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2005



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January

January 7, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 1 | January 14, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 2
January 21, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 3 | January 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 4



January 7, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 1


Staff News

I am pleased to announce that James Rodgers has accepted the Acquisitions Coordinator position previously held by Aaron Smith. James bring a wealth of book trade experience. Prior to accepting this position he worked as Office Manager at T.I.S. Music Catalog. He has also worked at the Oxford Book Store in Atlanta, Georgia as well as Strand Book Store in New York City. James has his M.A. degree in Musicology from IU School of Music. James's first day with us will be Wednesday, January 5th.


Submitted by: Lisa Lent, Technical Services, IUB.


 

Library News and Events

Geography and Map Library News

At the request of Professor Sara Pryor, the Geography & Map is pleased to host a display of beautiful and informative Weather and Climate posters prepared by her Atmospheric Science (G433) students. Topics include "Tornadoes and Thunderstorms," "Cyclones," "Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Formation," "Hurricane Classification," "Satellite Remote Sensing as It Pertains to Synoptic Meteorology" and many more. These will be on exhibit through mid-January. Most of the posters were plotted on the 54" plotter available in the Geography & Map Library, supported by the Indiana University Libraries, Geography Department, CIPEC and ACT.


Bill Cuthbertson, Fall Intern for Geography & Map, has also mounted a display on the Library's collection of maps owned and used by Professor Alfred Kinsey, mostly dealing with his early Gall Wasps research. Portions of the maps are also on display on our Web site at ?pageId=1946.


Submitted by: Lou Malcomb, Geography & Map Library, IUB.


ALF Statistical Report (through December 31, 2004)

I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

In December 2004 there were 25,746 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections.

Former Location : Items Accessioned
Main Library : 23,679
Geo/Map : 26
Lilly : 169
Former Off-Site Fac. : 1,872
Totals : 25,746

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

Through December 31, 2004 there had been 631,448 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections and the number of shelves they occupy.

Former Location : ALF Shelves Occupied : Items Accessioned into ALF
BUS/SPEA : 248 : 37,129
Chemistry : 33 : 5,270
Education : 46 : 7,211
Geography/Map : 6 : 716
Geology : 73 : 10,299
HPER Library : 30 : 6,915
Journalism Library : 58 : 11,794
Life Sciences : 62 : 7,509
Lilly Library : 417 : 23,459
Main Library : 1,527 : 330,855
Off-Site Storage : 1,272 : 177,340
Swain Hall Library : 74 : 8,676
University Archives : 559 : 4,275
Totals : 4,405 : 631,448

III. 2004 ACCESSIONS REPORT

In the calendar year 2004, there were 354,172 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections.

Former Location : Items Accessioned into ALF
BUS/SPEA : 37,129
Chemistry : 5,270
Education : 7,211
Geography/Map : 716
Geology : 10,299
HPER Library : 3,510
Journalism Library : 11,794
Life Sciences : 7,509
Lilly Library : 9,590
Main Library : 140,242
Off-Site Storage : 109,266
Swain Hall Library : 8,441
University Archives : 3,195
Totals : 354,172

IV. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL SERVICES REPORT

In December 2004 there were 639 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors. The items retrieved were formerly housed at the following IUB locations:

Former Location : Number Retrieved : Pct. Of Total
BUS/SPEA : 97 : 15.2%
Chemistry : 0 : 0.0%
Education : 0 : 0.0%
Geography/Map : 3 : 0.5%
Geology : 11 : 1.7%
HPER Library : 8 : 1.3%
Journalism Library : 53 : 8.3%
Life Sciences : 5 : 0.8%
Lilly Library : 45 : 7.0%
Main Library : 200 : 31.3%
Off-Site Storage : 202 : 31.6%
Swain Hall Library : 8 : 1.3%
University Archives : 7 : 1.1%
Total : 639 : 100%

V. 2004 RETRIEVAL SERVICES REPORT

In the calendar year 2004, there were 6,203 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors. The items retrieved were formerly housed at the following IUB locations:

Former Location : Number Retrieved : Pct. Of Total
BUS/SPEA : 362 : 5.8%
Chemistry : 26 : 0.4%
Education : 25 : 0.4%
Geography/Map : 4 : 0.1%
Geology : 54 : 0.9%
HPER Library : 172 : 2.8%
Journalism Library : 213 : 3.4%
Life Sciences : 26 : 0.4%
Lilly Library : 317 : 5.1%
Main Library : 1,954 : 31.5%
Off-Site Storage : 2,719 : 43.8%
Swain Hall Library : 47 : 0.8%
University Archives : 284 : 4.6%
Total : 6,203 : 100%

VI. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

There are 4,405 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,424 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

30.5% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.


Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility


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January 14, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 2


Staff News


I am pleased to announce two new appointments in the IUB Libraries: Mary Strow as Head of Campus Libraries, and Marion Frank-Wilson as Head of the Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC). Both appointments will be effective February 1, 2005.


As Head of Campus Libraries, Mary Strow will continue to serve as Head of the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Library, a position she has held since July, 2000. Mary is also the Collection Manager for the Theatre and Drama fund. Mary brings a broad range of experience in both the campus libraries and Main Library to her new position. Her career in the IU Bloomington Libraries began in 1988 as a Visiting Librarian in the Reference Department. She has been the Librarian for Instruction and later the Librarian for Reference Services in the Undergraduate Library, Acting Head of the Fine Arts Library, Assistant to the Acting Head of the Music Library, and Coordinator of the Science Libraries.


Mary has a distinguished record of professional development and service at the local, state, and national levels. She recently completed a sabbatical in which she completed extensive research for a biography on Dorathi Bock Pierre, dance teacher, publisher, and book collector. She has been active in the Arts Section of ACRL, completing a term as Chair in 2002-03, and attended the LAMA 2004 National Leadership Institute last November.

While she serves as Head of the Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC), Marion Frank-Wilson will also continue her responsibilities as Librarian for African Studies, a position she has held since September 1998. As an active member of SALC and as the liaison to IU's interdisciplinary African Studies Program for more than six years, Marion brings valuable experience not only in the Main Library but also working with faculty in various academic departments to her new position.


Marion has a wide-ranging record of professional development and service at the local, state and national levels. She has recently completed her term as secretary of the IULFC and has served as chair of the BLFC Collection Development Committee in the past. She is active in the Africana Librarians Council of the African Studies Association where she is the coordinator of the Title VI Librarians group. Marion is also the editor of the Africana Libraries Newsletter and the book review editor of Africa Today, and interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal. She was one of two co-editors of an electronic publication, the Nuer Field Notes Project (http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/nuer) which was completed in 2003, has published in peer-reviewed journals, and is currently working on an anthology of travel writing by Africans.


Please join me in congratulating and welcoming Mary and Marion to their new positions.


Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Administration, IUB.


Library News and Events

INULA SOCIAL LUNCHEON ON FEBRUARY 2
You are invited to join your InULA colleagues for a social luncheon celebrating Black History Month and the hope of spring (Groundhog's Day).

Affairs of the Sun Catering will serve us a lasagna lunch and our featured speaker will be Ann O'Bryan, Associate Librarian at IUPUI. Ann will be discussing her research on a library that a group of free African Americans organized in 1842 Rush County, Indiana.

InULA Social Luncheon
Wednesday, Febrary 2, 2005
12:00 Noon
Geology Building, Room S201
Indiana University, Bloomington

Cost of the luncheon is $15.00. Please RSVP by Friday, January 28. Complete details of the menu and parking information can be found at the following URL: http://mypage.iu.edu/~sarneal/InULALuncheon.htm

RSVP to:
Sally Neal
sarneal@iupui.edu
InULA Program and Social Committee Chair
IUPUI University Library, 755 W. Michigan St., Indiana, IN 46202
(317) 274-1680

Send your luncheon check of $15.00, payable to InULA to:
Deloice Holliday
InULA Treasurer
dehollid@indiana.edu
Indiana University Main Library W121
1420 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-9857


Submitted by: Deloice Holliday, InULA Treasurer


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events
The IUB Libraries will host a series of events to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr Day.

MLK Holiday Film Festival
When: Monday, January 17
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where Main Library Media Showing Room (E174)
Back-to-back screenings of The Blackboard Jungle, The Defiant Ones, Carmen Jones, and A Raisin in the Sun. See IUB Libraries Web site for starting times.

MLK Speakers Series
"Martin Luther King, Jr.: Has His Dream Been Deferred or Fulfilled?"
When: Thursday, January 20
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Main Library Media Showing Room (E174)
Speaker: Dr. A. B. Assensoh, Professor & Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions, African American & African Diaspora Studies Department, IUB

Submitted by DeLoice Holliday, Multicultural Outreach Librarian, Information Commons/Undergraduate Services, IUB.

Fine Arts Library Benefit Dinner
The Fine Arts Library and the Friends of Art would like to extend an invitation to you to this year's Fine Arts Library Benefit Dinner. On Saturday, January 22, 2005 Professor Susan Nelson will present a lecture "Listening to Chinese Painting" at 5:00 pm in the Fine Arts Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. At 6:00 pm there will be a reception only for guests with reservations in the Library foyer followed by dinner at 6:30 pm in the Fine Arts Library.

The cost of the dinner is $45.00 per person. $20.00 is tax-deductible. Other donations are greatly appreciated and entirely deductible. Please reserve your places by Friday, January 14, 2005. For more information, you may call 855-5300 or email foart@indiana.edu.

This is always a great evening, so please reserve your ticket as soon as possible, seating is limited.

Submitted by B.J. Irvine, Fine Arts Library

Emily Hahn: A Life of Adventure and Writing

Reception on Friday, January 14, 5:30 pm
Lilly Library Main Gallery
Please join the Friends of the Lilly Library for a reception to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Emily Hahn and the opening of an exhibition devoted to her life. The reception will be held on Friday, January 14 at 5:30 pm.

Emily Hahn led a life that defied convention. Born in 1905 in St. Louis, Missouri, she became the first female to receive a degree in mining engineering from the University of Wisconsin in 1926. Her engineering career was short-lived. It was her passion for travel, writing and monkeys for which she is now known. She lived in New York, London, The Belgian Congo (now Zaire), and Shanghai in the 1930's and in Japanese occupied Hong Kong until repatriated in 1943. She wrote stories for The New Yorker, as well as serving as that magazine's China coast correspondent. She conducted notorious love affairs, was addicted for several years to opium, and smoked cigars in public.

Her writings span a range of genres. She wrote short stories, biographies, histories, non-fiction on a variety of subjects, books for children, and several autobiographical works. The exhibition displays a selection of her published works, with a rich array of her personal correspondence and papers. The exhibition will run from January 14 to March 31, 2005.

Submitted by Erika Dowell, Lilly Library

Librarians Day 2005 Arrangements Questionnaire

The Librarians? Day Committee (LDC) of the IULFC has begun preparing for "Librarians? Day 2005" in April and is focusing first on date and place.

Date: We are looking at two tentative dates in April:
Friday, April 15
Friday, April 22
Place: Melanie Hughes and the IU-Southeast Library staff have invited us to hold our 2005 program in New Albany to celebrate the opening of their new library which opened to students on January 10. For more information on the new library and the move, see: http://www.ius.edu/library/news.html

The LDC seeks your input on both issues to guide us in developing this year?s Librarians? Day. We know travel to Southeast may be a hardship for some and that extra travel funds are non-existent; however, new libraries do not open every day and this is an occasion for celebration.

Please assist the Committee by answering the following questions (please circle all that apply):
Date: I will attend on:
Friday, April 15 Yes No
Friday, April 22 Yes No
Place: I will attend if held at:
IU-Southeast (New Albany) Yes No
IU-IUPUI (Indianapolis) Yes No
IU-Kokomo Yes No
IU-Bloomington Yes No
By January 28, please return this questionnaire to:
Lynda Fuller Clendenning (LDC, chair)
Email: lfclende@indiana.edu
Phone: 812 855 1673 Fax: 812 855 3072
Mail: Main Library, E350, IUB
The IULFC Librarians? Day Committee members are Stephen McShane (NW), Sue London (IUPUI), and Lynda Fuller Clendenning (IUB) and thank you for your participation.

Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Tech Services, IUB.

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January 21, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 3

Library News and Events

Directors' Council Final Charge

Final Charge For the IUB Libraries' Directors' Council - The primary purpose of the Directors' Council is to provide a forum for the Council to inform and advise the Dean of the Libraries and each other on important local operational concerns as well as national trends and developments in library and academic matters. The Directors' Council will maintain and share an awareness of Library programs as well as initiatives within Indiana University, the state of Indiana, the region, and nationally that may be relevant to the IUB Libraries' interests, needs, and priorities.

It is expected that the Directors' Council will adopt a broad and impartial operational and campus perspective. The Dean of Libraries will inform the Council of needs and concerns and will seek advice about major modifications of library policies and operations that may affect both the Libraries and the campus community.


The Directors' Council will monitor established strategies and programs to ensure that they are planned and executed in a timely, effective, and comprehensive manner. The Council will review significant library projects, beginning early in the planning phase and continuing through implementation, to ensure that they are in step with the IUB Libraries' and the campus' programs and infrastructure.

Members of the Directors' Council will facilitate open communication between Library staff and the Directors' Council by sharing draft agendas with staff in their respective departments and asking for input prior to the meetings. Likewise, members will communicate decisions and other appropriate information discussed at the DC meetings with staff in their areas as well as across departmental and divisional lines and when appropriate, with others on campus. Minutes from

Director's Council meetings are posted on the Libraries Intranet at: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=1657


Submitted by Harriette A Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB


Lilly Library Discussion

"The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini discussed at the Lilly Library

WHEN: At 4:00 p.m. on February 17, Paul Losensky, a professor of Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University, will lead a discussion group about the novel at the Lilly Library.


The arts council announced Monday that the novel is its 2005 selection for One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond, a program that encourages communitywide reading of a single text.


"The Kite Runner", published in 2003, is the first novel for Khaled Hosseini, an internist in California. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, Hosseini moved to the United States as a teenager. His story explores his native country's recent history through the themes of friendship and family, specifically a father-son dynamic.

Submitted by Susan Yoon, Administration, IUB.


IUB Libraries' Media Literacy Film Series & Brown Bag presents: "The Future of American Jobs"

American Jobs
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Main Library, Media Showing Room (E174)


This thought-provoking film "explores the impact of low-wage foreign competition on American workers, families and communities." Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies will lead a discussion immediately following the screening about issues raised in the film.

For more information, contact Monique Threatt at 855-9857 (mthreatt@indiana.edu)


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January 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 4

Staff News

Michael Fling, collection development librarian at the Cook Music Library, Bloomington, has published Library Acquisition of Music. The 231-page volume was commissioned by the Music Library Association as number 4 in its Basic Manual Series as a how-to guide for librarians, and is available from Scarecrow Press. It discusses publication and distribution avenues for both printed and recorded music, techniques for ordering music and dealing with music approval plans, sources for secondhand and out-of-print music, how to acquire foreign dissertations and photographic reproductions of early-music resources, and concludes with an extended glossary of specialized English and foreign-language terms and used by music publishers and vendors.


Library News and Events

Announcing the next IULFC meeting

IULFC will meet via polycom Thursday, February 24 from 3:00 until 4:30. Rooms have been reserved on the Bloomington, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and South Bend campuses as follow:


BL - acr (m1)
IN - ul 1116 (m1)
FW - kettler g22
SB - northside 075b
Please contact Polly Boruff-Jones, IULFC Secretary, (pboruffj@iupui.edu) for further information.

Did you attend the ALA 2005 Mid-Winter Meeting???Friday, February 4th, 12 noon - 1:15 p.m.
Brown Bag Lunch and Round-robin Discussion
Main Library, room E174

Come Share your ALA Mid-Winter meeting activities, and information
About new products, practices, and publications that you learned about!!!
This event is sponsored by the BLFC Continuing Education Committee

Submitted by: Grace Jackson-Brown, BLFC Continuing Education Committee Chairperson

Unusual Geosciences Library Visitor!


On Friday, January 21, the custodian here at the Geosciences Library left us a note saying that we should call Pest Control because he had seen an animal "bigger that a rat and smaller than a squirrel." After consulting further with the custodian, Pest Control set some live traps in the Geosciences Library. The animal, which turned out to be a flying squirrel, was caught some time Wednesday night and has now been released outside. Geosciences Library staff have appropriately named him "Rocky." Despite a thorough search of the Geosciences Library, there is no sign of "Bullwinkle". Several pictures of him have been posted on the Geosciences Library Intranet site http://www.indiana.edu/~libgeol/rocky.html.


Submitted by: Linda Zellmer, Geosciences Library


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February


February 4, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 5
| February 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 6
February 18, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 7


February 4, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 5

Library News and Events

ArtsWeek is coming!

Beginning next Thursday, February 10, and running through Sunday, February 20, ArtsWeek is the most comprehensive and event-packed period of the always busy arts world in Bloomington. This year, ArtsWeek features everything from visiting musicians (Beausoleil, P.D.Q. Bach and the Susie Ibarra Quartet) to poets (Yusef Komunyakaa) to fiction writers (Michael Martone) to playwrights, an opera (View from the Bridge), musicals (Assassins), several plays (Heat, Desdemona, and Bacchai), to art exhibits (at SoFA, Kinsey and the Waldron), and much more!

Visit artsweek.indiana.edu for the entire list and details about the programs and the participating organizations.
 
Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Administration


ALF Statistical Report (through January 31, 2005)
I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT
In January 2005 there were 22,488 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections.

Former Location Items Accessioned
Main Library 22,408
Former Off-Site Fac. ___ 80
Totals 22,488

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT
Through January 31, 2005 there had been 653,936 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections and the number of shelves they occupy.

Former Location ALF Shelves Occupied Items Accessioned into ALF
BUS/SPEA 248 37,129
Chemistry 33 5,270
Education 46 7,211
Geography/Map 6 716
Geology 73 10,299
HPER Library 30 6,915
Journalism Library 58 11,794
Life Sciences 62 7,509
Lilly Library 417 23,459
Main Library 1,611 353,263
Off-Site Storage 1,273 177,420
Swain Hall Library 74 8,676
University Archives 559 4,275
Totals 4,490 653,936

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL SERVICES REPORT

In January 2005 there were 1,223 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors. The items retrieved were formerly housed at the following IUB locations:

Former Location Number Retrieved Pct. Of Total
BUS/SPEA 91 7.4%
Chemistry 6 0.5%
Education 5 0.4%
Geography/Map 4 0.3%
Geology 55 4.5%
HPER Library 26 2.1%
Journalism Library 65 5.3%
Life Sciences 26 2.1%
Lilly Library 28 2.3%
Main Library 549 44.9%
Off-Site Storage 313 25.6%
Swain Hall Library 5 0.4%
University Archives 50 4.1%
Total 1,223 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT
There are 4,490 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,392 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

31.2% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility

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February 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 6


Staff News

I am pleased to announce that Lori Duggan has accepted the position of Assistant University Electronic Resources Administrator. Lori has been employed by The Kinsey Institute Library since September 2003 as a Cataloging Specialist. Prior to this Ms. Duggan held the position of Electronic Resources Acquisitions Assistant with the Library Electronic Resources Acquisitions office. Lori has an undergraduate degree from I.U. in Music Education and has also earned an M.L.S. from Indiana University. Lori will begin her new duties on February 21, 2005.

Submitted by: Gordon Lynn Hufford, University Electronic Resources Administrator


Library News and Events

Healthy Heart Open House

Please stop over to the HPER Library on Monday, February 14th for the Healthy Heart Open House from 8:30-11:00am. We will be serving red, heart-shaped bagels and spreads, fresh fruit, juices, bottled water and hot drinks, and other goodies until supplies run out. (Last year, they ran out quickly!) We will also display some of the many books that we have on healthy diets, nutrition, and exercise, and will feature heart-healthy recipes from the Joan Drake Cookbook Collection. Jog on over to Room 029 in the HPER Building and join us!


Submitted by: Mary Strow, Head, HPER Library


School of Library and Information Science Alumni Receptions

The School of Library and Information Science and the SLIS Alumni Board will host receptions for alumni/ae in the Bloomington and Indiana polis areas in early March.

  • In Bloomington, the reception will be held on Wednesday evening, March 2nd, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Woodburn House, 519 N College Avenue. Featured guests are SLIS alumni Brian Kleber (MIS '04), Lou Malcomb (MLS '73), Yvonne Oliger (MLS '82) and Joel Silver (MLS '86).

  • The Indianapolis reception will take place once again at the Easley Winery, 205 N. College Avenue, located at the corner of College Avenue and Ohio Street, on Thursday evening, March 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be an optional tour of the winery, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Featured SLIS alumni are: Barbara Fischler (MA '64), Cynthia Monnier (MLS '93) and Tony Stamatoplos (MLS '89). [Map to Easley Winery: http://www.easleywine.com ]

    We hope you will join us for the reception that is more convenient for you. We are planning an evening of food, beverages, and good conversation with fellow alums and friends. This is a way we can make time to meet and greet one another, to re-connect, in a casual setting. We look forward to seeing you there. Please call the SLIS toll-free number or e-mail Sarah Burton to let us know which reception you plan to attend. The toll-free number is 888-335-7547; e-mail address is: burtonsp@indiana.edu. We look forward to hearing from you and visiting with you at the reception.


    Submitted by: SLIS Administration


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    February 18, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 7

    Library News and Events


    New Database of online recordings available!

    As part of our continuing research and leadership in the area of digital music libraries, during the next two month, The Cook Music Library is making available a trial of the Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM).


    DRAM, a project developed by New York University and New World Records, lets you research and stream on-demand, American music - including classical, jazz, folk, Native American, musical theater, opera, electronic, experimental, et al - not usually available from commercial sources.

    DRAM includes over 1,200 CDs from the catalogues of record labels such as New World Records, CRI, Albany, innova Recordings, Cedille, Pogus, Deep Listening, XI, and Mutable Music. More labels are expected to join soon. You can make playlists for yourself or share them online with classmates, colleagues, and friends. The system also has complete liner notes, discographies, bibliographies, and historical essays.


    To Access DRAM, go to: http://dram.nyu.edu

    On the lower left of the screen, click "login". You will be redirected to a website at NYU. Once there, select Indiana University from the drop-down menu in the center of the screen. You will then be taken to the familiar IU Central Authentication Service login screen. Login using your netid and password. Depending on your browser, you may get a few messages regarding certificates. Simply accept them and continue. You will then be taken to a user agreement. You must agree to the terms to be taken back to the DRAM site where you can begin searching and listening.

    In March, representatives of the Database of Recorded American Music will be coming to Bloomington to gather feedback from students and faculty. Please contact me if you are interested in participating in a focus group, or if you have any feedback or technical questions.


    Submitted by: Philip Ponella, Director, William and Gayle Cook Music Library


    Librarians' Day 2005

    Librarians' Day 2005 is scheduled for Friday, April 22 and will e held at the IUSE Library in New Albany where we will celebrate the opening of the new library building. Thanks to all of you who answered the committee's survey which helped us determine the date and place for this year's Librarians' Day meeting.

    We are very pleased to announce that Hannelore B. Rader, University Librarian and Dean at the University of Louisville will be our speaker. Dean Rader is a national leader in the area of information literacy and has been very involved in the development of ACRL's information Literacy Competency Standards for High Education.


    Messages on registration, lunch, concurrent and poster sessions will be forthcoming. Please place a hold on your calendars for Friday, April 22 for Librarians' Day 2005.


    Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Chair, IUFLC Librarians' Day Committee


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    March

    March 4, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 9 | March 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 10
    March 18, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 11



    March 4, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 9


     

    Library News and Events


    Volunteers Needed for ILF Annual Conference Store

    The ILF Conference Store needs volunteers to work during the ILF Annual Conference, Wednesday, March 23, 2005 and Thursday, March 24, 2005. The Conference is packed full of interesting sessions, but it might be fun to take a break during all of that intellectual contemplation to meet and greet fellow attendees as you sell merchandise from the Conference Store.

    Attached is a volunteer form for the Conference Store where you can indicate the day and time you would like to work.

    On behalf of ILF and the Conference Store, thank you so much for volunteering. We could not run the organization without you.


    Submitted by: Cheryl Truesdell, Co-Chair, ILF Annual Conference Store


    March 23: Hands-on, EndNotes workshop and Q&A session!

    The following classes will be taught by Donna Kirking, training coordinator at Thomson ISI:


    1) EndNote: The Basics workshop:
    Provides an introduction and overview of EndNote focusing on producing more efficient and effective bibliographies. In this workshop you will learn to capture citation/bibliographic information, how to use word processing programs to reformat your in-text citations and bibliographies, how to use a wide variety of style formats and you will merge libraries, work with footnotes in "Cite While You Write", add text to citations in "Cite While You Write", change text in libraries globally and link references to files and web sites.

    When: Wednesday 3/23/2005. 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Library Information Commons, STEPS classroom


    2) EndNote Question and Answer Panel:
    A question-and-answer demonstration for experienced EndNote users. Registrants can email questions to ittraining@indiana.edu 48 hours prior to the workshop to have them addressed in the workshop. The workshop content will be determined by the questions received. Possible topics include: customizing and creating new output styles, import filters, or reference styles, etc. The session will be lead by Donna Kirking, Product Training Coordinator, Thomson ResearchSoft

    When: Wednesday 3/23/2005. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Library Information Commons, STEPS classroom

    To register for this or any of the other STEPS workshops offered by IT Training & Education, see: http://ittraining.iu.edu/iub/workshops Questions? Contact IT
    Training & Education at ittraining@indiana.edu or 855-7383.


    Submitted by: Moira Smith, Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC)


    Media Literacy Brown Bag Film Series:

    Bring your lunch and join us as we explore the American workforce.

    PBS Frontline: Is Wal-Mart Good for America? (60min., 2004)

    FRONTLINE offers two starkly contrasting images: one of empty storefronts in Circleville, Ohio; the other, a sea of high rises in the South China boomtown of Shenzhen. What's the connection between American job losses and soaring Chinese exports? Wal-Mart. For Wal-Mart, China has become the cheapest, most reliable production platform in the world, the source of up to $25 billion in annual imports that help the company deliver everyday low prices.

    Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies will lead a discussion immediately following the screening about
    issues raised in the film.


    Date: Wednesday, March 9th
    Time: noon-1:30pm
    Location: Main Library, E174

    Farmingville (78min., 2002)


    Filmmakers Catherine Tambini and Carlos Sandoval document the next group of immigrants, the Mexicans, that are following in our long history of immigration. It looks at the people of Farmingville, New York, a community of 15,000 citizens, and how they are dealing with the influx of 1,500 Mexican workers.

    Luis Gonzalez, Librarian for Latin American, Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese will lead a discussion immediately following the screening about issues raised in the film.


    Date: Thursday, April 14th
    Time: noon-1:30pm
    Location: Main Library, E174


    Submitted by: Monique Threatt, Information Commons/Undergraduate Services


    Adoption of Collaboration Technologies: Integrating Technology Acceptance and Collaboration Technology Research

    Please join us for the second in a series of talks sponsored by the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics. This series is designed to introduce faculty, students and staff across the university to current research in social informatics conducted at IU and around the world. The complete schedule for the Spring 2005 is posted on the web at: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/research/rkcsi.html


    Speaker:
    Alan Dennis, Viswanath Venkatesh, and V. Ramesh, IU Kelley School of Business
    Topic: Adoption of Collaboration Technologies; Integrating Technology Acceptance and Collaboration Technology Research
    Date: Friday, March 4, 2005
    Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
    Place: LI001 Main Library

    Talk preceded by an informal gathering with cookies, tea, and coffee, available at 1:45 pm


    Submitted by: Alice Robbin, Associate Professor, SLIS, Indiana University


    First CIC EPV Records Loaded Into IUCAT

    The first set of available records (40) for the CIC Electronic Publishing Venture (EPV) has been loaded into IUCAT for the ONLINE (system-wide) Library. The EPV is a collaborative venture involving university presses and research libraries, aimed at providing a digitized, completely searchable database of carefully edited, fully encoded, current (front-list) scholarly e-books in the humanities and social sciences.

    The initial set of titles were cataloged by the University of Michigan, who made the records available to the other CIC libraries. If you would like to see a list of the titles currently available in IUCAT, you can do a series search for "CIC e-publishing venture."


    The EPV has two main aims:

    1. To create and end-user and library-driven collection of scholarly e-books
    2. To review and redesign university press production processes to yield more flexible formats that help contain costs and facilitate multiple output and use options


    If you want to read more about the CIC EPV, you can see the slides from a PowerPoint presentation given to the Chief Academic Officers at the CIC institutions on June 4, 2002 as the program was being developed. The PowerPoint is at:


    Submitted by: Jacqueline Byrd, Head, Area Studies Cataloging Section Technical Services Department

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    March 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 10

    Staff News

    I am pleased to announce John Morriberon's appointment as the Reference/Technical Assistant in the Education Library. John has extensive reference experience having worked as a Reference Assistant in the Education Library, a Library Assistant IV at Walden University, and Reference Assistant at Tutor.com. John will earn his MLS in May 2005.


    Submitted by: Gwen Pershing, Head, Education Library


    Ralph Papakhian, head of technical services at the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, and Sue Stancu, sound recordings cataloger, each received a Distinguished Service Award from the Music OCLC Users Group. At the national meeting, Ralph and Sue were recognized for their contributions to music librarianship as "cataloger, educator, mentor and friend." Both were praised for their many contributions toward educating and inspiring music catalogers, much of it in tandem. Ralph and Sue have taught in the Music Librarianship program at SLIS for many years and have coordinated and taught in the national Music Cataloging Workshop since 1996, where they have "shaped the development of dozens, perhaps hundreds, of people entering music librarianship."

    We congratulate them on this well deserved honor!


    Submitted by: Philip Ponella, Director, William and Gayle Cook Music Library


    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Stacy Kowalczyk as the IN Harmony Project Manager. Stacy will begin work on March 21. This is a half-time librarian appointment, running through Septemeber 30, 2007. Stacy is currently a doctoral student in the School of Library and Information Science. Stacy is an experienced project manager, both in systems development projects and digitization projects. Immediately prior to coming to IU, Stacy worked for more than seven years in the Office for Information Systems at the Harvard University Library as Manager, Applications Programming, where she participated in over twenty digital library projects. We are confident that Stacy will be an excellent addition to the Digital Library Program and to the IN Harmony Project team. Please join me in welcoming Stacy to the Indiana University Libraries!


    Submitted by: Kristine Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program, IUB.


    Library News and Events


    IU South Bend's One Book, One Campus

    Chris Hedges, author of IU South Bend's first One Book, One Campus title, War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, will discuss his work and answer questions Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m. in the Student Activities Center, rooms 221-225. A book signing and reception sponsored by the New York Times will follow. This event is free and open to the public.


    Hedges, a former war correspondent, writes of lessons learned in his 15 years of covering war zones, in among other places, El Salvador, Iraq, Sarajevo, Kosovo.


    The Campus Bookstore will be selling copies of the book at the event for $11 (cash or check payment accepted).

    For more information, please call (574) 520-4410 or visit http://www.iusb.edu/~libg/onebook.

    One Book, One Campus is sponsored by the Franklin D. Schurz Library and the campus American Democracy Project with support from the Student Government Association, Chancellor Una Mae Reck, Vice Chancellor Alfred Guillaume, Dr. Francis A. Yeandel, Elkhart Truth, Indiana Humanities Council, The New York Times, Office of Public Affairs and University Advancement, University Center for Excellence in Teaching, and The Friends of the Franklin D. Schurz Library.


    Submitted by: Julie Elliott, Assistant Librarian, Franklin D. Schurz Library


    The IC2

    The IC2, located on the 2nd floor in the west tower of the Main Library, quietly opened for business on March 4th in the late afternoon. The Core Collection will be moved to the IC2 from the 4th floor of the west tower over spring break. Please stop in for a look if you have time. The IC2 offers the following services and resources:

  • 68 individual computer workstations

  • Seating and electrical power for 100+ laptop users

  • Current, high-use core book collection

  • UITS Technology consultation during all open hours

  • Library reference assistance

  • Printing

  • Wireless network

  • Quiet study space

    An opening reception is being planned for the IC2 on March 30th at 3:30 p.m. Look for further information closer to the date.


    Indiana University Librarian's Association Bloomington Book Sale 2005

    Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, in the IU Bloomington Main Library, Room E174.

    A $20.00 fee is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday, from 9:00 a.m.-noon. Admission is free from noon-5:00 p.m. Saturday and 11:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday. Most books will be offered for reduced prices on Sunday: half-price from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and $2.00 per bag from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The sale will close from 2:30-3:00 p.m.


    InULA accepts book donations to the sale until April 12. All kinds of books are welcome, as well as journals/magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, and CDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes.

    Donations to the InULA book sale may be made by contacting Sherri Michaels, 855-9857, shmichae@indiana.edu, or David Frasier, frasier@indiana.edu. (Note: please contact us before bringing any donations to the Library.)

    A non-profit organization, InULA supports professional development and continuing education for librarians and provides scholarships in the field of library and information science. For further information about the InULA Book Sale, contact Sherri Michaels, shmichae@indiana.edu, or Liz Goldberg, ellarson@indiana.edu.


    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, Lilly Library


    Indiana University African American Cultural Center Library Presents the 8th Annual Library Evening Extravaganza

    March 25, 2005

    6:00-8:00 p.m. Neal-Marshall Grand Hall

    Featured speakers:

    Dr. Portia Maultsby, Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology; Adjunct Professor in the School of Music, African Studies and American Studies

    Dr. Mellonee V. Burnim, Associate Professor Ethnomusicology

    Professors Maultsby and Burnim are the authors of the forthcoming book titled, African American Music: An Introduction


    A free buffet dinner will be served to the first 150 people.

    The dinner is catered by King Rib of Indianapolis
    Menu:
    Ribs and Chicken
    Mac & Cheese
    Baked Beans
    Greens
    Cornbread
    Cake

    Free and open to the public!

    Submitted by: Marianna Brough, Campus Library Coordinator, African American Cultural Center Library

    Indiana Online Users Group (IOLUG) Spring Program
    Marketing Your Library on the Web
    Hamilton East Public Library
    5 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN
    May 20, 2005

    It used to be "how do we bring our patrons through the front door?" The question now is "how do we bring our virtual patrons through our web front door." We know our users are out there, using the web to virtually exist. So, how can we market our library services and databases to bring in our virtual patrons? Our keynote speaker, Glenn Peterson, Web Administrator of the Hennepin County Library system in Minneapolis, MN, will be addressing such questions. He will share with us how his metropolitan library system is using the web to market their library services and resources. Topics to be covered include:

     

  • increasing web site use through patron online interaction with the library 
  • using tools & skills needed to implement interactive features, both free and commercial 

  • bridging your library?s web site and online catalog to benefit from the synergy of these two resources

  • including web-based services that will attract kids and teens 
  • adding value to your web site through library staff involvement

  • creating web-based tools to enable staff to contribute quickly and efficiently (and give them a sense of ownership)

  • working with key library staff to integrate your print and web marketing efforts 
  • marketing the site through your staff and your staff's in-person services through the site

    Our afternoon sessions will further explore various web marketing techniques.


    Schedule for the day:
    8:30-9:00 Registration
    9:00-9:30 IOLUG Business Meeting
    9:30-9:45 Break
    9:45-11:30 Keynote Address: Marketing your Public Library via the Web
    Speaker: Glenn Peterson, Hennepin Public Library, Minneapolis, MN

    (Note: A 10 minute break will take place at 10:30)

    11:30-12:30 Lunch
    12:30-1:10 Session Topic: Creating a Library Portal

    Speakers: Susan Metcalf & Joanne Artz, University of Southern Indiana

    1:15-1:55 Session Topic: Web Marketing and a Special Library

    Speaker: Donnett Ekwerike, Eli Lilly Library

    1:55-2:10 Break
    2:10-2:50 Session Topic: Ten Steps to Effective Web Presence

    Speaker: Michael Stephens, St. Joseph County Public Library

    2:55-3:35 Session Topic: Revamping an Academic Library Web Site

    Speaker: Eric Morgan, University of Notre Dame

    3:35-3:45 Wrap up and evaluations

    Registration is $25 for current IOLUG members or $45 for non-members. This includes break snacks, lunch (buffet with vegetarian choice), and speakers? handouts.


    Directions to the Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers, Indiana: From the West, South or East of Indianapolis, take I-465 to the Northeast side of Indianapolis. Merge onto I-69 N/IN-37 N via Exit 37B toward Ft. Wayne. Take the IN-37 N Exit (Exit 5) toward Fishers/Noblesville. Take the 116th St. ramp towards Fishers. Turn left onto E. 116th St, go about 1 mile. Turn right onto Municipal Dr.

    REGISTRATION Forms are available at: http://www.iolug.org


    Submitted by: Sally Neal, SETIN Team Assistant Librarian, IUPUI.


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    March 18, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 11

    Staff News

    Mechael Charbonneau, Director of Technical services and Head, Cataloging Division at the IUB Main Library was recently elected to serve on the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Policy Committee representing BIBCO (the PCC's monographic record component program). The PCC is an international cooperative effort with the stated goal of providing libraries more shared cataloging in order to realize increased efficiencies. The Program also plays a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of cataloging standards. IUB Libraries have been a long-standing participant in all four PCC components: BIBCO, CONSER, NACO, and SACO. Throughout her career, Mechael has actively contributed to the Program by serving as a member on several BIBCO, CONSER, and other PCC-related committees and task groups. Mechael's term on the PCC Policy Committee will begin effective October 1, 2005 and will extend until September 30, 2008. Congratulations, Mechael!


    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, Administration, IUB


    I am pleased to announce that Eric Hinchman ahs accepted the Serials Control Coordinator position in Serial Acquisitions. Eric recently held the graduate assistant position in the School of Library and Information Science. That position was given to Eric based on merit and is given to only 10% of the SLIS students. He earned his MIS in August 2004 from Indiana University. Please welcome Eric to Indiana University Libraries!


    Submitted by: Pam Owens, Head, Serials Acquisitions Unit, Indiana University


    Library News and Events


    Announcing the Revised White Collaborative Award

    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 by Herb White. It is now an annual award of $2500 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure-track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure-track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article and demonstrate initiative that extends beyond daily operational duties. The collaborations will demonstrate the importance of the faculty/librarian partnerships in research. Expenditures may include, but are not limited to, applicants' travel and lodging, travel and lodging of visiting scholars, lecturers and research collaborators, supplies and other items which may best serve the needs of the collaborative research effort.

    The request for applications will be made after June 30th, 2005.


    Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Development, IUB


    Indiana Online Users Group (IOLUG) Spring Program
    Marketing Your Library on the Web
    Hamilton East Public Library
    5 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN
    May 20, 2005


    It used to be "how do we bring our patrons through the front door?" The question now is "how do we bring our virtual patrons through our web front door." We know our users are out there, using the web to virtually exist. So, how can we market our library services and databases to bring in our virtual patrons? Our keynote speaker, Glenn Peterson, Web Administrator of the Hennepin County Library system in Minneapolis, MN, will be addressing such questions. He will share with us how his metropolitan library system is using the web to market their library services and resources. Topics to be covered include:

     

  • increasing web site use through patron online interaction with the library

  • using tools & skills needed to implement interactive features, both free and commercial
     
  • bridging your library's web site and online catalog to benefit from the synergy of these two resources
     
  • including web-based services that will attract kids and teens

  • adding value to your web site through library staff involvement
     
  • creating web-based tools to enable staff to contribute quickly and efficiently (and give them a sense of ownership) 
  • working with key library staff to integrate your print and web marketing efforts
     
  • marketing the site through your staff and your staff's in-person services through the site

    Our afternoon sessions will further explore various web marketing techniques.
    Schedule for the day:
    8:30-9:00 Registration
    9:00-9:30 IOLUG Business Meeting
    9:30-9:45 Break
    9:45-11:30 Keynote Address: Marketing your Public Library via the Web
    Speaker: Glenn Peterson, Hennepin Public Library, Minneapolis, MN

    (Note: A 10 minute break will take place at 10:30)

    11:30-12:30 Lunch
    12:30-1:10 Session Topic: Creating a Library Portal
    Speakers: Susan Metcalf & Joanne Artz, University of Southern Indiana
    1:15-1:55 Session Topic: Web Marketing and a Special Library

    Speaker: Donnett Ekwerike, Eli Lilly Library

    1:55-2:10 Break
    2:10-2:50 Session Topic: Ten Steps to Effective Web Presence
    Speaker: Michael Stephens, St. Joseph County Public Library
    2:55-3:35 Session Topic: Revamping an Academic Library Web Site
    Speaker: Eric Morgan, University of Notre Dame
    3:35-3:45 Wrap up and evaluations

    Registration is $25 for current IOLUG members or $45 for non-members. This includes break snacks, lunch (buffet with vegetarian choice), and speakers? handouts.


    Directions to the Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers, Indiana: From the West, South or East of Indianapolis, take I-465 to the Northeast side of Indianapolis. Merge onto I-69 N/IN-37 N via Exit 37B toward Ft. Wayne. Take the IN-37 N Exit (Exit 5) toward Fishers/Noblesville. Take the 116th St. ramp towards Fishers. Turn left onto E. 116th St, go about 1 mile. Turn right onto Municipal Dr.

    REGISTRATION Forms are available at: http://www.iolug.org


    Submitted by: Sally Neal, SETIN Team Assistant Librarian, IUPUI.

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    April

    April 1, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 14 | April 15, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 15
    April 22, 2005 - Volume 32 Number 16 | April 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 17


    April 1, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 14

    Staff News

    Play it Again: Moira Smith's Easter Interview

    If you missed NPR's Easter Sunday interview with IUB folklore librarian Moira Smith, follow the link below. Learn more about the origins of recognizable Easter icons--and the threat to Easter bunnies in Australia. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4563171

    Submitted by: Eric Bartheld, External Development, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events
     

    ALA Student Chapter Wins Awards

    Bloomington, IN- The American Library Association Student Chapter (ALA-SC) at the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science in Bloomington was named the ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award recipient for 2005. The honor is a first for the chapter.

    Debora Shaw, Executive Associate Dean and Professor, praised the group, saying, "The ALA student chapter has been a great support for SLIS students developing their professional contacts and advancing their careers. Congratulations on achieving this recognition from the Association."

    In announcing the honor, Courtney L. Young, Chair of the Student Chapter of the Year Award Committee, said the "selection is a tribute to your past year of accomplishments and hard work." Added Young: "The committee applauds Indiana Bloomington's hard work in membership and recruitment and retention efforts, including the mentor program and faculty membership. The balance and strength of professional programming and social activities was very good. The implementation of a bulletin board system for members was an outstanding way to facilitate chapter."

    Chapter President Arianne A. Hartsell agreed. "The members of the Executive Council have worked hard this year to revive the ALA-SC and expand its role to include not just professional development activities, but also social events. As a result, we have effectively increased membership and participation."

    The award, which is sponsored by the ALA Membership Council and New Members Round Table, comes with a travel grant of $1,000 to be used towards the cost of sending chapter representatives to the 2005 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on June 23-29. A certificate of recognition will be presented at a reception on Saturday, June 25, at 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

    Submitted by: Avraham Spechler, Webmaster, ALA-SC.

    The Indiana Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (I-ASIST) Presents Spring Program:
    Understanding, Motivating, and Successfully Working with the Millenial Generation

    The Indiana Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology invites you to join us as we connect with colleagues, share immigrant southern Italian cooking served family-style, and learn how to work with people of different ages!

    Thursday, May 12, 2005
    5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Buca di Beppo, Downtown Indianapolis

    Program:

    For the youngest members of the workforce (people born starting in 1980), the Energizer bunny has always been going, and going, and going and politicians have always used rock music for theme songs. The millenial generation is hitting the workplace with experiences and expectations different than those of early generations. During this session, participats will discuss generational differences, what motivates millenials, and tips for effectively working with the next generation.

    Speakers:

    Megan Palmer, Ph.D, is an Insturctional Design Specialist in the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning
    Terri A. Tarr, Ph.D, is Director, Instructional Design and Development in the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning

    Cost:

    $15 for ASIS&T Student Members *** $25 for ASIS&T Members
    $25 for Non-Member Students *** $35 for Non-Members

    Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 3, 2005
    Register online or download a registration form to mail in at:
    http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20050512.html

    Program Details:
    For more information on the program (directions, menu, etc):
    http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20050512.html
    or contact Merri Beth Lavagnino, Indiana ASIST Chair, mbl@iu.edu or 317-274-3739

    Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, IUPUI University Library.

    ALF Statistical Report (through March 31, 2005)

    I. Monthly Accessions Report
    In March 2005, there were 37,191 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections.

    Former Location : Items Accessioned
    Bus/SPEA : 137
    Swain Library : 6,502
    Wells Library : 29,079
    Totals : 35,718

    II. Total Accessions Report
    Through March 31, 2005 there had been 726,845 items accessioned into the ALF collection vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections and the number of shelves they occupy.

    Former Location : ALF Shelves Occupied : Items Accessioned into ALF
    Bradley Films : 39 : 696
    Bus/SPEA : 250 : 37,340
    Chemistry : 33 : 5,270
    Education : 46 : 7,211
    Geography/Map : 6 : 716
    Geology : 73 : 10,299
    HPER Library : 30 : 6,915
    Journalism : 58 : 11,794
    Life Sciences : 62 : 7,509
    Lilly Library : 417 : 23,460
    Off-Site Storage : 1,273 : 177,421
    Swain Hall Library : 120 : 15,178
    University Archives : 559 : 4,275
    Wells Library : 1,962 : 418,761
    Totals : 4,928 : 726,845

    III. Monthly Retrieval & Delivery Services Report
    In March 2005 there were 1,287 items retrieved form the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors.

    The items retrieved were formerly housed at the following IUB locations:

    Former Location : Number Retrieved : Percentage of Total
    Bus/SPEA : 153 : 11.9%
    Chemistry : 8 : 0.6%
    Education : 3 : 0.2%
    Geography/Map : 2 : 0.2%
    Geology : 88 : 6.8%
    HPER Library : 32 : 2.5%
    Journalism Library : 76 : 5.9%
    Life Sciences : 6 : 0.5%
    Lilly Library : 52 : 4.0%
    Former Off-Site Storage : 374 : 29.1%
    Swain Hall Library : 14 : 1.1%
    University Archives : 29 : 2.3%
    Wells Library : 450 : 35.0%
    Total : 1,287 : 100%

    The items were delivered to the following locations:

    Delivery Destination : Number Delivered : Percentage of Total AACC Library : 2 : 0.2%
    Bus/SPEA Library : 41 : 3.2%
    Chemistry Library : 22 : 1.7%
    Document Delivery Services : 354 : 27.5%
    Education Library : 33 : 2.6%
    Fine Arts Library : 7 : 0.5%
    Geography/Map Library : 28 : 2.2%
    Geology Library : 28 : 2.2%
    HPER Library : 87 : 6.8%
    Journalism Library : 22 : 1.7%
    Life Sciences Library : 15 : 1.2%
    Lilly Library : 52 : 4.0%
    Music Library : 4 : 0.3%
    Optometry Library : 0 : 0.0%
    Regional Campus Libraries : 46 : 3.6%
    SLIS Library : 12 : 0.9%
    Swain Hall Library : 33 : 2.6%
    University Archives : 29 : 2.3%
    Wells Library : 472 : 36.7%
    Total : 1,287 : 100%

    IV. ALF Capacity Report
    There are 4,928 shelvs now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,392 shelves available in the ALF collections vault. 34.2% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

    Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility.

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    April 15, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 15

    Staff News

    It is with some sadness that I announce the retirement of Nancy Boerner, Librarian for French and Italian, Germanic Studies, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, and West European Studies, effective August 31. In her work within the Subject and Area Librarians? Council, she has been extremely attentive to the needs of the faculty and students she serves, she has been an active and dependable member of SALC, and she has served the Libraries, the University, and the library profession with commitment and dedication.

    Nancy Boerner has been with the I.U. Libraries since 1984. She began as Library Associate for West European Studies. In 1989 she was asked to substitute for Hugo Kunoff, Librarian for Modern Languages, while he took on a temporary administrative assignment. From 1990-1993, she substituted for Nancy Cridland, who covered History and Religious Studies; Barbara Halporn, who was responsible for Classical Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, and History and Philosophy of Science; and Tony Shipps, who covered English and Theater. In 1994 she assumed the position as Librarian for French and Italian, Germanic Studies, Classical Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Linguistics, and West European Studies.

    Nancy has been active in the West European Studies Section of ACRL, serving terms on the WESS Executive Committee as secretary and as member-at-large. She is a co-editor of Reference Reviews Europe, which appears annually in print and online. She has translated journal articles and book reviews from German into English, and has just completed a translation of a biography of the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which is scheduled for publication in fall 2005 by Haus Publishing of London.

    Nancy did undergraduate work at Stanford, Chicago, and Wisconsin-Madison, before receiving a B.A. in economics from I.U. Her MLS is also from I.U. She has lived and traveled extensively in Europe.

    I speak for all of her colleagues throughout the Libraries as I congratulate Nancy on her retirement. All of us will miss her quiet but accomplished work ethic, her kindness and care for others, and the many contributions she has made to the IUB Libraries.

    Submitted by: Suzanne Thorin, University Dean of Libraries, IUB

    Libraries News and Events

    The Herbert S. and Virginia White Professional Development Award is a cash award, established by the former SLIS dean and his late wife, to support and emphasize the growth of an individual in the library profession.

    Please join the White Professional Award Committee in congratulating the following winners of this year's award:

    John Cash, Library Catalog Specialist

    Gabrielle Carr, Coordinator of Access Services

    Several excellent proposals were submitted, leaving the committee with the very difficult task of finding a winner. Thank you to all who participated in this process.

    Congratulations to John and Gabrielle!

    Submitted by: Jennifer Young Rigsby, External Relations and Development, IUB

    InULA Bloomington Book Sale 2005

    Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, in the IU Bloomington Main Library, Room E174.

    A $20.00 fee is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday, from 9:00 a.m.-noon. Admission is free from noon-5:00 p.m. Saturday and 11:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday. Most books will be offered for reduced prices on Sunday: half-price from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and $2.00 per bag from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The sale will close from 2:30-3:00 p.m.

    InULA accepts book donations to the sale until April 12. All kinds of books are welcome, as well as journals/magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, and CDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes.

    Donations to the InULA book sale may be made by contacting Sherri Michaels, 855-9857, shmichae@indiana.edu, or David Frasier, frasier@indiana.edu. (Note: please contact us before bringing any donations to the Library.)

    A non-profit organization, InULA supports professional development and continuing education for librarians and provides scholarships in the field of library and information science. For further information about the InULA Book Sale, contact Sherri Michaels, shmichae@indiana.edu, or Liz Goldberg, ellarson@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Liz Goldberg, Reference Librarian, IU Law

    Librarians Day Authors' Corner

    Librarians Day Authors' Corner: Call for Publications--The IULFC Research Committee is seeking copies of books and articles authored by IU librarians in 2004 and 2005. We would like to display a copy of the publication, as well as have the citation information for the Librarians Day bibliography. If you have a publication, please send it by April 15 to:

    Tiff Adkins
    Research Committee Co-Chair
    Walter E. Helmke Library
    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
    2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
    Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
    Phone: 260-481-6708
    Fax: 260-481-6509
    adkinst@ipfw.edu

    Submitted by Stephen G. McShane, Librarian, Archivist/Curator, IUN

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    April 22, 2005 - Volume 32 Number 16

    Staff News

    We regret to inform you of the death of Joyce Ann Owens, assistant Librarian, and Coordinator of E-Resources at IU Southeast Library. Joyce passed away on Friday, April 15, 2005 at the age of 50.

    A woman of many talents, Joyce joined the IU Libraries in 1998 as a Reference Assistant in Undergraduate Library Services (UGLS). Later, she would serve as Instruction Assistant, Publications Assistant, and Coordinator of Distance Education Services before coming to the Fine Arts Library in the fall of 2000 as Assistant to the Campus Library Head. There she juggled many duties, including day-to-day public services and electronic services, while completing her M.L.S., which she earned in 2001.

    Prior to pursuing a career in librarianship, Joyce had already enjoyed a varied career which included teaching stints in the English Department at Indiana State University and Butler University and in the American Studies Program and Experimental Course Curriculum in the College of Arts & Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington. While pursing a doctorate in Comparative Literature at IU, she was an Associate Instructor in the Comparative Literature Department, and taught in the Extended Studies Division of the School of Continuing Studies.

    Joyce's bright intellect, creative bent, and love of teaching earned her a number of student awards. She received Distinction for her Ph.D. qualifying examination in American Studies and Comparative Literature and a Masters Thesis Award in Comparative Literature. She also received a "Future Faculty Fellowship," and an "Outstanding Teaching Award" through the Comparative Literature Department .

    Her passion for the arts, especially are history, dance (for four years she was the dance reviewer for the Bloomington Herald-Times), had brought her to the Fine Arts Library as a doctoral student, and later as an instructor, and her wide range of interests and knowledge earned her the respect and affection of student and faculty users of the collections.

    In August 2004, she left the Fine Arts Library to become Coordinator of Electronic Resources in the IU Southeast Library. There, her patience, soothing demeanor, and winning way with a reference interview quickly established herself as on of the students' most popular reference librarians. During the Library's move to its new location, she served as one of the project's morale officers, arranging food, drink, and incentives to keep the moving crews happy and well-fed. At the time of her death, she had been in the process of developing a town-and-gown book club and a paperback browsing collections, and was preparing to continue work on her doctorial dissertation.

    Submitted by: B.J. Irvine, IUB and Marty Rosen, IUS


    Libraries News and Events

    Annual Retirement & Recognition Reception

    You are invited to attend the Libraries' Retirement & Recognition Reception held on Friday, May 6, from 2:30-4:00 in the Wells Library Reference Reading Room.

    The following individual is being honored for her retirement.

    Mary Wallace Davidson, Music Library

    The following individuals are being honored for their years of service to Indiana University.

    30 Years

    Eileen Fry, Fine Arts Library
    Robert Goehlert, Subject and Area Librarians Council
    Lou Malcomb, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services
    Kathleen McCarnes, Library Administration
    Ralph Papakhian, Cook Music Library
    Andrea Singer, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services
    Pat Steele, Customer and Access Services
    Saundra Taylor, Lilly Library

    25 Years

    Murlin Croucher, Subject and Area Librarians Council
    Elizabeth Johnson, Lilly Library
    Janice Lorenz, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Fran Sturgis, Customer and Access Services
    Jane Torres, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department

    20 Years

    Hugh Barbry, Mail Room and Facilities Services
    James Canary, Lilly Library
    Christopher Crago, Kent Cooper Room Services
    Ronald Luedemann, Document Delivery Services
    Nancy Mathews, Acquisitions Division, Technical Services Department
    Brenda Stevens, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Jo Ann Taylor, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Ruth Tucker, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Christopher Walker, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department

    15 Years

    Diana Burch, Budget and Supplies Office
    Jo Burgess, Wylie House Museum
    Linda Butler, Journalism Library
    Christina Coffey, Optometry Library
    Craig Eich, Business/SPEA Library
    Dennis O?Brien, Kent Cooper Room
    Mohammad Rajaii, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services
    Emily Tenney, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Dawn Walters, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department

    10 Years

    Bradley Cook, University Archives
    Lori Dekydtspotter, Lilly Library
    Erika Dowell, Lilly Library
    Anne Graham, Reference
    Patricia Hornick, Acquisitions Division, Technical Services Department
    Charlene Hu, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Peter Kaczmarczyk, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department
    Charla Lancaster, Collection Development
    Matthew Myers, Auxiliary Library Facility Services
    Christopher Phillips, Life Sciences Library
    Jill Terhune-Andrews, Library Administration

    The following individuals are being honored for awards and recognitions they have received in FY 2004-05.

    Eric Bartheld (Bronze medal from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for the IUB Libraries recent annual report "Trust/Truth")

    John Cash (2004-2005 joint recipient of the White Professional Development Award)

    Sarah Cornell (Beta Phi Mu Student Scholarship Award)

    Breon Mitchell (2004 recipient of the William S. Armstrong Ambassador Award)

    Ralph Papakhian (Distinguished Service Award from the Music OCLC Users Group)

    Mary Popp (2005 Gordon Faculty Award)

    Jenn Riley (2004 Literati Award for Excellence)

    Sue Stancu (Distinguished Service Award from the Music OCLC Users Group)

    Pat Steele (reappointed by Governor Kernan to the State Library and Historical Board and elected President of the Monroe County Public Library Board)

    Suzanne Thorin (2004 Synergy Award from the Indiana State Library)

    The following individuals are being honored for their volunteer service to the Libraries.

    April Blackwell, GIMSS
    Amy Long, GIMSS
    Adrienne Minock, GIMSS
    Gloriane Peck, GIMSS
    Liz Peck, GIMSS
    Johnnie Brantley, Lilly Library
    Carla Carson, Lilly Library
    Mary Davidson, Lilly Library
    Phil Evans, Lilly Library
    Robert Fuller, Lilly Library
    Janet Hamilton, Lilly Library
    Caitlin Hunter, Lilly Library
    Catherine Johnson, Lilly Library
    Brad Jones, Lilly Library
    Helga Keller, Lilly Library
    Bill Krause, Lilly Library
    Janice Lorenz, Lilly Library
    Megan Robb, Lilly Library
    Jean Smith, Lilly Library
    Martin Joachim, Lilly & Wells Libraries
    Mogan Tilleman, Lilly Library
    Marj Clayton, Wylie House
    Mary Emison, Wylie House
    Janie Harnett, Wylie House
    Rachel Kosmitis, Wylie House
    Naomi Lawlis, Wylie House
    Diamond Mather, Wylie House
    Virginia Miller, Wylie House
    Ellen Pittman, Wylie House
    Floyd Richards, Wylie House
    Lee Ridge, Wylie House
    Eve Schultes-Ridge, Wylie House
    Cindy Smith, Wylie House
    Carla Williams, Wylie House
    Carol Wise, Wylie House

    The following individuals are being honored for receiving tenure and/or promotion.

    Diane Dallis (Promoted to Associate Librarian)
    Jo McClamroch (Granted tenure and promoted to Associate Librarian)

    If you have corrections or additions to make to the above lists, please contact Shawny Taysom at 855-6610 or send e-mail to staysom@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Libraries Administration Office, IUB

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    April 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 17

    Staff News

    I am very please to announce the appointment of Dina Kellams as Assistant Librarian beginning May 1st. As some of you know, Dina has been a PA 11 in the University Archives since her initial appointment in 1999. Dina received her bachelor degrees in History and English in 1998 and her MLS in 2001, all at IU. In her relatively short professional career, Dina has already been an active member of several archival organizations. She is currently serving as President of the Society of Indiana Archivists, and as co-chair of the Local Arrangements Committee (for the fall 2005 meeting in Bloomington) of the Midwest Archives Conference. Presently Dina is co-instructor, along with her colleague Kristen Walker, of a regularly offered SLIS course on Encoded Archival Description. In her new role as librarian Dina will assume more records management, outreach and supervisory responsibilities. Dina will also continue creating MARC records and EAD finding aids for archival collections and providing reference service. Please join me in congratulating Dina on her promotion to the Librarian ranks.


    Submitted by Phil Bantin: Director of University Archives, IUB.

    Libraries News and Events

    I-ASSIS&T Spring Program: The Millennial Generation

    *** Reminder: Registration is due by end of day Tuesday, May 3. ***

    The Indiana Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (I-ASIS&T) invites you to the following program:

    "Understanding, Motivating, and Successfully Working with the Millennial Generation" Thursday, May 12, 2005 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Buca di Beppo, downtown Indianapolis.

    Please join us as we connect with colleagues at Buca di Beppo Restaurant to share immigrant southern Italian cooking served family-style and learn how to work with people of different ages!

    Our guest speakers will be Megan Palmer, Ph.D., Instructional Design Specialist at the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning and Terri A. Tarr, Ph.D., Director, Instructional Design and Development, IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning.

    *** Program Abstract ***
    For the youngest members of the workforce (people born starting in 1980), the Energizer bunny has always been going, and going, and going and politicians have always used rock music for theme songs. The millennial generation is hitting the workplace with experiences and expectations different than those of earlier generations. During this session, participants will discuss generational differences, what motivates millennials, and tips for effectively working with the next generation.

    *** Program Logistics ***
    Buca di Beppo Restaurant, downtown Indianapolis
    35 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    (317) 632-2822

    5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Social networking / Appetizers / No-host bar 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Program

    *** Menu Served Family Style! ***
    Insalate: Di Beppo 1893 Salad
    Antipasti: Bruschetta
    Entrees: Chicken with Lemon; Eggplant Parmigiana
    Pasta: spaghetti Aglio Olio, Quatrro al Forno
    Side Dishes: Green Beans; Garlic Mashed Potatoes
    Dolci: Tort Doppis Cioccolato; Spumoni
    Drinks: soft drinks, iced and hot tea, coffee

    Alcoholic drink may be purchased individually.
    *** Cost ***
    $15 for ASIS&T Student Members
    $25 for ASIS&T Members
    $25 for Non-Member Students
    $35 fro Non-Members

    *** Registration: (deadline: Tuesday, May 3, 2005) ***
    Register online or download a registration form to mail in at:
    http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASAS/programs/20050512.html
    We do accept Visa, Master Card, and American Express via our online form or fax.

    *** Parking ***
    Buca di Beppo is attached to the Circle Block Garage which usually charges $3/hour. The entrance to the garage is on Illinois Street next to the restaurant. Alternatively, the Circle Center Mall Parking Garage (with multiple entrances throughout downtown Indianapolis) usually charges $1 for three hours.

    *** Directions ***
    FROM THE NORTH: I465 east to I-70W toward Indy. Take Ohio St. Exit. Turn left on East St. Right on Washington. Right on Illinois.

    FROM THE SOUTH: Take 31 North (Meridian St.) When you hit Washington take a left and then a right onto Illinois. We are on the right hand side of the street.

    FROM THE EAST: Take I-70 towards Indy. Take the Ohio St. Exit. Turn left on East St. Turn right on Washington. Turn right onto Illinois.

    FROM THE WEST: Take Washington East. Turn left on Illinois.

    Hope to see you there!
    Ciao!

    Submitted by: Merri B Lavagnino, Indiana ASIS&T Chair, IUPUI.

    The BLFC Continuing Education Committee

    The BLFC Continuing Education Committee cordially invites you to the Research Forum Panel Program.

    When: May 11th (Wed.) from 12 noon until 1 pm
    Where: Wells Library E174
    Panel Members: Rita Barsum, DeLoice Holliday, and Andrea Morrison

    Three Librarian panelists will share with you how they originated ideas for research projects, and how they found the money and/or time needed to conduct their research.

    We hope you will join your colleagues for this lively research presentation and discussion!
     

    Submitted by: BLFC Continuing Education Committee, IUB

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop

    The Promotion and Tenure Committee will be offering two Promotion ad Tenure workshops this year. All librarians, supervisors and mentors are invited to attend. No registration is required and the agenda is below. Rooms will be open at 9am with dossiers available for consultation. The program begins at 10am. The May 16th program in Indianapolis will be linked via videoconference to IU South Bend and Kokomo.
     Tuesday May 3, at IU Bloomington, Wells Library, Room E174
    Monday May 16, at IUPUI, University Library, Room UL1116

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop Agenda 2005
    Sponsored by the IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee

    Sample dossiers will be available 9-10am, 12-1pm and at break out discussion.

    10-10:15 am Introduction

    10:15a-10:30 Role of Tenure in Academic Libraries
    Criteria for Tenure and Promotion

    10:35-10:50 Promotion & Tenure Process
    - Role of Supervisor
    - Role and Activities of the Committee

    10:50-11:05 Dossier Preparation
    - Content
    - Arrangement
    - Vita

    11:05-11:15 Break

    11:15-11:30 Support & Resources

    11:30-11:45 Mid-Tenure Review

    11:45-12:00 Open Discussion/Questions

    12:00-1:00 LUNCH (On you own. Informal groups will gather to go to lunch.)

    1:00-2:00 Break out discussions (May be adjusted to the groups as needed)
    -Promotion to Associate
    - Promotion to full
    - Mid-Tenure Review

    Resources:
    IULFC Committee: P&T > Papers and Reports:
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu.intranet/page.php?pageld=1182
    Indiana University Academic Handbook,
    http://www.indiana.edu/~deanfac/acadhbk
    Libraries Intranet > Policies > Library Faculty (2 pages):
    http://libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=12#results
    Libraries Intranet > Forms > Library Faculty (2 pages):
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=14#results

    Promotion and Tenure Committee 2004-2005

    Bloomington
    Jackie Byrd (2004-2006)
    Lou Malcomb (2003-2005), Secretary
    Andrea Morrison (2003-2005), Chair
    Moira Smith (2003-2005)
    Ginny Sojdehei, Libraries Human Resources Officer, Ex-officio

    IUPUI
    Karen Janke (2004-2006)
    Rick Ralston 2004-2006) Chair-elect
    Steven Schmidt (2003-2005)

    Regional Campuses
    Scott Opasik IUSB (2004-2006)
    Melanie Hughes, IUSE (2003-2005)

    Submitted by Andrea Morrison, Chair of IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee, IUB


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    May

    May 6, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 18 | May 12, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 19
    May 19, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 20 | May 26, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 21



    May 6, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 18

    Staff News

    Mechael Charbonneau Elected as Alternate to OCLC Members Council

    INCOLSA is delighted to announce that Jennifer Younger, Director of University Libraries at the University of Notre Dame has been elected as our incoming OCLC Members Council delegate. INCOLSA has two seats on Members Council; Betsy Hine, Head of Cataloging, Indiana State University continues as INCOLSA OCLC Members Council delegate.

    Mechael Charbonneau, Director of Technical Services and Head of Cataloging at Indiana University and Patricia Kantner Head of Technical Services Department at Purdue University will serve as INCOLSA's alternates.

    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    The BLFC Continuing Education Committee

    The BLFC Continuing Education committee cordially invites you the Research Forum Panel Program.

    When: May 11th (Wed.) from 12 noon until 1 pm
    Where: Wells Library E174
    Panel Members: Rita Barsum, DeLoice Holliday, and Andrea Morrison

    Three Librarian panelists will share with you how they originated ideas for research projects, and how they found the money and/or time needed to conduct their research.

    We hope you will join your colleagues for this lively research presentation and discussion!

    Submitted by: BLFC Continuing Education Committee, IUB.

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop

    The Promotion and Tenure Committee will be offering two Promotion and Tenure workshops this year. (The first workshop was held May 3 in the Wells Library). All librarians, supervisors and mentors are invited to attend. No registration is required and the agenda is below. Rooms will be open at 9am with dossiers available for consultation. The program begins at 10am. The May 16th program in Indianapolis will be linked via videoconference to IU South Bend and Kokomo.

    Monday, May 16, at IUPUI, University Library, Room UL 1116

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop Agenda 2005 Sponsored by the IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee

    Sample dossiers will be available 9-10am, 12-1pm and at break out discussion.

    10-10:15 am Introduction

    10:15a-10:30 Role of Tenure in Academic Libraries
    - Criteria for Tenure and Promotion

    10:35-10:50 Promotion & Tenure Process
    - Role of Supervisor
    - Role and Activities of the Committee

    10:50-11:05 Dossier Preparation -Content
    -Arrangement
    -Vita

    11:05-11:15 Break

    11:15-11:30 Support & Resources

    11:30-11:45 Mid-Tenure Review

    11:45-12:00 Open Discussion/Questions

    12:00-1:00 LUNCH (On your own. Informal groups will gather to go to lunch.)

    1:00-2:00 Break out discussions (May be adjusted to the groups as needed.)

    -Promotion to Associate
    -Promotion to full
    -Mid-Tenure Review

    Resources:

    IULFC Committee: P&T > Papers and Reports:
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu.intranet/page.php?pageld=1182
    Indiana University Academic Handbook,
    http://www.indiana.edu/~deanfac/acadhbk
    Libraries Intranet > Policies > Library Faculty (2 pages):
    http://libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=12#results
    Libraries Intranet > Forms > Library faculty (2pages):
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=14#results

    Promotion and Tenure Committee 2004-2005

    Bloomington
    Jackie Byrd (2004-2006)
    Lou Malcomb (2003-2005), Secretary
    Andrea Morrison (2003-2005), Chair
    Moira Smith (2003-2005)
    Ginny Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Ex-officio

    IUPUI
    Karen Janke (2004-2006)
    Rick Ralston (2004-2006, Chair-elect
    Steven Schmidt (2003-2005)

    Regional Campuses
    Scott Opasik IUSB (2004-2006)
    Melanie Hughes, IUSE (2003-2005)

    Submitted by Andrea Morrison, Chair of IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee, IUB.

    ALF Statistical Accessions Report (through April 30, 2005)

    I. Monthly Accessions Report
    In April 2005 there were 35,115 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections.

    Former Location : Items Accessioned
    Bus/SPEA Library : 11
    Swain Hall Library : 925
    Life Sciences Library : 1,125
    Lilly Library : 639
    Former Off-Site Facilities : 46
    Wells Library : 32,369
    Totals : 35,115

    II. Total Accessions Report
    Through April 30, 2005 there had been 761,960 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections and the number of shelves they occupy.

    Former Location : ALF Shelves Occupied : Items Accessioned into ALF
    Bradley Films 39 696
    BUS/SPEA 250 37,351
    Chemistry 33 5,270
    Education 46 7,211
    Geography/Map 6 716
    Geology 73 10,299
    HPER Library 30 6,915
    Journalism Library 58 11,794
    Life Sciences 68 8,634
    Lilly Library 435 24,099
    Off-Site Storage 1,275 177,467
    Swain Hall Library 125 6,103
    University Archives 559 4,275
    Wells Library 2,140 451,130
    Totals: 5,137 761,960

    III. Monthly Retrieval & Delivery Services Report
    In April 2005 there were 1,161 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors.

    The items retrieved were formerly housed at the following IUB locations:

    Former Location Number Retrieved Pct. Of Total
    BUS/SPEA 123 10.6%
    Chemistry 6 0.5%
    Education 7 0.6%
    Geography/Map 2 0.2%
    Geology 33 6.8%
    HPER Library 27 2.8%
    Journalism Library 85 7.3%
    Life Sciences 12 0.5%
    Lilly Library 49 1.0%
    Former off-Site Storage 333 28.7%
    Swain Hall Library 7 0.6%
    University Archives 40 3.4%
    Wells Library 437 37.6%
    Total: 1,161 100%

    The items were delivered to the following locations:

    Delivery Destination Number Delivered Pct. Of Total
    AACC Library 0 0.0%
    BUS/SPEA Library 45 3.9%
    Chemistry Library 42 3.6%
    Document Delivery Services 298 25.7%
    Education Library 34 2.9%
    Fine Arts Library 8 0.7%
    Geography Library 11 0.9%
    Geosciences Library 3 0.3%
    HPER Library 82 7.1%
    Journalism Library 36 3.1%
    Life Science Library 23 2.0%
    Lilly Library 49 4.2%
    Music Library 10 0.9%
    Optometry Library 5 0.4%
    Regional Campus Libraries 25 2.2%
    SLIS Library 4 0.3%
    Swain Hall Library 13 1.1%
    University Archives 40 3.4%
    Wells Library 443 37.3%
    Total: 1,161 100%

    IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT
    There are 5,137 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,392 shelves available in the ALF collections vault. 35.7% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

    Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility, IUB.


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    May 12, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 19

    Staff News

    Congratulations to Amy Hatfield

    Amy Hatfield, librarian at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, received an Exploration Traveling Fellowship Grant from Indiana University's New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Program. The grant provides funding to help support national an international travel for scholars and researchers pursing innovative projects in the arts and humanities. Amy will use the grant to attend a conference on bioethics.

    Congratulations!

    Submitted by: Nancy L. Eckerman, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, IUPUI.


    Libraries News and Events

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop

    All librarians, supervisors and mentors are invited to attend this workshop. No registration is required and the agenda is below. Rooms will be open at 9am with dossiers available for consultation. The program begins at 10am. The May 16th program in Indianapolis program will be linked via videoconference to IU South Bend and Kokomo.

    Monday, May 16, at IUPUI, University Library, Room UL1116

    Promotion and Tenure Workshop Agenda 2005

    Sponsored by the IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee

    Sample dossiers will be available 9-10am, 12-1pm and at break out discussions.

    10-10:15 am Introduction

    10:15-10:35 Role of Tenure in Academic Libraries Criteria for Tenure and Promotion

    10:35-10:50 Promotion & Tenure Process
    - Role of Supervisor
    - Role and Activities of the Committee

    10:50-11:05 Dossier Preparation
    - Content
    - Arrangement
    - Vita

    11:05-11:15 Break

    11:15-11:30 Support & Resources

    11:30-11:45 Mid-Tenure Review

    11:45-12 Open Discussion/Questions

    12-1:00 LUNCH (on your own. Informal groups will gather to go to lunch)

    1:00-2:00 Break out discussions (May be adjusted to the groups as needed)
    - Promotion to Associate
    - Promotion to full
    - Mid-Tenure Review

    Resources:

    IULFC Committee: P&T > Papers and Reports:
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=1182
    Indiana University Academic Handbook,
    http.//www.indiana.edu/~deanfac/acadhbk
    Libraries Intranet > Policies > Library Faculty (2 pages):
    http://libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=12#results
    Libraries Intranet > Forms > Library Faculty (2 pages):
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageld=14#results

    Promotion and Tenure Committee 2004-2005

    Bloomington
    Jackie Byrd (2004-2006)
    Lou Malcomb (2003-2005), Secretary
    Andrea Morrison (2003-2005), Chair
    Moira Smith (2003-2005)
    Ginny Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Ex-officio

    IUPUI
    Karen Janke (2004-2006)
    Rick Ralston (2004-2006), Chair-elect
    Steven Schmidt (2003-2005)

    Regional Campuses
    Scott Opasik IUSB (2004-2006)
    Melanie Hughes, IUSE (2003-2005)


    Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, Chair of IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee, IUB.

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    May 19, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 20

    Staff News


    We are pleased and proud that Harriette Hemmasi has been appointed Joukowsky Family University Librarian at Brown University. Harriette?s appointment at Brown will begin this fall.

    For the last two years Harriette has served as Executive Associate Dean of Libraries at Indiana University with oversight for collections development, preservation, public services, technical services, and operations of the Wells Library and 16 campus libraries. Prior to her appointment as Executive Associate Dean, Harriette served as Associate Dean of Libraries and Director of Technical Services and had responsibilities for the arts, humanities, and social science libraries on the Bloomington campus. Before coming to Indiana University in 2000, Harriette was the Interim Associate University Librarian for Technical and Automated Services at Rutgers University, 1998-2000, and Music Librarian, 1989-1998. Harriette earned her MLIS from University of California at Berkeley and a master?s in music from Indiana University.

    During Harriette?s tenure at IU, she has worked effectively across organizational boundaries, bringing a greater sense of cohesion and cooperation among library personnel and between the Libraries and various campus units. Harriette is a strong proponent for integrating digital library activities into traditional library services and the teaching and learning environment, evidenced by her leadership in initiating the creation of EAD finding aids in the Libraries, electronic submission of dissertations, online access to reformatted brittle books, the streaming video pilot, and planning for the institutional repository. Harriette served as chair of the Auxiliary Library Facility Steering Committee, co-chair of the Research Commons Committee, and most recently as chair of the Strategic Planning Committee. She has also served on numerous campus committees, including the Graduate Council, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Council, the Academic Associate Deans Committee, and the Research Space Planning Committee. As a member of the Executive Committee and the Resources Subcommittee, Harriette has contributed to the Libraries budget and personnel decisions. She has assumed a leadership role in setting policies and advancing organizational planning within the IU Libraries.

    During her years at IU Harriette has maintained research interests in online access to music and information about music by participating as a project investigator in Variations2 -- Digital Music Library. Over the years she has authored several papers and given national and international presentations on music metadata, the creation of a music thesaurus, and issues related to form and genre access to music. In 2004 Harriette was selected to be a participant in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program and a fellow in the ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows Program.

    Please join me in congratulating Harriette on her new position at Brown University and thanking her for a job well done here at IU.

    Submitted by: Shawyn Taysom, Libraries Administration Office, IUB



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    May 26, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 21

    Libraries News and Events

    CALL FOR PROGRAM PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT

    The Program Committee of the Indiana Academic Library Association is accepting programs proposals and ideas for programs for the 2006 Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference.

    If you have a program you would like to present at the 2006 ILF conference, please e-mail a short abstract (50-150 words) of that program.

    Additionally, if you have a suggestion for a program topic that you would like to see presented at ILF 2006, please send a brief description.

    The deadline for program proposals and program suggestions is 5 pm on Friday, July 1, 2005.

    Please send information to Steve Duecker, skduecker@bsu.edu, Chair, IALA program committee, Information Services Librarian, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306.

    Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, IUPUI University Library.

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    June

    June 9, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 23 | June 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 24
    June 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 25



    June 9, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 23

    Staff News

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Chaffin as the Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator in the Libraries Human Resources Office, effective June 14. This position will manage the day-to-day human resources functions for the Libraries' professional/administrative staff, support staff, service/maintenance, and hourly staff pertaining to: employment, performance, compensation, employee relations, benefits, and training. Jennifer is coming to this position from the UHR Department, where her duties have included counseling and advising on University policies and procedures, relating to : leave benefits (including FMLA); employee performance; and conflict resolution. She has also been involved with the planning and presentation of many UHRS staff training programs. Prior to employment with Indiana University, Jennifer held other human resources positions with: Royal Neighbors of America, Bicor Animal Health, HDR, Inc., and Tree of Life Midwest. Please join me in welcoming Jennifer to the Libraries Human Resources Office.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Libraries Human Resources, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    HERMAN B WELLS LIBRARY
    The Trustees of Indiana University, President Adam W. Herbert, Chancellor Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis, and Ruth Lilly University Dean Suzanne E. Thorin, cordially invite you to the naming ceremony for the HERMAN B WELLS LIBRARY Friday, June 17, 2005, 4 p.m.

    The ceremony will take place on the south lawn of the Main Library. A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony.

    Can you volunteer your help for the reception? We're requesting the assistance of:

    * Six ushers to distribute programs before the ceremony and the help direct attendees to the handicapped entrance.
    * Six servers to help with punch. The IMU will also be serving Chancellor Wells' favorite cake - a summery blend of whipped cream, bananas, and strawberries.

    Please respond to jyrigsby@indiana.edu by this Friday, June 10. We'll meet to discuss details next week.

    WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO COUNT BALLOTS FOR THE IU BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION

    Tired of doing the "same ol'?" Need a break from checking in new periodicals or returned books? Want to do something completely different for half a day? Then here's your chance! The time is nearly upon us once again for Indiana University alumni to elect one of their representatives to the Board of Trustees, and I need your help to count their ballots.

    This year the election will fall on Thursday, June 30. This is a great opportunity for student and hourly staff in your unit to earn some extra cash. Sorry, no overtime is available for appointed staff this year, although volunteers are always welcome. Got a friend or roommate who needs some extra cash?

    If you are interested, please get your supervisor's approval and contact me by Monday, June 20 or as soon thereafter as possible. For more details call or e-mail Doug McKinney, 855-9280 or as soon thereafter as possible. For more details call or e-mail Doug McKinney, 855-9280 or pdmckinn@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by Doug McKinney, Wells Library, IUB.

    Reference Services

    Effective July 1, 2005 Lou Malcomb and Andrea Singer will begin providing reference services for government information resources at the Research Collections Reference Desk. This change is part of new reference models envisioned for the future Research Commons. Formal reference services in GIMSS will be discontinued, even though staff will continue to work closely with patrons who need assistance with extensive or complicated research. Likewise, specialized reference or assistance with the collections can be made by appointment.

    The microform service desk and circulation functions will be retained in GIMSS. These changes are seen as part of a gradual process of integrating government information resources into the mainstream of library services and collections, a process made possible now that more documents are available via IUCAT and with the rapid growth in electronic distribution of government information.

    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.

    CALL FOR PROGRAM PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT

    The Program Committee of the Indiana Academic Library association is accepting programs proposals and ideas for programs for the 2006 Indiana Federation Annual Conference.

    If you have a program you would like to present at the 2006 ILF conference, please e-mail a short abstract (50-150 words) of that program.

    Additionally, if you have a suggestion for program topics that you would like to see presented at ILF 2006, please send a brief description.

    The deadline for program proposals and program suggestions is 5 pm. On Friday, July 1, 2005.

    Please send information to Steve Duecker, skduecker@bsu.edu, Chair, IALA program committee, Information Services Librarian, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306.

    Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, University Library, IUPUI.

    To Google or Not to Google

    The Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago Chapters of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (I-ASIS&T) and the University Libraries of Notre Dame invite you to the following program:

    "TO GOOGLE OR NOT TO GOOGLE?"
    Friday, June 17, 2005
    10:00 am- 3:30 pm.
    126 DeBartolo Hall
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

    Join us for a day-long regional ASIS&T program, sponsored by the Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago chapters and hosted by University Libraries of Notre Dame!

    *** Program Abstract ***
    John P. Wilkin of the University of Michigan will explain the UM-Google digitization deal; what it is, how they got there, and what it will mean for the University of Michigan. Edward J. Valauskas of Dominican University will tell us about his research on search engines and how they use or don't use-metadata. And Pascal V. Calarco, Aaron Bales, and Tom Lehman from the University of Notre Dame will outline their recent usability testing and redesign to improve the usability and usefulness of the library catalog, targeted to undergraduate populations who are more comfortable using Google for their information needs.

    *** Program Logistics ***
    10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Registration/Networking

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. "The UM-Google digitization deal: What It Is, How We Got There, and What It Will Mean for the University of Michigan," John P. Wilkin, Associate University Librarian, University of Michigan.

    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Networking

    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. "The use by search Engines: Evidence from the Internet Journal First Monday," Edward J. Valauskas, Follett Chair, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, and Chief Editor, First Monday.

    2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break/Networking

    2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. "Make It More Like Google-Redesigning the Library OPAC at the University of Notre Dame," Pascal V. Calarco, Aaron Bales, and Tom Lehman, University Libraries of Notre Dame/Michiana Academic Library Consortium.

    *** Lunch ***
    Lunch will be arranged as "Dutch Treat Dine-Arounds." We will break up into small groups and walk to nearby restaurants. A Notre Dame host will accompany each group. Menus will be available at the registration table in the morning; sign up for your favorite restaurant or group there!

    *** Cost ***
    $15 for ASIS&T Student Members
    $25 for ASIS&T Members
    $25 for Non-Members Students
    $35 for Non-Members

    *** Registration (deadline: Monday, June 13, 2005) ***
    Register online or download a registration form to mail in at:
    http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20050617.html.

    We accept visa, Master card, and American Express via our online form or fax.

    *** Parking ***
    Parking is a short walk away. See http://www.nd.edu/maps. There is a large visitor lot at the south of campus, and additional parking for those who stay at the on-campus hotel, the Morris Inn. http://www.morrisinn.com).

    *** Directions ***
    The University is located just south of the Indiana toll road (Interstate 80/90) and just east of Indiana 933. From the Toll road, use exit 77 (South Bend/Notre Dame) and turn right (south) onto Indiana 933 (Michigan Street). Turn left (east) onto Angela Boulevard (the fourth light), drive one mile and turn left (north) onto Notre Dame Avenue (the first light).

    Questions or for more information, contact Pascal Calarco, Indiana ASIS&T Chair-elect, pcalarco@ind.edu or 574-631-3409.

    We would love to see you there!

    Submitted by: Merri Beth Lavagnino, Indiana ASIS&T Chair, IUPUI.

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    June 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 24

    Staff News

    Effective June 13, Diana Hanson accepted the position of Payroll Transaction Associate in Administrative Services. Prior to accepting this position, Diana worked in Customer and Access Services.

    Effective June 14, Jennifer Chaffin accepted the position of Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator in Libraries Human Resources. Prior to accepting this position, Jennifer worked in University Human Resource Services.

    Effective June 14, Clovis Lark resigned from his position as Senior Circulation Coordinator in the William & Gayle Cook Music Library.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Library Human Resources, IUB.

     

    Libraries News and Events

    HERMAN B WELLS LIBRARY NAMING CEREMONY

    The Trustees of Indiana University, President Adam W. Herbert, Chancellor Kenneth R.R. Gros Louis, Ruth Lilly University Dean Suzanne E. Thorin, Cordially invite you to the naming ceremony for the HERMAN B WELLS LIBRARY Friday, June 17, 2005, 4 p.m.

    The ceremony will take place on the south lawn of the Main Library. A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony.

    Can you volunteer your help for the reception? We're requesting the assistance of:

    * Six ushers to distribute programs before the ceremony and to help direct attendees to the handicapped entrance.
    * Six servers to help with punch. The IMU will also be serving Chancellor Wells' favorite cake - a summery blend of whipped cream, bananas and strawberries.

    Please respond to: jyrigsby@indiana.edu. We'll meet to discuss details Thurs. June 16, 3:30 p.m. in the ACR.

    Reference Services

    Effective July 1, 2005 Lou Malcomb and Andrea Singer will begin providing reference services for government information resources at the Research Collections Reference Desk. This change is part of new reference models envisioned for the future Research Commons. Formal reference services in GIMSS will be discontinued, even though staff will continue to work closely with patrons who need assistance with extensive or complicated research. Likewise, specialized reference or assistance with the collections can be made by appointment.

    The microform service desk and circulation functions will be retained in GIMSS. These changes are seen as part of a gradual process of integrating government information resources into the mainstream of library services and collections, a process made possible now that more documents are available via IUCAT and with the rapid growth in electronic distribution of government information.

    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.

    LETRS Shifts Focus Effective July 1

    The Library Electronic Text Resource Service (LETRS) public facility, which has hosted CD-ROM-based electronic text resources, was started in the early 1990s to provide support for humanities computing applications and electronic text resources. Today, more than 10 years later, fewer and fewer researchers rely on CD-ROMs and many titles formerly on CD-ROM are now available via the Web.

    Effective July 1, 2005 the primary focus of LETRS, a service of the IU Digital Library Program, will be changed to provide support and consultation services in the areas of humanities computing, electronic text development, and extensible Markup Language (SML) and related technologies. We hope to expand services to the sciences in the near future.

    Some CD-ROM titles formerly available only via LETRS workstations will be made available via the Web. A small number of high-use CD-Rom titles will be placed on networked workstations in the Wells Library Reference Department. The others will be moved to the stacks and be available for checkout.

    For more information on this move, please contact letrs@indiana.eduskduecker@bsu.edu, Chair, IALA program committee, Information Services Librarian, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306.

    Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, University Library, IUPUI.

    WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO COUNT BALLOTS FOR THE IU BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION

    Tired of doing the "same ol'?" Need a break from checking in new periodicals or returned books? Want to do something completely different for half a day? Then here's your chance! The time is nearly upon us once again for Indiana University alumni to elect one of their representatives to the Board of Trustees, and I need your help to count their ballots.

    This year the election will fall on Thursday, June 30. This is a great opportunity for student and hourly staff in your unit to earn some extra cash. Sorry, no overtime is available for appointed staff this year, although volunteers are always welcome. Got a friend or roommate who needs some extra cash?

    If you are interested, please get your supervisor's approval and contact me by Monday, June 20 or as soon thereafter as possible. For more details call or e-mail Doug McKinney, 855-9280 or as soon thereafter as possible. For more details call or e-mail Doug McKinney, 855-9280 or pdmckinn@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by Doug McKinney, Wells Library, IUB.

    IULFC Meeting

    The next IULFC meeting will be held via polycom on Wednesday, June 22, 2005 from 1:00 to 2:30 ET or CDT). Polycom access will be available on the Bloomington, Indianapolis, and South bend campuses in the following locations:

    BL - Library 234 Administration Conference Room (ACR).

    IN - UL 1115n

    SB - Northside 075b

    For additional information please contact: Polly Boruff-Jones, IULFC Secretary, 2004/2005, 317-274-0467. pboruffj@iupui.edu

    Submitted by: Polly Boruff-Jones, IULFC Secretary, IUPUI.

    TO GOOGLE OR NOT TO GOOGLE?

    The Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago Chapters of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) presents To Google or Not To Google?

    Friday, June 17, 2005
    10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

    *** PROGRAM ***

    Join us for a day long regional ASIS&T program, sponsored by the Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago chapters and hosted by the University of Notre Dame! John P. Wilkin of the University of Michigan will explain the UM-GOOGLE digitization deal: what it is, how they got there, and what it will mean for the University of Michigan. Edward J. Valauskas of Dominican University will tell us about his research on search engines and how they use- or don't use - metadata. And Pascal V. Calarco and colleagues from the University of Notre Dame will outline their recent usability testing and redesign to improve the usability and usefulness of the library catalog, targeted to undergraduate populations who are more comfortable using Google for their information needs.

    For more information on the program (directions, menu, etc): http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20050617.html , or contact Pascal Calarco, Indiana ASIST Chair-elect, prclarco@ind.edu or 574-631-3409.

    Submitted by: Merri Beth Lavagnino, Indiana ASIS&T Chair, IUPUI.

    Bloomington Library Faculty Council (BLFC)

    Four new members have been elected to the Bloomington Library Faculty Council for 2005/2007, they are as follows:

    Andrea Morrison

    Jennifer Riley

    Monique Threatt

    Celestina Wroth

    Submitted by: Becky Cape, BLFC Election Committee, IUB.

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    June 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 25

    Staff News

    Effective June 20, Sheena Kindred accepted the position of Office Services Assistant in Libraries Human Resources. Prior to accepting this position, Sheena worked at Barnes & Noble in Bloomington.

    Effective June 27, Shana Berger will resign from her position as Digital imaging Specialist in the Digital Library Program.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Library Human Resources, IUB.

    HEAD CATALOGING DIVISION, TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
    When Mechael Charbonneau was appointed Director of Technical services two years ago, we were uncertain whether she would have time over the long-term to continue her role as Head of the Cataloging Division. As Mechael's duties and responsibilities as Director of Tech Services have grown, I have talked with Mechael about her workload and what would be best for the Cataloging Division and Tech Services. With administrative approval, we have agreed that it would be advantageous to all involved to have another librarian head up cataloging operations within the Technical Services Department.

    Modeled after the Head of Campus Libraries and the Head of Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC) positions, the Head of Cataloging position will be a 2-year, rotating appointment. The job responsibilities and qualifications for this position are posted: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=8.

    Please send expressions of interest in this position to Mechael by no later than Friday, July 8. Mechael and I will review all letters of interest and then forward a recommendation to Dean Thorin for final selection.

    If you have an questions concerning this position, please feel free to contact Mechael or me for additional information.

    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.

    RETIREMENT

    Murlin Croucher, Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies, will retire effective August 24. In his work as a member of the Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC), Murlin has diligently and tirelessly dedicated his time and efforts towards building and maintaining the Slavic collection. He has been an active member of SALC and the Russian and East European Institute (REEI) and has been a leading member of the library profession at the national and local level.

    Murlin has been the Slavic and East European bibliographer at IU Libraries since 1980. The book trade in Murlin's world area can be unstable and challenging to work with, and yet, through meticulous monitoring of approval plans and close work with vendors, more often than not through title by title selection, through maintaining active exchange programs and undertaking numerous acquisitions trips, Murlin has succeeded in building one of the best Slavic collections I the country. Murlin has also always found the time to mentor students thereby leaving a lasting legacy for future generations of Slavic bibliographers. Numerous SLIS interns have received training and experience in his office and most notably, Murlin has spent nine months mentoring and teaching one of the Libraries' Mellon postdoctoral fellows for the training in Slavic librarianship.

    Murlin has been active in the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), serving terms on many committees, e.g., the Bibliographic and Documentation Committee (BDC), the International Committee for Preservation of Polish Solidarity Materials, the Committee for Soviet exchanges, and most recently, as chair of the BDC subcommittee on Collection Development. His expertise and experience have been widely acknowledged at the national level and he has been invited to evaluate collections at other institutions on a regular basis. He has published widely on topics in Slavic librarianship and Russian literature. His probably most significant publication, Slavic Studies: A Guide to Bibliographies, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks, Second Edition, will be released by Scarecrow Press in August this year. It is a long-awaited standard-setting comprehensive reference work and will influence for many years to come.

    Murlin did undergraduate work at the University of Utah, the University of Chicago, and the Eastman School of Music, before receiving a B.A. in French and Russian from Arizona State University at Tempe. He also hold an M.A. in Russian Literature and an M.L.S. from the University of North Carolina. He has also studies at the Sorbonne, l'Universite de Montreal, in the Army Language School and at the National Security Agency. Murlin has knowledge of several Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Belarusian , Ukrainian) and has in fact taught both Russian and Czech language courses for REEI. Before joining IU Libraries, Murlin worked as Soviet Cryptologist for the Army Security Agency (1965-67), and as Slavic Cataloger (1971-1980) at the University of North Carolina.

    All of us will miss Murlin's expertise and dedication to the collection, his sense of humor, and the many contributions he has made to the IUB Libraries. Please join me in whishing him well in his new endeavors.

    Submitted by: Suzanne Thorin, University Dean, IUB.

    INTERIM EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DEAN

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Walters as the Interim Executive Associate Dean of the IUB Libraries, effective August 1, 2005. During the next several weeks Carolyn will work closely with Harriette Hemmasi to prepare for the transition of the Executive Associate Dean responsibilities. Carolyn and I will arrange for the temporary reassignment of duties associated with her current position, Director of Public Services, and I will announce these assignments within the next few days.

    Carolyn has a long and distinguished record of service in the Libraries, within Indiana University, as well as within the state and nation. Currently she is completing an intensive two-week residential program at the Frye Leadership Institute, hosted by Emory University. In August 2004 Carolyn was appointed Director of Public Services, and she has done an outstanding job in organizing and strengthening outreach services to students and faculty across the Bloomington campus. Carolyn previously served as the Head of the Information Commons and Undergraduate Services. From early 1998 through July 2003 Carolyn was the Head of Undergraduate Library Services and led a number of initiatives including: co-chairing the IC Steering Committee and helping design the plan and services of this successful partnership with UITS; changing the focus of the UGL collection by withdrawing or transferring many monographs and serials; arranging for the installation of Microsoft Office programs on library workstations; creating a common printing quota and seamless printing for students; facilitating the decision to bring the Orientation Resource Center and the "Feeding Frenzy" to the Main Library lobby, and successfully lobbying for a number of grants from the IU Parents Fund.

    Since 2000 Carolyn has served as Chair of the Electronic Resources Committee that oversees access to database resources. She also served as Acting Director of Collection Development, October 1996-January 1998, during which she organized and led a collection development summit which included an outside facilitator and discussions on the future of the IUB Libraries? collections. During her tenure as Acting Director of Collection Development she also helped write a successful grant proposal to the Mellon Foundation for funding the training of recent PhD?s in African or Slavic Studies in academic librarianship. Carolyn was Librarian for Halls of Residence Libraries and UGLS Collection, 1987-98, Acting Head of the Journalism Library, 1992-93, and has been an adjust associate professor in SLIS since 1989. In 2002 Carolyn received the Gordon Faculty Award, recognizing outstanding contributions by an IUB faculty member to the Division of Student Affairs. She was also the recipient of the SLIS Teaching Excellence Award in 1999. Carolyn has participated widely in the Bloomington Faculty Council and other Bloomington campus activities.

    Carolyn is an active member of ALA, serving as chair of the ACRL Undergraduate Libraries Discussion Group, 2002-04. She is Co-Chair of the Indiana Library Federation?s Legislative Committee, a group which has secured $2.5 million for funding INSPIRE, a suite of electronic resources for all libraries in the state of Indiana, and an additional $2.5 million for Internet connectivity for Indiana?s libraries. At the end of this week.

    Please join me in congratulating and welcoming Carolyn to her new appointment as Interim Executive Associate Dean.

    Submitted by: Suzanne Thorin, University Dean, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events


    Reference Services

    Effective July 1, 2005 Lou Malcomb and Andrea Singer will begin providing reference services for government information resources at the Research Collections Reference Desk. This change is part of new reference models envisioned for the future Research Commons. Formal reference services in GIMSS will be discontinued, even though staff will continue to work closely with patrons who need assistance with extensive or complicated research. Likewise, specialized reference or assistance with the collections can be made by appointment.

    The microform service desk and circulation functions will be retained in GIMSS. These changes are seen as part of a gradual process of integrating government information resources into the mainstream of library services and collections, a process made possible now that more documents are available via IUCAT and with the rapid growth in electronic distribution of government information.

    Submitted by: Harriette Hemmasi, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.

    LETRS Shifts Focus Effective July 1
    The Library Electronic Text Resources Service (LETRS) public facility, which has hosted CD-ROM-based electronic text resources, was started in the early 1990s to provide support for humanities computing applications and electronic text resources. Today, more than 10 years later, fewer and fewer researchers rely on CD-ROMs and many titles on CD-ROM are now available via the Web.

    Effective July 1, 2005 the primary focus of LETRS, a service of the IU Digital Library Program, will be changed to provide support and consultation services in the areas of humanities computing, electronic text development, and extensible Markup Language (SML) and related technologies. We hope to expand services to the sciences in the near future.

    Some CD-ROM titles formerly available only via LETRS workstations will be made available via the Web. A small number of high-use CD-ROM titles will be placed on networked workstations in the Wells Library Reference Department. The others will be moved to the stacks and be available for checkout.

    For more information on this move, please contact letrs@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Suzanne Thorin, University of Libraries, IUB.

    CALL FOR PROGRAM PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The Program Committee of the Indiana Academic Library Association is accepting programs proposals and ideas for programs for the 2006 Indiana Federation Annual Conference.

    If you have a program you would like to present at the 2006 ILF conference, please e-mail a short abstract (50-150 words) of that program.

    Additionally, if you have a suggestion for program topics that you would like to see presented at ILF 2006, please send a brief description.

    The deadline for program proposals and program suggestions is 5 p.m. On Friday, July 1, 2005.

    Please send information to Steve Duecker,skduecker@bsu.edu, Chair, IALA program committee, Information Services Librarian, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306.

    Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, University Library, IUPUI.

    TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION PROGRAM PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The Technical services Division of the Indiana Library Federation is accepting program proposals and ideas for programs for the 2006 Indiana Federation Annual Conference.

    If you have a program you would like to present at the 2006 ILF conference, please e-mail a short abstract (50-150 works) of that program.

    Additionally if you have a suggestion for a program topic that you would like to see presented at ILF 2006, please send a brief description.

    Suggested ideas for sessions are (but not limited to) initiatives in:

    * Acquisitions (e.g. Workflow Processes)
    * Electronic Resources (e.g. Licensing, Managing, Statistics)
    * Cataloging (e.g. Authority Control, Metadata for Digital Objects)

    The deadline for program proposals and program suggestions is 5pm on Friday, July 15, 2005. Please send information to: Kevin Petsche, Chair, ILF Technical Services Division, Electronic Journals Collection Manager, IUPUI, University Library, UL 1115K, 755 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5196, 317-278-2330 (Office) 317-274-7133 (Fax), kpetsche@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Kevin Petsche, IUPUI University Library, IUPUI.

    WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO COUNT BALLOTS FOR THE IU BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION

    Tired of doing the "same ole'?" Need a break from checking in new periodicals or returned books? Want to do something completely different for half a day? Then here's your chance! The time is nearly upon us once again for Indiana University alumni to elect one of their representatives to the Board of Trustees, and I need your help to count their ballots.

    This year the election will fall on Thursday, June 30. This is a great opportunity for student and hourly staff in your unit to earn some extra cash. Sorry, no overtime is available for appointed staff this year, although volunteers are always welcome. Got a friend or roommate who needs some extra cash? Have them give me a call. If you are interested, please get your supervisor's approval and contact me by Monday, June 20 or as soon thereafter as possible. For more details call or e-mail Doug McKinney, 855-9280 or pdmckinn@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Doug McKinney, Wells Library, IUB.

    SIRSI ACQUISITION UNAVAILABLE DURING ROLLOVER TO 2006
    Sirsi rollover of acquisitions records to fiscal year 2006 will commence the last week of June. The first Sirsi rollover in 2000 required two to three weeks, but we have shortened the time to one week by not allowing activity in Sirsi which would tie up records during the rollover process. Therefore, to accommodate rollover, we ask that you not work in the Acquisitions module of Workflows beginning June 28. A notice will be sent to all library staff when rollover has been completed. All work with orders, funds, and vendors, including display mode and read-only access should cease during rollover. Cataloging and serials check-in are not affected by rollover. Please go to this web site: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?Id=527&mt=procedure, it identifies the specific Sirsi activities not allowed during rollover. Normal activity is expected to resume on July 5.

    Please plan your work so that you will not use Sirsi acquisitions beginning June 28. With your cooperation, we look forward to a quick and successful rollover.

    Submitted by: Kay Martin, Technical Services, IUB.
     

    LILLY LIBRARY EXHIBITION
    Not Just For Children: Pop-Up and Movable Books

    May 23-August 27, 2005
    Lilly Library Main Gallery

    Explore the fascinating work of pup-up and movable books at the Lilly Library. Not Just For Children is the summer exhibition which presents the history of movable books from the 15th to the 21st centuries. The exhibition, which will be on display through August 27, features early children's books by Ernest Nister and Lothar Meggendorfer, the work of several modern paper engineers, miniature pop-up books, and artists' books.

    The exhibition is free and open to the public. Tours are available each Friday at 2:00 p.m. or by arrangement. The Lilly Library's summer hours are 9:00-6:00 Monday-Thursday, 9:00-5:00 Friday, and 9:00-1:00 Saturday.


    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, IUB.

    POST-ALA BROWN BAG ROUND-ROBIN DISCUSSION Are you planning to attend the ALA conference in Chicago???

    Are you not planning to attend, but would like to find out information about interesting ALA Conference programs & meetings???

    Are you attending the conference, but want to find out what was covered in meeting or programs that you have to miss???

    Here's your opportunity to share information about ALA with your colleagues?
    Friday, July 8, 2005. 11:45 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.
    Herman B Wells Library, Room E174
    Brown Bag Round-Robin Discussion sponsored by the BLFC Continuing Education Committee

    Submitted by: Grace Jackson-Brown, BLFC Chairperson, IUB.

    DISPLAY CASES
    Stop by the Display Cases on the way to the Wells Library Cafeteria. The display is titled:
    "Are you talking to me?" Cinema's Most Memorable Quotes.
    The display will stay through August.

    Submitted by: Pat Steele, Customer and Access Services, IUB.

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    July 15, Volume 32, Number 29

    Staff News

    Effective July 16, David Johnson will resign his position as Stacks Supervisor in Stacks/Searching.

    Effective August 5, Allison Corn will resign her position as Office Services Assistant in the External Relations & Development Office (50%) and her position as ALF Project Cataloging Support Assistant in the Western European Cataloging Section (50%).

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.



    IUE
    The IU East Campus Library welcomes Emily Winburn to the staff, effective July 1 2005. In her new position, as Archivist and Instructional Librarian, she will be working closely with IUE faculty, students and staff as well as IU Librarians. Emily had been in a visiting position prior to obtaining a full-time faculty position in the Campus Library and her accomplishments to date are superb. Emily brings with her work experiences from the museum and library areas. Please join us in welcoming Emily to Indiana University East, her email is: emsambor@indiana.edu. You may reach her by phone at 765-973-8434 or by mail to:

    IU East Campus Library,
    2325 Chester Blvd, Hayes Hall, Room 151,
    Richmond, IN 47374


    Submitted by: Sue McFadden, Co-Director, Campus Library, Indiana University East.


    Libraries News and Events

    EAD TIPS & TRICKS: CONVERTING DATA BETWEEN MARC AND EAD - WEB SEMINAR
    The Libraries EAD Working Group, Digital Library Program, and Library Electronic Text Resource Service are sponsoring a Society of American Archivists Web Seminar on "EAD Tips & Tricks: Converting Data between MARC and EAD."

    The seminar will be held Tuesday, July 19, 1-2:30pm, in Wells Library E174.

    Please RSVP to Jenn Riley (jenlrile@indiana.edu) by Monday, July 18 if you plan to attend, so that we may ensure we have workshop handouts for everyone.

    See below for further information on the content of the seminar:

    Does your institution want to leverage its investment in MARC or EAD?
    Do you want to be able to convert from MARC to EAD?or vice versa without re-keying in multiple formats? Sign up for this seminar and get a review of basic theoretical and technical issues involved in converting data between EAD and MARC.

    During this seminar you'll get:

    * Step-by-step instructions for
    o Converting MARC to EAD;
    o Converting EAD to MARC and,
    * Ideas for customizing the standard conversion tools for your institution;
    * An overview of the process for similar conversions among other metadata standards such as EAD, Dublin Core, and MODS.

    Who Should Participate? Processing archivists, catalogers, and web and other technical support staff who work with MARC or EAD documents.

    Instructor(s):

    Michael J Fox
    Director, Library, Publications, and Collections
    Minnesota State Historical Society

    http://www.archivists.org/prof-education/workshop-detail.asp?id=1575

    Submitted by: Jenn Riley, Metadata Librarian, Digital Library Program, IUB.

    ARCHIVES NEWS
    James H. Rudy papers, 1923-1958: James H. Rudy was an Indiana University alumnus who was granted an AB in English in 1932. In his will Rudy left the bulk of his estate to Indiana University, which was used to begin and fund the Rudy Professorships to attract and retain outstanding faculty. Collection consists of papers brought together after Rudy's death by the Owensboro, Kentucky law firm Wilson and Wilson, who represented Rudy's friends and lawyer when his sister, Sarah Gray Rudy McNulty, contested his will. Collection includes notes, correspondence, journals and ledgers, depositions, and legal papers. The depositions include Rudy's family and friends in addition to Indiana University Vice President and Treasurer Joseph A. Prominent correspondents include Rudy's mother-in-law Grace Blair, his mother Katherine F. Rudy, his sister Sarah McNulty, and family friends Linda and Charles Boswell.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1616

    University Publications Editor's records, 1905-1972: The Indiana University Office of Publications is one of the oldest non-academic offices on campus. Its records date primarily from the tenure of Ivy Leone Chamness, who served as Head Editor of University Publications from 1917-1952. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings. Prominent in the collection are edited manuscripts of the two volume written by Burton Dorr Myers and James A. Woodburn.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1623

    Indiana School of Religion records, 1910-1970: The Indiana School of Religion was established in Bloomington, Indiana, as the Bloomington Bible Chair by the Disciples of Christ in 1910; the name changed to the Indiana School of Religion in 1917. The mission of the School was to provide Biblical and religious education to, and to promote the religious education of, students who attended Indiana University. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes of the Board of Directors, financial records, publications, essays, pamphlets, and posters.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1307

    Della J. Evans papers, 1894-1956: Della J. Evans was an Indiana University alumna who graduated in 1897. She was a writer and sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Julian Allen. Collection consists of sketches, correspondence, journals, essays, plays, short stories, and poetry.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1533

    Horace Porter Goff papers, 1917-1919: Horace Porter Goff was an Indiana University alumnus who served during World War I in France with the 30th Engineer Regiment (Gas and Flame). This collection consists of correspondence, a diary with transcriptions, discharge papers, and a 1918 IU commencement program. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1315

    John P. Lunstrum papers, 1959-1965: An Indiana University Professor of Education, Lunstrum's primary area of interest was social studies and he was a strong proponent of incorporating non-western history into the social studies curriculums of both primary and secondary schools. Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, proposals, and syllabi. The Councils and committees series is comprised of records that reflect Lunstrum's membership and leadership in state, national, and university groups, including the National Council for the Social Studies Audio-Visual Committee.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1625

    Select recent acquisitions:
    Accn. 2005/009: National Alliance for Accessible Golf: Publications, by-laws, and minutes, 1995-2004; .4 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/012: School of Journalism: Syllabi, 1953-2000; 5 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/014: Indiana University Libraries: Various committee minutes and publications, 1960s-1980s; .4 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/016: High School Journalism Institute: Photographs and administrative files, 1950-2003; 10 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/021: Walter Nugent and Suellen Hoy: Photographs, correspondence, and research, 1900-2004; 2 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/022: Kelley School of Business: Video tapes of the WTIU-produced "Business Perspectives"; 10 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/025: Newell & Eleanor Long: Scripts from "All's Wells" and reel-to-reel audio tapes; 1 cubic foot
    Accn. 2005/028: Board of Trustees and University Ceremonies: Event files, 1960s-2004; 6 cubic feet


    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.

    REMINDER: OneSearch@IU IS BRINGING CHANGES TO LIBRARY WEB PAGES! On Thursday evening, July 14, 2005, we will change the library web pages to integrate our federated search software into the library web site.

    On the Find Information pages we will incorporate federated search sources into the subject listings of databases and make available from the Find Information page a new QuickSearch page that will allow users to search in 8 general interest journal indexes. We will also have a screen where users can select from any of the databases currently enabled for federated searching, called All OneSearch Sources.

    The Recommended Resources pages for Libraries, Collections and Departments will also enable users to do a federated search.

    Plan to come to one of the open meetings where we will show off the new screens and answer your questions.

    Wednesday, July 20 at 10:00 am

    The sessions will be held in Room E174 in the Wells Library

    Please plan to join us for one of these sessions!

    Submitted by: Federated Search Team and the Federated Search Public Services Team.


    WALDEN SUMMER SESSION
    Walden University?s Summer Session will begin on Sunday, July 10, and will end on Friday, July 23. More than 650 doctoral students have registered and look forward to availing themselves of the IUB Libraries? rich array of resources. Staff from Walden?s Minnesota office are already here and faculty will be coming in throughout the rest of the week.

    Walden?s graduation will take place in the IU Auditorium on Saturday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m. The IU community is more than welcome to attend.

    Although Walden students may check out IU books while they are here, they are not permitted to take the books home. Please help us reinforce the policy of their leaving the books here when they leave.

    Here is our Summer Session site, which we hope you find informative and interesting:
    http://www.lib.waldenu.edu/summer/

    If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, 855-6028 or waldenlb@waldenu.edu.

    Submitted by: Rita Barsun, Walden Librarian, IUB.


    TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION PROGRAM PROPOSALS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The Technical Services Division of the Indiana Library Federation is accepting program proposals and ideas for programs for the 2006 Indiana Federation Annual Conference.

    If you have a program that you would like to present at the 2006 ILF convergence, please email a short abstract (50-150 words) of that program.

    Additionally if you have a suggestion for a program topic that you would like to see presented at ILF 2006, please send a brief description.

    Suggested ideas for sessions are (but not limited to) initiatives in:

    * Acquisitions (e.g. Workflow Processes)
    * Electronic Resources (e.g. Licensing, Managing, Statistics)
    * Cataloging (e.g. Authority Control, Metadata for Digital Objects)

    The deadline for program proposals and program suggestions if 5 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2005.

    Please send information to: Kevin Petsche, Chair, ILF Technical Services Division, Electronic Journals Collection Manager, IUPUI, University Library, UL 115K, 755 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5196, 317-278-2330 (Office) 317-274-7133 (Fax), kpetsche@indiana.edu.


    Submitted by: Kevin Petsche, IUPUI University Library, IUPUI.


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    July 22, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 30

    Staff News

    July 18, 2005 will be Sara Beutter's last day as Circulation Supervisor/Bills & Fines Coordinator in the William & Gayle Cook Music Library. Sara, who received her M. A. in Musicology and her M. L. S. from Indiana University in May of 2005, leaves to take the position of Public Services Librarian at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at Vanderbilt University.

    Submitted by: Carla Williams, Head of User Services, William & Gayle Cook Music Library

    RESIGNATIONS AND TRANSFERS
    Effective July 14, Ling Jiang resigned her position as East Asian Acquisitions Specialist in Acquisitions.

    Effective July 25, Fran Sturgis will transfer from the Circulation Supervisor in the Circulation/Security Unit to the Supervisor in the Stacks/Searching Unit.

    Effective August 12, Orneal Brown will resign his position as Computer Support Specialist for Library Information Technology.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    INTERNATIONAL STUDIES LIBRARIAN
    I am pleased to announce that David Oldenkamp has accepted the position of International Studies Librarian effective August 1, 2005. David?s most recent professional position has been as Social Sciences Reference Librarian in the Trexler Library at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David earned his MLS from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. In addition, he has a Master of Arts in International Relations from the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. At Muhlenberg, David provided reference and instruction services, was the collection development and subject liaison for the Communication, Education, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology/Anthropology Departments, and collected and maintained the social sciences portion of the U.S. government document collection.

    As International Studies Librarian, David?s principal duties will include serving as the liaison and outreach librarian for International Studies, a new interdisciplinary major (http://www.indiana.edu/~intlweb/index.shtml). He will provide instructional support to the students in the University?s new residential program, The Global Village Living-Learning Center (http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ecollege/global/) and will also provide reference and instruction services in the Information Commons Undergraduate Services Department. David will be the collections and public services specialist for the United Nations depository collection, international documents, and selected nongovernmental agencies.

    I would like to thank the Search and Screen Committee for their excellent work under the leadership of Lou Malcomb, Chair, with members Jeff Graf, Elinor Okada, Luis Gonzalez, Lynda Clendenning, Dan Knudsen, and Ginny Sojdehei (ex-officio). Thank you also to Betty Davis for her support of the committee?s work.


    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Administration, IUB.


    SATURDAY LIBRARY CLOSURE
    The Wells Library will be closed and all doors to the building will be locked on Saturday, August 13th, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM due to a planned water outage. Only the Lobby and the Information Commons (first floor) will reopen at 5:00 pm. Physical Plant will be replacing defective water valves during the time the building is closed and locked. If you need to arrange for alternate work schedules, please consult with your supervisor.

    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Administration, IUB.

    PRIVACY ADVISORY GROUP
    The Privacy Advisory Group (PAG) has begun working on a number of privacy policy related matters as charged by the Director of Public Services, Carolyn Walters. If staff have questions or issues that they would like to call to our attention, we encourage them to contact any member of PAG. Our charges include:

    Integrate approved privacy policy statements into existing policies where appropriate.
    o Establish policies and guidelines for data from reference transactions, email, and similar transactions.
    o Make recommendations about needed equipment to safeguard privacy (e.g., locked cabinets, shredders, etc.)
    o Oversee training for library staff on good privacy practices
    o Work with the Web Editorial Board to develop standardized announcements for Find Information pages to alert users to the benefits and risks of personalized services.
    o Maintain the Privacy Pathfinder
    o Be aware of UITS and other University wide policies and make recommendations for change as appropriate.

    The group will be encouraged to call on resource people from units such as LIBERA, LIT, and Customer and Access Services for additional help. Members: Garett Montanez, chair, Phil Bantin, Julie Bobay, Linda Butler, Jane Goldsmith, Randy Lent, Lou Malcomb, and Sylvia Turchyn.

    Submitted by: Lou Malcomb, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services , IUB

    ONESEARCH@IU
    The IUB Libraries launched our first version of OneSearch@IU on Friday, 7/15. This message summarizes the major changes to the libraries? web site. Watch for changes and improvements over the next several months as we do usability testing and get experiences and reactions from library staff.

    WHAT IS ONESEARCH@IU?
    OneSearch @IU is a new search tool that allows you to search multiple databases at once and identify subject specific resources. OneSearch@IU returns a single result set consisting of the first 10 references from each database searched. (If more results are desired, you can request the next set of 10, or can increase the number to be returned up to 100.) In addition to displaying the first 10 results from each database searched, OneSearch@IU also displays the total number of hits from each database, which can help identify primary databases to search for a specific topic. Use the ?Show Search Progress? link on the left side of the page to see the count of hits from each database.

    WHAT DATABASES ARE INCLUDED IN ONESEARCH@IU?
    As of today, approximately 70 of the IUB Libraries? 400+ Find Information resources are available in OneSearch@IU, with more being added continually. Available databases are noted with a box to the left of the database; check the box (up to 8 maximum) to include that database in your search.

    WHERE CAN I FIND ONESEARCH@IU?

    1. ?QuickSearch? (searches pre-selected multi-disciplinary databases)
    - Libraries Home Page, last link under ?Find Information?
    - Find Information ?Search All? (click radio button for OneSearch@IU)

    2. Subject-specific lists of databases (selected by collection managers; user selects up to 8 databases from list)
    - Find Information, ?Databases by Subject?
    - Libraries Departments and Collections, ?Recommended Resources?

    3. List of all databases that are available for OneSearch@IU
    - QuickSearch page, ?All OneSearch Sources? link

    MY ONESEARCH
    A personalization feature, MyOneSearch allows you to save, browse, combine and email citations you have marked. The system does not save a search history, but you can keep track of marked citations and connect to available full-text through the Citation Linker. You must logon to MyOneSearch BEFORE you perform a search and mark records. Click ?MyOneSearch? from the Quick Search page to logon. NOTE: The CAS login to this feature is experiencing some problems. We anticipate that it will be fixed by the end of the day on Tuesday, 7/19.

    HOW CAN I GET TO THE FULL-TEXT?
    Click on the title of the article you want to see. Some databases take you directly to the full-text from OneSearch@IU; others take you to a citation in the database where you need to click the IULink button or other full-text link.

    CAN I E-MAIL OR PRINT MY CITATIONS?
    Mark the citations you want to keep and click on the "Email Marked Titles" link on the left side of the page. When prompted, type in your complete email--anyone@indiana.edu--to send the records. You may also email a set of records from within MyOneSearch. To print records, mark the citations you want to keep and click the "Show/Print Marked Titles" link on the left side of the screen. You will see a page with only the records you marked. Use the browser's print function to print out the page. Because printer margin settings sometimes can cause difficulties, you may wish to print the pages out in "landscape" mode.

    CAN I LEAVE ONESEARCH@IU AND SEARCH DIRECTLY IN A SINGLE DATABASE?S INTERFACE?
    Yes. Clicking on any citation will take you to the database itself. From there you can search within the database just as if you had logged into it directly.

    HOW SHOULD I REPORT PROBLEMS?
    For major problems (entire system down, etc.), contact LIT during normal working hours. In the evenings and on weekends, contact the Reference Desk and ask them to verify the problem and contact the LIT Emergency Phone. There will soon be an entry in the LIT Help Desk as well. For other problems, (e.g., database connector not working, etc,) send a message by clicking on the ?Contact Us? link on any OneSearch@IU page.

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A DATABASE CONNECTOR IS BROKEN?
    Database connectors can sometimes break when the vendor changes the search interface. Sometimes, a database connector failure may just be a temporary glitch. Reported problems are re-tested and then reported to the company. If the repair will take more than a short time, the database will be removed from the OneSearch lists and the check box will be removed form the library web pages until the connector is working again.

    WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?

    - Check the FAQ:
    ?pageId=3434

    - Attend a brief orientation session for library staff: Wednesday, July 20 at 10:00 am in E174.

    - Collection managers ? watch for upcoming training sessions on the processes for managing your databases in the libraries web site, including OneSearch@IU.

    Submitted by: Julie Bobay, Collection Development, IUB.

    ARCHIVES NEWS
    For more information or to schedule an appointment to use any of these materials, please call the Archives at 5-1127 or email archives@indiana.edu.

    United States Naval Training School records, 1942-1945, Collection C101: In July 1942, Indiana University welcomed 200 yeoman to the campus for the US Naval Training School for clerical training. By May 1944 the university had trained nearly 5000 yeoman and storekeepers of both sexes for the Navy and Marine Corps. A month later the naval program was officially closed. Collection consists of correspondence, syllabi, tests, newspaper clippings, and publications. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1593

    Regional Campus Coordinating Committee records, 1958-1981, Collection C258: The Regional Campus Coordinating Committee was established in 1966. It was composed of two administrative officers and one faculty member from both Indiana and Purdue Universities and was responsible for reviewing all regional campus program proposals and passing on its recommendations to the Trustees Joint Policy Council. Collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, proposals, reports, and research files. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1403

    Indiana University Panhellenic Association records, 1888-2003, Collection C261: Established in 1902, the Panhellenic Association is the coordinating student organization for sororities at Indiana University. Collection consists of correspondence, publications, agendas, budget information, and scrapbooks. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1422

    Pi Lambda Theta records, 1921-1995, Collection C272: Pi Lambda Theta was founded in 1910 as an honor and professional association for women in education. In 1920, the Iota chapter was chartered at Indiana University. In 1974, the organization began admitting men. Collection consists of minutes, a ledger book, constitutions, membership information, publications, and scrapbooks. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1393

    Roger G. Wilkinson papers, 1921-1968, Collection C285: Roger Wilkinson was an Indiana University professor of physics from 1946-1968. Collection consists of correspondence, publications, lecture notes, and laboratory reports. The lecture notes included in the collection are from both Wilkinson's tenure as a professor as well as notes he took as a student at the University of Chicago. The Publication series consists of reprints of articles authored or co-authored by Wilkinson, 1951-1968. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1602

    Select recent acquisitions:


    Accn. 2005/032: University Women's Club: Scrapbooks and publications, 1988-2005; 3 cubic feet
    Accns. 2005/035 and 2005/048: Edward Grant, Distinguished Prof. Emeritus of History and Philosophy of Science and Professor Emeritus of History: Reprints and manuscripts; research and course notes
    Accn. 2005/036: President's Office: Administrative files of Chief of Staff, 1998-2005; 7 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/038: Ralph L. Collins Living-Learning Center: Collins Columns, telephone directories, 2001-2005; .4 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/039: from Robert D. Arnold: Taped interviews of Mel Groomes, John Cannady, Dick Deranek, Russ Deal, and Frank Ciolli for Mr. Arnold's book.
    Accn. 2005/040: Elinor Ostrom, Director, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis and Vincent Ostrom, Arthur F. Bentley Professor Emeritus of Political Science: Research and teaching files; 53 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/041: David Ross Austin, Professor of Recreation and Park Administration: Papers, publications, and videos; 18 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/050: Joseph M. Waldman, Lawrence D. Glaubinger Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and
    the I.U. Kelley School of Business: Scrapbooks, publications, annual reports, and videos; 16.4 cubic feet


    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


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    July 29, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 31

    Staff News

    Effective August 1, 2005, Christina Sheley has accepted the position of Visiting Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Social Work, and Sociology in the Wells Library.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    VISITING LIBRARIAN
    Effective August 1, 2005, Christina Sheley has accepted the position of Visiting Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Social Work, and Sociology in the Wells Library. Christina will be replacing Moira Smith on a temporary part-time basis while Moira is on sabbatical, from August 2005 through May 2006.

    Christina?s library experience includes reference services, collection development, bibliographic instruction, and outreach services. She earned an MLS from Indiana University in 2005 and holds a B.A. in Telecommunications and Psychology from Indiana University. During her graduate studies, she held positions in the IUB Libraries as the Library Assistant for Anthropology, Folklore, Social Work, and Sociology and as the Collections Graduate Assistant and Instructional Services Assistant in the Information Commons.

    Please join me in welcoming Christina to the Wells Library!


    Submitted by: Moira Smith, Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Sociology, & Social Work, IUB.


    RETIREMENT RECEPTION
    Please mark your calendar for the retirement reception in honor of Nancy Boerner and Murlin Croucher.

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

    2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Staff Lounge

    Wells Library 1320 E. 10th St.

    Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, Head of SALC, IUB.

    MAC FALL MEETING OFFERS MUCH FOR LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS
    Do you work in a Midwestern library and wonder what archives are all about? Then this Fall?s Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) meeting is just for you! Held on the beautiful campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, September 29th to October 1st, for a gathering that promises a well-rounded exploration of archival practice.

    The Indiana Memorial Union, one of the largest student unions in the country (see www.imu.indiana.edu/index.html) and a peerless academic meeting center, will play host to meeting. The IMU boasts many amenities, including well-appointed hotel rooms, several eateries, a bookstore, cozy lounge areas and meeting rooms ? even a bowling alley, arcade, and billiards room ? all available to MAC meeting attendees!

    A set of program offerings designed to explore archival fundamentals has been created especially for this meeting. Learn about archival appraisal, collecting, preservation, outreach and other activities through a combination of sessions and mini-workshops with an emphasis on practicality. The meeting will also include pre-conference workshops on description of archival materials, caring for artifacts in the archives, and hands-on repair of manuscripts and prints. A Vendors? Fair and Information Fair will round out the helpful offerings.

    In case you needed further enticement, the meeting will also include a set of tours and other offerings that will allow attendees a chance to get to know the local professional, historical and cultural landscape. A welcoming reception at IU?s fascinating William Hammond Mathers Museum of World Culture, a restaurant tour, New Members? Dinner and a Friday-night ?Bowl-A-Rama? are just a few of the events to engage the meeting-goer. Tours will include the Archives of Traditional Music, the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, IU?s high-density storage facility (with its state of the art conservation lab), a leisurely look at the ?Old Crescent? area of campus, and a fun ?ghost walk? through the very meeting locale itself.

    Beyond the scheduled tours, attendees can take in lots of other great events, activities and local fare both on campus and in the surrounding area, like the IU School of Music?s presentation of Mozart?s ?Cosi fan tutte,? a performance by the Count Basie Orchestra, live theater offerings, Bloomington farmer?s market, and any number of ethnic restaurants, all of which has earned the city of Bloomington praise by the national press for its small-town feel and big-town offerings.

    Librarians, take advantage! Mark your calendars NOW for MAC Fall 2005 in the Hoosier Hills of Bloomington, Indiana, September 29-October 1st. Further information will be added periodically to the meeting?s website, www.midwestarchives.org/bloomington.

    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


    OCLC INFORMATION
    Please pass this Very Important information to your effected staff. I regret this late notification, but we can only pass on information when we receive it.

    We have just learned that our dedicated connection to OCLC will be turned off by OCLC on August 1. The good news is that switching to internet connection will save the library system money. This also means that the very strange method we have had to use for OCLC connections (OCLC Dedicated TCP/IP) will go away. No more outages due to routing changes on the IU network. The bad news is that every one who uses OCLC will have to reconfigure their software to connect over the internet. This will require changes for every user on every machine who connects to OCLC.

    NOTE: You may change to this new configuration immediately. Any software still configured to connect via. "dedip" after July 31 will cease to connect.

    Staff need to go to a tab on the Tools/Options menu and change from "OCLC Dedicated TCP/IP" to "OCLC Default". This is user specific, so each user has to do it, including every student employee.

    If you have technical questions about this change, please contact libauto@indiana.edu, 812.855.8601. I will be making the appropriate changes to the OCLC information at our website www.linf.iupui.edu ASAP.

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    August

    August 5, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 32 | August 12, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 33
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    August 5, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 32


    Staff News

    Effective September 1, Anthony Tedeschi has accepted the position of Reference/Technical Associate in the Lilly Library.  Anthony is currently the Public Services Assistant in the Lilly Library.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.



    Libraries News and Events

    CHANGES IN HOURLY SIGN-UP PROCEDURES
    Two training sessions are scheduled to review hourly employee sign-up procedures and policies.  A manual containing sign-up procedures, required sign-up forms, and guidelines for supervising hourly employees will be given to anyone who attends.   Libraries Human Resources and Administrative Services - Payroll will conduct the sessions, which are scheduled for August 18, 1:30-3:30 and August 24, 9:00-11:00 ( both in Herman B Wells Library E-174).

    To ensure sufficient seating and handout materials, you must register in advance.  To do so, please email your name, department, and the date of the workshop you would like to attend to ksruck@indiana.edu no later than August 12, 3:00 p.m .

    All supervisors of hourly employees are strongly encouraged to attend due to changes in sign-up procedures this fall.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    SAVE THE DATES?FALL ORIENTATION EVENTS
    Please mark your calendars for August 25 and 26 for orientation events. A complete schedule of tours, instruction, and welcoming events is being compiled but please plan to attend the New Faculty/New Graduate Student Welcome 2-3:30 on Thursday August 25 and the Undergraduate Openhouse Noon-2p.m. Friday August 26th. As in previous years we will need your help as tour leaders, servers, etc. Please let Lou or Diane know if you would like to help in finalizing these events.

    Submitted by: Lou Malcomb, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical, IUB.


    RETIREMENT RECEPTION
    Please mark your calendar for the retirement reception in honor of Nancy Boerner and Murlin Croucher.

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

    2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Staff Lounge

    Wells Library 1320 E. 10th St.

    Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, Head of SALC, IUB.


    MAC FALL MEETING OFFERS MUCH FOR LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS
    Do you work in a Midwestern library and wonder what archives are all about?  Then this Fall?s Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) meeting is just for you!  Held on the beautiful campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, September 29th to October 1st, for a gathering that promises a well-rounded exploration of archival practice.

    The Indiana Memorial Union, one of the largest student unions in the country (see www.imu.indiana.edu/index.html )(link no longer works) and a peerless academic meeting center, will play host to meeting.  The IMU boasts many amenities, including well-appointed hotel rooms, several eateries, a bookstore, cozy lounge areas and meeting rooms ? even a bowling alley, arcade, and billiards room ? all available to MAC meeting attendees!  

    A set of program offerings designed to explore archival fundamentals has been created especially for this meeting.  Learn about archival appraisal, collecting, preservation, outreach and other activities through a combination of sessions and mini-workshops with an emphasis on practicality.  The meeting will also include pre-conference workshops on  description of archival materials, caring for artifacts in the archives, and hands-on repair of manuscripts and prints.  A Vendors? Fair and Information Fair will round out the helpful offerings.

    In case you needed further enticement, the meeting will also include a set of tours and other offerings that will allow attendees a chance to get to know the local professional, historical and cultural landscape.  A welcoming reception at IU?s fascinating William Hammond Mathers Museum of World Culture, a restaurant tour, New Members? Dinner and a Friday-night ?Bowl-A-Rama? are just a few of the events to engage the meeting-goer.  Tours will include the Archives of Traditional Music, the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, IU?s high-density storage facility (with its state of the art conservation lab), a leisurely look at the ?Old Crescent? area of campus, and a fun ?ghost walk? through the very meeting locale itself. 

    Beyond the scheduled tours, attendees can take in lots of other great events, activities and local fare both on campus and in the surrounding area, like the IU School of Music?s presentation of Mozart?s ?Cosi fan tutte,? a performance by the Count Basie Orchestra, live theater offerings, Bloomington farmer?s market, and any number of ethnic restaurants, all of which has earned the city of Bloomington praise by the national press for its small-town feel and big-town offerings. 


    Librarians, take advantage!  Mark your calendars NOW for MAC Fall 2005 in the Hoosier Hills of Bloomington, Indiana, September 29-October 1st.  Further information will be added periodically to the meeting?s website,
    www.midwestarchives.org/bloomington .  (link no longer works)


    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


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    August 12, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 33


    Staff News
    PROMOTION AND/OR TENURE NEWS
    Congratulations to the following librarians who were promoted and/or granted tenure during the 2004/05 fiscal year:

    Marla Baden                     IUPU-Fort Wayne         promoted to Associate Librarian and granted tenure
    Polly Boruff-Jones              Indianapolis                    promoted to Associate Librarian and granted tenure
    Jo McClamroch           Bloomington                     promoted to Associate Librarian and granted tenure
    Pamela Sandstrom                IUPU-Fort Wayne         granted tenure
    Diane Dallis                    Bloomington                     promoted to Associate Librarian
    Nancy Eckerman          Indianapolis                    promoted to Librarian


    Submitted by: Betty Davis, Libraries Human Resources, IUB.

    Libraries News and Events

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH ORIENTATION ACTIVITIES
    The IUB Libraries Public Services Team has planned several activities and events designed to welcome new faculty and students to campus and to the libraries.  Below is a web address for a site that has the schedule of volunteer opportunities and a sign-up form.  The activities begin August 21st.  Please sign up to lead a tour, help with refreshments, or give directional assistance.

    http://www.indiana.edu/~libugls/volunteer/ (link no longer works)

    In addition the Public Services Team has created a web site for all library orientation activities scheduled for the beginning of the Fall semester.  If your library will be offering tours, workshops or other orientation activities please send a URL for a web page that provides a schedule or description of your event to Lou Malcomb or Diane Dallis.  If you prefer, you can request to have permissions access to this site and you can link to your pages yourself.

    Beginning August 20th this web page will be a featured linked on the Libraries? Home page and will remain through mid September. 

    Your participation will help make the orientation activities a great success.


    Submitted by: Carole Williams, Administration, IUB.


    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members.  The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1.  The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee.  The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

             Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
             The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
            Research methodology
             Timeline
             Role of each collaborator in the project
             Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received

             Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include:  research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials.  The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Young Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.


    LILLY LIBRARY PUBLICATIONS ONLINE
    The Lilly Library is pleased to announce a new electronic text project which brings selected Lilly Library publications to the Internet. Six full exhibition catalogues and one article from the Indiana University Bookman are currently available on the Lilly Library Publications Online web site: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/etexts .

    The publications currently available online cover topics such as the Spanish conquest of the new world, Latin American independence movements, the history of medicine, children?s books, and incunables printed before 1481. Full titles are listed below.

    The Bernardo Mendel Collection: An Exhibit (1964)

    ?A Catalogue of Pre-1840 Nahuatl Works Held by The Lilly Library? (1973)

    Children's books published by William Darton and his sons: a catalogue of an exhibition at the Lilly Library (1992)

    The First Twenty-five Years of Printing, 1455-1480: An Exhibition (1967)

    The Ian Fleming Collection of 19th-20th Century Source Material Concerning Western Civilization together with the Originals of the James Bond-007 Tales (1971)

    Indians of Latin America: an exhibition of materials in the Lilly Library (1976)

    Medicine: An Exhibition of Books Relating to Medicine and Surgery From the Collection Formed by J. K. Lilly (1966)

    The Lilly Library publishes exhibition catalogues in both numbered and un-numbered series. A full list is available at:

    http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/pub_catalogues.shtml

    The Indiana University Bookman was published irregularly from 1956 through 1988 by the Indiana University Library for the bookmen of Indiana and friends of the University. Edited by Cecil K. Byrd and William R. Cagle, seventeen issues were published. A full contents list of all the issues of the I.U. Bookman is available at: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/pub_bookmantoc.shtml

    More information about the Lilly Library Publications Online project can be found at
    http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/etexts/projectinfo.shtml (link no longer works) or by contacting the project editor, Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, edowell@indiana.edu.

    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, IUB.


    SAVE THE DATES?FALL ORIENTATION EVENTS

    Please mark your calendars for August 25 and 26 for orientation events. A complete schedule of tours, instruction, and welcoming events is being compiled but please plan to attend the New Faculty/New Graduate Student Welcome 2-3:30 on Thursday August 25 and the Undergraduate Openhouse Noon-2p.m. Friday August 26th. As in previous years we will need your help as tour leaders, servers, etc. Please let Lou or Diane know if you would like to help in finalizing these events.

    Submitted by: Lou Malcomb, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical, IUB.


    RETIREMENT RECEPTION

    Please mark your calendar for the retirement reception in honor of Nancy Boerner and Murlin Croucher.
    Wednesday, August 17th, 2005
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Staff Lounge
    Wells Library 1320 E. 10th St.

    Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, Head of SALC, IUB.


    MAC
    FALL MEETING OFFERS MUCH FOR LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS

    Do you work in a Midwestern library and wonder what archives are all about? Then this Fall?s Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) meeting is just for you! Held on the beautiful campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, September 29th to October 1st, for a gathering that promises a well-rounded exploration of archival practice.

    The Indiana Memorial Union, one of the largest student unions in the country (see www.imu.indiana.edu/index.html ) (link no longer works) and a peerless academic meeting center, will play host to meeting. The IMU boasts many amenities, including well-appointed hotel rooms, several eateries, a bookstore, cozy lounge areas and meeting rooms ? even a bowling alley, arcade, and billiards room ? all available to MAC meeting attendees!

    A set of program offerings designed to explore archival fundamentals has been created especially for this meeting. Learn about archival appraisal, collecting, preservation, outreach and other activities through a combination of sessions and mini-workshops with an emphasis on practicality. The meeting will also include pre-conference workshops on description of archival materials, caring for artifacts in the archives, and hands-on repair of manuscripts and prints. A Vendors? Fair and Information Fair will round out the helpful offerings.

    In case you needed further enticement, the meeting will also include a set of tours and other offerings that will allow attendees a chance to get to know the local professional, historical and cultural landscape. A welcoming reception at IU?s fascinating William Hammond Mathers Museum of World Culture, a restaurant tour, New Members? Dinner and a Friday-night ?Bowl-A-Rama? are just a few of the events to engage the meeting-goer. Tours will include the Archives of Traditional Music, the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, IU?s high-density storage facility (with its state of the art conservation lab), a leisurely look at the ?Old Crescent? area of campus, and a fun ?ghost walk? through the very meeting locale itself.

    Beyond the scheduled tours, attendees can take in lots of other great events, activities and local fare both on campus and in the surrounding area, like the IU School of Music?s presentation of Mozart?s ?Cosi fan tutte,? a performance by the Count Basie Orchestra, live theater offerings, Bloomington farmer?s market, and any number of ethnic restaurants, all of which has earned the city of Bloomington praise by the national press for its small-town feel and big-town offerings.

    Librarians, take advantage! Mark your calendars NOW for MAC Fall 2005 in the Hoosier Hills of Bloomington, Indiana, September 29-October 1st. Further information will be added periodically to the meeting?s website, www.midwestarchives.org/bloomington . (link no longer works)

    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


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    August 19, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 34

    Staff News

    Effective August 23, Brian Johnson has accepted the position of Library Services Associate II/ALF Internal Processing Assistant.   Brian currently works at Monroe County Bank.

    Effective August 29, Dennis O?Brien has accepted the position of Library Services Associate II/ALF Internal Processing Assistant.  Dennis is currently the Assistant Reserve Supervisor for Kent Cooper Room Services.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    INTERIM HEAD, E. LINGLE CRAIG PRESERVATION LABORATORY

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mechael Charbonneau as Interim Head, E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory, effective September 1, 2005.  Mechael brings valuable experience to her new position in the areas of commercial binding, brittle books, and ALF-related activities, She will continue to serve as Director of Technical Services and Head, Cataloging Division, a position held since August 2003.

    Mechael has an extensive record of service at the local, state, and national levels.  She is currently chairing the CHL-appointed Task Group on the Future of Cataloging at Indiana University Libraries.  She is also serving as an ALI representative on the INSPIRE Advisory Committee?s WorldCat Task Force charged with developing the new state-wide ?Indiana Catalog? view.  In September she begins her new role as alternate delegate to the OCLC Members Council, a state elected position.  Mechael represents the Bloomington Libraries as a member on the ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group and the CIC Library Technical Services Directors.  Throughout her career, she has also actively contributed to the Program for Cooperative Cataloging by serving as member on several BIBCO, CONSER, and other PCC-related committees and task groups.  In October, she will begin a three-year term on the PCC Policy Committee.  

    Please join me in congratulating and welcoming Mechael to her new position.

    Submitted by: Suzanne Thorin, Ruth Lilly University Dean of Libraries.


    IU SOUTH BEND

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Vincci Kwong as Reference/Instruction Librarian and Coordinator of Web Services at the Schurz Library, IU South Bend. Vincci received her MLS from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana where she worked as a research assistant. Vincci can be reached at vkwong@iusb.edu.


    Submitted by:  Michele Russo, Director of Library Services, Indiana University South Bend.


    Libraries News and Events

    DIGITAL LIBRARY BROWN BAG SERIES
    Mark your calendar now for the Fall 2005 Digital Library Brown Bag series, sponsored by the Digital Library Program and the School of Library and Information Science.  Now in its third year, the series is moving from Friday to Wednesday this year, from noon to 1:15.  Bring your lunch and explore with us a variety of digital library topics -- from reports on research to local project updates to news of new and emerging technologies.  Everyone is welcome!

    In order to receive a reminder and an abstract on the Monday before each presentation, please subscribe to our distribution list.  Send an email to listserv@indiana.edu with the message body:

    sub dl-brownbag-l Your Full Name
    The archive of previous Digital Library Brown Bag presentations, along with any slides and handouts, is available on our web site:  http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/workshops/brownbags/ (link no longer works)

    Digital Library Brown Bag Series
    Fall 2005

    All presentations are in Main Library E174, from 12:00-1:15.

    September 21
    Creating the Indiana Digital Library:  Issues in Statewide Planning
    Kristine Brancolini    

    October 12
    Topic Maps in TEI and Digital Humanities Collections
    John Walsh

    October 19
    Verse Chorus Verse:  Overview of Iterative Usability Studies for the IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana Project
    Michelle Dalmau
           
    November 2
    Will Cowan
    Using a Native XML Database: Oracle XDB and EVIA Digital Archive
           
    November 16
    Project ENABLE
    Weimao Ke and Gayathri S. Athreya

    November 30
    Digital Library Infrastructure
    Jon Dunn

    December 14
    Merging Metadata from Multiple Traditions: IN Harmony Sheet Music from Libraries and Museums
    Jenn Riley


    Submitted by: Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program, IUB.


    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD

    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

      Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
      The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
      Research methodology
      Timeline
      Role of each collaborator in the project
      Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
      Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    The application is located at the following link:
    http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=form&Id=41
    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.
    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Young Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.


    SAVE THE DATES?FALL ORIENTATION EVENTS

    Please mark your calendars for August 25 and 26 for orientation events. A complete schedule of tours, instruction, and welcoming events is being compiled but please plan to attend the New Faculty/New Graduate Student Welcome 2-3:30 on Thursday August 25 and the Undergraduate Openhouse Noon-2p.m. Friday August 26th. As in previous years we will need your help as tour leaders, servers, etc. Please let Lou or Diane know if you would like to help in finalizing these events.

    Submitted by: Lou Malcomb, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical, IUB.



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    August 26, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 35

    Staff News

    Effective August 12, Megan Macken resigned her position as Library Services Associate I (Senior Circulation Assistant) for the Fine Arts Library.  Megan accepted a position with the IU Art Museum.

    Effective August 22, Kieran Blackwood accepted the position of Library Services Associate II (Stacks Supervisor).   Kieran was a non-appointed employee with the Library.

    Effective August 24, Andra Barker accepted the position of Digital Imaging Specialist for the Digital Library Program. Andra was a non-appointed employee with the Library.

    Effective August 27, Erin Adams will resign her position as Library Services Associate II (Circulation Supervisor).   Erin has accepted a position with the Bloomington Hospital.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    INHEALTH CONNECT
    You?re invited!  The Indiana University School of Medicine Library is celebrating the launch of INHealthConnect, a service to help connect the citizens of Indiana to local health services.   Judith A. Monroe, M.D. Indiana State Health Commissioner will be making the welcoming remarks, along with other dignitaries, at 3:00pm.  The event will be held at the Medical Library on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 from 2:30-4:30.  For details go to:
    http://www.indiana.edu/~libpers/InHealth.pdf (link no longer found) for details.

    Submitted by: Kellie Kaneshiro, AMLS, AHIP, IUPUI.


    DIGITAL LIBRARY BROWN BAG SERIES

    Mark your calendar now for the Fall 2005 Digital Library Brown Bag series, sponsored by the Digital Library Program and the School of Library and Information Science.  Now in its third year, the series is moving from Friday to Wednesday this year, from noon to 1:15.  Bring your lunch and explore with us a variety of digital library topics -- from reports on research to local project updates to news of new and emerging technologies.  Everyone is welcome!

    In order to receive a reminder and an abstract on the Monday before each presentation, please subscribe to our distribution list.  Send an email to listserv@indiana.edu with the message body:

    sub dl-brownbag-l Your Full Name
    The archive of previous Digital Library Brown Bag presentations, along with any slides and handouts, is available on our web site:  http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/workshops/brownbags/ (link no longer found)

    Digital Library Brown Bag Series
    Fall 2005

    All presentations are in Main Library E174, from 12:00-1:15.

    September 21
    Creating the Indiana Digital Library:  Issues in Statewide Planning
    Kristine Brancolini    

    October 12
    Topic Maps in TEI and Digital Humanities Collections
    John Walsh

    October 19
    Verse Chorus Verse:  Overview of Iterative Usability Studies for the IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana Project
    Michelle Dalmau
           
    November 2
    Will Cowan
    Using a Native XML Database: Oracle XDB and EVIA Digital Archive
           
    November 16
    Project ENABLE
    Weimao Ke and Gayathri S. Athreya

    November 30
    Digital Library Infrastructure
    Jon Dunn

    December 14
    Merging Metadata from Multiple Traditions: IN Harmony Sheet Music from Libraries and Museums
    Jenn Riley


    Submitted by: Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program, IUB.

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    September

    September 09, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 37 | September 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 38
    September 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 39



    September 09, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 37

    Staff News  

    Effective September 12, Geneva Shively accepted the position of Office Services Assistant for External Relations & Development.

    Effective September 12, Jing Wan accepted the position of East Asian Acquisitions Specialist in Acquisitions.


    Submitted by:  Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events
       

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts  

    Submitted by:  Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

    TRAINING SESSIONS FOR NEW EQUIPMENT AND NEW RESPONSIBILITIES FOR GARETT MONTANEZ
    We have recently made changes in the set-up of room E174, regained control of W302, and will relocate the computer equipment in E172. In addition, Garett Montanez has assumed new responsibilities, which are outlined below. In order better explain the changes, the following information is divided into three sections:

    1. Training on Equipment in E174 and W302
    A new computer and projector were added in Wells E174, and the Libraries recently regained control of room W302 which has a computer and two projectors. W302 is the classroom located behind the elevators on the third floor in the West Tower and can now be scheduled through Outlook in the same way other library conference rooms are scheduled  (bl-libg-W302).  Because the equipment is new, Garett Montanez will offer drop-in training sessions in both rooms at the following times:

    E174 Training Times:
    10am Friday, Sept 16
    11am Monday, Sept 19
    1pm Wednesday, Sept 21
    11am Wednesday, Sept 21
    12pm Thursday, Sept 22

    W302 Training Times:
    9am Friday, Sept 16
    10am Monday, Sept 19
    2pm Wednesday, Sept 21
    3pm Thursday, Sept 22
    4pm Thursday, Sept 22

    Instructions on how to use the equipment and contact information for help will be posted in both E174 and W302.

    2. Changes coming to E172
    At some point this semester the computers located in E172, what is now our staff training room, will be relocated to the rear of W302, the classroom on the third floor of the West Tower. Plans have been made to locate the computers in the back rear of the room opposite the white boards to allow for both presentations and hands-on training.  The computers in E172 will be moved once the necessary wiring is completed in the room. At this point the wiring work has not been scheduled.

    The SAVAIL Lab (Sound And Video Analysis & Instruction Laboratory) in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University will occupy E172. Their web site says that "SAVAIL is a multidisciplinary technical lab that enables folklorists, ethnomusicologists, anthropologists and musicologists to analyze sound and movement as well as produce documentary materials for the presentation of research and the creation of examples for classroom use."  The SAVAIL Lab is part of the EVIA (Ethnomusicological Video for Instruction and Analysis) Digital Archive that will also move to Wells as one of the first components of the Research Commons.  Due to the anticipated arrival of hurricane Katrina evacuees that will be housed in Ashton, both SAVAIL and EVIA have temporarily moved to the fifth floor of the west tower to await their relocation to E172.
    3. New responsibilities for Garett Montanez
    Garett has assumed new responsibilities for the support of technology broadly in public services.  His office is located in the Kent Cooper Room, his phone number is 855-0984, and his e-mail is gmontane@indiana.edu .  Garett reports to the Director of Public Services so for now will continue to report to me.

    • Providing reference service up to 8-10 hours a week in the IC and Reference Department.  
    • In consultation with LIT and UITS, oversee the support of the computer-related hardware in the IC, IC2, Reference and Customer and Access Services, and GIMSS.  
    • L iaison to UITS for Information Commons technology needs and services  
    • Identification and implementation of innovative ways to use technology to deliver reference and instruction services   
    • In coordination with the LIT Public Services Librarian serve as liaison to LIT representing public services issues and needs  
    • Development and implementation of technology training for public services staff   
    • Identifying new technologies to support public services in the collection of statistics and assessment   
    • Development and implementation of new ways to communicate among reference staff in all libraries  
    • Working with existing committees explore, evaluate, and implement the delivery of services through course management software, portal and blogs  
    • Working and consulting with the Web Team in the development of new resources  
    • Member of the Public Services Team  
    • Customization of commercial databases working with database advocates  
    • Serve on technology related committees as appropriate to responsibilities  
    • Serves as the CSA for Library Administration coordinating the workstation and software support 
       
    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries, IUB.  

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members.  The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1.  The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee.  The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    • Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    • The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    • Research methodology
    • Timeline
    • Role of each collaborator in the project
    • Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    • Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include:  research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials.  The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.


    WELLS LIBRARY MEDIA LITERACY FILM SERIES & BROWN BAG, FALL 2005
    Mark your calendar to attend the Wells Library Media Literacy Film Series.  Bring a brown bag as we explore issues related to education, civil liberties, and social justice.  All screenings will be shown in the Wells Library Media Showing Room (E174).

    Starring:

    Declining By Degrees (2005, 120 min)
    Thursday, September 29, 2005
    10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Host:  Diane Dallis, Interim Head, Information Commons
    Co-sponsored by the Library Instruction Committee

    USA Patriot Act:  Are Our Civil Liberties Really at Risk?  (2004, 60min)
    Wednesday, October 5, 2005
    Noon - 1:00 p.m.
    Host:  Lou Malcomb, Head, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services (GIMSS)

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939, 129 min)
    Wednesday, October 5, 2005
    6:30 p.m. ? 9:00 p.m.
    Host:  Lou Malcomb, Head, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services (GIMSS)

    In the Name of the Father (1993, 133 min)
    Thursday, October 13, 2005
    Noon ? 2:15 p.m.
    Host:  David Oldenkamp, Librarian for International Studies

    Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential  (2004, 80 min)
    Thursday, November 3, 2005
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Host: Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies

    Produced by IUB Libraries Media Services. For more information contact Monique Threatt at 855-9857.

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    September 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 38


    Staff News

    Effective October 3, Aaron Smith will resign his position as Campus Library Coordinator for the Swain Hall Library.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    STEELE NAMED RUTH LILLY INTERIM DEAN OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

    Patricia A. Steele, a leader in statewide library associations and longtime Indiana University librarian, was named Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries by the Trustees of Indiana University, who approved the two-year appointment at their September 16 meeting.

    Steele has served the IU Libraries most recently as head of Customer and Access Services and as coordinator of Academic Information and Customer Services. She was formerly executive associate dean, as well as acting dean before the arrival of Suzanne Thorin in 1996. In a career that began at IU in 1975, she has served as head of several campus libraries, including the Education Library, the School of Library and Information Science Library, and the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Library.

    "I?m delighted for the campus and for the library that Pat Steele has once again agreed to serve as interim dean," says Kenneth R.R. Gros Louis, senior vice president for academic affairs and Bloomington chancellor. " She is fully knowledgeable about everything in the libraries and well known and respected by other campus administrators."

    Steele is currently president of the Monroe County Public Library Board of Trustees. Indiana Governor Frank O?Bannon appointed her to the Indiana State Library Historical Board in 2000, and she was reappointed by Governor Joseph Kernon for a consecutive three-year term. She was twice president of the Indiana Library Federation, a statewide association of library and media center professionals, and is currently president of the Indiana Library Trustee Association.

    "This is a pivotal time for libraries," says Steele. "Our roles as librarians are changing, just as the expectations of students and faculty are changing. I am pleased to be guiding a library already so well regarded for its leadership and the quality of its services, collections, and staff. "

    The Indiana University Libraries hold more than 9 million bound volumes and 27 million other items. The libraries in Bloomington, the flagship campus, include 19 libraries that support teaching and research in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The Bloomington libraries employ approximately 87 librarians, 60 professional/administrative staff, 185 support staff, and 700 students. The annual operating budget of the IU Bloomington Libraries is more than $27 million.

    Submitted by: Eric Bartheld, Associate Director of Development and External Relations, IUB.

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT

    I am pleased to announce that Kathryn (Kate) Brooks has been appointed as the new Librarian for French & Italian, Germanic Studies, Classical Studies, and Comparative Literature. Kate currently serves as the Collection Acquisitions Coordinator for West European Studies under the supervision of Bob Goehlert. Kate will receive her M.L.S. from SLIS in December. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Germanic Studies, a minor in French, and a certificate in Jewish Studies in 2000. She obtained the M.A. in Modern German Literature and Culture here in Bloomington in 2004, and has lived and studied in Europe. Kate brings to the position extensive expertise in West European languages, including German, Yiddish, French, Spanish, and Hebrew. She is an active translator of scholarly studies, and has taught German both here at Indiana and at Columbia University. Kate will begin her position on December 15, 2005. Arrangements are being made with the collection managers to handle Nancy Boerner's duties during the interim period till Kate assumes the job officially in December.

    I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the Search & Screen Committee: B.J. Irvine (co-chair), Moira Smith (co-chair), Angela Courtney, Jeff Graf, Vera Heitink, and Marc Weiner. They reviewed applications, offered their recommendations, and helped make our candidates feel welcome during their visits. I thank them for their service to the Libraries.

    Submitted by: Cecile M. Jagodzinski, Director of Collection Development and Digital Scholarship, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events
    DIGITAL LIBRARY BROWN BAG

    You are cordially invited to the first Digital Library Brown Bag presentation of the year. It will be Wednesday, September 21, from 12:00-1:15 in the Herman B Wells Library, Room E174 (Media Showing Room). The speaker will be Kristine Brancolini, Director of the Digital Library Program, reporting on "The Indiana Digital Library: Issues in Statewide Planning." An abstract of the presentation is below. Please bring your lunch and join the discussion!

    The Indiana Digital Library: Issues in Statewide Planning

    In December 2003 the Indiana State Librarian Barbara Maxwell convened the first Digital Library Summit in Indianapolis. The goal was to bring together representatives from all types of Indiana libraries, as well as archives, historical societies, and allied cultural organizations. The purpose was to begin discussing how those groups can work together on the common issue of digitizing unique Indiana resources, in order to create the Indiana Digital Library. The institutions in the state with the most experience with digital library development were asked to take a leadership role in this work. Indiana University was among them. This presentation will describe the work to date, the challenges ahead, and the role that the university might play in the Indiana Digital Library.


    Submitted by: Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program, IUB.


    SOCIETY OF INDIANA ARCHIVISTS MEETING AT PURDUE UNIVERSITY

    Come join us in West Lafayette for the annual Society of Indiana Archivists meeting! The theme for the meeting, "Promote, Preserve, Protect," addresses the issue of balancing user access to collections while safeguarding collections from deterioration and theft. This year, the meeting is being hosted by the Purdue University Libraries.

    In this age of Google, we all understand the importance of promoting use of primary source materials for research instead of relying solely on information online or passed on through secondary sources. Yet, we are also in the age of Antiques Roadshow and eBay, a time when the public is perhaps more aware than ever of the value placed on archival materials. In addition, as more archival repositories are participating in digitization projects, it is important to ensure compliance with copyright law for promoting our unpublished materials on the Internet.

    To address these issues, we have several speakers offering sessions on topics such as the basics of archives work for non-archivists, implementation of Encoded Archival Description, bibliographic instruction for students, and copyright for digitization projects. We are also offering two pre-conference workshops on security for archival collections and an introduction to basic archival theory and practice on Thursday, November 10.

    This year's registration ($20 for members, $25 for non-members) includes access to both workshops and the plenary session with lunch on Friday. Our speaker will be talking about the Amelia Earhart collection at Purdue University. Select items in the collection will also be available for viewing in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections library. The deadline for registering with lunch is October 15.

    Archivists who are certified by the Academy of Certified Archivists can claim two archival recertification credits per workshop, and three credits for attending the main day of the conference.

    West Lafayette and the surrounding area have many exciting recreational offerings, such as the Wolf Park, Fort Ouiatenon, Samara (a Frank Lloyd Wright house), the Lafayette Art Museum, and the Purdue University Galleries. We hope you'll join us for Howl Night when we tour the Wolf Park on Friday evening.

    Information on hotel accommodations and parking are included in the program. If you have any questions, please direct them to the SIA Program Chair, Sammie Morris < mailto:morris18@purdue.edu > , at morris18@purdue.edu, or call at (765) 494-2905. We hope you can join us for a wonderful meeting in West Lafayette!


    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


    MAC BEGINS

    The fall meeting of the Midwest Archives Conference begins Thursday September 29 in the Indiana Memorial Union. The opening salvo is a Plenary Session in the Frangipani Room at 1:30: ?Archival Education in the 21st Century. Registration for the meeting is available on-site in the IMU Conference Lounge on the Mezzanine level where the desk will be open Wednesday 1-5:30; and Thursday and Friday 8-5:30. Come and participate in a great program and educational experience as well as fun doing such as a reception at the Mathers Museum Thursday evening with music entertainment provided by the Trio Mitten and a Bowl-a-Rama on Friday. Also a Ghost walk of the Union is offered both evenings. For a look at the entire meeting program go to
     

    We'll see you there.


    Submitted by: Saundra Taylor, Lilly Library, IUB.


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    September 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 39

    Staff News

    Effective October 3, Aaron Smith resigned his position as Campus Library Coordinator for the Swain Hall Library. Aaron has accepted a position at the Kokomo-Howard Public Library as the Head of Circulation. Aaron began working in Swain Hall in October 2004 and has been a tremendous help to the Library in many ways. Aaron finished his MLS in 2003, and held positions in the Geography Map Library, GIMSS, and Acquisitions. Aaron's good humor, strong work ethic, and friendly rapport with the Swain Hall Library users will be sorely missed. Please join me in wishing him well in his new position.


    Submitted by: Bob Noel, Head of the Swain Hall Library


    Effective September 26, Sarah Carter accepted the position of Library Services Associate I (50% FTE) in the Fine Arts Library.

    Effective October 3, Michael Taylor accepted the position of Library Services Associate II in the Lilly Library.

    Effective October 7, Damian Iseminger resigned his position as Library Document Delivery Assistant in Document Delivery Services. Damian has accepted a job with the School of Music.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB


    Libraries News and Events

    19TH ANNUAL HPER LIBRARY AUCTION

    The 19th Annual HPER Library Auction is just around the corner; circle the date on your calendar and start thinking about making a donation. This year?s auction will feature the same two auctioneers we had last year, so the action will be fast and the humor will be flying! Friday, October 28 is the date, with previews starting at 11:30am in Room 125 of the HPER Building. The bidding will kick off at noon, and continue for about an hour, until all items are sold.

    If you wish to make a donation, please go to: www.indiana.edu/~libhper/auction.html, and submit the auction form as soon as possible. In the weeks prior to the event, we will post the list of donations on the HPER Library website, so you can decide what you want to bid on. To date, we have a Sears lawnmower, lots of paperback books, a gourmet dinner, a CD from local jazz singer Janiece Jaffee, tickets to the IU Auditorium, fresh, homemade cinnamon rolls, a rick of firewood, and books from the IU Press. We anticipate many more donations in the coming weeks. Remember that your donation may be considered a tax-deductible gift, if you wish. We will update this list daily.

    We look forward to seeing all of you on Oct. 28th! Please contact either one of us if you have questions.

    Mike Courtney (micourtn@indiana.edu) and Mary Strow (mstrow@indiana.edu), HPER Library, IUB .


    Submitted by: Mary Strow, HPER Library, IUB.


    JOHN RANDLE LECTURE AT LILLY

    "A Whittington Scrapbook:" A Lecture by John Randle

    October 5, 2005

    Lilly Library, 5:30 p.m.

    The Lilly Library will host a talk by fine press printer and publisher, John Randle, on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at 5:30 p.m. John and Rose Randle founded the Whittington Press in 1971, in the Cotswold village of Whittington. It became their full time occupation in 1974. The press has published approximately 150 titles in the years since, including belles lettres, collections of wood-engravings, bibliographies of other presses, and type specimens. The Whittington Press?s internationally acclaimed review for printers and bibliophiles, Matrix, is now in its twenty-fifth year.

    The subject matter of Whittington Press publications varies widely, but all of the work of the Press is marked by attention to detail in both design and presswork, and an awareness of the important role of the private press in modern-day publishing. The Lilly Library holds a complete set of Matrix (in both the regular and deluxe formats), and a nearly-complete collection of the other works printed and published by the Press.

    Mr. Randle?s talk will be followed by a reception.


    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, Lilly Library, IUB.


    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS

    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.


    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.


    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD

    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    Research methodology
    Timeline
    Role of each collaborator in the project
    Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.


    WELLS LIBRARY MEDIA LITERACY FILM SERIES & BROWN BAG, FALL 2005

    Mark your calendar to attend the Wells Library Media Literacy Film Series. Bring a brown bag as we explore issues related to education, civil liberties, and social justice. All screenings will be shown in the Wells Library Media Showing Room (E174).

    Starring:

    Declining By Degrees (2005, 120 min)
    Thursday, September 29, 2005
    10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Host: Diane Dallis, Interim Head, Information Commons
    Co-sponsored by the Library Instruction Committee

    USA Patriot Act: Are Our Civil Liberties Really at Risk? (2004, 60min)
    Wednesday, October 5, 2005
    Noon - 1:00 p.m.
    Host: Lou Malcomb, Head, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services (GIMSS)

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939, 129 min)
    Wednesday, October 5, 2005
    6:30 p.m. ? 9:00 p.m.
    Host: Lou Malcomb, Head, Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services (GIMSS)

    In the Name of the Father (1993, 133 min)
    Thursday, October 13, 2005
    Noon ? 2:15 p.m.
    Host: David Oldenkamp, Librarian for International Studies

    Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential (2004, 80 min)
    Thursday, November 3, 2005
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Host: Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies

    Produced by IUB Libraries Media Services. For more information contact Monique Threatt at 855-9857. 
     

    Submitted by: Monique Threatt, Information Commons\Undergraduate Services, IUB.


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    October

    October 7, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 41 | October 14 , 2005 - Volume 32, Number 42
    October 21, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 43 | October 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 44


    October 7, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 41

    Staff News

    Effective October 10, Damian Iseminger has accepted the position of Library Catalog Specialist III, William & Gayle Cook Music Library, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Damian worked as Document Delivery Services Assistant, Wells Library.

    Submitted by: Sue Stancu, Cook Music Library, IUB.

    Libraries News and Events

    ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2005)
    -------------------------------------------------
    I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT
    ----------------------------

    In September 2005 there were 41,788 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories to which these materials belonged.

    Former Location Items Accessioned
    --------------- -----------------

    Law Library 9,267
    Lilly Library 81
    IUB Libraries collections 32,440
    ----------------- ------ Totals 41,788

    II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT
    ---------------------------

    Through September 30, 2005 there had been 969,179 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories that these collections constitute and the number of shelves each category occupies.

    Categories ALF Shelves Occupied Items Accessioned into ALF
    ---------- -------------------- --------------------------

    Films 167 4,044
    Law Library 375 38,228
    Lilly Library 463 25,073
    University Archives 576 4,473
    IUB Libraries collections 4,937 897,361
    ----------------- ----- --------
    Totals 6,518 969,179

    III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT
    -------------------------------------------------

    In September 2005 there were 1,775 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors.

    The items were delivered to the following locations:

    Delivery Destination Number Delivered Pct. Of Total
    -------------------- ---------------- -------------

    AAC Library 2 0.1%
    BUS/SPEA Library 80 4.5%
    Chemistry Library 42 2.4%
    Document Delivery Svcs. 490 27.6%
    Education Library 64 3.6%
    Fine Arts Library 27 1.5%
    Geography/Map Library 55 3.1%
    Geosciences Library 7 0.4%
    HPER Library 74 4.2%
    Journalism Library 18 1.0%
    Law Library 10 0.6%
    Life Sciences Library 42 2.4%
    Lilly Library 81 4.6%
    Music Library 44 2.5%
    Optometry Library 9 0.5%
    Regional Campus Libraries 54 3.0%
    Reserve/Media Desk 8 0.5%
    SLIS Library 18 1.0%
    Swain Hall Library 38 2.1%
    University Archives 35 2.0%
    Wells Library 577 32.5%
    ---------------- -------------
    Total 1,775 100%

    IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT
    ------------------------

    There are 6,518 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,358 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.
    45.4% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

    Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility

    19TH ANNUAL HPER LIBRARY AUCTION
    The 19th Annual HPER Library Auction is just around the corner; circle the date on your calendar and start thinking about making a donation. This year?s auction will feature the same two auctioneers we had last year, so the action will be fast and the humor will be flying! Friday, October 28 is the date, with previews starting at 11:30am in Room 125 of the HPER Building. The bidding will kick off at noon, and continue for about an hour, until all items are sold.

    If you wish to make a donation, please go to: www.indiana.edu/~libhper/auction.html, and submit the auction form as soon as possible. In the weeks prior to the event, we will post the list of donations on the HPER Library website, so you can decide what you want to bid on. To date, we have a Sears lawnmower, lots of paperback books, a gourmet dinner, a CD from local jazz singer Janiece Jaffee, tickets to the IU Auditorium, fresh, homemade cinnamon rolls, a rick of firewood, and books from the IU Press. We anticipate many more donations in the coming weeks. Remember that your donation may be considered a tax-deductible gift, if you wish. We will update this list daily.

    We look forward to seeing all of you on Oct. 28th! Please contact either one of us if you have questions.

    Mike Courtney (micourtn@indiana.edu) and Mary Strow (mstrow@indiana.edu), HPER Library, IUB .

    Submitted by: Mary Strow, HPER Library, IUB.

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    Research methodology
    Timeline
    Role of each collaborator in the project
    Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.

    WELLS LIBRARY MEDIA LITERACY FILM SERIES & BROWN BAG, FALL 2005
    Mark your calendar to attend the Wells Library Media Literacy Film Series. Bring a brown bag as we explore issues related to education, civil liberties, and social justice. All screenings will be shown in the Wells Library Media Showing Room (E174).

    Starring:

    In the Name of the Father (1993, 133 min)
    Thursday, October 13, 2005
    Noon ? 2:15 p.m.
    Host: David Oldenkamp, Librarian for International Studies

    Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential (2004, 80 min)
    Thursday, November 3, 2005
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Host: Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies

    Produced by IUB Libraries Media Services. For more information contact Monique Threatt at 855-9857.

    Submitted by: Monique Threatt, Information Commons\Undergraduate Services, IUB.

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    October 14 , 2005 - Volume 32, Number 42

    Staff News

    Effective October 6, Jeff Ray accepted the position of Library Services Associate II (Circulation Supervisor) in Customer and Access Services. Jeff was a non-appointed employee with the Libraries.

    Effective October 6, Emily Schramm accepted the position of Library Services Associate II (Circulation Supervisor) in Customer and Access Services. Emily was a non-appointed employee with the Libraries.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.

    APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DEAN
    I am pleased to announce that effective today Carolyn Walters will be our Executive Associate Dean. After reviewing our past practice with regard to appointing librarians to this position, consulting with the Bloomington Library Faculty Council, the PA Council, and CWA representation, and receiving their approval of the process, I decided to remove "Interim" from Carolyn's title. This will provide some added stability in this time of transition and in anticipation of national searches for positions, including Carolyn Walters' former assignment as Director of Public Services.

    Dean Thorin's appointment of Carolyn Walters recognized the experience, campus relationships, and vision that Carolyn brings to her work. I particularly value her counsel, creativity, and service ethic. I thank Carolyn for her willingness to take on this role and also thank those with whom I consulted.

    Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

    Libraries News and Events

    BETA PHI MU-CHI INVITATION AND PANELIST SPEAKERS
    Colleagues, this is an invitation for a pleasant and rewarding interlude on the afternoon of Friday, October 28. The Chi Chapter of Beta Phi Mu invites you to join us at 3:00 for refreshments in the SLIS Library after the annual Career Forum. Your presence there will give SLIS students an opportunity to visit with you and learn more about career opportunities in an academic environment. No matter what your role, whether stronger in Library Science or stronger in Information Science, sharing your expertise and your experiences will be a welcome addition to the afternoon.

    You are also more than welcome to join us in the SLIS Auditorium at 2:00 to hear what our panelists have to offer:

    ? Ned Heeger-Brehm, Branch Manager, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
    ? Susan Mannan, Director, Ivy Tech Community College-Indianapolis
    ? Catherine Trinkle, Media Specialist, Hickory Elementary, Avon, Indiana
    ? Suzanne Mudge, Assistant Librarian/Cataloger, Archives of Traditional Music, IU-Bloomington

    We hope to see you on Friday, October 28, in the SLIS Auditorium and/or in the SLIS Library.

    For Beta Phi Mu-Chi Chapter,
    ? Rita Barsun

    Submitted by: Rita Barsun, Walden University Librarian, IUB.

    SOCIETY OF INDIANA ARCHIVIST ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION
    Just a reminder that if you plan on registering for the Society of Indiana Archivists annual meeting, your registration should be postmarked by this Saturday, Oct. 15th, to be included in the Friday luncheon!

    Registration is $20 for SIA members, $25 for non-members and includes 2 workshops, 5 speakers, lunch, and a tour of Purdue University's Amelia Earhart Collection!

    Further information can be found at http://www.inarchivists.org.

    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Assistant Archivist, IUB.

    INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION AND DIGITIAL SERVICES
    The IU Libraries are fortunate to have both an outstanding Digital Library Program and Information Technology unit. Each is highly ranked nationally. In turn, the Libraries have gained from the quality of leadership and services provided by UITS and from partnerships between UITS and Library Information Technology, the Digital Library Program, Sakai, and the Information Commons, among others.

    The Digital Library Program began in 1996 as a laboratory for creating digital collections and services. One of Dean Thorin?s and Vice President McRobbie?s accomplishments was to provide base funding for the important initiatives already underway, such as Variations and Dido, to solidify these programs, under Kris Brancolini?s leadership and with excellent technology support from Jon Dunn and others, the DLP grew in stature nationally and has been extraordinarily successful in achieving grant support. Likewise, LIT has led the Libraries in development of an outstanding Web environment, an intranet, experimentation in Sakai, and in implementing features such as content management and single search, under the leadership of Phyllis Davidson with able assistance from Ralph Quarles, Doug Ryner, and others.

    In fact, technology has become a critical component of most library services. The integration of staff for sharing ideas, developing effective planning mechanism, reducing duplication, and for maintaining IU?s tradition of strong technology support is critical. Therefore, I have decided to move both units, LIT and DLP, in one organization to be call Digital and Information Technology Services and to be headed by Phyllis Davidson. Her title will be interim Assistant Dean of Digital and Information Technology Services. Phyllis? broad knowledge and experience within both the Libraries and UITS will serve both UITS and the Libraries well. She has been charged with fleshing out a new organization that brings together all technical infrastructure support under one roof as it were. As of today, both units and all staff will report to Phyllis, and she will work with me, DLP/LIT staff, and UITS to create the internal organization of the new unit. I expect that she will accomplish this endeavor by next spring and will engage an outside consultant as part of the process.

    Thanks to all of you for taking the necessary steps toward creating an integrated technology infrastructure. We warmly welcome Phyllis to her new responsibilities.

    Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

    ASIS&T INDIANA CHAPTER MEETS IN BLOOMINGTON
    You are invited to a special talk and social activity at the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at Indiana University Bloomington:

    Friday, October 14, 2005
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Indiana University Bloomington
    Wells Library 011

    Bring interested friends and colleagues with you! ASIS&T Indiana will be co-sponsoring a talk by Paul Dourish with the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics, followed by food and drink! This is your opportunity to:

    - learn about ubiquitous computing and the consequences of the model of information as commodity;
    - meet other ASIS&T members and colleagues with like interests;
    - get hints about attending the upcoming ASIS&T Annual Meeting
    - socialize with students who have an interest in pursuing careers in your field;
    - take a peek at some unique historical documents from the archives of the Indiana Chapter of ASIS&T (including some actual photos from the 1984 ASIS&T Mid-Year Meeting held in Bloomington);
    - and perhaps best of all, we'll eat and drink (I'll make sure some chocolate is in the plan)!

    All are invited for a fun time mixing veteran ASIS&T members with colleagues and students interested in information science and technology!

    The full description of the presentation by Paul Dourish is below. Hope to see you there!

    Best regards,
    Merri Beth

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    Merri Beth Lavagnino
    Deputy Information Technology Policy Officer Indiana University
    (317) 274-3739

    The Culture of Information: Ubiquitous Computing and Representations of Reality

    Paul Dourish
    Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science University of California, Irvine

    ABSTRACT
    In the late 1980s, Weiser suggested that the ages of mainframe and personal computing would give way to a third wave of "ubiquitous computing," a confluence of embedded physical computing and pervasive wireless networking. Indeed, ubiquitous computing has become a dominant paradigm for computing research and an increasingly prevalent form for the delivery of information services. Ubiquitous computing reconfigures the relationship between people and the world around them. It does this by interpreting that world in terms of information. This is not a new phenomenon.
    Information systems research has, since its inception, been built upon a model of information as commodity, to be extracted, exchanged, moved, stored, and processed. The idea that the world is populated with information objects and artifacts is at the heart of the technological enterprise. However, in the context of ubiquitous computing, this model privileges certain models of spatial and environmental knowing while obscuring or devaluing others. In this talk, I will use ubiquitous computing as a lens through which to examine these concerns, and explore the consequences of the model of information as commodity.

    BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
    Paul Dourish is an Associate Professor in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California,Irvine and Associate Director of the Irvine Division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. His primary research interests are in the areas of Ubiquitous Computing, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, and Human-Computer Interaction. He is especially interested in the foundational relationships between social scientific analysis and technological design. His 2001 book "Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction" (MIT Press) explores how phenomenological accounts of action can provide an alternative to traditional cognitive analysis for understanding the embodied experience of interactive and computational systems. Before coming to UCI, he was a Senior Member of Research Staff in the Computer Science Laboratory of Xerox PARC. He has also held research positions at Apple Computer and at Rank Xerox EuroPARC. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University College, London, and a B.Sc.(Hons) in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh. For more information about his research interests, publications, and teaching, see: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~jpd/

    Submitted by: Debora Shaw, Executive Associate Dean at the School of Library and Information Science, IUB.
     

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    Research methodology
    Timeline
    Role of each collaborator in the project
    Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.

    WELLS LIBRARY MEDIA LITERACY FILM SERIES & BROWN BAG, FALL 2005
    Mark your calendar to attend the Wells Library Media Literacy Film Series. Bring a brown bag as we explore issues related to education, civil liberties, and social justice. All screenings will be shown in the Wells Library Media Showing Room (E174).

    Starring:

    Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential (2004, 80 min)
    Thursday, November 3, 2005
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Host: Robert Goehlert, Librarian for Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Global Studies

    Produced by IUB Libraries Media Services. For more information contact Monique Threatt at 855-9857.

    Submitted by: Monique Threatt, Information Commons\Undergraduate Services, IUB.

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    October 21, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 43

    Staff News

    Effective October 13, Dustin Lewen resigned his position as Internal Processing Manager in the ALF Internal Processing Unit.

    Effective October 24, William Schultz has accepted the position of ALF Project Cataloging Support Assistant in the Cataloging Unit. William is currently a non-appointed employee with the university.

    Effective October 26, Tracey Snyder has accepted the position of Serials Control Coordinator in the Acquisitions Unit. Tracey currently works at Bloomingfoods Market.


    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    OVERSIGHT OF IUB LIBRARIES ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

    Lynn Hufford has agreed to add to his responsibilities the oversight of the IUB Libraries assessment activities. During the strategic planning process, all input indicated that assessment and creating a climate of assessment were essential to our future. Over the next year we will begin to define the elements of that climate more specifically. I thank Lynn for his willingness to assume this role and to the further development of our assessment agenda. This is an area all of us can and will be involved in defining and implementing on a daily basis. Lynn will continue to report directly to me for all aspects of his work.

    Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

    Libraries News and Events

    SEARCH AND SCREEN COMMITTEE APPOINTED
    The search and screen committee has been appointed for the visiting instruction librarian position in the Information Commons Undergraduate Services Department. This vacancy was created when Sherri Michaels accepted a two year appointment as Interim Head of Customer and Access Services, which happened because Pat Steele became Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of Libraries. Committee members are Emily Okada (chair), David Oldenkamp, Brian Winterman, Angela Courtney, Eric Bartheld, and Jesse Miles. The committee will begin its work after Oct. 21st.


    Submitted by: Carolyn Walters, Executive Associate Dean, IUB.

    DLP STAFF PUBLISHED IN LIBRARY HI TECH
    Michelle Dalmau, Randall Floyd, Dazhi (David) Jiao, and Jenn Riley, all staff in the Digital Library Program, have published an article in Library Hi Tech (Vol. 23, No. 3, 2005: 425-452), "Integrating thesaurus relationships into search and browse in an online photograph collection." This article describes the development process of the Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection (www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/cushman/), which uses structured forms of browse and search to significantly improve the user's discover experience. The article also discusses ways in which the technologies used in implementing enhanced search and browse for the Cushman Collection can be adapted for use in other digital collection environments. The article is available full-text through Emerald.


    Submitted by: Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program, IUB.


    LEGISLATIVE OVERVIEW/DISCUSSION FORUM

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 8, 3:30-5:00 in Wells Library E174 for a legislative overview forum presented by invited guests JT Forbes, executive director of state relations, and Deborah Sibbitt, director of Hoosiers for Higher Education.

    JT and Debbie will give an overview of the legislative process, discuss the issues IU is facing in the legislature, and highlight the key talking points with legislators. At the end, there will be a question/answer period as well as time to discuss some of the library issues that have a connection to the legislature.

    To prepare for the presentation, please visit the IU Office of Government Relations website at www.gov.indiana.edu.

    This will be a very informative presentation, and we hope you will be able to attend.

    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries , IUB.

    FOLLOW-UP ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING DLP/LIT
    As a follow up to Pat Steele?s previous announcement regarding my new appointment, and to be sure that everyone understands how this will impact DLP and LIT, I would like to make clear that DLP and LIT remain as separate entities at this point in time, although both will report to me.

    Kris Brancolini continues as Director of the DLP, with Jon Dunn and John Walsh as Associate Directors. We will not appoint an interim Director for LIT, but Ralph Quarles will continue as Assistant Director and Operations Manager for LIT, with Mary Popp, Doug Ryner and Gary Charbonneau continuing in their current roles as well.

    Over the next few months we plan to engage a consultant to review our organizations, staffing, skills and services and provide recommendations for possible changes. We welcome input into who we might engage in this process, and hope to begin this process no later than the first of December.

    If there are questions or concerns about these changes, please feel free to contact me or Pat Steele either in person or by e-mail.

    Submitted by: Phyllis H. Davidson, Interim Assistant Dean of Digital & Information Services, IUB.

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    Research methodology
    Timeline
    Role of each collaborator in the project
    Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.

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    October 28, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 44 

    Libraries News and Events

    DIGITALIZING JAPANESE HISTORICAL MAPS
    Dear Colleagues,

    We are pleased to announce that two sessions on "Digitalizing Japanese Historical Maps" will be presented by Hisayuki Ishimatsu, Librarian for Japanese Collection, East Asian Library of the University of California, Berkeley on Monday, October 31. Mr. Ishimatsu will discuss the creation of the online Japanese Historical Map Collection (http://www.davidrumsey.com/japan/ ) of UC Berkeley, and demonstrate how to utilize Insight Browser and GIS Browser to view current geospatial data over the historical maps. Here are the schedules:

    Monday, October 31, from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    STEPS classroom, Information Commons, Wells Library

    Monday, October 31 at 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    IMU Sassafras Room

    If you have any questions about the sessions please contact Wen-ling Liu (wliu@indiana.edu).

    Submitted by: Wen-ling Liu, SALC, IUB.

    DIGGING DEEP INITO DIGITAL: REPORTS FROM THE TRENCHES
    Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
    1120 Stafford Road
    Plainfield, Indiana 46168

    If you are starting a digitization project in your library, or you're thinking about starting one, it's time to roll up your sleeves and start digging with IOLUG. We have assembled an outstanding group of speakers to focus on collaborative digital projects done throughout the state. Alyce Scott of the Illinois State Library will start the day off with fantastic insights of starting digital projects. The rest of the day will include eight speakers devoted to digital projects and issues. Below is what we've "dug" up for you:

    Cinda May (ISU) - Wabash Valley Visions & Voices: Digitizing Local History and Culture in West Central Indiana
    Jenn Riley (IU) - Cutting Through the Hype about Metadata
    Amy Bryant (Earlham) & Fritz Hartman (Goshen) - Creating a Collaborative Digital Collection: The Plowshares Peace Studies Project
    Donna Ferullo (Purdue) - Copyright and the Digital World: What's the Real Deal?
    Jason Boley (INCOLSA) - Joint Usage of Digital Imaging Resources - One Consortium's Example
    Rose Marie Traylor (ISL) & Nancy Dowell (Vigo) - Indiana's Efforts in the Creation of an "Indiana Digital Library"

    Schedule for the day:

    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
    9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. IOLUG Business Meeting
    9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker - Alyce Scott
    10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break
    11:00 a.m. - 11:40 p.m. 1st Speaker - Cinda May
    11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 2nd Speaker - Jenn Riley
    12:20 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Lunch
    1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 3rd Speakers - Amy Bryant & Fritz Hartman
    2:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. 4th Speaker - Donna Ferullo
    2:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Break
    2:50 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 5th Speaker - Jason Boley
    3:30 a.m. - 4:10 p.m. 6th Speakers - Rose Marie Traylor & Nancy Dowell

    Registration is $25 for current IOLUG members or $45 for non-members. This includes breaks, lunch, and speakers' handouts.

    Directions to Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library: From the North, South or East take 465 to the West side of Indianapolis to the I-70 (West) exit. Take the IN-267 exit (exit 66) toward Moorsville/Plainfield. Take 267 North to Stafford Rd. Turn left onto Stafford (going west) follow about 1 mile to the library. From the West, take I-70 East to the Plainfield exit and follow directions above. Or take 40 East to 267, turn right (South) to the first light and turn right onto Stafford, for about 1 mile to the library. Lost? Call 317-839-6602.

    REGISTER AT: http://www.iolug.org/regform.html

    Submitted by: Kellie Kaneshiro, AMLS, AHIP, Indiana University School of Medicine Library.

    LEGISLATIVE OVERVIEW/DISCUSSION FORUM
    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 8, 3:30-5:00 in Wells Library E174 for a legislative overview forum presented by invited guests JT Forbes, executive director of state relations, and Deborah Sibbitt, director of Hoosiers for Higher Education.

    JT and Debbie will give an overview of the legislative process, discuss the issues IU is facing in the legislature, and highlight the key talking points with legislators. At the end, there will be a question/answer period as well as time to discuss some of the library issues that have a connection to the legislature.

    To prepare for the presentation, please visit the IU Office of Government Relations website at www.gov.indiana.edu.

    This will be a very informative presentation, and we hope you will be able to attend.

    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries , IUB.

     
    SLIS CAREER FORUM
    The SLIS Career Forum is this Friday. A panel discussion at 2:00 in the SLIS auditorium will be followed at 3:00 by an informal reception in the SLIS Library. If you can, please attend and give SLIS students an opportunity to speak with you and learn from your experience and expertise.

    Thank you,
    ... Rita B.


    Submitted by: Rita Barsun, Walden University Librarian, IUB.
     

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu . For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD
    The White Collaborative Award was revised in 2004 to fund collaborative research efforts developed by one or more tenured or tenure track IU Bloomington Librarians and one or more tenured or tenure track IU (any campus) faculty members. The research efforts should result in a published book or journal article.

    Applications for the $2500 award are being accepted now through November 1. The applications will be reviewed by the White Collaborative Award Committee. The committee will evaluate the applications based upon the following factors:

    Qualifications of the applicants ? their educational and research background
    The project?s contribution to the subject area of the research
    Research methodology
    Timeline
    Role of each collaborator in the project
    Total budget for the project and how the Collaborative Award funding fits with other funding requested or received
    Potential targeted venues for published work

    The types of expenditures for which the award may be used include: research-related travel and lodging for applicants and collaborators, funding for research assistants, purchasing and/or renting equipment, and photocopying/scanning research materials. The purchase of general office supplies (pens, paper, staples) is excluded.

    Applications should be submitted to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Herman B Wells Library, Room 201A.

    Please call Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, in the Libraries Office of Development, at 5-4182 with any questions.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Rigsby, Development and External Relations, IUB.

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    November

    November 3, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 45 | November 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 46



     

    Libraries News and Events

    MEETING ABOUT ASSESSEMENT
    Please mark your calendars.

    On Friday, December 16th, Jim Self, Director of Management Information Services at the University of Virginia Library, will visit Bloomington to kick off the IUB Libraries assessment program. He will be meeting with selected groups and individuals, as well as leading an open meeting for those interested in learning more about his experience in this area and his recommendations for own action plan.

    Expect details about the times of these meetings as the day?s agenda is finalized.

    At the University of Virginia Library, Jim develops, implements, and coordinates library assessment programs and activities, including large-scale surveys, usability testing, focus groups, and other efforts. He also oversees the compilation and reporting of library statistics.

    As you know, assessment of library services and programs has emerged as a priority of the IUB Libraries and regional campus libraries. I hope many of you will be able to participate in the day?s activities.

    Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

    GRANT TO PROFESSOR EMERITA SUPPORTS IUB LIBRARIES
    A portion of a fellowship received by Dr. Mary Ellen Brown will be given to IU Libraries for acquisitions. Brown, Professor Emerita of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, has received a Mellon Emeritus Fellowship.

    IU Libraries will use the $20,000 to acquire materials in vernacular literature, specifically Scottish balladry and Francis James Child. Brown?s research interests have focused on this area. Her current project analyzes how Child created and produced The English and Scottish Popular Ballads 1882-1898. Brown, who received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, has been with IU since 1972.

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Emeritus Fellowships, which were established in 2003, provide research support for retired scholars in the humanities and social sciences who continue to be active in research.

    Submitted by: Christina Sheley,Visiting Librarian for Anthropology, Folklore, Social Work, and Sociology, IUB.


    SOCIETY OF INDIANA ARCHIVISTS ANNUAL MEETING

    Come join us in West Lafayette for the annual Society of Indiana Archivists meeting! The theme for the meeting, "Promote, Preserve, Protect," addresses the issue of balancing user access to collections while safeguarding collections from deterioration and theft.

    In this age of Google, we all understand the importance of promoting use of primary source materials for research instead of relying solely on information online or passed on through secondary sources. Yet, we are also in the age of Antiques Roadshow and eBay, a time when the public is perhaps more aware than ever of the value placed on archival materials. In addition, as more archival repositories are participating in digitization projects, it is important to ensure compliance with copyright law for promoting our unpublished materials on the Internet.

    To address these issues, we have several speakers offering sessions on topics such as the basics of archives work for non-archivists, implementation of Encoded Archival Description, bibliographic instruction for students, and copyright for digitization projects. We are also offering two pre-conference workshops on security for archival collections and an introduction to basic archival theory and practice on Thursday, November 10.

    This year's registration includes access to the workshops and the plenary session with lunch on Friday. Our speaker will be talking about the Amelia Earhart collection at Purdue University. Select items in the collection will also be available for viewing in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections library.

    Further information can be found on SIA's website at www.inarchivists.org


    Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Archives, IUB.


    LEGISLATIVE OVERVIEW/DISCUSSION FORUM

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 8, 3:30-5:00 in Wells Library E174 for a legislative overview forum presented by invited guests JT Forbes, executive director of state relations, and Deborah Sibbitt, director of Hoosiers for Higher Education.

    JT and Debbie will give an overview of the legislative process, discuss the issues IU is facing in the legislature, and highlight the key talking points with legislators. At the end, there will be a question/answer period as well as time to discuss some of the library issues that have a connection to the legislature.

    To prepare for the presentation, please visit the IU Office of Government Relations website at www.gov.indiana.edu.
    This will be a very informative presentation, and we hope you will be able to attend.

    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries , IUB.

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu. For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

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    November 11, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 46

    Libraries News and Events

    ARCHIVES INFORMATION
    Please share this information with patrons and other interested parties. For more information or to schedule an appointment to use any of these materials, please call the Archives at 5-1127 or email archives@indiana.edu.

    Institute for Development Strategies records, 1979-2003, Collection C280: Established as the Regional Economic Development Institute in 1984, the Indiana University Institute for Development Strategies is a university-wide program that focuses on research to promote economic development, and in particular the links between globalization, entrepreneurship, and the strategic management of regions to promote economic development. Directors of the Institute have included Charles Bonser, 1988-1997, and David Audretsch, appointed in 1998. Bonser also served as the first endowed Chair of the Ameritech Fellowship Program, which was established with a grant from the Ameritech Foundation. Research projects funded by this grant targeted major issues related to the new and emerging economies of mature economic regions with emphasis placed on the American Midwest. This collection consists of correspondence, research proposals and reports, publications, annual reports, working papers, committee files, conference and workshop information, and project records. Prominent in the collection is the Director's correspondence series, organized into two sub-series by incumbent, and records relating to the research projects funded by the Institute. The collection also includes files related to the establishment of the Institute, located in the Administration series.

    High School Journalism Institute records, 1947-2003, Collection C293: This collection contains the records of the High School Journalism Institute from 1947-2003. The Institute was formed to provide secondary students with the opportunity to learn about journalism by offering workshops in newspaper and yearbook publication. There are eight series in this collection: Scholarship and award files; Subject files; Administrative files; Faculty files; Newspaper files; Publications; Scrapbook files; and Photographs.

    David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, Collection C297: David Starr Jordan was born in Gainesville, New York on January 19, 1851 to Hiram J. and Huldah Lake (Hawley) Jordan. He received his BA and MS degrees from Cornell University in 1872. In 1879 Jordan was hired as professor of Natural History at Indiana University, and in 1885 he was elected as the seventh president of IU. Jordan held that position until 1891, when he left IU to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. The David Starr Jordan papers total 1.2 cubic feet and span the years 1874-1929. The Jordan papers are divided into two series: Correspondence and Publications, lectures, and addresses.

    Indiana Religious Studies Project records, 1976-1997, Collection C298: Formed in 1977, the Indiana Religious Studies Project (IRSP) brought Indiana secondary teachers to Indiana University to improve how the study of religion was taught in high schools. The collection consists of participant information (applications, course projects, correspondence), sample lesson plans, and a variety of records that pertain to the growth, successes, and shortcomings of the project over its seven year existence. The project's funding ended in 1984.

    Select recent acquisitions:

    Accn. 2005/047: Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer: Office files, 1997-2004; 3 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/051: University Architect's Office: Photographs of the Rose Well House and Kirkwood Observatory prior to renovation. Shows structure and details of buildings.
    Accn. 2005/057: Stephen J. Stein, Chancellor's Professor of Religious Studies: Papers consisting of advising files, committee files, and teaching and research materials; 1977-2004, 7 cubic feet.
    Accn. 2005/059: Institute on Therapeutic Recreation: Institute planning documents, program materials, and biographical information on faculty; 1992; .2 cubic feet.
    Accn. 2005/061: Howard Gest, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Microbiology: Papers consisting of publications and teaching materials; 3 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/062: Indiana Daily Student and Arbutus Office: Photographic prints and negatives, 1980s-1990s; 7 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/063: President's Office: Board of Visitors and Board of Advisors files, 1993-2002; .4 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/064: Dept. of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design: Clipping and photo files regarding the Home Economics Department and the current AMID Dept. Also includes accounting books from the old Practice House; 1930s-1990s; 1.5 cubic feet
    Accn. 2005/068: Office of State Relations: Administrative subject files, 1990-2002; 1 cubic foot
    Accn. 2005/069: Frank M. Adams, Jr. and Associates: CD-RW consisting of images of Maxwell Hall renovation, 2002
    Accn. 2005/070: Academic Computing Services: Audio tapes of interviews regarding early history of computing, 1980; 15 tapes .

    Submitted by: Dina M. Kellams, Assistant Archivist, IUB.

    INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES FACULTY COUNCIL

    November 11, 2005
    1:30 to 3:30 pm

    In rooms:

    IUB - acr (m1) IUPUI - ul 1115n (m1)
    IUSB - northside 075b

    Agenda

    1. Approval of minutes June meeting

    2. Election of secretary for 2006/2007

    3. Dean?s Report from CHL Meeting

    4. IULFC committees

    IULFC Faculty Standards Committee?Mentor Program?Elizabeth Johnson
    IULFC P & T Committee?Rick Ralston
    Criteria for tenure for librarians hired at associate or full rank
    Policies and Practices for reimbursement and per diem for P & T committee members
    Review of Committee Reports
    Review of Committee Charges
    Committee Roster Updates

    6. IULFC business

    Updating the librarians section of the academic handbook?Andrea Morrison

    7. New Business

    Submitted by: Julie Elliot, Assistant Librarian/Coordinator of Public Relations & Outreach, IUSB.

    ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2005)

    -------------------------------------------------

    I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

    ----------------------------

    In October 2005 there were 38,300 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories to which these materials belonged.

    Former Location Items Accessioned

    --------------- -----------------

    Law Library 4,808

    Lilly Library 200

    IUB Libraries collections 33,292

    ----------------- ------

    Totals 38,300

    II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

    ---------------------------

    Through October 31, 2005 there had been 1,007,479 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories that these collections constitute and the number of shelves each category occupies.

    Categories ALF Shelves Occupied Items Accessioned into ALF

    ---------- -------------------- --------------------------

    Films 167 4,044

    Law Library 441 43,036

    Lilly Library 487 25,273

    University Archives 576 4,473

    IUB Libraries collections 5,055 930,653

    ----------------- ----- --------

    Totals 6,726 1,007,479

    III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

    -------------------------------------------------

    In October 2005 there were 2,216 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors.

    The items were delivered to the following locations:

    Delivery Destination Number Delivered Pct. Of Total

    -------------------- ---------------- -------------

    AAC Library 4 0.2%

    BUS/SPEA Library 62 2.8%

    Chemistry Library 45 4.1%

    Document Delivery Svcs. 516 23.3%

    Education Library 74 3.3%

    Fine Arts Library 55 2.5%

    Geography/Map Library 41 1.9%

    GeosciencesLibrary 21 0.9%

    HPER Library 96 4.3%

    Journalism Library 32 1.4%

    Law Library 15 0.7%

    Life Sciences Library 44 2.0%

    Lilly Library 92 4.2%

    Music Library 19 0.9%

    Optometry Library 3 0.1%

    Regional Campus Libraries 62 2.8%

    Reserve/Media Desk 0 0.0%

    SLIS Library 19 0.9%

    Swain Hall Library 34 1.5%

    University Archives 62 2.8%

    Wells Library 891 40.2%

    ---------------- -------------

    Total 2,216 100%

    IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

    ------------------------

    There are 6,726 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,290 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

    47.1% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

    Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility, IUB.

    NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 SAGE LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF TRAVEL GRANTS
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants. Underwritten by a generous contribution from Sage Publications, the Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in the summer of 2006.

    The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights lodging, and conference registration, up to $1,000 for each recipient. Library Support Staff who currently are employed in a full time support staff position, have a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials), and have not previously attended an ALA annual conference are eligible for the grants.

    Successful candidates will be required to submit a brief report describing their experiences at the annual conference. This report will be published in the post-conference issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online and also will be shared with the sponsor. The ALCTS Membership Committee will provide mentoring for each recipient.

    To apply, send a letter, brief resume and a short statement (ca. 250 words) outlining why attending the 2006 ALA Annual Conference would be beneficial. A letter of support from the applicant?s supervisor, indicating the employer?s support for the application also is required. Applications and the supervisor?s letter must be submitted in electronic format, with all parts emailed as Word attachments. Please send all documents to: Dale Swensen, Sage Jury, dale_swensen@byu.edu. For questions, please contact Harriet Lightman, Chair, Sage Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu.

    The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2005. Successful candidates will be announced on the ALCTS Web site beginning February 1, 2006. The ALCTS office will coordinate travel arrangements and registration. For additional information on the grants, visit the ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts.

    Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.


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    December

    December 2, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 48 | December 9, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 49
    December 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 50 | December 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 51




     
    Staff News

    Effective November 21, Sarah Anderson accepted the position of CONSER NACO Serials Cataloger in Western European Cataloging. Sarah was the Fast Track Serials Cataloger for Western European Cataloging.

    Effective December 16, Karen Ruckriegel will resign her position as Payroll Transaction Associate. Karen is transferring to Financial Management Services.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    LIBRARIES HOLIDAY PARTY 2005
    Please join us for a holiday celebration -- food, music, and Santa!

    2005 HOLIDAY PARTY
    DATE: Thursday, December 8, 2005
    TIME: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    SANTA ARRIVES: 4:00 P.M.
    WHERE: IUB Wells Library, Third Floor Staff Lounge

    FOOD OR MONETARY DONATIONS

    We are relying on volunteers to supply delicious refreshments for the party.

    If you are planning to provide a food item or wish to donate money toward the refreshments, please send this form to Charla Lancaster in SALC via email at cwestbro@indiana.edu or by campus mail at Wells Library E751 by Tuesday, December 6th at 5pm. Charla should receive monetary donations by December 6th as well. Food items should be brought to the Wells Library Third Floor Conference Room B no later than 2:00 p.m. on the day of the party.

    NAME:__________________________________________________________

    DEPT._____________________________ PHONE:______________________

    FOOD ITEM DONATED:_____________________________________________________________

    MONETARY DONATION? (Yes or No) _______________ IF YES, AMOUNT? __________________

    DOOR PRIZE DONATIONS

    We hope to give away really great door prizes and are asking for donations. If you would like to contribute a hand-made gift or would like to donate something else (movie tickets, chocolates, etc.), that would be great. You can inform Vera Heitink in Acquisitions, Wells Library E350, by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 6th if you are providing a door prize. You can e-mail Vera at vheitink@indiana.edu. Door prize donations should be brought to Vera by Wednesday, December 7th.

    NAME: ________________________________________________________________________________

    DOOR PRIZE DONATION: _______________________________________________________________

    SURPRISES FROM SANTA

    If you are bringing your child to the holiday party on December 8th, we?d like that child to receive a gift from Santa. All you have to do is fill out this form and return it to Rachel Wheeler in Technical Services, Wells Library E350 (racwheel@indiana.edu) by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 6th.

    YOUR NAME: _________________________________________________________________________

    CHILD?S NAME: ___________________________________GENDER: ____________ AGE: __________

    ADDITIONAL CHILD?S NAME: ______________________ GENDER: ____________AGE: __________

    ADDITIONAL CHILD?S NAME: ______________________ GENDER: ____________AGE: __________

    ADDITIONAL CHILD?S NAME: ______________________ GENDER: ____________AGE: __________

    If you have any questions about this year's party, please contact one of the Holiday Party Committee chairs:

    Charla Lancaster (cwestbro@indiana.edu) or Judy Walters (juawalte@indiana.edu)

    Submitted by: Sherri Michaels, Interim Head of Customer & Access Services, IUB.

    LILLY LIBRARY EXHIBITIONS

    Exhibition: Comics as Cultural Mythology: The Michael E. Uslan Collection of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

    September 12 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Main Gallery
    Michael E. Uslan's fascination with comic books began in childhood and has never waned. Uslan taught the first college course on the subject at IU as a student in the 1970s. He worked as a writer for DC Comics on the "Batman" series and as a movie studio attorney for United Artists. He produced the films Batman (1989) and this year's Batman Begins. The exhibition "Comics as Cultural Mythology: The Michael E. Uslan Collection of Comic Books and Graphic Novels" celebrates the official opening of his collection to the public.

    Curated by Mike Cagle, the exhibition displays an overview of American comics from the 1980s and 1990s, selected from the more than 30,000 comics in the Uslan collection. On exhibit are superhero comics and comics that re-imagine superheroes, as well as comics focusing on science fiction, the supernatural, animation, and humor. Also exhibited are film posters and original sketches by comics artists, loaned by Michael Uslan specially for this exhibition.

    In recognition of the Lilly Library as one of Bloomington's leading cultural attractions and to celebrate its exhibition of popular comics, Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan proclaimed the week of September 12, 2005 to be Batman Week. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Lilly Library hours is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

    Exhibition: 400th Anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes? Masterpiece Don Quixote

    September 20 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Lincoln Room
    The Lilly Library presents an exhibition featuring various editions from 1636 through 2004 of this seminal work by Miguel de Cervantes. Among the items on exhibit are the second edition (1636 ? 1637), the 1947 miniature edition commemorating the fourth centenary of Cervantes? birth, an edition illustrated by Salvador Dali, and major translations in English, French and German. Also on exhibit is Dale Wasserman?s 1972 film script for Man of La Mancha, and the sheet music of Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh?s song Impossible Dream featured in the musical version of Man of La Mancha.

    This exhibition is in conjunction with Indiana University?s Don Quixote 1605 ? 2005 Symposium:

    Exhibition: Gunpowder, Treason & Plot: 400th Anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot

    November 5 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Ball Room

    The Lilly Library presents an exhibition on one of the most potentially devastating acts of terrorism ever conceived. On the fifth of November, 1605, Catholic dissidents planned to kill King James I, Queen Anne, their eldest son, Prince Henry, and wipe out the Protestant aristocracy by blowing up Parliament during the state opening. The plot failed, and those involved were executed. Had the plan succeeded it would have left England virtually without a governing body.

    This exhibition shows some of the library?s holdings relating to the Gunpowder Plot, Catholicism in Tudor England, contemporary treaties of James I, and literary works influenced by the event. Among the items on exhibit are: a letter dated November 11, 1605 concerning the discovery of the plot, King James' opening speech to Parliament (1604), a transcription of Guy Fawkes? confession in the first edition of The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, Iames (1616), a first edition of William Camden?s Annales Rervm Anglicarvm et Hibernicarvm Regnante Elizabetha (1615), and two sermons (1641, and 1705) inspired by the Gunpowder Plot.

    Contact Becky Cape (gibson@indiana.edu) and Anthony Tedeschi (atedesch@indiana.edu) for more information.

    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, Lilly Library, IUB.

    SEARCH AND SCREEN COMMITTEE APPOINTED
    The search committee for the position of Librarian for for Slavic and East European Studies has been appointed. The members are:

    Aaron Beaver, Slavic Languages and Literature; Mark Day, Subject and Area Librarians Council; Carl Horne, Cataloging; Gail McKenzie, Acquisitions; Marci Shore, History; Celestina Wroth (Chair), Subject and Area Librarians Council.

    Submitted by: Betty Davis, Administrative Secretary, Libraries Human Resources, IUB.

    BLFC CONTINUING EDUCATION BROWN BAG
    WOK: New Recipes for the Web of Knowledge
    Thursday, December 8th
    12:15pm to 1:15pm
    Wells Library E174

    The content and functionality of the Web of Knowledge have been expanded over the last several months making it one of our most powerful resources for journal literature searching. Brian Winterman will present an overview of new features and databases available through the Web of Knowledge, then open the floor for discussion of setting defaults and customizing the interface.

    Submitted by: Brian Winterman, Life Sciences/Chemistry Librarian, IUB.


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    December 9, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 49


    Staff News

    Effective December 5, Marty Chambers was promoted from Office Services Assistant for CAS Administration to ALF Internal Processing Manager.

    Effective December 21, Laura McAvoy will resign her position as Bindery Preparation Assistant in Cataloging, Physical Processing Section, Bindery Preparation Unit.

    Effective January 16, Dawn Childress will accept the position of Collection Acquisitions Coordinator (50% FTE) in SALC.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.

    ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING RALPH QUARLES
    Ralph Quarles has resigned his position as Assistant Director and Operations Manager of Library Information Technology to accept a position as a federal employee in information management related to the Department of Defense.

    Ralph has successfully led daily operations in technology for the IU Libraries since June 2001 during a period of rapid growth in reliance on technology for library services. He was also principal technical liaison for working with IU?s course management systems to represent the interests of library users both locally for OnCourseCL and working on an international level with the Sakai Project. In these roles, he served as representative, author, and presenter on behalf of IU Libraries at state, national, and international professional conferences in the subjects of network security, user needs, electronic reserves, and library tools in course management.

    Ralph also held appointments as adjunct instructor for both the School of Library and Information Science and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs in project management and networking related courses, and served one year as an officer for the IU Bloomington Professional Council. Finally, during his tenure at I.U. he completed an MLS as a 2nd master?s to augment his MIS to enhance his understanding of public services issues, and achieved a master?s certificate in Instructional Technology from the School of Education to aid work with course management.

    Please join me in wishing Ralph well as he departs for this new position; his last day will be January 6th.


    Submitted by: Phyllis Davidson, Director, Libraries Information Technology, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    TRIM YOUR TREE WITH HERMAN B
    To celebrate the 2005 naming of the Herman B Wells Library, the Indiana University Alumni Association has issued a gold-plated ornament featuring our very own limestone landmark. The ornament, which shows the library as viewed from the arboretum, makes a fine remembrance of the naming ceremony or an especially timely holiday gift.

    Cost is $17.

    Submitted by: Eric Bartheld, External Relations & Development Office, IUB.

    LILLY LIBRARY EXHIBITIONS

    Exhibition: Comics as Cultural Mythology: The Michael E. Uslan Collection of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

    September 12 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Main Gallery
    Michael E. Uslan's fascination with comic books began in childhood and has never waned. Uslan taught the first college course on the subject at IU as a student in the 1970s. He worked as a writer for DC Comics on the "Batman" series and as a movie studio attorney for United Artists. He produced the films Batman (1989) and this year's Batman Begins. The exhibition "Comics as Cultural Mythology: The Michael E. Uslan Collection of Comic Books and Graphic Novels" celebrates the official opening of his collection to the public.

    Curated by Mike Cagle, the exhibition displays an overview of American comics from the 1980s and 1990s, selected from the more than 30,000 comics in the Uslan collection. On exhibit are superhero comics and comics that re-imagine superheroes, as well as comics focusing on science fiction, the supernatural, animation, and humor. Also exhibited are film posters and original sketches by comics artists, loaned by Michael Uslan specially for this exhibition.

    In recognition of the Lilly Library as one of Bloomington's leading cultural attractions and to celebrate its exhibition of popular comics, Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan proclaimed the week of September 12, 2005 to be Batman Week. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Lilly Library hours is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

    Exhibition: 400th Anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes? Masterpiece Don Quixote

    September 20 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Lincoln Room
    The Lilly Library presents an exhibition featuring various editions from 1636 through 2004 of this seminal work by Miguel de Cervantes. Among the items on exhibit are the second edition (1636 ? 1637), the 1947 miniature edition commemorating the fourth centenary of Cervantes? birth, an edition illustrated by Salvador Dali, and major translations in English, French and German. Also on exhibit is Dale Wasserman?s 1972 film script for Man of La Mancha, and the sheet music of Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh?s song Impossible Dream featured in the musical version of Man of La Mancha.

    This exhibition is in conjunction with Indiana University?s Don Quixote 1605 ? 2005 Symposium: http://www.indiana.edu/~dqweb/symposium2005/

    Exhibition: Gunpowder, Treason & Plot: 400th Anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot

    November 5 to December 17, 2005
    Lilly Library Ball Room

    The Lilly Library presents an exhibition on one of the most potentially devastating acts of terrorism ever conceived. On the fifth of November, 1605, Catholic dissidents planned to kill King James I, Queen Anne, their eldest son, Prince Henry, and wipe out the Protestant aristocracy by blowing up Parliament during the state opening. The plot failed, and those involved were executed. Had the plan succeeded it would have left England virtually without a governing body.

    This exhibition shows some of the library?s holdings relating to the Gunpowder Plot, Catholicism in Tudor England, contemporary treaties of James I, and literary works influenced by the event. Among the items on exhibit are: a letter dated November 11, 1605 concerning the discovery of the plot, King James' opening speech to Parliament (1604), a transcription of Guy Fawkes? confession in the first edition of The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, Iames (1616), a first edition of William Camden?s Annales Rervm Anglicarvm et Hibernicarvm Regnante Elizabetha (1615), and two sermons (1641, and 1705) inspired by the Gunpowder Plot.

    Contact Becky Cape (gibson@indiana.edu) and Anthony Tedeschi (atedesch@indiana.edu) for more information.

    Submitted by: Erika Dowell, Public Services Librarian, Lilly Library, IUB.

    ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (through November 30, 2005)

    -------------------------------------------------

    I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

    ----------------------------

    In November 2005 there were 36,493 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories to which these materials belonged.

    Former Location Items Accessioned

    --------------- -----------------

    Films 663

    Law Library 3,436

    Lilly Library 689

    IUB Libraries collections 31,653

    University Archives 52

    -------------------- ------

    Totals 36,493

    II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

    ---------------------------

    Through November 30, 2005 there had been 1,043,972 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the major collection categories that these collections constitute and the number of shelves each category occupies.

    Categories ALF Shelves Occupied Items Accessioned into ALF

    ---------- -------------------- --------------------------

    Films 204 4,707

    Law Library 501 46,472

    Lilly Library 498 25,962

    University Archives 581 4,525

    IUB Libraries collections 5,158 962,306

    ----------------- ----- --------

    Totals 6,942 1,043,972

    III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

    -------------------------------------------------

    In November 2005 there were 2,328 items retrieved from the ALF and delivered to the location selected by the requestors.

    The items were delivered to the following locations:

    Delivery Destination Number Delivered Pct. Of Total

    -------------------- ---------------- -------------

    AAC Library 5 0.2%

    BUS/SPEA Library 101 2.8%

    Chemistry Library 47 4.3%

    Document Delivery Svcs. 483 20.7%

    Education Library 70 3.0%

    Fine Arts Library 43 1.8%

    Geography/Map Library 42 1.8%

    Geosciences Library 6 0.3%

    HPER Library 66 2.8%

    Journalism Library 27 1.2%

    Law Library 2 0.1%

    Life Sciences Library 32 1.4%

    Lilly Library 209 9.0%

    Music Library 21 0.9%

    Optometry Library 8 0.3%

    Regional Campus Libraries 66 2.8%

    Reserve/Media Desk 11 0.5%

    SLIS Library 38 1.6%

    Swain Hall Library 17 0.7%

    University Archives 65 2.8%

    Wells Library 969 41.6%

    ---------------- -------------

    Total 2,328 100%

    IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

    ------------------------

    There are 6,942 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,290 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

    48.3% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

    Submitted by: Vaughn Nuest, Manager, Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility

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    December 16, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 50

    Staff News

    Effective December 19, Kelly Prill will accept the position of Document Delivery Services Assistant in Document Delivery Services.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.

    VISITING ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN FOR INSTRUCTION SERVICES ANNOUNCED
    I am pleased to announce that Carrie Donovan has accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Librarian for Instructional Services in the Information Commons Undergraduate Services Department effective February 6th 2006.

    Carrie brings 5 years of professional experience in Library Instructional Services to the position. In her most recent position as the Reference Librarian and Coordinator of Library Instruction at the University of Missouri-Kansas City she has worked with librarians, faculty, and administrators to promote information literacy and library instructional services. Carrie received her M.L.S. in December 1999 and her B.A. in Comparative Literature and Spanish from Indiana University Bloomington. Carrie has numerous presentations and publications and she has been active on national, state, and local level committees. She has served as a volunteer recruiter for the IU Bloomington Admissions Office and she has been a mentor and practicum advisor to graduate students. In 2003 she completed the intensive Association of College and Research Libraries? Information Literacy Immersion program.

    As Instructional Services Librarian, Carrie?s principal duties will include overseeing the instructional services in the Information Commons Undergraduate Services Department, outreach to IUB faculty and instructors, coordinating instructional services within the IUB Libraries, serving as chair of the Library Instruction Committee, and providing reference and instructional services in the Information Commons Undergraduate Services Department.

    I would like to thank the Search and Screen Committee for their excellent work under the leadership of Emily Okada, Chair, with members Eric Bartheld, Angela Courtney, Jesse Miles, David Oldenkamp, Brian Winterman, and Ginny Sojdehei (ex-officio). Thank you also to Betty Davis for her support of the committee?s work.

    Submitted by: Diane Dallis, Interim Head of Information Commons and Undergraduate Services, IUB.


    INTERIM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR LIBRARY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    I have asked Vern Wilkins to assume the role of interim Assistant Director/Operations Manager for Library Information Technology, to replace Ralph Quarles as Ralph moves on to new endeavors. In light of our plans to review all of the library technology areas for the library, including LIT and DLP over the next six months, we are not planning to post Ralph?s position in the immediate future.

    Vern brings a great deal of experience and dedication to library information technology, and has always had an inquiring mind and interest in exploring new technologies and processes. He has an M.L.S from the University at Buffalo and previously worked as a systems librarian with Millard Fillmore Health System, in Buffalo, NY, before coming to Indiana University in 1998. As Senior Technology Specialist for the Wells Library Vern has managed the deployment of numerous new technologies, maintained a secure computing environment, and managed many of LIT's largest projects, including the staff and public workstation upgrades.

    Submitted by: Phyllis Davidson, Interim Assistant Dean of Digital & Information Services Library Information Technology, IUB.


    Libraries News and Events

    OVGTSL 2006 CALL FOR PAPERS
    THEME: Crossroads to the Future

    The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL), serving Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio and the surrounding areas, will hold its annual conference at the Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, Indiana, May 10-12, 2006.

    The Conference Program Committee invites you to submit a proposal for a 45 minute presentation which tells about the path you are taking to meet the changes, trends or challenges for the future of technical services. Each session will consist of a 30 minute presentation and 15 minute discussion session. The committee is interested in papers that discuss new visions and new approaches for technical services. Of special interest are papers that address, but are not limited to, the following areas:

    acquisitions
    cataloging
    preservation
    integrating resources
    automation issues in technical services
    archives
    metadata
    ERMS (Electronic Resources Management System)
    electronic resources accessibility
    innovative partnerships
    selection
    digitization projects
    government information
    FRBR/AACR/RDA
    outsourcing
    documenting procedures/manuals

    GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS:

    Submissions: Abstracts should not exceed 200 words. Each abstract should be submitted as an electronic attachment (Microsoft Word is preferred) and e-mailed to: codispot@ipfw.edu

    Format: Each abstract should contain the following information:

    For all presenters: Name, Title, Institution, Address, E-mail
    address, Telephone number
    Contact (primary) presenter
    Title of presentation
    Abstract
    Format: e.g., individual presentation, panel discussion, etc.
    Equipment Needs
    Any other special needs of the presenter(s)

    Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

    Submitted by: Jackie Byrd, Section Head, Area Studies Cataloging Section, IUB.

    ARCHIVES
    Please share this information with patrons and other interested parties. For more information or to schedule an appointment to use any of these materials, please call the Archives at 5-1127 or email archives@indiana.edu.

    Finding aids now available online:

    Marshal H. Wrubel papers, 1950-1969, Collection C151: This collection contains the personal papers of Marshal H. Wrubel, Professor of Astronomy at Indiana University. Professor Wrubel was affiliated with the University from 1950 until his death in 1968, and contributed papers to leading scientific publications on various topics such as stellar interiors, stellar atmospheres, and hydromagnetics. This collection houses Wrubel's papers, including correspondence, files on service activities, and research notes. The collection spans 1950 to 1969, although many of his research notes are undated.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA2018

    Dept. of English records, 1922-1973, Collection C287: The English Department records span nearly five decades of the English Department's history from 1922 to 1973. The collection consists of correspondence between the acting chairman and English faculty members at IU and other institutions in the United States as well as students. The administrative files contain memos, correspondence with IU English faculty and regional campuses, reports pertaining to department committees, programs, courses, and other activities that concerned the development and growth of the Department.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1843

    Elmer O. Wooley correspondence and publications, 1935-1952, Collection C281: Elmer O. Wooley was a Professor of German at IU. Collection consists of correspondence and publications. The correspondence consists of two sets of letters compiled and edited by Wooley and presented to Indiana University President Herman B Wells. Two of the publications in the collection are about Theodor Storm, a German poet who greatly interested Wooley.

    http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA1975

    Select recent acquisitions:

    Accession 2005/071: Walter Nugent and Suellen Hoy (former IUB faculty): Personal papers consisting of correspondence, research, genealogy; 2000-2005, 5 cubic feet; some materials restricted

    Accession 2005/074: Student Activities Office: Fraternity membership manuals and histories, Indiana Reading Team files, general files; 1948-2000, 4.4 cubic feet

    Accession 2005/076: Daniel Read Residence Center: Minutes, policies, Resident Assistant materials; 1975-2002, 1 cubic foot

    Accession 2005/077: William Ray Allen (AB 1913, AM 1914, Ph.D. 1920, Zoology): Photograph album, including many images of the Indiana University Biological Field Station in the early 20th century

    Accession 2005/078: Center for the Study of History and Memory: Oral history transcripts and cassette tapes of the Indian-American Diaspora in the Hoosier State; Burmese Immigrants in Indiana; Movie Theater History in Bloomington, Indiana; and Testimonios: Documenting the Lives and Faith of Latino Immigrants oral history projects; 1998-2002; 2 cubic feet

    Accession 2005/082: Liberal Arts Management Program (LAMP): Office files; some materials restricted; 1990-2003; 1 cubic foot

    Accession 2005/083: Phyllis Ann Bair (student during 1948-49 school year): Photographs she took of campus in May 1949; 30 photographs

    Accession 2005/085: Journal of Folklore Research: Papers submitted for publication; .4 cubic feet

    Accession 2005/091: John Hollingsworth, Geography Dept: Photographs of Student Building renovation; 1990; 67 photographs

    Accession 2005/093: Institute for Urban Transportation: Reports, studies, master plans; 1971-1989; 1.5 cubic feet

    Submitted by: Dina M. Kellams , Assistant Archivist , IUB.


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    December 23, 2005 - Volume 32, Number 51

    Staff News

    Effective January 14, Andra Barker has resigned her position as Digital Imaging Specialist for the Digital Library Program.

    Submitted by: Jennifer Chaffin, Libraries Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB.


     

    Libraries News and Events

    WHITE COLLABORATIVE AWARD RECIPIENTS
    The White Collaborative Award Committee is pleased to announce that the recipients of the Herbert S. White Collaborative Award for 2005 are Brian Winterman, reference and instruction librarian in the Life Sciences Library, and George Hegeman, professor emeritus of microbiology.

    The White Collaborative Award, valued at $2,500, was created to fund collaborative research efforts by one or more tenured or tenure-track IU Bloomington librarians and one or more tenured or tenure-track IU (any campus) faculty members. Brian and Professor Hegeman will use the award to study information literacy in the biology department.

    Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, IUB.


    UPCOMING LIBRARY TOPICS GROUP PRESENTATIONS

    Mark your calendars for two upcoming Library Topics Group presentations sponsored by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

    Wednesday, February 1, 2006, 1-2:30 p.m.
    Michael McRobbie, Vice President for Research and Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, will speak to us about libraries in this digital environment.

    Tuesday, February 28, 2006, 2-3:30 p.m.
    David Lewis, Dean of IUPUI University Library, will give a presentation entitled, "Innovators Dilemma."

    More information about the presentations as well as their location will be sent out in the near future.


    Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


    WHITE AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

    Employees of the IU Libraries systemwide who hold the MLS degree or have equivalent experience are invited to submit applications for the Herbert F. and Virginia White Professional Development Award. All IU Libraries staff on all campuses in clerical, technical, and PA positions, and all individuals with librarian appointments are eligible to apply for this award. The White Award has been established to support the career growth of individuals who have chosen librarianship as a profession.

    The deadline for applications is February 10, 2006. Please send your information to Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201A, Bloomington.

    The Committee will make the award decision and complete notification letters during the month of March. Dean Steele will also publicly announce the award recipient's name at the annual Librarians' Day, customarily scheduled in April.

    Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development, IUB.


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