recommendation that a SALALM revolving publication fund be created and kept separate by the Secretariat be adopted.” (1974 Midw., p.6)
76.“The Editorial Board concurred in a RECOMMENDATION that Executive Board members receive copies of SALALM publications gratis in compensation for their services. This applies only to full, elected members.” (1976 Conf., p.7)
77. “Ms. Bresie then MOVED that the Executive Secretary be instructed to secure copyrights on new SALALM publications. The Executive Board felt the Newsletter and some other internal works did not need such protection, so the motion was AMENDED to request copyright on monographs in the Bibliography Series, the Final Report and Working Papers, and other publications on the recommendation of the Editorial Board.” (1977 Midw., p.4)
78.The MOTION to have National Educational Laboratory Publishers of Austin, Texas, print 500 copies of XXI SALALM Final Report and Working Papers “carried unanimously with the proviso that similar future requests include appropriate documentation such as the number of copies printed and still in stock of past publications.” (1977 Midw., p.5)
79. “The Editorial Board further RECOMMENDED the Secretary negotiate the best contract possible with the same firm [i.e., National Educational Laboratory Publishers] for the sale and distribution of BALLAM [Basic List of Latin American Materials] and the Paraguayan bibliography and bring the contract to the Executive Board for approval. It was added that any negotiations for distribution of future publications would involve requests for appropriate advertising.” (1977 Midw., p.5)
80. “Albert Díaz MOVED that the Secretary negotiate with this firm [i.e., National Educational Laboratory Publishers] to print future SALALM publications and report any results at the Gainesville meeting.” (1977 Midw., p.5) [Compiler’s note: No report appears in the 1977 Conf. minutes.]
81.“Sheila Milam MOVED that SALALM documents be deposited in one place in each Latin American country.” (1992 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
II. Basic Documents
82. “…the final DECISION being to publish the Basic Documents of SALALM in three parts (Constitution and Bylaws, Operational Handbook, Codification of Executive Board Decisions), each to be published on its own schedule as needed.” (1984 Conf., 1st meeting, p.5)
83. “MOVED that the Executive Board:
III. Bibliography and Reference Series
84. There was a CONSENSUS to change the title of the SALALM “Bibliography Series” to “Bibliography and Reference Series” “in order that it include works not strictly bibliographies.” (1983 Conf., p.4)
85. A proposal to include the “Annual Report on Latin American and Caribbean Bibliographies” in the “Bibliography and Reference Series” was APPROVED. (1983 Conf., p.6)
IV. Final Report and Working Papers
(see also: Decision 15)
86. It was MOVED that “the Executive Secretary be instructed to reorganize the Final Report and Working Papers so that the committee reports from the annual meeting would be inserted as addenda to the Progress Reports.” (1977 Conf., p.3)
87.“Carl Deal MOVED that the Final Report and Working Papers for XXI, XXII, and all subsequent seminars be published in the same format as SALALM XX; that is, in the abridged version as approved.” The abridged version would include only material of enduring substantive value and not exceed 500 pages in length. Minutes and reports of business sessions would be distributed separately as appropriate and then made available to all on a cost‑plus‑handling‑charge basis. (1978 Midw., p.8)
88. It was VOTED “to change Final Report and Working Papers to Papers of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials.” (1982 Midw., p.2)
89. a. It was VOTED “that SALALM name the Past President as Editor of the SALALM Papers, that SALALM Secretariat contract for professional editing and word processing of the manuscript, and that the Secretariat be responsible for printing and distributing the final publication, with due dates and other stipulations as appropriate in the contracts.” (1983 Conf., p.4)
V. Microfilming Projects Newsletter
90. “It was AGREED that Suzanne Hodgman’s request that SALALM pay for the typing and mailing of the Newsletter be granted.” (1969 Conf , p.195)
91. “Those present AGREED that the Microfilm Projects Newsletter not only announce projects but also act as a clearinghouse of information on projects.” (1970 Midw., p.111)
92. The Microfilming Projects Newsletter “will be prepared in the same style as in the past, and published with the usual numbering system and the form of a SALALM working paper, and in addition will be distributed to all who replied to the questionnaire.” (1970 Conf., p.141)
VI. SALALM Newsletter
(see also: Decisions 47, 50)
93. “The session concluded with the Executive Board’s APPROVAL of the establishment of a newsletter.” (1972 Midw., p.10)
94. It was MOVED that “(1) SALALM will support the Newsletter with a specified annual amount in the budget to allow better planning; (2) typing and printing should continue at the Secretariat, but final copy should be returned to the Editor for proof reading before publication; (3) priorities for inclusion in the Newsletter should be: first, organizational news; second, news notes about personalities and activities of interest; … (4) the Editor be authorized to contact experts to evaluate bibliographies as needed without Editorial Board approval; (5) the Newsletter Editor automatically be a member of the Editorial Board.” (1977 Midw., p.4)
95. The Editor of the SALALM Newsletter “recommended the inclusion of a cumulative index in the Newsletter every fifth year, at an increase in publishing costs.” (1978 Midw., p.10)
96. “Marietta Shepard then MOVED that the LC Information Bulletin’s report on SALALM be reproduced in the SALALM Newsletter and that the budget item for the Newsletter be increased to cover the cost; and that summaries of reports of conferences of special interest to SALALM members be included in the Newsletter.” (1978 Conf., p.10)
97. It was APPROVED that “the Resolutions and the List of Committees, now issued as a separate publication, be published in the September Newsletter along with the report of the Executive Secretary.” (1979 Midw., p.3)
98. It was APPROVED that “committee chairmen turn in only one report each year…for publication in the [September] Newsletter.” (1979 Midw., p.3)
99. There was a CONSENSUS that responses received to the resolutions “be at least acknowledged in the SALALM Newsletter and that some should be printed, at least in part, in the Newsletter.” (1981 Conf., 1st meeting, p.2)
100. “It was DECIDED that names [of members of the Executive Board] be printed in the Newsletter, on verso of the title page.” (1983 Midw., p.6)
101. “By consensus it was APPROVED that the President will highlight actions of the Executive Board in ‘Message’ section of the Newsletter following each meeting, based on a summary of major actions supplied by the Rapporteur, and that minutes of the Board be published in the Newsletter as they are approved.” (1983 Midw., p.7)
102.“…there should be a [Marietta Daniels Shepard] memorial scholarship to assist a Latin American candidate obtain a library degree in a North American library school.” (1985 Conf., p.11)
103. “It was MOVED and seconded that the Davidson report’s recommendation that he pursue an endowment agreement with the GSLIS [Graduate School of Library and Information Science] of the University of Texas be approved.” (1985 Conf., 1st meeting, p.11 as amended; cf. SALALM Newsletter, Sept. 1986, p.7)
104.“…membership forms will provide space for members to designate that an optional donation to the Marietta Daniels Shepard Scholarship fund be made.” (1987 Conf., 1st meeting, p.7)
105. a. “When the MOTION was put to the vote, the following resulted: the meeting [i.e., Executive Board] was in favor of continuing support for the scholarship, in an amount to be determined by a vote of the Finance Committee. A second part of the MOTION—to keep building the [endowment] fund—also passed. The VOTE was equally in favor of the idea of financing attendance at the annual conference and then requiring this attendance of the scholarship recipients. In discussion it was added that this would be the case if there [were] not more than two recipients; if there were, SALALM would select the two.” [Note: travel expenses for recipients implemented only for 1991 conference] (1990 Conf., 1st meeting, p.7)
106. “She [Executive Secretary] noted that sales of [SALALM] mailing labels had been spasmodic; to date the sales had generated $250. The Board APPROVED putting such proceeds into the Marietta Daniels Shepard Scholarship Fund.” [rescinded by Finance Committee, May 1993; cf. note to report of the Fund attached to Interim Report of the Treasurer, Sept. 1, 1993–May 15, 1994] (1991 Conf., 1st meeting, p.9)
107. “The suggestion was then put in the form of a MOTION and slightly amended to read as follows: that the amount of contributions received from individuals, up to a cumulative yearly total of $10,000, be matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis, by funds from the SALALM treasury.” (1991 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
108.“MOVED that we approve the following wording [for the Marietta Daniels Shepard Scholarship Fund endowment]: ‘Funds distributed from the endowment will be used to provide support for a student who is committed to fostering the development of libraries in Latin America and the Caribbean by pursuing a professional career in one or more of the countries of Latin America or the Caribbean.’” (2001 Conf., 2d meeting, IV, New Business)
109. “Accordingly the [Acquisitions] Committee MOVED that SALALM register its name and logo as a trademark.” (1990 Conf., 1st meeting, p.5)
110. There was general AGREEMENT “that the Treasurer be asked to submit on a regular basis to the Executive Secretary the records or copies of records of all transactions on the account attached to the Treasurer's Report.” (1979 Conf., p.14) meeting,
111.“MOTION: That the SALALM home page currently hosted at Cornell under the editorship of David Block, be changed from its experimental capacity to a formal relationship to the organization as the official SALALM home page [and that] a group be appointed by the Executive Board to begin to formulate policies and procedures for construction of the home page.” (1996 Conf., 2d meeting, p.2)
112. “Gutiérrez-Witt MOVED that the Executive Board accept recommendations outlined in the Ad Hoc Home Page Committee report and that the details be worked out at a later date. (1997 Conf., 2d meeting, p.3)
113. “MOVE that the [SALALM] homepage be organized according to this general concept [i.e., three broad categories: (1) SALALM (what we will say about ourselves, archival function as well as a bulletin board aspect,( 2) Book Trade (links to booksellers, bookfairs, acquisition trips), (3) Full text publications (LAIS, edited by Laura Shedenhelm)] and that it be endorsed by the Executive Board.” (1998 Conf., 1st meeting, IV.B.10)
114. “McNeil MOVED for the creation of the post of SALALM Website Advisor to be responsible to the Executive Board for official and news-related materials carried on the SALALM homepage and the post of SALALM Web Publications Editor to be responsible to the Editorial Board for other publications carried on the SALALM Website.” (1998 Conf., 2d meeting, IV.B)
115.“…it was AGREED buying our domain name was a good idea.” (2000 Conf., 1st meeting, III.B.10)
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