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January

January 6, 2006 - Volume 33, Number | January 13, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 2
January 20, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 3 | January 27, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 4


January 6, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 1


Staff News

Effective December 30, Ann Trisler retired from her position as Monographic Cataloger for the Western European Cataloging Section.

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

 

Libraries News and Events

20TH ANNUAL FINE ARTS LIBRARY BENEFIT DINNER
It's time to mark your calendars to attend the 20th ANNUAL FINE ARTS LIBRARY BENEFIT DINNER sponsored by the Friends of Art! To mark this special event, the evening will begin with a lecture by Dr. Julien Chapuis, Associate Curator, The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Dr. Chapuis' talk is being supported by the Burke Lecture Series, History of Art Program.
JANUARY 21, SATURDAY!
5:00 p.m. "Handle with Care: A Curator's Work." Dr. Julien Chapuis, FA Auditorium, Rm. 015.
Lecture is free and open to the public.
6:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres in the Fine Arts Library foyer.
6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Fine Arts Library.

The dinner is $45.00 per person. For reservations or more information, call 855-5300, Friends of Art. B. J. Kish Irvine, Ph.D., Director, Fine Arts Library, irvine@indiana.edu, 855-5743
 

Submitted by: B.J. Kish Irvine, Director, Fine Arts Library, IUB.

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.

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.

ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2005)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In December 2005 there were 22,046 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

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Films 333

Law Library 1,319

IUB Libraries collections 20,394

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Totals 22,046

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through December 30, 2005 there had been 1,066,018 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

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Films 204 5,040

Law Library 503 47,791

Lilly Library 496 25,962

University Archives 581 4,525

IUB Libraries collections 5,220 982,700

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Totals 7,004 1,066,018

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In December 2005 there were 1,420 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

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AAC Library 4 0.3%

BUS/SPEA Library 24 1.7%

Chemistry Library 32 2.3%

Document Delivery Svcs. 334 23.5%

Education Library 19 1.3%

Fine Arts Library 11 0.8%

Geography/Map Library 21 1.5%

Geology Library 9 0.6%

HPER Library 56 3.9%

Journalism Library 21 1.5%

Law Library 10 0.7%

Life Sciences Library 16 1.1%

Lilly Library 35 2.5%

Music Library 14 1.0%

Optometry Library 0 0.0%

Regional Campus Libraries 28 1.8%

Reserve/Media Desk 2 0.1%

SLIS Library 15 1.1%

Swain Hall Library 26 1.8%

University Archives 23 1.6%

Wells Library 720 50.7%

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Total 1,420 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 7,004 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,290 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

49.0% 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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January 13, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 2


Staff News


Effective February 6, Kristen Walker will resign her position as Assistant Archivist in the Office of University Archives and Records Management. Kristen has accepted a position outside the university.

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

In light of the change in Lynn Hufford's duties to lead the Libraries' Assessment Program along with his continued role as liaison to off-campus libraries, Lori Duggan no longer reports to him. Instead, Lori will become part of the acquisition team, reporting to Lynda Clendenning.

Doug McKinney also has a change in duties. As Library Statistics and Assessment Analyst, his assessment-related responsibilities will increase. Reporting to Lynn Hufford, Library Assessment Coordinator and Liaison to Off-Campus Libraries, he will assist with creating an assessment program for the IUB Libraries. Doug will continue his responsibilities for the ARL, ACRL, ALS and other statistics surveys, and continue his oversight of the 2006 board of trustee's election this spring. In the future, responsibility for the election will be transferred to Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Dean. In that role, she will assist Doug with this year's election to assure a smooth transition.

Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

Libraries News and Events


IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 2006, the following IUB Libraries programs have been scheduled:

Indiana University Libraries Annual Film Festival

Title: Women in Sports

Date: Monday, January 16, 2006

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Place: Herman B Wells Library Media Showing Room E174

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete (30 minutes)

10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Million Dollar Baby (2 hours 12 minutes)

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

A Knockout (53 minutes)

2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Bend it Like Beckham (1 hour 52 minutes)

Indiana University Libraries Speakers Series

Title: Women in Sports: The Journey from Title IX to the Present

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Place: Herman B Wells Library Media Showing Room E174

Speakers: Timothy Niggle (School of Education) and M. Grace Calhoun (Associate Athletic Director, Academic Services, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics)

This year's theme is: Women in Sports. The IUB Libraries Diversity Committee, under the direction of Deloice Holliday, extends this invitation to all faculty, staff, and students. We hope you will join us for any or all of these special programs, which will be very informational as well as enjoyable.

Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, IUB.

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICES SEARCH AND SCREEN COMMITTEE APPOINTED
The search and screen committee for the Director of Public Services position has been appointed. The members are: Phyllis Davidson, Library Information Technology; Diane Dallis, Information Commons Undergraduate Services; Cecile Jagodzinski (chair), Collection Development; Randy Lent, Customer and Access Services; Frank Quinn, Reference; Bethany Sewell, Fine Arts Library; and Mary Strow, HPER Library.

Submitted by: Betty Davis, Administrative Secretary, IUB.

20TH ANNUAL FINE ARTS LIBRARY BENEFIT DINNER
It's time to mark your calendars to attend the 20th ANNUAL FINE ARTS LIBRARY BENEFIT DINNER sponsored by the Friends of Art! To mark this special event, the evening will begin with a lecture by Dr. Julien Chapuis, Associate Curator, The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Dr. Chapuis' talk is being supported by the Burke Lecture Series, History of Art Program.

JANUARY 21, SATURDAY!
5:00 p.m. "Handle with Care: A Curator's Work." Dr. Julien Chapuis, FA Auditorium, Rm. 015.
Lecture is free and open to the public.
6:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres in the Fine Arts Library foyer.
6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Fine Arts Library.

The dinner is $45.00 per person. For reservations or more information, call 855-5300, Friends of Art. B. J. Kish Irvine, Ph.D., Director, Fine Arts Library, irvine@indiana.edu, 855-5743

Submitted by: B.J. Kish Irvine, Director, Fine Arts Library, 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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January 20, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 3

Libraries News and Events

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DEAN STEELE
The Libraries' Diversity Committee is sponsoring a special program on "Diversity in the Workplace," presented by Dr. Carolyn Wiethoff from the Department of Management, Kelly School of Business. She will give two presentations: 9 am and 2 pm. Both are scheduled for Wednesday, February 8, in Wells Library, E174.

As stated in the program announcement: "Diverse organizations can function well or function poorly. Diversity can create stress and conflict and can make everyone - those who are privileged as well as those who are less privileged - anxious and upset. Yet diverse work organizations can also function beautifully, gaining competitive advantage over homogeneous organizations. When leaders "manage diversity" they engage in strategies and processes designed to make sure that differences among workers do not diminish, but rather enhance, organizational functioning."

Although attendance is not mandatory, it is requested that library staff members be allowed flexibility in their work schedules in order to attend, either the morning or afternoon presentation. I encourage all to participate in this important program and thank the Libraries' Diversity Committee for planning it.

Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, 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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January 27, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 4

Staff News

NEW LIBRARIANS AT THE FORT WAYNE CAMPUS
We want to extend a warm welcome to our two new reference and information services librarians at Helmke Library, Stephanie Schulte and Jessica Patterson.

Stephanie Schulte, who began work on January 3, serves as liaison to the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Consumer & Family Sciences, Dental Education, and Nursing. Stephanie completed her studies in December 2005 for the Master of Library & Information Science (M.L.I.S.) degree at Kent State University, and dedicated her fall internship here at IPFW to developing instructional materials to support a new chemical literature course and a new focus on evidence-based practice in the nursing curriculum. She has a B.S. in biology with a chemistry minor from Morehead State University (1992), and more than 10 years experience as a clinical pathology technician, quality assurance auditor, and senior report writer at Springborn (now Charles River) Laboratories, and a research associate at Procter & Gamble Company. She has also worked as a substitute teacher in chemistry, physics, life sciences, and language arts classes. Stephanie will bring energy and focus to IPFW's outreach to northeast Indiana's science and health science community.

Jessica Patterson begins work on January 30. She holds a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) degree from Indiana University Bloomington (2004) and a B.A. in psychology from Case Western Reserve University (2000). She has worked for one year as the Business Patent & Trademark Librarian at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and has experience as a reference assistant at IU Bloomington's Research Collections reference desk, Government Information, Microforms and Statistical Services (GIMSS), Geography and Map Library, and Business/SPEA Library. She also has worked in the undergraduate Information Commons as an information assistant and teaching assistant for basic library skills course and was an information systems intern at Monroe County Public Library. Jessica will serve as liaison to the School of Visual and Performing Arts, and the School of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science, and help to position IPFW as a leader in information services among our area partners in business and industry.

Submitted by: Pamela Sandstrom, Head of Reference and Information Services, IPFW.


Libraries News and Events


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:

Ivy Leone Chamness papers, 1885-1973, Collection C239: Ivy Chamness was a teacher, editor and a writer, and was actively involved on many committees. Her papers demonstrate that her life revolved around education through copies of her editorials, her personal correspondence, minutes from various committees upon which she served, journals from her travels, and various documents relating to her work here at IU pre and post-retirement.

Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority records, 1989-1999, Collection C253: The Alpha Chapter of the Latina-oriented sorority Gamma Phi Omega was founded in 1991 and was recognized as an official sorority at Indiana University in 1992. The National Board of Directors for the group was established in 1995 with the headquarters located at IU, though they have since relocated to Chicago, Ill. Collection includes records from both the Alpha Chapter and National Board of Directors of Gamma Phi Omega and consists of agendas, minutes, correspondence, membership lists, and constitutions.

Inter-Institutional Study Committee records, 1941-1961, Collection C301: In July of 1949, the Inter-Institutional Study Committee, also known as the Four State Schools Committee, was created in response to a new law passed by the Indiana Legislation requesting that the four state schools submit a formula by which the state funds would be divided amongst the institutions. The committee was comprised of representatives from Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State Teachers College, and Indiana State Teachers College. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, preliminary studies, raw data, and five bound reports.

Select recent acquisitions:
Accession 2005/094, School of Library and Information Science, Committee and faculty minutes, 1985-2002. (2 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/097, Daniel Read Residence Center: Negatives from Center picnic (possibly Freshman Orientation?). (1 envelope)

Accession 2005/098, Alliance of Distinguished and Titled Professors: 2005 directory, newsletters, emails, and minutes, 1998-2005. (.3 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/100, Executive Assistant to the President, President's Office: Office files, 1996-2005. (2.6 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/101, School of Business, Office of the Dean: Dean's office files as well as personal papers of Prof. Schuyler F. Otteson, 1943-1985. (25 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/104, IU Library Faculty Council: Secretary's manual consisting of minutes, rosters, reports, and correspondence, 1989-2003. (.2 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/107, Population Institute for Research and Training: Office files, conference files, working papers, etc., 1977-2001 (12.4 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/108, Board of Trustees & University Ceremonies: Working papers, 2002. (2.8 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/111, Center for Survey Research: Project files, 1970-1994. (16 cubic feet)

Accession 2005/122, Howard Gest, Distinguished Professor of Microbiology: Teaching materials, lecture, committee files, 1970s-1980s. (1.5 cubic feet)

Submitted by: Dina M. Kellams, Assistant Archivist, IUB.

MICHAEL MCROBBIE'S PRESENTATION
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006 from 1-2:30 pm in the Wells Library Staff Lounge, Michael McRobbie will be giving a presentation about the libraries and the digital environment. The presentation is part of the Library Topics Group series and is cosponsored by Library Administration and the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DEAN STEELE
The Libraries' Diversity Committee is sponsoring a special program on "Diversity in the Workplace," presented by Dr. Carolyn Wiethoff from the Department of Management, Kelly School of Business. She will give two presentations: 9:00-10:30 a.m. and 2:00-3:30 p.m. Both are scheduled for Wednesday, February 8, in Wells Library, E174.

As stated in the program announcement: "Diverse organizations can function well or function poorly. Diversity can create stress and conflict and can make everyone - those who are privileged as well as those who are less privileged - anxious and upset. Yet diverse work organizations can also function beautifully, gaining competitive advantage over homogeneous organizations. When leaders "manage diversity" they engage in strategies and processes designed to make sure that differences among workers do not diminish, but rather enhance, organizational functioning."

Although attendance is not mandatory, it is requested that library staff members be allowed flexibility in their work schedules in order to attend, either the morning or afternoon presentation. I encourage all to participate in this important program and thank the Libraries' Diversity Committee for planning it.

Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

LARRY GRIFFIN TO RETIRE
You are cordially invited to a retirement party for Larry Griffin honoring 20 years of service to the students, faculty, and staff of Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne on February 17, 2006 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Walter E. Helmke Library.

Larry Griffin received his Bachelor of Arts in English and Literature from the University of Evansville in 1964 and a Masters of Arts in English and Literature from the University of Kentucky in 1965. In August 1970 he received his Master of Library Science from Indiana University.

Before becoming a librarian Larry was an instructor in English at Murray State University in Kentucky and Oakland City College in Oakland City, Indiana. His first librarian position was at the University of Evansville.

In January 1974 Larry began work at Indiana University, Bloomington in the department that served Regional Campus Libraries. He had various positions in this department from 1974 until 1985.

From August 1981 through July 1982, Larry spent a year as an exchange librarian at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. From April through October 1985, Larry participated with other Indiana University librarians in a project at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia.

In November 1985 Larry was hired as Library Director at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). He held that position for 10 years. In January 1996, he assumed his current position as head of Archives and Special Collections, Collection Development Coordinator and liaison to Journalism, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Theater, Visual Arts.

Larry is married to his University of Evansville college sweetheart. He has two children and two grandchildren.

Larry has at least 20 different things on his “List of Things to Do After Retirement.” With very minimal prompting, he would produce the list for all to see. Some of his interests include: Collecting books, reading, playing the piano, gardening, pampering the three cats – Abigail, Giovanni, and Francesca, and traveling.

Please join us in celebrating Larry’s retirement. R.S.V.P. to Amy Wilson by February 10, 2006, Telephone: 260-481-6514, E-mail: wilsona@ipfw.edu

In lieu of a retirement gift, Larry has asked that a donation be made to any of the following:
Virginia D. Willig Service Award
Helmke Library Art Collection
Helmke Library Music Collection

Submitted by: Cheryl Truesdell, Interim Director of Library Services, IPFW.

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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February

February 3, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 5 | February 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 6
February 17, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 7 | February 24, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 8


February 3, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 5


Staff News


Effective February 13, Karen Ruckriegel will be returning to her position as Payroll Transaction Associate.

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

Libraries News and Events

HPER
Please stop by and join the HPER Library in celebrating our 7th annual Healthy Heart Open House on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2006, from 8:30am until 11:00am. The Open House celebrates the Scholl of HPER's "Living Well" initiative (embracing lifelong opportunities for discovery, learning, and participation that contribute to healthy lifestyles for living well), and provides an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to take time from their busy schedules and gather in the library for refreshments and conversation. This year, the Bloomington Bagel Company will be providing its traditional heart-shaped bagels for all to enjoy, with assorted spreads. We will also offer fresh fruit, baked goods, juices, and bottled water. The HPER Library is located on the ground level of the HPER Building, on the north corridor in Room 029.

A LEGACY OF HONOR:
An Exhibition from the Congressional Papers of Lee H. Hamilton
U.S. House of Representatives
Indiana, Ninth District 1965-1998
January 17-April 1, 2006
Lilly Library Main Gallery
Indiana University Bloomington

" A Legacy of Honor: An Exhibition from the congressional Papers of Lee H. Hamilton" opened January 17, 2006 and runs through April 1, 2006 in the Lilly Library Main Gallery.

The exhibit lays out the major dimensions of Lee Hamilton's congressional career and provides a glimpse into the contents of his congressional papers. It is divided into three approximately equal areas of emphasis: Hamilton's relationships with and service to his ninth-district constituents; his ever-increasing role in foreign policy and foreign affairs; and a focus on the workings of Congress and Hamilton's lifelong commitment to making it the institution the founding fathers intended. This last emphasis extends the exhibit into Hamilton's ongoing post-Congressional career.

Lilly Library hours are 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday.

Information about Hamilton and a guide to his congressional papers can be found at: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/overview/political_papers/hamilton.shtml

Submitted by: Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DEAN STEELE
The Libraries' Diversity Committee is sponsoring a special program on "Diversity in the Workplace," presented by Dr. Carolyn Wietoff from the Department of Management, Kelly School of Business. She will give two presentations: 9:00-10:30 a.m. and 2:00-3:30 p.m. Both are scheduled for Wednesday, February 8, in Wells Library, E174.

As stated in the program announcement: "Diverse organizations can function well or function poorly. Diversity can create stress and conflict and can make everyone - those who are privileged as well as those who are less privileged - anxious and upset. Yet diverse work organizations can also function beautifully, gaining competitive advantage over homogenous organizations. When leaders "manage diversity" they engage in strategies and processes designed to make sure that differences among workers do not diminish, but rather enhance, organizational functioning.

Although attendance is not mandatory, it is requested that library staff members be allowed flexibility in their work schedules in order to attend, either the morning or afternoon presentation. I encourage all to participate in this important program and thank the Libraries' Diversity Committee for planning it.

Submitted by:Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

UPCOMING LIBRARY TOPICS GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Mark your calendars for an upcoming Library Topics Group presentation sponsored by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

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 presentation as well as the location will be sent out in the near future.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

ALF Statistical Report (through January 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In January 2006 there were 26,798 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

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CIC 84

Films 433

Law Library 3,286

Lilly Library 27

IUB Libraries Collections 22,968

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Totals 26,798

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through January 31, 2006 there have been 1,092,816 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

CIC 1 84

Films 246 5,473

Law Library 534 51,077

Lilly Library 499 25,989

University Archives 581 4,525

IUB Libraries collections 5,311 1,005,668

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Totals 7,004 1,092,816

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In December 2005 there were 2,008 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

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AACC Library 2 0.1%

ALF 3 0.1%

BUS/SPEA Library 60 3.0%

Chemistry Library 51 2.5%

Document Delivery Svcs. 583 29.0%

Education Library 37 1.8%

Fine Arts Library 25 1.2%

Geography/Map Library 54 2.7%

Geology Library 16 0.8%

HPER Library 89 4.4%

Journalism Library 17 0.8%

Law Library 19 0.9%

Life Sciences Library 50 2.5%

Lilly Library 62 3.1%

Music Library 13 0.6%

Optometry Library 2 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 72 3.6%

Reserve/Media Desk 2 0.1%

SLIS Library 14 0.7%

Swain Hall Library 26 1.3%

University Archives 59 2.9%

Wells Library 752 37.4%

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Total 2,008 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

There are 7,172 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,290 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

50.2% 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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February 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 6


Staff News


It is with mixed emotions that I write today to inform you that Michael Fling will retire effective May 31, 2006. Despite my sincere happiness for Michael, who will have his 30th anniversary as a Music Library employee next month, I am also saddened, since, in my short tenure here, I have found him to be a colleague of the highest caliber.

To say that Michael will be difficult to replace is an understatement. The William and Gayle Cook Music Library is arguably the largest academic music library in the United States. However, we boast of not only quantity, but of quality. Michael Fling has had a direct hand in building this library, both in terms of the collections as well as the physical spaces that they now occupy. Therefore, his legacy will remain a part of this institution far beyond May 31.

Please join me in wishing Michael well as he begins a new chapter in his life.

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

Libraries Events & News

Legal Compliance Training
Wednesday, March 1, 1:30 - 4:30, E174

Legal Compliance Training
Tuesday, March 7, 9:00 – 12:00, E174

Legal Compliance Training
Wednesday, March 22, 9:00 – 12:00, E174

Legal Compliance Training
Wednesday, March 29, 1:30 – 4:30, E174

The contact person is Jennifer Chaffin. Please note for each session that prior registration is required.

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

UPCOMING LIBRARY TOPICS GROUP PRESENTATIONS
Mark your calendars for two upcoming Library Topics Group presentations sponsored by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

Tuesday, February 28, 2-3:30, Wells Library E174
David Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, will give a presentation entitled "The Innovators Dilemma."

In this presentation Dean Lewis will review the theories of business strategy developed by Clayton Christensen and his colleagues in their three books — the Innovator’s Dilemma, Innovator’s Solution, and Seeing What’s Next. He will apply this work to academic libraries and scholarly communication and will show that academic libraries are likely to be disrupted by new technologies and their application by competing organizations. He will then show that libraries also have the potential to drive, and benefit from, disruptive change especially in the scholarly communication value chain. The result should provide guidance to academic librarians in establishing strategies, organizational structures, and values that will position them in the scholarly information and learning value chains in ways that will assure their relevance.

The result should provide attendees with a basic understanding of the most important of Christensen’s theories and how they can provide insights into the current state of academic libraries and help to chart the future.

This work will build on his article, (Lewis, David W. “The Innovator’s Dilemma: Disruptive Change and Academic Libraries.” Library Administration and Management 18(2):68-74 April 2004.

Tuesday, March 21, 3:30-5:00, location TBA
Vic Borden, Associate Vice President, University Planning, Institutional Research and Accountability and Associate Professor of Psychology, will speak about the use of data and evidence to develop the "organizational learning" capacity of the library. More details to follow.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

PRESS RELEASE - 2006 InULA BOOK SALE
Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, to be held on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9 at its new location in Willkie Auditorium (150 N. Rose Street) on the IU Bloomington campus.

InULA accepts donations to the sale through Tuesday, April 4. All kinds of books are welcome, as are journals and magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, CDs, LP's, and DVDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes upon request. Donations may be made by contacting David Frasier, 855-8020 or frasier@indiana.edu. Please contact him before bringing any donations to the library.

Admission is free to the Main Sale, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, for the half-price sale on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for the $2 per bag sale on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An admission fee of $20 is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday morning from 9:00 to noon. Order of entrance to the Preview sale will be determined by a lottery starting at 8:30 a.m.

New this year is a Closed Bid for the entirety of the remainders from the sale. Sealed bids including name and contact information (including a phone number) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 and should be sent to Sherri Michaels, InULA Auction, Wells Library E164, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. The person with the highest bid will be notified April 4, and payment must be made in full by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Pick-up will be at noon on Monday, April 10.

InULA is a non-profit organization that 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 at shmichae@indiana.edu; or Liz Goldberg at 855-1886 or ellarson@indiana.edu.

Submitted by: Kathleen Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library, IUB.

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February 17, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 7

Libraries News & Events

TWO LIBRARIANS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN LEAD
Congratulations to Carolyn Walters, Executive Associate Dean of Libraries, and Mechael Charbonneau, Director of Technical Services, Head of Cataloging, and Interim Head of Preservation, who have been selected to participate in the newly announced IU Leadership Development Project—or “LeaD.” Carolyn will participate in this year’s sessions and Mechael will participate next year.

LeaD was announced by President Herbert earlier this month. The program is designed to train potential academic and administrative leaders and consists of a year-long series of two-day sessions where participants will learn about leadership and management techniques. The leadership seminars will cover a wide range of topics, including financial policy and management, dispute resolution, marketing, branding, and other management strategies.

President Herbert is hopeful the program will help identity and develop IU’s future leaders.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

UPCOMING LIBRARY TOPICS GROUP PRESENTATIONS
Mark your calendars for two upcoming Library Topics Group presentations sponsored by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

Tuesday, February 28, 2-3:30, Wells Library E174
David Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, will give a presentation entitled "The Innovators Dilemma."

In this presentation Dean Lewis will review the theories of business strategy developed by Clayton Christensen and his colleagues in their three books — the Innovator’s Dilemma, Innovator’s Solution, and Seeing What’s Next. He will apply this work to academic libraries and scholarly communication and will show that academic libraries are likely to be disrupted by new technologies and their application by competing organizations. He will then show that libraries also have the potential to drive, and benefit from, disruptive change especially in the scholarly communication value chain. The result should provide guidance to academic librarians in establishing strategies, organizational structures, and values that will position them in the scholarly information and learning value chains in ways that will assure their relevance.

The result should provide attendees with a basic understanding of the most important of Christensen’s theories and how they can provide insights into the current state of academic libraries and help to chart the future.

This work will build on his article, (Lewis, David W. “The Innovator’s Dilemma: Disruptive Change and Academic Libraries.” Library Administration and Management 18(2):68-74 April 2004.

Tuesday, March 21, 3:30-5:00, location TBA
Vic Borden, Associate Vice President, University Planning, Institutional Research and Accountability and Associate Professor of Psychology, will speak about the use of data and evidence to develop the "organizational learning" capacity of the library. More details to follow.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

PRESS RELEASE - 2006 InULA BOOK SALE
Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, to be held on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9 at its new location in Willkie Auditorium (150 N. Rose Street) on the IU Bloomington campus.

InULA accepts donations to the sale through Tuesday, April 4. All kinds of books are welcome, as are journals and magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, CDs, LP's, and DVDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes upon request. Donations may be made by contacting David Frasier, 855-8020 or frasier@indiana.edu. Please contact him before bringing any donations to the library.

Admission is free to the Main Sale, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, for the half-price sale on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for the $2 per bag sale on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An admission fee of $20 is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday morning from 9:00 to noon. Order of entrance to the Preview sale will be determined by a lottery starting at 8:30 a.m.

New this year is a Closed Bid for the entirety of the remainders from the sale. Sealed bids including name and contact information (including a phone number) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 and should be sent to Sherri Michaels, InULA Auction, Wells Library E164, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. The person with the highest bid will be notified April 4, and payment must be made in full by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Pick-up will be at noon on Monday, April 10.

InULA is a non-profit organization that 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 at shmichae@indiana.edu; or Liz Goldberg at 855-1886 or ellarson@indiana.edu.

Submitted by: Kathleen Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library, IUB.

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February 24, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 8

Staff News


Effective February 20, Pamela Henderson accepted the Office Services Assistant position in Customer and Access Services Administration. Most recently, Pamela worked for SAIC as a program analyst.

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

 

Libraries News & Events

IUB LIBRARIES ANNUAL STAFF AWARDS
Are you wondering how to recognize a special employee within your department? Please remember to nominate them for the IUB Libraries Annual Staff Awards! The deadline to submit nominations to LHR is Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.

Information on award criteria and nomination forms can be found at the following Intranet locations:

We are also in need of more volunteers to serve on these award committees. This is a very short term commitment that will take up no more than one hour of one day. We need:

Two more support staff, at least one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Two more PAs, at lease one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Please let Jennifer Chaffin (jlchaffi@indiana.edu or 856-5407) know no later than Friday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. if you are willing to serve on one of these committees.

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

IUScholarWorks TEAM CHARGE
Membership: Julie Bobay (project leader), Jian Liu, Jon Dunn, Randall Floyd, Jenn Riley, Sylvia Turchyn

The IUScholarWorks Team, reporting to Cecile Jagodzinski, is charged with implementing IUScholarWorks, a simple, low-barrier-to-submission, basic repository service. Its mission is to expand the dissemination and ensure the long-term preservation of IU scholarship, in support of the Indiana University Libraries’ tradition of connecting scholars with information, and the recommendations of IU’s IT Strategic Plan in the areas of digital libraries and preservation of the scholarly record. During the first year, the service will be focused on the Bloomington campus, but it is intended to support the needs of all IU campuses who wish to participate following the trial in Bloomington.

Appointments to the team are for one year. At the end of 2006, the service will be evaluated in terms of its progress toward achieving the vision:

"IUScholarWorks, a rich open-access repository of scholarly materials produced by IU researchers, supports scholarship and intellectual discovery by enabling researchers around the world to efficiently and quickly access large quantities of important scholarship through a world-wide network of such repositories. IU researchers, and, by extension, Indiana University, enjoy enhanced visibility and prestige through the increased accessibility of their scholarly works. Resources from these repositories and other web-based sources are brought together by discipline-based portals that serve the needs of scholars in their field. Publishers of scholarly information have implemented sustainable pricing structures, author rights and business models that complement the existence of a highly functional open access network."

During 2006, the team will work with colleagues in the library and around campus to develop the service to meet the needs of researchers. The timeline and specific goals to be met include:

Soft launch (March 2006)

Content recruitment, marketing plan, training, and system enhancement (March-August 2006)

Production (September 2006-beyond)

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

UPCOMING LIBRARY TOPICS GROUP PRESENTATIONS
Mark your calendars for two upcoming Library Topics Group presentations sponsored by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council.

Tuesday, February 28, 2-3:30, Wells Library E174
David Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, will give a presentation entitled "The Innovators Dilemma."

In this presentation Dean Lewis will review the theories of business strategy developed by Clayton Christensen and his colleagues in their three books — the Innovator’s Dilemma, Innovator’s Solution, and Seeing What’s Next. He will apply this work to academic libraries and scholarly communication and will show that academic libraries are likely to be disrupted by new technologies and their application by competing organizations. He will then show that libraries also have the potential to drive, and benefit from, disruptive change especially in the scholarly communication value chain. The result should provide guidance to academic librarians in establishing strategies, organizational structures, and values that will position them in the scholarly information and learning value chains in ways that will assure their relevance.

The result should provide attendees with a basic understanding of the most important of Christensen’s theories and how they can provide insights into the current state of academic libraries and help to chart the future.

This work will build on his article, (Lewis, David W. “The Innovator’s Dilemma: Disruptive Change and Academic Libraries.” Library Administration and Management 18(2):68-74 April 2004. Available at: http://idea.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/1805/173 ), but will advance and develop it in significant ways.

Tuesday, March 21, 3:30-5:00, location TBA
Vic Borden, Associate Vice President, University Planning, Institutional Research and Accountability and Associate Professor of Psychology, will speak about the use of data and evidence to develop the "organizational learning" capacity of the library. More details to follow.

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

PRESS RELEASE - 2006 InULA BOOK SALE
Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, to be held on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9 at its new location in Willkie Auditorium (150 N. Rose Street) on the IU Bloomington campus.

InULA accepts donations to the sale through Tuesday, April 4. All kinds of books are welcome, as are journals and magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, CDs, LP's, and DVDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes upon request. Donations may be made by contacting David Frasier, 855-8020 or frasier@indiana.edu. Please contact him before bringing any donations to the library.

Admission is free to the Main Sale, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, for the half-price sale on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for the $2 per bag sale on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An admission fee of $20 is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday morning from 9:00 to noon. Order of entrance to the Preview sale will be determined by a lottery starting at 8:30 a.m.

New this year is a Closed Bid for the entirety of the remainders from the sale. Sealed bids including name and contact information (including a phone number) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 and should be sent to Sherri Michaels, InULA Auction, Wells Library E164, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. The person with the highest bid will be notified April 4, and payment must be made in full by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Pick-up will be at noon on Monday, April 10.

InULA is a non-profit organization that 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 at shmichae@indiana.edu; or Liz Goldberg at 855-1886 or ellarson@indiana.edu.

Submitted by: Kathleen Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library, IUB.

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March

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March 3, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 9

Staff News

Effective February 27, Margaret (Maggie) Davenport accepted the Bindery Preparation Assistant position in the Bindery Prep Unit of the Physical Processing Section. Maggie was an hourly employee at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.

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


Libraries News & Events

OHIO VALLEY GROUP OF TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIANS 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Join us for the 2006 OVGTSL Annual Conference to be held Wednesday, May 10th to Friday, May 12th at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, Indiana. The theme of this year's conference is "Crossroads to the Future."

Featured speakers will be: Roxanne Sellberg, Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services at Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Illinois and Eric Lease Morgan, Head of the Digital Access and Information Architecture Department at the University Libraries of Notre Dame. Programming also includes concurrent tracks with 17 scheduled sessions covering various aspects of technical services.

Registration for the OVGTSL 2006 Conference is now open!

The registration fee of $110 includes a welcome reception on Wednesday evening and all meals and breaks listed on the conference program.

Registration deadline: April 28, 2006

Please visit the OVGTSL 2006 Conference website at:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Etswww/OVGTSL2006/

From this site, you will be able to print the conference registration form, find hotel reservation information, and view this year's exciting conference program.

Submitted by: Mechael Charbonneau, Director of Technical Services & Interim Head, E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory, IUB.

ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (through February 28, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In February 2006 there were 32,927 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

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CIC 120

IUB Libraries collections 25,893

Law Library 6,618

University Archives 296

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Totals 32,927

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through February 28, 2006 there had been 1,125,743 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

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CIC 4 204

Films 236 4,242

IUB Libraries collections 5,499 1,032,792

Law Library 595 57,695

Lilly Library 499 25,989

University Archives 619 4,821

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Totals 7,452 1,125,743

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In February 2006 there were 2,280 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

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AACC Library 4 0.2%

ALF 0 0.0%

BUS/SPEA Library 61 2.7%

Chemistry Library 44 1.9% Document Delivery Svcs. 865 37.9%

Education Library 48 2.1%

Fine Arts Library 58 2.5%

Geography/Map Library 31 1.4%

Geology Library 21 0.9%

HPER Library 55 2.4%

Journalism Library 13 0.6%

Law Library 21 0.9%

Life Sciences Library 43 1.9%

Lilly Library 55 2.4%

Music Library 27 1.2%

Optometry Library 3 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 96 4.2%

Reserve/Media Desk 9 0.4%

SLIS Library 25 1.1%

Swain Hall Library 30 1.1%

University Archives 47 2.1%

Wells Library 724 31.8%

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Total 2,280 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 7,452 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,290 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

51.9% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

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

IUB LIBRARIES ANNUAL STAFF AWARDS
Are you wondering how to recognize a special employee within your department? Please remember to nominate them for the IUB Libraries Annual Staff Awards! The deadline to submit nominations to LHR is Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.

Information on award criteria and nomination forms can be found at the following Intranet locations:

We are also in need of more volunteers to serve on these award committees. This is a very short term commitment that will take up no more than one hour of one day. We need:

Two more support staff, at least one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Two more PAs, at lease one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Please let Jennifer Chaffin (jlchaffi@indiana.edu or 856-5407) know no later than Friday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. if you are willing to serve on one of these committees.


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

PRESS RELEASE - 2006 InULA BOOK SALE
Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, to be held on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9 at its new location in Willkie Auditorium (150 N. Rose Street) on the IU Bloomington campus.

InULA accepts donations to the sale through Tuesday, April 4. All kinds of books are welcome, as are journals and magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, CDs, LP's, and DVDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes upon request. Donations may be made by contacting David Frasier, 855-8020 or frasier@indiana.edu. Please contact him before bringing any donations to the library.

Admission is free to the Main Sale, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, for the half-price sale on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for the $2 per bag sale on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An admission fee of $20 is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday morning from 9:00 to noon. Order of entrance to the Preview sale will be determined by a lottery starting at 8:30 a.m.

New this year is a Closed Bid for the entirety of the remainders from the sale. Sealed bids including name and contact information (including a phone number) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 and should be sent to Sherri Michaels, InULA Auction, Wells Library E164, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. The person with the highest bid will be notified April 4, and payment must be made in full by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Pick-up will be at noon on Monday, April 10.

InULA is a non-profit organization that 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 at shmichae@indiana.edu; or Liz Goldberg at 855-1886 or ellarson@indiana.edu.

Submitted by: Kathleen Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library, IUB.

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March 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 10

Staff News

Effective March 10, Tori Hersh resigned her position as ALF Project Cataloging Support Specialist in Cataloging. Tori has accepted a position in Florida.

Effective March 13, Gwen Buchanan has accepted the Digital Imaging Specialist position in DLP. Gwen was an hourly employee in DLP.

Effective March 13, Julie Zamostny has accepted the Service Desk Supervisor position in GIMSS. Julie was an hourly employee in GIMSS.

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


Libraries News & Events

ARTISTS' BOOKS PUSH BOUNDARIES
Take an inspiration break the next time you're in the Herman B Wells Library and view the artists' books on exhibit in the lobby's east display case. One book features a cover sculpted like a face; another book is an accordion-folded mobile. The books--all created by artists-- are just a few of hundreds from the collection housed at the Fine Arts Library, which boasts one of the largest such collections in the country. "Artists' books represent an important contemporary art movement," says B.J. Irvine, head of the Fine Arts Library, who has single-handedly built up the collection. Many of the books have been purchased with proceeds from an annual Friends of Art benefit dinner for the Fine Arts Library.

Special thanks to B.J. and to James Canary, conservator, E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory, who installed the exhibition as part of ArtsWeek 2006, a community-wide celebration of the arts in Bloomington. Participation in ArtsWeek was coordinated by Susan Yoon.

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

10 to Participate in the ARL's Office of Leadership and Management Services (OLMS) Library Management Skills Institute I
The following individuals will participate in the ARL OLMS Library Management Skills Institute I hosted at Purdue University Libraries May 8-10, 2006.

Brian Winterman
DeLoice Holliday
Monique Threatt
Angela Courtney
Sherri Michaels
Erika Dowell
Vern Wilkins
Gary Charbonneau
Virginia Sojdehei
Garett Montanez

The Library Management Skills Institute I focuses on the individual manager's role in providing leadership within a complex and changing library organization.

Over the course of three days, participants engage in learner-driven activities designed to build skills and awareness such as:

Coaching employees to resolve performance problems
Recognizing and expanding one's ability to influence others
Making effective decisions
Understanding behavioral styles and preferences
Working in groups and teams
Practicing facilitative leadership

Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

2006 ILF ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Conference Store Volunteer Signup Form

The ILF Annual Conference "Indiana Libraries: 21st Century Literacy Partners" needs volunteers to work in the Conference Store. Please fill out your name, library and contact information and check the day(s) and time(s) that you would be willing to work.

Name:_________________________________________________________

Library:________________________________________________________

Phone:___________________________ Fax:__________________________

E-mail:__________________________________________________________

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 Thursday, April 13,

2006

_____10:00 - 11:00 a.m. _____10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

_____11:00 - 12:30 p.m. _____11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

_____1:50 - 3:00 p.m. _____1:20 - 2:00 p.m.

_____3:00 - 4:00 p.m. _____2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Please return this sign up form to:

Cheryl Truesdell, Assistant Library Director Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
E-mail: truesdel@ipfw.edu
Phone : 260-481-6506
Fax : 260-481-6509

Submitted by: Cheryl Truesdell, Assistant Library Director Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, IPFW.

LIBRARY EVENING EXTRAVAGANZA
Indiana University African American Cultural Center Library Presents:

The 9th Annual
Library Evening Extravaganza
Dinner with Guest Faculty Authors
Friday, March 24, 2006
Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center
Grand Hall
7:00 – 10:00 pm

This year’s Library Extravaganza event is partnered with the 3rd Annual Herman Hudson Symposium is free and open to conference attendees and the public as space allows.

Non-Conference dinner guests please RSVP at 812/855-3237.

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Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Edwardo L. Rhodes

• Environmental Justice in America: A New Paradigm
Professor Rhodes examines the intersections of race, class, and environmental public policies within the emergent environment discussions that began to take shape in the 1990’s. Using a hazardous waste disposal case-study, Rhodes demonstrates how environmental policy can move towards environmental justice in its recommendations for sharing risk.

Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh

• Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation & What We Can Do
• Morality Politics in American Cities

Alex-Assensoh will focus on two of her recent publications; Democracy at Risk takes a look at the contemporary trends in civic engagement, examining the risks of civic dis-engagement, and recommending various strategies that may enhance the quality and amount of civic participation. In Morality Politics in American Cities, Assensoh discusses the controversial issues that face several urban cities, looking at how these various locales politically respond to the presence, vitality, and questions of morality associated with subcultures and their socioeconomics.

Submitted by: Grace Jackson-Brown, Head of the African American Cultural Center Library & the Journalism Library, IUB.

OHIO VALLEY GROUP OF TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIANS 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Join us for the 2006 OVGTSL Annual Conference to be held Wednesday, May 10th to Friday, May 12th at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, Indiana. The theme of this year's conference is "Crossroads to the Future."

Featured speakers will be: Roxanne Sellberg, Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services at Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Illinois and Eric Lease Morgan, Head of the Digital Access and Information Architecture Department at the University Libraries of Notre Dame. Programming also includes concurrent tracks with 17 scheduled sessions covering various aspects of technical services.

Registration for the OVGTSL 2006 Conference is now open!

The registration fee of $110 includes a welcome reception on Wednesday evening and all meals and breaks listed on the conference program.

Registration deadline: April 28, 2006

Please visit the OVGTSL 2006 Conference website at:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Etswww/OVGTSL2006/

From this site, you will be able to print the conference registration form, find hotel reservation information, and view this year's exciting conference program.

Submitted by: Mechael Charbonneau, Director of Technical Services & Interim Head, E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory, IUB.

IUB LIBRARIES ANNUAL STAFF AWARDS
Are you wondering how to recognize a special employee within your department? Please remember to nominate them for the IUB Libraries Annual Staff Awards! The deadline to submit nominations to LHR is Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.

We are also in need of more volunteers to serve on these award committees. This is a very short term commitment that will take up no more than one hour of one day. We need:

Two more support staff, at least one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Two more PAs, at lease one of which needs to be from a branch library.

Please let Jennifer Chaffin (jlchaffi@indiana.edu or 856-5407) know no later than Friday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. if you are willing to serve on one of these committees.

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

PRESS RELEASE - 2006 InULA BOOK SALE
Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale, to be held on Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9 at its new location in Willkie Auditorium (150 N. Rose Street) on the IU Bloomington campus.

InULA accepts donations to the sale through Tuesday, April 4. All kinds of books are welcome, as are journals and magazines, posters, audio cassettes, videos, CDs, LP's, and DVDs. InULA will provide a letter of receipt to donors for tax purposes upon request. Donations may be made by contacting David Frasier, 855-8020 or frasier@indiana.edu. Please contact him before bringing any donations to the library.

Admission is free to the Main Sale, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, for the half-price sale on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for the $2 per bag sale on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An admission fee of $20 is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday morning from 9:00 to noon. Order of entrance to the Preview sale will be determined by a lottery starting at 8:30 a.m.

New this year is a Closed Bid for the entirety of the remainders from the sale. Sealed bids including name and contact information (including a phone number) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 and should be sent to Sherri Michaels, InULA Auction, Wells Library E164, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. The person with the highest bid will be notified April 4, and payment must be made in full by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Pick-up will be at noon on Monday, April 10.

InULA is a non-profit organization that 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 at shmichae@indiana.edu; or Liz Goldberg at 855-1886 or ellarson@indiana.edu.

Submitted by: Kathleen Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, Lilly Library, IUB.

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March 17, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 11

Staff News

Effective March 17, Shawn Wilson resigned his position as Branch Library Assistant for the Education Library. Shawn has accepted another position at the university.

Effective March 27, Evelyn Campbell has accepted the Fast Track Serials Cataloger position in Cataloging. Most recently, Evelyn was a student hourly employee in Technical Services.

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

Libraries News & Events

IPFW LIBRARIAN WINS FACET AWARD
Helmke Library is pleased to announce that Tiff Adkins, Reference & Information Services Librarian at IPFW, has been selected as a member of the FACET Class of 2006. As one of the 19 Indiana University faculty honored to join the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, Mr. Adkins will lend his leadership and creativity to teaching and student-learning initiatives across the university. He will participate in a retreat with other FACET alumni and guests to be held at the Potawatomi Inn in Angola during May. His colleagues sincerely wish him success in this exciting endeavor, and we all look forward to working together to extend the reach and power of information literacy among our faculty and students.

Submitted by: Pamela Sandstrom, Head of Reference & Information Services, Helmke Library, IPFW.

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March 24, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 12


Staff News

Effective March 31, Jennifer Rigsby resigned her position as Senior Office Services Assistant for the External Relations and Development Office. Jennifer has accepted another position at the university.

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

HEAD OF INFORMATION COMMONS/UNDERGRADUATE SERVICES
I am pleased to announce that Diane Dallis has been appointed as Head of Information Commons/Undergraduate Library Services beginning April 1, 2006. Diane has served as the Interim Head of IC/UGLS since August 2004. Prior to serving as Interim Head, Diane was the Instructional Services Librarian in IC/UGLS. Diane began her career at Indiana University in 1990 as student employee in the Fine Arts Library. She held staff positions in the Education Library and Wells before beginning work in 1998 as the Visiting Librarian for Electronic Instructional Services in what was then Undergraduate Library Services. In this role, she developed one of the first online, interactive library instruction tutorials.

Diane has been a member of the Web Team since its inception taking a leadership role in the development of the Libraries’ web content-based management system. She is the co-author of several publications and a co-presenter at national and international conferences on development of our web site. Diane is active in organizations at the state and national level serving on Management of Instruction Services Committee of the Instruction Section of ACRL, the Steering Committee of the Bibliographic Instruction/User Education Committee of the Indiana Library Federation, and on numerous committees both within the Libraries and on campus.

As Head of Information Commons/Undergraduate Services Diane’s principal duties will include planning, managing, supervising, and evaluating the department’s services and collections, identifying ways to continue to integrate UITS and Library services in a shared environment, promoting the services and collection of IC/UGLS, serving as a convener of the Information Commons Governance Group, and providing leadership in further developing Library/Campus partnerships.

Please join me in congratulating Diane on her new appointment.

I would like to thank the Search and Screen Committee for their work under the leadership of Gwen Pershing, Chair, with members Mary Popp, Elinor Okada, Monique Threatt, Vern Wilkins, Doug Grover (UITS) and Virginia Sojdehei (ex-officio). Thank you also to Betty Davis for her support of the committee’s work.

Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.

Libraries News & Events

AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AND YOU: A PUBLIC TALK BY LEE HAMILTON
The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton will give a free public talk entitled "American Foreign Policy and You" at the Monroe County Public Library on Monday, March 27, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Lee Hamilton, U.S. Representative of Indiana's Ninth District from 1965-1998, will explore current topics in American foreign policy and answer audience questions.

Widely recognized for his expertise in foreign affairs, Hamilton served on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs for nearly his entire legislative career. He was also vice-chairman of the 9/11 Commission. As director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, he is committed to improving broad public understanding of the U.S. Congress.

The free public event coincides with an exhibition of Hamilton's congressional papers on display at the Lilly Library.

Date: Monday, March 27 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Location: Monroe County Public Library Auditorium, 303 E. Kirkwood Avenue

Sponsored by the IUB Libraries, Monroe County Public Library, and The Center on Congress at Indiana University.

This event is free and open to the public.

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

LITTLE BOOKS MAKE BIG NEWS
First the Wall Street Journal. Now CBS Sunday Morning. Becky's everywhere!

If you missed the story about miniature books featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal ("Keeping Track Of Miniature Books Is No Small Feat" March 7, 2006), be sure to watch for a feature slated to be broadcast nationally this Sunday. Charles Osgood will take a close look at miniature books (is there any other way?) as part of his brief and lighthearted commentary, The Osgood File. The segment is scheduled to air on WISH-TV, beginning at 9 a.m.

CBS cameras taped items from the Lilly Library and talked to Becky Cape, Head of Public Services, fresh from her interview with the Wall Street Journal. When the Lilly Library inherited 16,000 miniature books from Ohio collector Ruth Adomeit in 1996, Becky told the Journal, "we immediately went out and bought some magnifying glasses."

Miniature books, most of which are less than three inches tall and some of which are smaller than a penny, have delighted readers for centuries. Popular because they were easily carried or concealed, these historic books range from tiny "Thumb Bibles" to illustrated nursery rhymes.

View the Lilly Library's online exhibition of miniature books, and tune in on Sunday.

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

WELLS LIBRARY DISPLAYS UN EXHIBITION
An exhibition at the Herman B Wells Library featuring Nobel Prize Laureates will be on display until May 2006 before traveling to the United Nations in New York. A complementary exhibition is currently on display at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Created jointly by the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University and the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, the exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Bertha von Suttner, who in 1905 became the first woman to receive the prize.

Among the laureates featured are U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, who led the United States delegation to the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference; Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen, who won the peace prize in 1922 for his humanitarian work with refugees; and current Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

Arranged on 45 free-standing panels each six feet tall, the display is located in the lobby and the first floor of the east tower of the Wells Library. Each panel celebrating a laureate includes a photo, quote, and short biographical sketch.

“Because the Wells Library is a popular student destination—especially at the end of the semester—we know this exhibit will attract a lot of attention,” says Patricia Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries. “We’re happy to partner with the Center to promote their teaching goals.”

The exhibition highlights an ongoing partnership between IU and the League of Nations Archives in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 2000, a team from IU has digitized 1,600 images and 6,000 primary documents from the League of Nations Archives and United Nations Archive to be made available to scholars via the Wold Wide Web.

For a related Web site featuring Nobel prize winners, go to www.indiana.edu/~nobel.
 

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

ONE BOOK ONE BLOOMINGTON AND BEYOND SELECTION
For 2006, One Book One Bloomington and beyond has selected The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

On Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 4:30-5:30 pm, there will be a book discussion at the Lilly Library. Judith C. Brown, Assistant Professor of English, and Eugene R. Kintgen, Professor and Associate Dean, IU Graduate School, will lead the discussion. The Lilly Library will display various materials related to the book and author.

Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development and External Relations, IUB.

AND THE LIBRARY ANGEL AWARD GOES TO...
Colleen Talty was been awarded the Library Angel Award. The Angel Award is a $500 award that recognizes a library employee for outstanding service to graduate students and faculty that use the Wells Library. The Award is provided by an anonymous donor that wishes to acknowledge the high-quality services of the Wells Library employees, and the winner is decided by an anonymous group of library patrons. Colleen has been an outstanding liaison between the Film Studies faculty and the library. As a faculty member stated, "I simply wouldn’t be able to do my job without her brilliant support. From my perspective, she is absolutely indispensable. She is cheerful, knowledgeable, and thorough when it really counts – when I need her help in improving my classes."

Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development and External Relations, IUB.

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March 31, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 13

Libraries News & Events

PROMOTION AND TENURE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Indiana University Librarians Promotion and Tenure Committee will be offering three Promotion and Tenure workshops this year to be held in Bloomington, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. All librarians, supervisors and mentors are invited to attend. No registration is required and the agendas are below. Please contact one of the Committee members listed below for more information.

Promotion and Tenure Workshop Agendas

Bloomington

Thursday, May 4, 2006

Main Library Room E174

Sample dossiers will be available 9-10am, at the break 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

11:45-12:00 Open Discussion/Questions

12-1:30 BROWN BAG LUNCH and Break out discussions:

* Promotion to Associate

* Promotion to full

* Mid-Tenure Review

IPFW

Friday, May 19, 2006

Walb Student Union WU222-226

Sample dossiers will be available 9-10am, at the break 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

* Arrangemen t

* Vita

11:05-11:15 Break

11:15-11:30 Support & Resources

11:30-11:45 Mid-Tenure Review

11:45-12:30 Open Discussion/Questions including topics such as Promotion to Associate, Promotion to full, and Mid-Tenure Review

IUPUI

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Inlow Hall Courtroom 100

Sample dossiers will be available at the break and at break out discussions.

1:00-1:15 am Introduction

1:15-1:35 Role of Tenure in Academic Libraries

Criteria for Tenure and Promotion

1:35-1:50 Promotion & Tenure Process

* Role of Supervisor

* Role and Activities of the Committee

1:50-2:05 Dossier Preparation

* Content

* Arrangement

* Vita

2:05-2:15 Break

2:15-2:30 Support & Resources

2:30-2:45 Mid-Tenure Review

2:45-3:00 Open Discussion/Questions

3:00-4:00 Break out discussions:

* 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?pageId=1182

Indiana University Academic Handbook,

http://www.indiana.edu/~deanfac/acadhbk/

Libraries Intranet > Policies > Library Faculty (2 pages):

http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=12#results

Libraries Intranet > Forms > Library Faculty (2 pages):

http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=14#results

Promotion and Tenure Committee 2005-2006

Bloomington
Jackie Byrd (2004-2006)
Gary Charbonneau (2005-2007)
Anne Haynes (2005-2007)
Frank Quinn (2005-2007)

IUPUI Todd Daniels-Howell (2005-2007)

Wendell Johnting (2005-2006)

Rick Ralston (2004-2006), Chair

Regional Campuses
Cheryl Truesdell IPFW (2005-2007), Chair-Elect
Scott Opasik, IUSB (2004-2006), Secretary

Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Ex-officio

Submitted by: Betty Davis, Administrative Secretary, IUB.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Save the date! A perfect event before ILF starts to learn something new about research in library and information science, and network with colleagues.

"Hot Topics, Hot Tapas!"

Sponsored by the Indiana Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Indiana University Emerging Technologies Center, Indianapolis, IN

Join us for an evening tour of the Emerging Technologies Center and five hot topics in information science, complimented by five hot Tapas dinner courses. Topics to be covered include human-computer interaction, open access, universal access, digital libraries, and information visualization.

Tour of the Emerging Technologies Center with Mark Long: 4:00PM - 4:30PM Networking / Social Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Program and Tapas Dinner: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

COST:

$15 for Students

$35 for ASIS&T Members

SPECIAL! $35 for ILF Members $40 for Non-ASIS&T or ILF Members

Registration is now open! Please see

http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20060411.html

for complete information, including menus!

We hope to see you there!

- pascal (I-ASIST 2006 Chapter President)

Submitted by: Deborah Shaw, SL IS, IUB.

WELLS LIBRARY DISPLAYS UN EXHIBITION
An exhibition at the Herman B Wells Library featuring Nobel Prize Laureates will be on display until May 2006 before traveling to the United Nations in New York. A complementary exhibition is currently on display at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Created jointly by the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University and the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, the exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Bertha von Suttner, who in 1905 became the first woman to receive the prize.

Among the laureates featured are U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, who led the United States delegation to the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference; Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen, who won the peace prize in 1922 for his humanitarian work with refugees; and current Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001. Arranged on 45 free-standing panels each six feet tall, the display is located in the lobby and the first floor of the east tower of the Wells Library. Each panel celebrating a laureate includes a photo, quote, and short biographical sketch. “Because the Wells Library is a popular student destination—especially at the end of the semester—we know this exhibit will attract a lot of attention,” says Patricia Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries. “We’re happy to partner with the Center to promote their teaching goals.”

The exhibition highlights an ongoing partnership between IU and the League of Nations Archives in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 2000, a team from IU has digitized 1,600 images and 6,000 primary documents from the League of Nations Archives and United Nations Archive to be made available to scholars via the World Wide Web.

For a related Web site featuring Nobel prize winners, go to www.indiana.edu/~nobel.

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

 

ONE BOOK ONE BLOOMINGTON AND BEYOND SELECTION
For 2006, One Book One Bloomington and beyond has selected The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

On Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 4:30-5:30 pm, there will be a book discussion at the Lilly Library. Judith C. Brown, Assistant Professor of English, and Eugene R. Kintgen, Professor and Associate Dean, IU Graduate School, will lead the discussion. The Lilly Library will display various materials related to the book and author.

Submitted by: Susan Yoon, Executive Director of Development and External Relations, IUB.

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April

April 7, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 14 | April 21, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 15
April 28, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 16



April 7, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 14

Libraries News & Events


DISBOUND AND DISPERSED: THE LEAF BOOK CONSIDERED
April 14 to May 26, 2006

Lilly Library Main Gallery

This exhibition is the first to examine the history of the leaf book. A leaf book contains an original leaf from a significant printed book or manuscript that has been complemented with an essay or other explanatory material and rebound in a fine press publication. While this practice more widely distributed portions of the original, coveted book, it comes at the price of either destroying or dispersing an intact or partially fragmented publication.

The Lilly Library is the final destination of this traveling exhibition, which opened last year at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

Prior to its arrival at Indiana University, the exhibition was on display at the San Francisco Public Library and the Houghton Library at Harvard.

On Friday, April 14 at 4:00 pm, the Lilly Library will host a panel discussion of the history of leaf books and the ethics of the creation of leaf books. A reception will follow.

The panelists are:

Paul F. Gehl is Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library. He has published widely on book-related topics in Renaissance Italy.

Joel Silver is the Curator of Books at the Lilly Library. He is the co-editor of two volumes of The British Literary Book Trade and author of many scholarly articles and exhibit catalogues on book-related topics. He is the curator of the Disbound and Dispersed exhibition.

Michael Thompson, a member of the Caxton Club and an attorney at law, has a private law practice that specializes in transactions involving artistic and literary property. He has presented and published papers on such topics as cultural property and rare books. He contributed the essay, "A Legal and Ethical Look at the Making of Leaf Books" to the exhibition catalogue.


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


CONNECTIONS: AN EXHIBITION OF COLLABORATIVE DESIGN
April 10 to May 6, 2006

Lilly Library Lounge

This exhibit explores the collaborative efforts of bookmakers, designers, artists, printers, publishers and others in producing some of the beautiful and well-made books from the Lilly Library's collection. These include French artist books, limited editions and private press books from some of the best designers of the 20th Century. Nathan Walton, a graduate student in graphic design, has curated the exhibit as part of his MFA thesis project.

Some of the titles on exhibit are fine press editions of The Odyssey of Homer, Melville's Moby Dick, the Holy Bible, Shakespeare's Hamlet, and Aristophanes' play Lysistrata with illustrations by Pablo Picasso. A reception and talk by Nathan Walton will be held in the Lounge on Thursday, April 13 at 5:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.

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

ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (through March 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In March 2006 there were 31,660 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

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CIC materials 23

Films 222

IUB Libraries collections 27,012

Law Library 3,449

Lilly Library 878

University Archives 76

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Totals 31,660

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through March 31, 2006 there had been 1,157,783 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

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CIC materials 5 227

Films 248 5,695

Law Library 631 61,144

Lilly Library 506 26,867

University Archives 630 4,897

IUB Libraries collections 5,513 1,058,953

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Totals 7,533 1,157,783

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In March 2006 there were 2,672 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

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AAC Library 6 0.2%

ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%

BUS/SPEA Library 51 1.9%

Chemistry Library 32 1.2%

Document Delivery Svcs. 1,107 41.3%

Education Library 36 1.3%

Fine Arts Library 34 1.3%

Geography/Map Library 33 1.2%

Geology Library 27 1.0%

HPER Library 48 1.8%

Journalism Library 15 0.6%

Law Library 32 1.2%

Life Sciences Library 49 1.8%

Lilly Library 75 2.8%

Music Library 41 1.5%

Optometry Library 1 0.1%

Preservation Dept. 1 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 93 3.5%

Reserve/Media Desk 0 0.0%

SLIS Library 17 0.6%

Swain Hall Library 31 1.2%

University Archives 42 1.6%

Wells Library 902 33.7%

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Total 2,672 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 7,533 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 14,250 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

52.9% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


WIKIS AND CLICKERS AND CASTING: NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN LIBRARY INSTRUCTION
IOLUG Spring Program
Hamilton East Public Library – Fishers, IN
May 19, 2006

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. Jennifer Sharkey from Purdue….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:

Howard Rosenbaum (IU) – Technology, Learning Environments & Library Instruction: Everything That Rises Must Converge
Leslie Morgan (Notre Dame) – We’re Not Just Using Chalkboards: New Technologies in the 21st Century Classroom
Katherine Schilling (IUPUI) – If You Build It, Will They Come? Issues & Challenges in Implementing New Technologies
Marianne Kruppa (St. Joe County) – Don’t Call It a Wiki! St. Joseph County Public Library’s Wiki Success

Schedule for the day:
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:30 Business Meeting
9:30 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker – Jennifer Sharkey
10:45 –11:00 BREAK
11:00 –12:00 1st Speaker – Howard Rosenbaum
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 – 1:50 2nd Speaker – Leslie Morgan
2:00 – 2:50 3rd Speaker – Katherine Schilling
3:00 – 3:50 4th Speaker – Marianne Kruppa

Registration is $30 for current IOLUG members or $45 for non-members. This includes break snacks, lunch, and speakers’ handouts. There will also be a special technically savvy door prize awarded to an individual at the end of the day.

Directions to the Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers, Indiana: From the West, South or East of Indianapolis, take I-465 to the North 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 slight left to take the ramp toward Fishers. Turn left onto E. 116th St, go about 1 mile. Turn right onto Municipal Dr.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION –Space is Limited!
(Additional forms available at http://www.iolug.org)

Name:________________________________ Institution:________________________

Work Address:___________________________________________________________

City:___________________________________________ State:___ Zip:__________

E-mail:__________________________________________Phone:_________________

Enclosed is program payment for ___ $30 (current IOLUG member)
___ $50 (non-member)

Late or on-site registration fees (payments received after May 12)
___ $40 (current IOLUG member) ___ $60 (non-member)

Receipt needed______
http://www.iolug.org/2006spring.html

No refunds after May 12
Email badenm@ipfw.edu for information

Mail completed registration form and check payable to Indiana Online Users Group to:
Marla Baden, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805

*****************************IOLUG USE ONLY*************************______

Date Form Rec’d______ Current Mem (Y/N)__ Program List__ IOLUG Database__ IOLUG-L (if paying memb.dues)__

Date Paymt Rec’d___________ Check#_________ Amount $_____ Date Receipt Sent____________


Submitted by: Kellie Kaneshiro, AMLS, AHIP, Indiana University School of Medicine Library, IUPUI.


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April 21, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 15


Staff News


Effective May 1, Jennifer Singleton accepted the position of Branch Library Assistant in the Education Library. Jennifer is currently a Design Consultant/Book Designer for AuthorHouse Publishing.


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

 
Libraries News & Events
 

RECEPTION ANNOUNCEMENT

Please join your colleagues and friends for a

RECEPTION

to celebrate an exhibition featuring

A Century of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, 1901-2005:

From Peace Movement to the United Nations

***

Created jointly by the Center for the Study of Global Change and

the United Nations Library in Geneva, Switzerland,

the exhibition now on display in the Herman B Wells Library

celebrates thirty-nine laureates who have a strong link with

the pre-World War I peace movement, the League of Nations, and

the United Nations.

***

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Remarks at 4:30 p.m.

Herman B Wells Library Lobby


Submitted by: Eric Bartheld for Grace Jackson-Brown, Chair of the Library Exhibits Oversight Committee, IUB.


ARCHIVES NEWS

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:

Charles C. Deam papers, 1881-1983, Collection C22: Indiana's first state forester; Deam was a taxonomic botanist known for his work on trees, plants, shrubs, and flowers of Indiana. Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, copies of published books, library records, financial records, notations on specimens, records of sale of Deam's library and herbarium to Indiana University, articles about him, information about his family, and a paper by Deam on the pharmacy business. Includes correspondence from Charles A. Weatherby, curator of Gray Herbarium at Harvard University.

California and Western Conference Cost and Statistical Study records, 1950-1961, Collection C99: In 1953, the University of California, Indiana University, and several other members of the Big Ten conference met and unanimously endorsed a proposal of the president of the University of California to undertake an inter-institutional statistical survey. The survey focused on three broad areas: Administration and general; Instruction and research; and Physical plant. By 1961, their findings had been published and distributed to the participating institutions. Collection consists of raw data, forms, correspondence, meeting minutes, and final reports, primarily originating from the Indiana University administrators participating in the project.

Arthur Reed Hogue papers, 1926-1984, Collection C257: Arthur Reed Hogue was an Indiana University professor of history, 1950-1974. His papers consists of correspondence, research materials, publications, committee files, speeches, and course materials. Prominent in the collection are Hogue's files related to a book he edited entitled Charles Sumner, an Essay by Carl Schurz as well as Hogue's Origins of the Common Law.

Language Education Department records, 1954-2003, Collection C277: A department within the IU School of Education, the mission of the Language Education Dept. is to teach current and future teachers how to teach and research in the areas of English education, foreign and second language education, and literacy/reading education through its graduate and undergraduate programs. The department evolved from a Dept. of Reading Instruction within the School of Education's Division of Curriculum and Instruction. Collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and agendas.

Select recent acquisitions:

Accession 2005/121 IU Auditorium records consisting of general and show files, 1940-2000; 12 cubic feet

Accession 2005/124 Ralph Holsinger, former Professor of Journalism: papers consisting primarily of letters written to parents during his World War II service, 1942-1945; .4 cubic feet

Accession 2005/130 Daniel W. Miller, Professor Emeritus of Physics: journals of his activities as administrator at the Cyclotron, 1981-1986; 2 volumes

Accession 2005/142 Residential Programs and Services: Photographs, 35 mm slides, videotapes and publications, 2000-2005; 2 cubic feet

Accession 2006/002 William B. Cohen, former Professor of History: Papers consisting of research notes, class lecture notes, and manuscript of his Urban government and the rise of the French city; 12 cubic feet

Accession 2006/008 President's Office: Office files, alpha and chronological files, Jan-June 2004; 9 cubic feet

Accession 2006/010 University Chancellor's office, Administrative files, 1960s-2000; 145 cubic feet

Accession 2006/015 Herman B Wells: Personal papers, 1990s; 3 cubic feet

Accession 2006/016 University Chancellor's office, Assistant's files, 1990s; 2.5 cubic feet


Submitted by: Dina M. Kellams, Associate Archivist, IUB.


CONNECTIONS: AN EXHIBITION OF COLLABORATIVE DESIGN

April 10 to May 6, 2006

Lilly Library Lounge

This exhibit explores the collaborative efforts of bookmakers, designers, artists, printers, publishers and others in producing some of the beautiful and well-made books from the Lilly Library's collection. These include French artist books, limited editions and private press books from some of the best designers of the 20th Century. Nathan Walton, a graduate student in graphic design, has curated the exhibit as part of his MFA thesis project.

Some of the titles on exhibit are fine press editions of The Odyssey of Homer, Melville's Moby Dick, the Holy Bible, Shakespeare's Hamlet, and Aristophanes' play Lysistrata with illustrations by Pablo Picasso. A reception and talk by Nathan Walton will be held in the Lounge on Thursday, April 13 at 5:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.


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


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April 28, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 16

Libraries News & Events


PROMOTIONS AND TENURE GRANTED
Congratulations to the following individuals who were promoted and/or granted tenure during the 2005/06 fiscal year:

Diane Dallis Bloomington Granted tenure Frances Huehls Indianapolis Promoted to Associate Librarian and granted tenure Miriam Murphy Indianapolis Granted tenure Robert Noel Bloomington Granted tenure Celestina Wroth Bloomington Promoted to Associate Librarian and granted tenure Judith Violette Fort Wayne Promoted to Librarian


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


CONNECTIONS: AN EXHIBITION OF COLLABORATIVE DESIGN

April 10 to May 6, 2006

Lilly Library Lounge

This exhibit explores the collaborative efforts of bookmakers, designers, artists, printers, publishers and others in producing some of the beautiful and well-made books from the Lilly Library's collection. These include French artist books, limited editions and private press books from some of the best designers of the 20th Century. Nathan Walton, a graduate student in graphic design, has curated the exhibit as part of his MFA thesis project.

Some of the titles on exhibit are fine press editions of The Odyssey of Homer, Melville's Moby Dick, the Holy Bible, Shakespeare's Hamlet, and Aristophanes' play Lysistrata with illustrations by Pablo Picasso. A reception and talk by Nathan Walton will be held in the Lounge on Thursday, April 13 at 5:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.


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


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May

May 5, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 18 | May 12, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 19
May 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 20



May 5, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 18

Staff News
 

Effective May 15, Li Fu accepted the position of ALF Project Cataloging Support Specialist in Cataloging. Li currently works as an hourly for both the Swain Hall Library and the Indiana Daily Student.


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


I regret to announce the resignation of Kris Brancolini, Director of the IU Digital Library Program, effective June 30, 2006. While Kris’ new position as Dean of Libraries at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles is truly an exciting opportunity, she will be sorely missed at IU in both the library, and in her work with colleagues around the University and the State.

Under Kris’s leadership, the Digital Library Program cemented its reputation as a national leader in research and development. Kris was project director for numerous externally funded projects and spearheaded successful grant applications to the U.S. Department of Education, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others. Kris and her staff rank among the best in the field of Digital Library initiatives, and serve as chairs and committee members on a variety of national projects.

She has been responsible for developments in digital library applications and for operation of I.U.'s many successful digital library services, which include the groundbreaking VARIATIONS digital music library.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded three highly competitive National Leadership Grants to the Digital Library Program under Kris’s direction. Most recently IMLS awarded IU a grant of $939,000 to partner with the University of Illinois to develop a core curriculum that provides students the skills they need in the “real world” of work in digital library programs.

Kris joined the IU Digital Library Program in 1997 as Chief Planner and has served as Director since 1998. She has authored numerous articles on digital libraries and multimedia collections and has given numerous presentations before national audiences. Among her contributions to the state, Kris has worked with the Indiana State Library to develop the framework for the Indiana Digital Library, and received an award from the state library for her leadership.

Kris joined the Indiana University Libraries in 1983 as Media and Reserve Librarian in the Undergraduate Library. In 1985 she was appointed Librarian for Film Studies and Head of Media and Reserve Services when it became a separate department. Kris excelled in these areas, being successful in obtaining several research grants, and teaching as an adjunct faculty member in SLIS.

Kris brings tireless energy to all her endeavors, which I’m sure she will also take with her to her new position. Please join me in wishing Kris well in her new endeavors, and join us in bidding her farewell at a reception on May 30th in the 3rd floor lounge, 2:30 to 4:00 pm.


Submitted by: Phyllis H. Davidson, Interim Assistant Dean for Digital and Information Technology Services, IUB.

Libraries News & Events

HERBERT S. AND VIRGINIA WHITE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD 2006
The 2005-06 White Award Committee is pleased to announce that Julie Elliott, Schurz Library at IU-South Bend, and Monique Threatt, Information Commons Undergraduate Library Services at IU-Bloomington, have been selected as co-recipients of the Herbert S. and Virginia White Professional Development Award given by the Indiana University Libraries. This award was established in 1995 to support the process of individually motvated professional growth.

Julie is working on a research project and article to determine why readers' advisory services in the academic library went into decline and what the prevailing attitude toward readers' advisory services in academic libraries is today.

Monique will be giving a presentation entitled The Message is the Medium: Collection Development Practices and Media Literacy Delivery for Media Librarians, Specialists, and Paraprofessionals in a Multicultural Academic Environment at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color to be held October 11-15 in Dallas, Texas.

The committee wishes to congratulate Julie and Monique and to thank all those who applied for this award.


Submitted by: Judith Ford Anspach, Chair, 2005-06 White Award Committee, IUPUI.


INDIGO (Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations) 2006 SPRING CONFERENCE
Join us for the INDIGO spring conference May 18, 2006 at IU Bloomington, IU School of Law Library and IU Herman B Wells Library.. The theme of our conference is presidential war powers, access to government information, and GIS, and the cost is $5.00 (to be paid the day of the conference).

Featured speakers and topics will be:
Professor Dawn Johnsen, IU School of Law professor, speaking on presidential war powers
Denver Harper, Geologist and GIS Analyst, speaking on the GIS Atlas for Indiana
Nathan Eaton, GIS/Database Support Specialist, Indiana University, University Information Technology Services, speaking about the Indiana Spatial Data Portal Linda Zellmer, Head, Geology Library, providing a hands-on GIS workshop

Among others, the purpose of INDIGO is to provide a forum for discussion of problems and for exchange of ideas by librarians working with government information and also to increase communication between government information librarians and other librarians. For more information about Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations (A Special Interest Group for State and Federal Government Information), see our home page: http://www.lib.purdue.edu/govdocs/indigo.html. The full program agenda is posted at http://www.lib.purdue.edu/govdocs/programs.html. Please RSVP to Wendell Johnting, wjohntin@iupui.edu, for planning purposes, if you will be attending. We look forward to welcoming you.


Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, INDIGO Program Chair, IUB.


ALF STATISTICAL REPORT (through April 30, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

----------------------------

In April 2006 there were 23,729 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 4

IUB Libraries collections 23,383

Lilly Library 99

University Archives 243

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Totals 23,729

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through April 30, 2006 there had been 1,181,132 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

---------- -------------------- --------------------------

CIC materials 5 227

Films 248 5,699

Law Library 631 61,144

Lilly Library 517 26,966

University Archives 660 5,140

IUB Libraries collections 5,603 1,082,336

----------------- ----- ---------

Totals 7,664 1,181,132

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In April 2006 there were 2,151 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%

ALF Conference Room 27 1.3%

BUS/SPEA Library 51 2.4%

Chemistry Library 30 1.4%

Document Delivery Svcs. 758 35.2%

Education Library 46 2.1%

Fine Arts Library 42 2.0%

Geography/Map Library 48 2.2%

Geology Library 37 1.7%

HPER Library 38 1.8%

Journalism Library 23 1.1%

Law Library 16 0.7%

Life Sciences Library 27 1.3%

Lilly Library 48 2.2%

Music Library 26 1.2%

Optometry Library 3 0.1%

Preservation Dept. 1 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 47 2.2%

Reserve/Media Desk 14 0.7%

SLIS Library 49 2.3%

Swain Hall Library 27 1.3%

University Archives 73 3.4%

Wells Library 717 33.3%

---------------- -------------

Total 2,151 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 7,644 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

56.9% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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May 12, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 19

Staff News


Effective May 12, Ginny Shively accepted the position of Office Services Assistant, Sr. in External Relations & Development. Ginny was previously the Office Services Assistant in the department.


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


Libraries News & Events


MEDICAL LIBRARY AWARDS
Congratulations to the medical libraries faculty award winners:

Susan London – Trustees Teaching Award for 2005-2006

Margaret (Peggy) Richwine --

2006 Ovation Award from the Indiana Health Sciences Libraries Association

Special Services Award from the Indiana Library Federation


Submitted by: Julie McGowan, Director of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, IUPUI.


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May 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 20


Staff News


Effective May 19, Maggie Davenport resigned her position as Library Bindery Assistant for the Bindery Preparation Unit. Maggie is returning home to Chicago.


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


Libraries News & Events
 
You Are Invited: SLIS Reception at Conferences
In the coming months SLIS will host an receptions at meetings:
MLA/Phoenix, SLA/Baltimore, ALA/New Orleans and AALL/St. Louis. Also, plans are being made for a gathering at ILA/Chicago in October and at the ASIST meeting in Austin in November.

If you plan to attend one of these conferences, we'd love for you to stop by to visit with us at the reception. Below are details times/places.

Sunday, May 21st, 6-7pm
MLA, Phoenix, Hyatt, Remington/Russell rooms

Monday, June 12th, 5:30-7:30pm
SLA, Baltimore,
Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Constellation Ballroom B

Sunday, June 25th, 5:30-7:30pm
Embassy Suites, Diamond B Room, SLIS will present its Distinguished Alumni award at this reception.

Monday, July 10th, 6-7pm
Renaissance Grand Hotel, Landmark Ballroom #7, St. Louis

I'll post details later for:
Oct 5, ILA, Chicago
Nov 6, ASIST, Austin

We hope to see you there,
Sarah
MLS '94


Submitted by: Sarah Burton, SLIS, IUB.


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June

June 2, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 22 | June 9, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 23
June 16, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 24 | June 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 25



June 2, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 22


Staff News


I regret to announce that John Walsh will be leaving his position with the Digital Library Program, at the end of July to become an Assistant Professor in SLIS. John’s areas of research and teaching will be in digital libraries and digital humanities.

John has been an invaluable colleague for more than a decade. He has served as Associate Director for Projects and Services of the Digital Library Program since September 2004, where his leadership and expertise in electronic text technologies have well served the IU Libraries.

As one example, John was the technical lead on the DLP collaboration to produce an online edition of Isaac Newton’s alchemical manuscripts. To date, about seven hundred pages have been transcribed and encoded in TEI/XML.

Working in the Library Electronic Text Resource Service (LETRS) since 1994, John honed his expertise first as Specialist and subsequently as Lead Specialist before advancing to Manager of Electronic Text Technologies in 2000.

John served on the National Endowment for the Humanities Task Force on SGML/XML Migration and has authored numerous articles and presentations on his Comic Book Markup Language (CBML), an XML vocabulary for encoding comics and graphics novels.

John will be sorely missed within the IU Libraries and DLP in particular, but we are excited for him as he begins a new career as a full-time faculty member in SLIS, and expect to still be able to work closely with him on grants and projects. SLIS students will gain greatly from his experience in UITS, the IU Libraries and the DLP.


Submitted by: Phyllis H. Davidson, Interim Assistant Dean for Digital and Information Technology Services, IUB.

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June 9, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 23

Libraries News & Events


ART EXHIBIT

The following exhibit is now on display at the Fine Arts Library Foyer:

Bijoux: Jewelry from the Collection of Esther Collyer

Fine Arts Library Foyer, June 8-August 21

Presented by the Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection. Kate Rowold, Curator; Kelly Richardson, Assistant Curator; and Curatorial Assistants.

Dating from the 1920s to the 1990s, this is a stunning collection of costume jewelry which was recently given to the Sage collection on the IU Bloomington Campus.


Bethany B. Sewell , Branch Library Coordinator, Fine Arts Library, IUB.


SIRSI Unicorn Rollover FY2006 to FY2007 (IU System Acquisitions Records)

Downtime: JUNE 27-29

Alert!

The Rollover calendar has been finalized: June 27-29 are the scheduled dates for moving FY06 records into FY07.

There can be no activity in Unicorn Acquisitions and Serials Control during Rollover. No activity creating, editing, deleting, or displaying records will be permitted in the Acquisitions and Serials Controls modules. The Acquisitions module includes Fund, Vendor and Order records. The Serials Control module includes controls, check-in records and patterns.

If you have any questions regarding Rollover itself, please contact Kay Martin, Head of Accounting (IUL) at martinj@indiana.edu . As in the past, Kay will be leading the Rollover effort for the IU system and Gary Weideman (UITS) will be processing all of the rollover programs. Spencer Anspach (LIT) will manage reports and new fields for FY07 in the Acquisitions module.

Fiscal year 2007 acquisitions and serials activities will start once the all-clear is given to resume activities. We hope that date is June 30; however, please wait to resume activities until we announce that it is OK to work in FY2007 acquisitions and serials records.


Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Associate Director of Technical Services and Head of the Acquisitions Division, IUB.


ALF Statistical Report (through May 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In May 2006 there were 19,290 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

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CIC 194

IUB Libraries collections 18,384

Lilly Library 503

University Archives 209

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Totals 19,290

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through May 31, 2006 there had been 1,200,422 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

---------- -------------------- --------------------------

CIC 6 421

Films 248 5,699

Law Library 631 61,144

Lilly Library 521 27,469

University Archives 697 5,349

IUB Libraries collections 5,715 1,100,340

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Totals 7,818 1,200,422

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In May 2006 there were 1,620 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

-------------------- ---------------- -------------

AACC Library 20 1.2%

ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%

BUS/SPEA Library 16 1.0%

Chemistry Library 20 1.2%

Document Delivery Svcs. 671 41.2%

Education Library 20 1.2%

Fine Arts Library 22 1.4%

Geography/Map Library 13 0.8%

Geology Library 13 0.8%

HPER Library 22 1.4%

Journalism Library 22 1.4%

Law Library 14 0.9%

Life Sciences Library 53 3.3%

Lilly Library 24 1.5%

Music Library 32 2.0%

Optometry Library 0 0.0%

Regional Campus Libraries 38 2.3%

Reserve/Media Desk 5 0.3%

SLIS Library 3 0.2%

Swain Hall Library 29 1.8%

University Archives 54 3.3%

Wells Library 529 32.5%

---------------- -------------

Total 1,620 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 7,818 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

58.0% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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June 16, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 24

Staff News

Effective June 6, Whitney Buccicone accepted the position of Sr. Retrospective Conversion and Special Projects Cataloger in the Lilly Library. Whitney was an Hourly employee with the Lilly Library.

Effective July 27, Teodora Durbin resigned her position as Acquisitions Coordinator in the Monograph Order and Approvals Section of Acquisitions. Teodora is relocating.

Effective July 7, Danielle Creech resigned her position as Library Conservation Technician in the E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory. Danielle has accepted another position.


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

 
Libraries News & Events


ART EXHIBIT
The following exhibit is now on display at the Fine Arts Library Foyer:

Bijoux: Jewelry from the Collection of Esther Collyer

Fine Arts Library Foyer, June 8-August 21

Presented by the Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection. Kate Rowold, Curator; Kelly Richardson, Assistant Curator; and Curatorial Assistants.

Dating from the 1920s to the 1990s, this is a stunning collection of costume jewelry which was recently given to the Sage collection on the IU Bloomington Campus.


Submitted by: Bethany B. Sewell , Branch Library Coordinator, Fine Arts Library, IUB.

SIRSI Unicorn Rollover FY2006 to FY2007 (IU System Acquisitions Records)
Downtime: JUNE 27-29

Alert!

The Rollover calendar has been finalized: June 27-29 are the scheduled dates for moving FY06 records into FY07.

There can be no activity in Unicorn Acquisitions and Serials Control during Rollover. No activity creating, editing, deleting, or displaying records will be permitted in the Acquisitions and Serials Controls modules. The Acquisitions module includes Fund, Vendor and Order records. The Serials Control module includes controls, check-in records and patterns.

If you have any questions regarding Rollover itself, please contact Kay Martin, Head of Accounting (IUL) at martinj@indiana.edu . As in the past, Kay will be leading the Rollover effort for the IU system and Gary Weideman (UITS) will be processing all of the rollover programs. Spencer Anspach (LIT) will manage reports and new fields for FY07 in the Acquisitions module.

Fiscal year 2007 acquisitions and serials activities will start once the all-clear is given to resume activities. We hope that date is June 30; however, please wait to resume activities until we announce that it is OK to work in FY2007 acquisitions and serials records.


Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Associate Director of Technical Services and Head of the Acquisitions Division, IUB.


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June 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 25


Staff News

Effective June 12, Ryan Lee accepted the position of Assistant Archivist for the Office of University Archives and Records Management. Ryan received his Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and US History from Utah State University in May 2002, and his Master of Library Science, Archives and Records Management, from Indiana University in May of this year. Ryan was employed as a graduate assistant for SLIS, a student assistant for university archives, and a research assistant for a private researcher in Schenectady, New York. Ryan previously interned at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives and Brigham Young University, as well as working as an archivist student assistant at Utah State University.

Effective July 14, Bethany Sewell resigned her position as Library Branch Coordinator for the Fine Arts Library. Bethany has accepted a position as head of access services at Denver University's Penrose Library.

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

After a national search that attracted an outstanding pool of candidates, Wook-Jin Cheun has accepted the position of Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies. Wook-Jin will also share in the work of the Reference Department. Wook-Jin’s career encompasses a wide range of experience working with Slavic collections, both as researcher and as library employee. Between October 2005 and June this year, he did an outstanding job filling the position of Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies in an acting capacity. Prior to that, he worked as Slavic Acquisitions specialist in The Wells Library’s Technical Services Department, and as Assistant to the Slavic Bibliographer in the Wells Library from 1998 to November 2002.

Wook-Jin earned his MLS from Indiana University in 1993. He also holds an MA in Russian History from Indiana University, an MA in European History from Dankook University in Seoul, Korea, and a BA in Korean History from Dankook University. Wook-Jion has completed his doctoral coursework and was a PhD candidate in Russian History at Indiana University from 1995-2002.

In addition to his experience with Slavic collections from a librarian’s perspective, Wook-Jin has also conducted extensive research on Russian History, using the collections of various archives in Russia as well as the collections at IU. He spent one year in Moscow in 1995/96 for research in several archives (Moscow, Khabarovsk, and Vladivostock), gaining first-hand experience of Russia’s library world.

Throughout his time working in IU’s Technical Services Department, Wook-Jin has kept his interest in Russian History active. He has published book reviews and is proficient in Korean, Russian, Japanese, and has a working knowledge of French, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Uzbek.

Many thanks to the Search & Screen Committee for their excellent work under the leadership of Celestina Wroth, Chair, with members Mark Day, Carl Horne, Gail McKenzie, Susie Trisler, Aaron Beaver, Marci Shore, and Virginia Sodjdehei (ex-officio). Special thanks as well to Betty Davis for her tireless support throughout the search process.


Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, Librarian for African Studies, Head, Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC), IUB.

 
Libraries News & Events

 

Library Acronyms and Terms
The list of library acronyms and terms is updated and posted on the Intranet. It is located under Papers and Reports on the LHR page (http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=paper&Id=1723). There is also a link on the Staff Development and Training page. If you would like to recommend additional information for an existing entry, or would like to suggest an addition to the list, please email your request to libpers@indiana.edu.


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


HPER Library Closing for Re-Modeling
The HPER Library will close for a few weeks for re-carpeting, re-painting, and the installation of new light fixtures on Monday, June 26th. We hope to re-open in early August, but it depends on how quickly the work proceeds.

Please note the following changes in services during the period when the library will be closed:

Reserves- traditional:

Traditional print reserve materials for Summer Session II will be available at the Circulation Desk in the Journalism Library in Ernie Pyle Hall.

Requesting HPER Library Materials:

If a patron wishes an item from the HPER Library collections, we will make every effort to retrieve the item on an as-needed basis. Please contact Mike Courtney (micourtn) or Mary Strow (mstrow) or libhper@indiana.edu to make a request.

Requesting Materials from ALF or Other Libraries:

Materials requested from the ALF for delivery to HPER will be routed to the Wells Library for pick-up.

Returning HPER Library materials:

The HPER Library Book Drop will be locked during renovation. Materials may be returned to other branch libraries or Wells.

No change in service for Renewals, Recalls, and Holds.

Mike Courtney and Mary Strow will be picking up regular mail for the HPER Library in the Wells Library and the School of HPER Mail Room. We will be able to use our offices for only a limited portion of the renovation, so the best way to contact us during that time will be through e-mail. Mike will be using an office in the Life Sciences Library to check daily reports and process E-Reserves; Mary will be using a laptop.

We will post updates of progress in the library periodically and will announce the re-opening date as soon as possible. If you have questions, please contact either one of us.


Submitted by: Mary Strow, Head, HPER Library, IUB.


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July

July 14, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 28 | July 21, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 29
July 28, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 30



July 14, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 28

Staff News


Effective July 19, Justin Sewell has resigned his position as FastCat Specialist in the Acquisitions Unit of Technical Services.

Effective August 17, Kevin Clarke has accepted the Reshelving position in the Customer and Access Services (CAS) Department. Kevin most recently worked at Bloomingfoods. He previously worked as an Hourly for the ALF and in the Stacks unit of CAS.


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

 
Library News & Events
 

ALF Statistical Report (through June 30, 2006)
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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT
----------------------------
In June 2006 there were 26,019 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
--------------- -----------------
CIC 8
IUB Libraries collections 25,006
Law Library 526
University Archives 479
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Totals 26,019

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT
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Through June 30, 2006 there had been 1,226,441 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
---------- -------------------- --------------------------
CIC 7 429
Films 248 5,699
Law Library 634 61,670
Lilly Library 521 27,469
University Archives 748 5,828
IUB Libraries collections 5,807 1,125,346
----------------- ----- ---------
Totals 7,965 1,226,441

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT
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In June 2006 there were 1,685 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
-------------------- ---------------- -------------
AACC Library 0 0.0%
ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%
ALF Scanning Service 39 2.3%
BUS/SPEA Library 26 1.5%
Chemistry Library 37 2.2%
Document Delivery Svcs. 584 34.7%
Education Library 34 2.0%
Fine Arts Library 13 0.8%
Geography/Map Library 22 1.3%
Geology Library 2 0.1%
HPER Library 6 0.4%
Journalism Library 15 0.9%
Law Library 28 1.7%
Life Sciences Library 36 2.1%
Lilly Library 39 2.3%
Music Library 11 0.7%
Optometry Library 3 0.2%
Regional Campus Libraries 41 2.4%
Reserve/Media Desk 3 0.2%
Swain Hall Library 26 1.5%
University Archives 35 2.1%
Wells Library 685 40.7%
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Total 1,685 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT
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There are 7,965 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

59.1% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.

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


ALF TOUR

Please join librarians and colleagues at a summer tour of the Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility.

Learn firsthand how books make their way to and from this off-site facility located on the edge of campus.

What you’ll see:

The ALF vault is one of the coolest places on campus—literally. (“Almost the exact climate of Mammoth Cave,” says Vaughn Nuest, who manages operations there.) Kept at a chilly 50 degrees and 30 percent humidity, the conditions can add up to 400 years to the life of a book.

With approximately 12 miles of shelves, the ALF can hold about 2.4 million volumes. Materials are shelved by size, not call number.

The ALF vault is now about 60 percent full. See the accessioning process from beginning to end: how materials find their way in—and out—of this intricate operation.

Join us at any of the following times:

Wednesday, July 19: 3:30 pm
Wednesday, July 26: 3:30 pm


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


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July 21, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 29

Staff News


Effective July 25, Evelyn Campbell resigned her position as Fast Track Serials Cataloger in the Serials Cataloging Unit of Western European Cataloging Section. Evelyn’s spouse accepted a position in Chicago.

Effective July 26, Michael Hanson resigned his position as Accounting Associate in the Accounting Section of the Acquisitions Department. Michael has accepted the Acquisitions/Serials Librarian position at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

Effective August 11, Julia Simic resigned her position as Slide Collection Cataloger in the Fine Arts Library. Julia has accepted the Slide Librarian position at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR.

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


Library News & Events

INDIANA CHAPTER TO HOST THE 6TH GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE "THE CROSSROADS FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS"

September 6-8, 2006

Indianapolis, Indiana


The 6th Great Lakes Regional Conference and Exhibition will be at the University Place Conference Center & Hotel on the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.

(www.universityplace.iupui.edu). Registration is open! Register now for early bird pricing!

The "Crossroads for Informational Professionals" will offer educational and networking opportunities for attendees and vendors. Programs will address technical and practical issues of interest to corporate, academic, government, and other special librarians. We're not all work and no play ~ there will be two evening receptions for networking in a more relaxed atmosphere. Tours of Indianapolis special libraries will be offered during the afternoon of September 8, 2006.

Our keynote speaker for Thursday, September 7th will be Jeffrey Cufaude of Idea Architects. Mr. Cufaude has spoken to many different groups around the United States and comes to the Great Lakes Regional Conference very highly recommended. A former association executive and university student affairs staff member, Jeffrey Cufaude writes, speaks, and consults on a variety of leadership and organizational development issues for associations and the stakeholders they serve.


The official conference Web site is

http://www.in-sla.org/GLRC/index.htm.

Please join us in Indy in September!

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Greer Douglass, InSLA Past President 317.917.6318

ldouglass@ncaa.org

Submitted by : Randall Halverson, University Library, IUPUI.


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July 28, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 30

Staff News

Effective July 24, Vern Wilkins accepted the position as Head of Information Technology for Libraries Information Technology (LIT). Vern was the Senior Technology Specialist in LIT.

Effective August 1, Justin Gardner resigned his position as Branch Library Coordinator for the Chemistry Library. Justin has accepted a position as a librarian for the Louisville Free Public Library

Effective August 4, Jesse Miles resigned his position as Information Systems and Technology Coordinator in IC/Undergraduate Library Services. Jesse has accepted the position of Internet and Multimedia Research Consultant for the School of Continuing Studies.

Effective August 4, Tracey Snyder resigned her position as Serials Control Coordinator in the Serials Acquisitions Unit. Tracey has accepted another position within the university.

Effective August 14, Terri Duffin has accepted the position of Branch Library Coordinator for the Fine Arts Library.

Effective August 14, Michael Rayl has accepted the position of Systems Analyst/Programmer, Sakaibrary, in Libraries Information Technology. Michael currently works as a C#.Net Application Programmer for EDS in Kokomo, IN.


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


SCHMIDT NAMED DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IUPUC
Columbus, IN -- Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus has named Steven J. Schmidt Director of the Division of Library and Information Science. The Division of Library and Information Science serves IUPUC, Ivy Tech Community College, and the Purdue College of Technology as part of the Columbus Learning Center.

Schmidt received his Bachelor of Arts from Butler University and his Masters in library Science from Indiana University. He has more than 20 years of experience in Library and Information Science, formerly serving as an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Campus Coordinator of the IU School of Library and Information Science, Acting Director of the Herron Art Library, and Access Service Librarian of the IUPUI University Library. He was most recently Interim Director of the Division of Library and Information Science at IUPUC.


Schmidt is a member of the American Library Association and Association of College and Research Libraries, and is past president and current member of the Indiana Library Federation, which named him Outstanding Librarian in 1992. Last year, he played a crucial role in the integration of the IUPUC and Ivy Tech libraries and served as a consultant for the IUPUI Herron School of Art Library Relocation. Schmidt's accomplishments include published selections from Indiana Libraries, The Bottom Line, Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, and Managing Electronic Researches. In addition, his research into the image of librarians as presented in film and television with a filmography of 400+ films featuring librarians can be found at www.filmlibrarian.info.


 

Library News & Events

INDIANA CHAPTER TO HOST THE 6TH GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE "THE CROSSROADS FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS"

September 6-8, 2006

Indianapolis, Indiana


The 6th Great Lakes Regional Conference and Exhibition will be at the University Place Conference Center & Hotel on the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.

(www.universityplace.iupui.edu). Registration is open! Register now for early bird pricing!

The "Crossroads for Informational Professionals" will offer educational and networking opportunities for attendees and vendors. Programs will address technical and practical issues of interest to corporate, academic, government, and other special librarians. We're not all work and no play ~ there will be two evening receptions for networking in a more relaxed atmosphere. Tours of Indianapolis special libraries will be offered during the afternoon of September 8, 2006.


Our keynote speaker for Thursday, September 7th will be Jeffrey Cufaude of Idea Architects. Mr. Cufaude has spoken to many different groups around the United States and comes to the Great Lakes Regional Conference very highly recommended. A former association executive and university student affairs staff member, Jeffrey Cufaude writes, speaks, and consults on a variety of leadership and organizational development issues for associations and the stakeholders they serve.


The official conference Web site is

http://www.in-sla.org/GLRC/index.htm.

Please join us in Indy in September!

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Greer Douglass, InSLA Past President 317.917.6318

ldouglass@ncaa.org


Submitted by : Randall Halverson, University Library, IUPUI.

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August

August 4, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 31 | August 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 32
August 18, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 33 | August 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 34
August 31, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 35


August 4, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 31

Staff News

Effective July 24, Vern Wilkins accepted the position as Head of Information Technology for Libraries Information Technology (LIT). Vern was the Senior Technology Specialist in LIT.

Effective August 1, Justin Gardner resigned his position as Branch Library Coordinator for the Chemistry Library. Justin has accepted a position as a librarian for the Louisville Free Public Library.
 

Effective August 4, Jesse Miles resigned his position as Information Systems and Technology Coordinator in IC/Undergraduate Library Services. Jesse has accepted the position of Internet and Multimedia Research Consultant for the School of Continuing Studies.


Effective August 4, Tracey Snyder resigned her position as Serials Control Coordinator in the Serials Acquisitions Unit. Tracey has accepted another position within the university.


Effective August 14, Terri Duffin has accepted the position of Branch Library Coordinator for the Fine Arts Library.


Effective August 14, Michael Rayl has accepted the position of Systems Analyst/Programmer, Sakaibrary, in Libraries Information Technology. Michael currently works as a C#.Net Application Programmer for EDS in Kokomo, IN.

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


Library News & Events

ORGANIZATIONAL CHARTS

Organizational charts are now available for all IUB Libraries departments and libraries. They are located on the Intranet under Institutional Information then Organizational Profile. (http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=2004&categoryId=785)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jennifer Chaffin (jlchaffi@indiana.edu / 856-5407)

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

Indiana University Libraries Faculty Council

August 8, 2006
3:30 to 5 pm

In rooms:

IUB - Wells Lib ACR room 230

IUPUI - UL-1116

IUK - Main Bldg 214

IUSB - Northside Hall 075B

Each location must call into the video bridge. The instructions are as follows:

1) Press "Menu" button on remote to display main menu.

2) Press left arrow to highlight the Address Book / Directory. Press Select for Address Book.

3) You will see a screen with "Speed Dial" at the top and Address Book at the bottom. Highlight and Select Address Book.

4) Once Address Book is displayed, use the right arrow and the down arrow to scroll through the rolodex and select V-Z.

5) Once in the V-Z section of the Address Book, highlight "Video Bridge 5A". That is the video bridge we have reserved for this particular conference. 6) Once "Video Bridge 5A" is highlighted, click the green button on the remote to connect.

The nice people at VICOPS realize this is all different and they said please do no hesitate to call, they will be more than happy to help anyone who is having trouble connecting. Their number is (812) 856-2020.

Thank you to Shawny Taysom for the VICOPS instructions. J

Agenda 1. Approval of minutes

February meeting 2. Dean’s Report from CHL Meeting

3. Librarian’s Day Committee Charge

4. Academic Handbook Revisions—Andrea and Elizabeth

4. Changes to P&T Documents—from Faculty Standards Committee

5. Committee Updates

7 New Business—

Submitted by: Julie Elliott, Assistant Librarian/Coordinator of Public Relations & Outreach, Franklin D. Schurz Library, IUS.


ALF Statistical Report (through July 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In July 2006 there were 20,513 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

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CIC 50

Films 382

IUB Libraries collections 19,763

Lilly Library 12

University Archives 306

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Totals 20,513

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through July 31, 2006 there had been 1,246,954 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

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CIC 7 479

Films 269 5,081

Law Library 634 61,670

Lilly Library 523 27,481

University Archives 786 6,134

IUB Libraries collections 5,896 1,145,489

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Totals 8,115 1,246,954

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In July 2006 there were 1,753 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

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AACC Library 6 0.3%

ALF Conference Room 1 0.1%

ALF Scanning Service 445 25.3%

BUS/SPEA Library 28 1.6%

Chemistry Library 20 1.1%

Document Delivery Svcs. 187 10.6%

Education Library 21 1.2%

Fine Arts Library 20 1.1%

Geography/Map Library 19 1.1%

Geology Library 12 0.7%

HPER Library 0 0.0%

Journalism Library 10 0.6%

Law Library 22 1.2%

Life Sciences Library 13 0.7%

Lilly Library 47 2.7%

Music Library 21 1.2%

Optometry Library 1 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 41 2.3%

Reserve/Media Desk 7 0.4%

Swain Hall Library 16 0.9%

University Archives 152 8.6%

Wells Library 664 37.7%

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Total 1,753 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 8,115 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

60.2% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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August 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 32

Staff News

Effective August 25, Francis Lapka resigned his position as ALF Project Catalog Specialist for the Lilly Library. Francis has accepted the position of Cataloger for the North American Imprints Program. This program is part of the American Antiquarian Society, which is located in Worcester, MA.


Effective August 31, Bill Schultz resigned his position as ALF Project Cataloging Support Assistant in the Western European, Serials Cataloging Unit. Bill is relocating to Louisville, KY.


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

 

Library News & Events

On-the-job injury/illness procedures are now available on the Intranet at www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=procedure&Id=619.

Please contact Libraries Human Resources with questions or concerns (855-5988 / libpers@indiana.edu)


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


Archives and Special Collections Month

October 2006


October 2006 marks the inaugural Archives and Special Collections Month at Indiana University Bloomington. During this second statewide celebration, the IU Libraries has partnered with the Bloomington community to create a superb calendar of events and exhibits throughout the month.

This month offers a glimpse at the greatly diverse types of primary research materials and resources that may be found at archives and special collections throughout the city of Bloomington. Additionally, the events will also stress the importance of these resources in how they have shaped our history and will continue to influence our future.


We invite students of all ages, parents, teachers, genealogists, and the general public to attend any or all of the FREE events. The events are designed to introduce archives, special collections, and the vast quantity of documents that may be found throughout the community. If you are interested in the past with a curiosity for the future, then these events will be perfect for you.

For a listing of events and other information visit the Archives and Special Collections Month Website at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Library Administration, IUB.


IU Libraries Digitization Team

The following have agreed to serve on the IU Libraries Digitization Team: Gary Charbonneau (chair), Mechael Charbonneau, Michelle Dalmau, Jon Dunn, Cecile Jagodzinski, Stacy Kowalczyk, Randy Lent, and Jenn Riley.

Committee and task force charges issued by Library Administration can be access on the Intranet at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/page.php?pageId=1983&categoryId=663.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Library Administration, IUB.


INDIANA CHAPTER TO HOST THE 6TH GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE "THE CROSSROADS FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS"

September 6-8, 2006

Indianapolis, Indiana


The 6th Great Lakes Regional Conference and Exhibition will be at the University Place Conference Center & Hotel on the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.


(www.universityplace.iupui.edu). Registration is open! Register now for early bird pricing!

The "Crossroads for Informational Professionals" will offer educational and networking opportunities for attendees and vendors. Programs will address technical and practical issues of interest to corporate, academic, government, and other special librarians. We're not all work and no play ~ there will be two evening receptions for networking in a more relaxed atmosphere. Tours of Indianapolis special libraries will be offered during the afternoon of September 8, 2006.


Our keynote speaker for Thursday, September 7th will be Jeffrey Cufaude of Idea Architects. Mr. Cufaude has spoken to many different groups around the United States and comes to the Great Lakes Regional Conference very highly recommended. A former association executive and university student affairs staff member, Jeffrey Cufaude writes, speaks, and consults on a variety of leadership and organizational development issues for associations and the stakeholders they serve.


The official conference Web site is

http://www.in-sla.org/GLRC/index.htm.

Please join us in Indy in September!

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Greer Douglass, InSLA Past President 317.917.6318

ldouglass@ncaa.org


Submitted by : Randall Halverson, University Library, IUPUI.


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August 18, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 33

Staff News


Effective August 28, Todd Ramlo accepted the Senior Collections Reference Assistant position with the Subject and Area Librarians Council (SALC). From 2001 - 2006, Todd oversaw the daily operations of the specialized library of the Denis Sinor Institute for Inner Asian Studies (formerly, the Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies) at Indiana University.


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


It is with regret and pride that we announce the resignation of Frank Quinn, Acting Head of Reference, effective August 31, 2006. Frank has accepted a position at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego as the Director of the Ryan Library and Learning Services.

Frank came to Indiana University Bloomington in 1985 to pursue his PhD in Library and Information Science, which he was awarded in 1996. While working on his studies, he was hired as a student employee in the Reference Department and then as a visiting half-time librarian. In 1988 he was offered and accepted the position of assistant librarian in the Reference Department and then later served as the associate head from 1997-2004. He was the collection manager for psychology from 1996-2005 and became the acting head of the Journalism Library from 1998-2000. In February 2004, he was appointed to be the acting head of Reference.


He has taught graduate courses in the School of Library and Information Science as an adjunct assistant professor. Such courses include the seminar on intellectual freedom, business information sources, and principles of library collection building. He has participated on a number of committees during his tenure here including BLFC, Bloomington Electronic Resources and Services Committee, Collection Development Committee, and Faculty Standards Committee. His most recent creative work includes presentations given on the topics of federated searching and the library as place at the Association of Christian Librarians Annual Conferences.


Frank earned his B.A. in psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1981 and a M.S.L.S. in 1984.

Please join me in wishing Frank much success in his new position and in bidding him farewell at a reception held in his honor on Wednesday, August 30 from 3-4:30 in the Wells Library Staff Lounge. Punch and cake will be served.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Strow as the Head of the Wells Library Reference Department, effective September 1, 2006. Mary currently serves as Head of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Library, a position she has held since 2000, and as Coordinator of the Branch Libraries.


Mary began her career at IU Bloomington in 1988 when she was hired as a Visiting Librarian in the Reference Department. She has also served as the Librarian for Instruction, 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. She was also involved in a six-month exchange at the University of Sydney as the Business and Economics Librarian. Prior to her appointment at IUB, she was the Reference Librarian and Coordinator of User Education at Keene State College in New Hampshire.


Mary has represented the IUB Libraries well through her professional development and service activities. She is an active member of ACRL, LAMA, Theatre Library Association, and Society of Dance History Scholars, among others. This past June, she presented a paper at the Annual Conference of The Society of Dance History Scholars in Banff, Canada. She was awarded funding in 2005 to travel to China as the IU School of HPER representative to four institutions of higher education with which official exchange agreements had been established. While there, she was able to give a presentation entitle, "Institutional Repositories of Sport: the Pros and Cons" at the Congress of the International Association of Sport Information conference in Beijing, China. Her paper was later published in the conference proceedings. She has served on or chaired several library committees and/or task forces which have been influential in successfully guiding the Libraries forward. She is currently the chair the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library Study Committee and will continue in this capacity while serving in her new position.


Mary has a strong background in reference, instruction, and a broad range of management experiences in the branch libraries and the Wells Library. Please join me in congratulating Mary and welcoming her to her new position.


More information will be forthcoming regarding the process for replacing the Head of the HPER Library and the Coordinator of the Branch Libraries.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


As I indicated when Dean Thorin left the Libraries, we cannot rest in the interim between her leaving and the completed search for a new dean. This position is being established on a temporary basis until a new dean is in place and attendant planning is completed. Because the Libraries are at a critical point in relation to Scholarly Communication and because we already are committed to a number of relevant initiatives, including IUScholarWorks and the fall faculty workshop on Scholarly Communication in the Humanities, I have asked Julie Bobay to assume this role immediately through December 2007, when the new dean can decide how to structure this range of activities.


In experience and accomplishments, Julie Bobay is in a unique position to assume this interim role. Certainly her leadership of IUScholarWorks has resulted in a growing and potentially significant body of research material from IU faculty. The issues that must be addressed in that program range from technology to copyright and include many of the issues that are equally relevant in other aspects of scholarly communication. Her appointment at the director level raises the profile of scholarly communication initiatives. Reporting to Executive Associate Dean Carolyn Walters, Julie will work closely with Cecile Jagodzinski, in her related role, and other members of the Libraries' Directors Council, staff from the Digital Library Program, and others whose responsibilities overlap and support the areas in which Julie will be working.

During the term of this appointment, Julie will continue to lead and expand IUScholarWorks. Additionally she will:

Establish and chair a Copyright Committee

Work on the results of the Scholarly Communication in the Humanities Workshop

Develop, in conjunction with UITS, librarians and library staff, the Digital Library Program, faculty governance groups, academic administrators, and IU Press, a White Paper for scholarly communication, including digital publishing. From that White Paper, she will recommend 2-4 initiatives that the Libraries might undertake.


I am very hopeful for the contributions Julie Bobay can make in this new position. It signals a real boost to the Libraries’ digital expansion and a chance to plan for initiatives not now on the table. Thank you to Julie for taking on this challenging role.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


Library News & Events


Lilly Library Publication Wins Silver Award from the University and College Designers Association

The University and College Designers Association's 36th annual design competition has recognized the Lilly Library's Places of the Imagination catalog with a silver award. The judges evaluated more than 1,600 print entries, awarding 143 awards: 5 gold, 16 silver, and 122 awards of excellence. The catalog will be displayed in the UCDA exhibition at this year's fall conference.

Congratulations!


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Library Administration, IUB .


Archives and Special Collections Month

October 2006October 2006 marks the inaugural Archives and Special Collections Month at Indiana University Bloomington. During this second statewide celebration, the IU Libraries has partnered with the Bloomington community to create a superb calendar of events and exhibits throughout the month.

This month offers a glimpse at the greatly diverse types of primary research materials and resources that may be found at archives and special collections throughout the city of Bloomington. Additionally, the events will also stress the importance of these resources in how they have shaped our history and will continue to influence our future.

We invite students of all ages, parents, teachers, genealogists, and the general public to attend any or all of the FREE events. The events are designed to introduce archives, special collections, and the vast quantity of documents that may be found throughout the community. If you are interested in the past with a curiosity for the future, then these events will be perfect for you.

For a listing of events and other information visit the Archives and Special Collections Month Website at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Library Administration, IUB.


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August 25, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 34

Staff News

Effective September 2, Alisa Alering accepted the Senior Collections Reference Assistant position in SALC. Alisa is currently the Rights Manager for the IU Press. Alisa has several years of library experience in SALC, ICULS, and Walden University.


Effective September 7, Tiea Julian accepted the Branch Library Coordinator position in the Chemistry Library. Tiea currently works in the Walden University department of the Libraries.


Effective September 12, Nicole Beatty accepted the Slide Collection Cataloger position in the Fine Arts Library. Nicole is currently a Senior Collections Reference Assistant for SALC.


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


Library News & Events


WE DELIVER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN STARTS

The goal of promoting the services and resources of the IUB Libraries is central to the IUB Libraries' Marketing Communications Plan, introduced last spring and posted on the intranet. An awareness campaign, launched this week, moves us closer to that goal.

The "tease" phase of the We Deliver campaign introduces the tagline and logo, which appear on mousepads, campus bus ads, and posters. We will build on this theme in the coming weeks by providing specific examples of what we, as information experts, deliver to IU Bloomington students and faculty. Stay tuned.


Thanks to the committee who developed the Marketing Communications Plan and crafted the We Deliver awareness campaign: Lynda Fuller Clendenning; Diane Dallis; Lou Malcomb; Kathy McCarnes; Phil Ponella; Mary Strow; Celestina Wroth.


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


Archives and Special Collections Month

October 2006


October 2006 marks the inaugural Archives and Special Collections Month at Indiana University Bloomington. During this second statewide celebration, the IU Libraries has partnered with the Bloomington community to create a superb calendar of events and exhibits throughout the month.

This month offers a glimpse at the greatly diverse types of primary research materials and resources that may be found at archives and special collections throughout the city of Bloomington. Additionally, the events will also stress the importance of these resources in how they have shaped our history and will continue to influence our future.


We invite students of all ages, parents, teachers, genealogists, and the general public to attend any or all of the FREE events. The events are designed to introduce archives, special collections, and the vast quantity of documents that may be found throughout the community. If you are interested in the past with a curiosity for the future, then these events will be perfect for you.


For a listing of events and other information visit the Archives and Special Collections Month Website at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Shawny Taysom, Library Administration, IUB.

INDIANA CHAPTER TO HOST THE 6TH GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE "THE CROSSROADS FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS"

September 6-8, 2006

Indianapolis, Indiana


The 6th Great Lakes Regional Conference and Exhibition will be at the University Place Conference Center & Hotel on the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.


(www.universityplace.iupui.edu). Registration is open! Register now for early bird pricing!


The "Crossroads for Informational Professionals" will offer educational and networking opportunities for attendees and vendors. Programs will address
technical and practical issues of interest to corporate, academic, government, and other special librarians. We're not all work and no play ~ there will be two evening receptions for networking in a more relaxed atmosphere. Tours of Indianapolis special libraries will be offered during the afternoon of September 8, 2006.


Our keynote speaker for Thursday, September 7th will be Jeffrey Cufaude of Idea Architects. Mr. Cufaude has spoken to many different groups around the United States and comes to the Great Lakes Regional Conference very highly recommended. A former association executive and university student affairs staff member, Jeffrey Cufaude writes, speaks, and consults on a variety of leadership and organizational development issues for associations and the stakeholders they serve.


The official conference Web site is

http://www.in-sla.org/GLRC/index.htm.

Please join us in Indy in September!

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Greer Douglass, InSLA Past President 317.917.6318

ldouglass@ncaa.org


Submitted by : Randall Halverson, University Library, IUPUI.


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August 31, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 35

Staff News


Effective September 11, Kevin Kishimoto accepted the Senior Retrospective Conversion and Special Projects Cataloger position in the Lilly Library. Kevin is currently the Circulation Supervisor/Stacks Coordinator for the Cook Music Library.


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


Matthew Vest is the new Circulation Supervisor/Bills and Fines Coordinator in the Cook Music Library. Matthew has a master's degree in composition from Butler, as well as experience working in the music library at John Brown University in Arkansas.


Submitted by: Carla Williams, Head Of Circulation, William & Gayle Cook Music Library, IUB.

 

Library News & Events


Instructional Support Services Media Collection Merges with the Herman B Wells Library Media Collection Due to organizational changes that now integrate the ISS Media Collection into the IUB Libraries' Kent Cooper Room Media Collections, we are pleased to welcome Martha Harsanyi and to provide a new home for these resources. We hope that you will drop by and say hello to Martha as she begins her new journey with the libraries.

Faculty and assistant instructors will continue to schedule videos from the ISS collection in the past.

o via email request to issmedia@indiana.edu;

o via phone to 855-8065;

o via the online catalog http://media3.iss.indiana.edu/htbin/wwform/188/wwk770;

o or at our service desk in Kent Cooper Room, Wells Library, E044.


Martha will continue to help you identify relevant materials in both the ISS and IUB Libraries collections. Staff at Wells Library will continue to send videos from the ISS collection via campus mail to faculty and assistant instructors for classroom use only. Faculty and AIs wanting to pick videos up will need to go to the Kent Cooper Room. Likewise, faculty and AIs wanting to return videos in person will need to return them to the Kent Cooper Room. Faculty and AIs who want to schedule a video and take it with them will also have to go to the Kent Cooper Room.


We are excited to receive this collection and confident that you will receive the same high level of service you have come to expect. Please let us know if you have any questions.


Submitted by: Monique Threatt, Associate Head, Kent Cooper Room Services, Wells Library.


News from IUPUI University Library

University Library is re-aligning the team structure. As a result of this, Polly Boruff-Jones has been appointed as Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research. She will be responsible for the three client-based teams ( Liberal Arts and Music Team, Professional Programs Team and Science, Engineering, Technology, Informatics and Nursing Team) and the Reference Team. Dolores Hoyt is now the Associate Dean for Collections and Information Access. Teams reporting to her are Acquisitions, Access, Bibliographic and Metadata Services (Cataloging), and the Digital Library Team. Mary Stanley is the Associate Dean for the Business Administration which includes Human Resources, Payroll, Purchasing and Financial Services. The following teams report directly to David Lewis, Dean: Client Support Team, Operations Team, Herron Art Library Team, and External Relations Team.

Mary Beth Minick is now serving as Team Leader for the Professional Programs Team and Bill Orme is now serving as Team Leader for the Liberal Arts and Music Team. In addition, there are two Visiting Assistant Librarians for the fall semester, Jackie Osting and Christina Baich.

Robin Crumrin is on a year sabbatical beginning August 1, 2006. Robin will be researching and analyzing state digital library models and their sustainability. She will work closely with the Indiana State Library to advance the development of the Indiana Digital Library.


Submitted by: Mary Stanley, Associate Dean, IUPUI University Library.


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September

September 7, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 36 | September 15, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 37
September 22, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 38 | September 29, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 39


September 7, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 36

Staff News

Effective September 14, Alexis Andronikos accepted the Reference and Technology Associate position in IC/UGLS. Alexis is currently the Public Services, Computer Services and Microforms Coordinator for GIMSS.

Effective September 20, Lori Dekydtspotter accepted the Rare Book Cataloger position for the Lilly Library. Lori is currently the Literature Cataloguer for the Lilly Library.


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


Library News & Events


AN INVITATION TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP IN InULA!

You are cordially invited to join your colleagues in the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) and enjoy the many benefits of

membership, including professional development, grant opportunities, and serving on our committees. Please recommend membership to your colleagues if they are not members! New librarians appointed after May 1st are eligible for a free one-year membership.In order for the InULA President, Gary Charbonneau, to put together the committees needed to run InULA please indicate your committee preferences on the membership form linked below. Several of these need to start their business shortly after October 1st so if you are interested in being on the Grants & Scholarships Committee please sign up early.


Visit the InULA website to complete the online Membership & Committee Form http://www.indiana.edu/~inula/members/index.html.

After completing the online membership form print a copy of the completed form and mail with your membership check to the address below. Please keep a copy of the completed form for your records.

Your information will be sent automatically to InULA for inclusion in the 2006-07 membership database; however, your membership becomes official only when we have received your dues!


Please send your check, payable to InULA, and a copy of your completed form to:

Jo McClamroch, InULA Treasurer

Wells Library, E350

Indiana University

1320 E. 10th St.

Bloomington IN 47405

(812) 855-8097

Regular Membership: $10.00 (see website for other options)

Rewards: Priceless

Some background on InULA:

InULA was founded in the 1960's. The website is at http://www.indiana.edu/~inula/.

Your InULA membership provides opportunities for:

Professional research grants Individual research support

Catalyst for exchange of ideas Informal networking with colleagues

Scholarships to SLIS students InULA listserv for latest news

InULA Notes newsletter for in-depth news http://www.indiana.edu/~inula/notes/

-------------------- officers ------------------------------

President (2006-2007)

Gary Charbonneau

Wells Library, IUB

(812) 855-7941

Email: charbonn@indiana.edu

Vice-President/President Elect

(2006-2007) (2007-2008 President)

Monique Threatt

Wells Library, IUB

(812) 855-9857

Email: mthreatt@indiana.edu

Secretary (2006-2008)

Kirsten Leonard

IUK Library

(765) 455-9346

Email: kaleonar@iuk.edu

Treasurer (2005-2007)

Jo McClamroch

Wells Library, IUB

(812) 855-8097

Email: jmcclamr@indiana.edu

Representatives-at-Large

Roger Beckman (2005-2007)

Chemistry Library, IUB

(812) 855-9792 Email: beckmanr@indiana.edu

Kathleen A. Hanna (2005 – 2007)

University Library, IUPUI

(317) 278-2640 Email: kgreatba@iupui.edu

Vincci Kwong (2006 – 2008)

Schurz Library, IUSB

(574) 520-4444 Email: vkwong@iusb.edu

---------- 2006/07 InULA Calendar --------------------------

September 15 – Membership year begins

December – Annual membership meeting

April – SLIS Scholarship awarded

April –Annual Book Sale

May – Business meeting

May – Election of New Board

August 1 – New Board takes office

Professional Development Grant Deadlines

October 1, January 1, April 1

Research Incentive Grant Deadlines

October 1, January 1, April 1

SLIS Scholarship Deadline

March 1


Submitted by: Roger Beckman, Head, Life Science and Chemistry Libraries, IUB.


LIBRARIANS BY RANK

For your information, listed below is the total number of librarians for each campus broken down by rank effective September 1, 2006.

Total Assistant Librarians Associate Librarians Full Rank Librarians

Bloomington 90 20 55 15

Indianapolis 53 12 30 11

East 2 0 2 0

Fort Wayne 10 4 4 2

Kokomo 5 1 3 1

Northwest 7 1 5 1

South Bend 11 5 6 0

Southeast 6 1 5 0

This has been placed on the intranet at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=paper&Id=1917.


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


IUB TECHNICAL SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT FOR JULY 2006

The Technical Services Department's July 2006 monthly report has been posted to the intranet at: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=newsletter&Id=275

Acquisitions and Cataloging Division Highlights for July 2006:

IO Cataloging Congress met July 27, 2006.
--Draft minutes are available at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/minutes/2006-07-27 IOCC Meeting Minutes.doc

Acquisitions and Serials Congress will be meeting on Friday, October 20, 2006 in Bloomington and by polycom.

IUB Accounting staff assignments for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 are listed in the full monthly report at the link above.

The Bradley Film collection cataloging completed.

Business/Spea flood damaged titles replaced (351 titles) in Phase I. Phase II replacement project will start in September.

Cyrillic vernacular input into Connexion: seven catalogers trained.

“Digicovers” (mylar book covering) discontinued through commercial bindery.

Rollover of Acquisitions records from FY2006 to FY2007 accomplished in 2.5 days.


Submitted by : Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Associate Director of Technical Services , IUB.


ARCHIVES NEWS

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:


Ralph L. Holsinger World War II training notebook and letters, 1942-1945, Collection C315: Ralph L. Holsinger served as an Army infantryman during World War II. After his war service, Holsinger was a journalist for several years before coming to Indiana University in 1965, where he was a professor in the School of Journalism until his retirement in 1989. Collection consists of Holsinger's training notebook from the Army radio repair school he attended during World War II as well as letters sent to his parents during his war service. Included in the training notebook are journal-like entries and stories Holsinger wrote throughout his travels. The bulk of the letters are those to his parents but there are also letters sent to his friend Joe Augustine which were given to Holsinger's hometown newspaper, the Covington, OH Stillwater Valley News, for publication. These were clipped and placed in a scrapbook. (.6 cubic feet)


http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA3601


National Center on Accessibility records, 1992-2003, Collection C316: Indiana University Bloomington is the home of the National Center on Accessibility, a collaborative program of IU and the National Park Service. The nation's premiere resource promoting access for people with disabilities in recreation, the NCA is a program within the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation and the Department of Recreation and Park Administration. Collection is comprised of reports, studies, brochures, materials used in a summer seminar, and copies of Access today, the Center's newsletter. (1.4 cubic feet)

http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA3711


Select recent acquisitions:

Accession 2006/048: Mongolia Society records consisting of membership information, files from Board of Directors meetings, annual meeting files, and general correspondence spanning 1988-1991. (.6 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/049: Papers of John Gombojab Hangin, Professor of Uralic and Altaic Studies. Included are his correspondence files, research notebooks, publications, and slides from trips to Mongolia and other European and Asian cities. (1.4 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/050: Papers placed in the wall of the IMU in 1939 by Emerson Keller Elkins (AB 1940) including a letter to the "Director of the IMU," "The Record Hour" (publication), and other IMU publications dating from 1936-1939. These were discovered during a recent renovation. (.1 cubic foot)

Accession 2006/052, Office of Communications & Marketing: University marketing plans, 1997-2000. (.6 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/053, Board of Trustees and University Ceremonies: Bound scripts for the 2006 commencement ceremonies at IUB. (.25 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/057 and 2006/060: Office files of Judith G. Palmer, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer dating 1989-2003. (total 4.5 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/061: Residence Hall Association records including information on programming, student affairs, campus involvement, and files of the various RHA officers, 1980-2005. (1 cubic foot)

Accession 2006/064: Office files of Sara McNabb, Executive Assistant to President Adam W. Herbert. Records span 1998-2005. (5 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/067: President's office files spanning July 2004-July 2005. (12.4 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/068: Bloomington Faculty Council records, consisting of minutes, circulars, agenda, and committee files from 2003-2005. (1 cubic foot)


Submitted by: Dina M. Kellams, Associate Archivist, IUB.


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September 15, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 37

Library News & Events


"We Deliver" CAMPAIGN

To help communicate the value of the IUB libraries to the entire academic community, next week (Sept 18) we will begin the second phase of the new "We Deliver" awareness campaign. Look for the logo on the IU Libraries Web site, bookmarks, buses, posters, temporary tattoos, and buttons.

This second phase emphasizes the following supporting themes:


We Deliver:

24/7 (available all day, everyday) Brain power (expert librarians) Information (world-class research materials) To everyone (provide for all disciplines) Choices (group/individual workspace, online/bound materials, all disciplines, etc.)


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


ALF Statistical Report (through August 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

----------------------------

In August 2006 there were 21,521 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

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CIC 49

Films 71

IUB Libraries collections 20,249

Law 2

Lilly Library 996

University Archives 154

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Totals 21,521

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through August 31, 2006 there had been 1,268,854 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

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CIC 8 528

Films 272 6,152

Law Library 634 61,672

Lilly Library 546 28,477

University Archives 806 6,288

IUB Libraries collections 6,149 1,165,737

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Totals 8,415 1,268,854

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In August 2006 there were 1,537 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

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AACC Library 11 0.7%

ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%

ALF Scanning Service 455 29.6%

BUS/SPEA Library 24 1.6%

Chemistry Library 26 1.7%

Document Delivery Svcs. 208 13.5%

Education Library 21 1.4%

Fine Arts Library 14 0.9%

Geography/Map Library 20 1.3%

Geology Library 3 0.2%

HPER Library 11 0.7%

Journalism Library 26 1.7%

Law Library 25 1.6%

Life Sciences Library 35 2.3%

Lilly Library 39 2.5%

Music Library 8 0.5%

Optometry Library 0 0.0%

Regional Campus Libraries 44 2.9%

Reserve/Media Desk 0 0.0%

Swain Hall Library 15 1.0%

University Archives 49 3.2%

Wells Library 503 32.7%

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Total 1,537 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 8,415 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

62.4% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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September 22, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 38

Staff News


Effective September 25, Christa Welty accepted the position of Library Document Delivery Assistant in Document Delivery Services. Carla is currently an hourly employee in the unit.


Effective September 25, Jir Shin Boey accepted the position of Circulation Supervisor/Stacks Coordinator for the William and Gayle Cook Music Library. Jir Shin is currently the Circulation Supervisor/Evening Supervisor at the library.


Effective September 25, Edward Vasquez accepted the position of Slavic Acquisitions Specialist in the Acquisitions Monograph Orders and Approval Section. Edward is currently an hourly employee for both GIMSS and the ALF.


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


Ms. Ria Collee to Retire

Maria Geertruida (“Ria”) Collee is retiring from her position as Head, Database Management Section, Cataloging Division, Technical Services Department, Herman B Wells Library. Her official last day on the job will be Friday, September 29th.


Ria began with the Indiana University Libraries in September 1974 when she was hired as a circulation desk attendant in the Geology Library. She continued in that role until May 1975. Two years later, Ria returned to the Libraries when she accepted a terminal operator position in the Automated Processing Dept. (AutoPro). From there, Ria moved into progressively more responsible positions in cataloging and technical services: On-Line Catalog Editor, Catalog Maintenance Section, AutoPro (1979); Added Volumes Cataloger, Cataloging Department (1979-85); Head, Online Cataloging Section, AutoPro (1986); Catalog Support Section Supervisor (later Assistant Head and Manager, Input/Edit & Quality Control) in the IO Catalog Management Department (1987-89); and: Assistant Head for Authority Control, IUCAT Maintenance Unit, IOCM (1994). When the Technical Services reorganization occurred in 1999, Ria assumed the position of Head, Database Management Section.


Over the years, Ria has made many significant and valuable contributions to the IU Libraries and served on numerous library committees, task forces, and implementation teams. Throughout her professional career, Ria excelled at solving catalog problems – whether in the paper card catalog environment or in the online catalog. She has a wealth of knowledge of cataloging rules and has obtained expert status in the difficult and challenging area of authority control. Her leadership and proficiency in all things related to authority control have been frequently acknowledged by the IO Cataloging Congress and outside the IU system.


Thank you, Ria, for your 30 years of devoted and outstanding service. You will be greatly missed in the Library, and we all wish you well in your retirement.


Submitted by: Mechael D. Charbonneau, Director of Technical Services & Head, Cataloging Division, IUB.


Library News & Events


The IUB Libraries present: How Democratic Are Elections in the U.S.?

A video-discussion series facilitated by

Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.

Room E174 -- Wells Library

(between the glass doors on the south side)

Sept. 27: Who Gets to Vote? Contested U.S. Elections Past and Present

Call It Democracy. A film by Matt Kohn. 85 minutes.

Sparked by the 2004 Presidential election, this new film explores contested elections in U.S. history and current problems in how votes are recorded and counted in the electronic age.

Oct. 4: Who Decides Who’s President?

Nomination, Election, and Succession of the President

Produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society. 55 min.

Who actually nominates the candidate for President? Who actually elects him or her? Who decides if a President is no longer capable of carrying out that office? To whom does the power of the Presidency then go?

Oct. 11: Whose Rights Should Prevail in Campaign Financing?

Campaign Spending.

Produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society. 55 min.

Do limits on campaign spending infringe on First Amendment rights? Does the absence of spending limits ensure that only the wealthy will govern in our democracy?

Oct. 18: Are U.S. Campaigns “Legalized Corruption”?

The Best Campaign Money Can Buy. Frontline program. 57 min.

Looks at both the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns of 1992 in terms of the role of money, how it is obtained, and for what, raising questions about how U.S. elections can be made more democratic

Sponsored by IUB Libraries

With support from The Department of Political Science and the program in Leadership, Ethics, and Social Action/LESA


Submitted by: Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, IUB.


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September 29, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 39


Staff News

Effective October 16, Angela Slaughter accepted the position of Fast Track Serials Cataloger in the Serials Cataloging Unit of the West European Cataloging Section. Angela is currently a Library Assistant for the Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville.


Effective October 16, Ann Cox accepted the position of Acquisitions/Approval Plan Coordinator in the Monograph Order and Approvals Unit of the Acquisitions Division. Ann is currently a Library Assistant for the Rio Salado College Library in Tempe, AZ.


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


I take great pleasure in announcing that Eric Bartheld has been appointed as the Libraries’ first Director of Communications. I am sure all of you recognize this as a natural progression in the work he has done for the Libraries since 1998. As Associate Development Director Eric’s initial focus was on grants. Since that time, however, he has taken an increasing significant role in marketing communications for the library, convening our first marketing team and creating a comprehensive plan, identifying key messages and goals. We now all know that "We Deliver"! We also know how important this kind of communication is for us. Eric’s appointment is a formal recognition of that fact.


Eric’s writing and editing skills are known to all. He received a national award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for the 2004 annual report. When I attend meetings around the country I always am complimented on the quality and content of our publications. Obviously in this new role he will continue to direct and coordinate the external publications program in print and electronic.


Beyond that Eric will create and maintain a strategic communications plan and program for the IUB Libraries. He will be at the table, being kept aware of issues facing the libraries and helping to define the strategies to address them. As part of his outreach role, he will develop, coordinate and execute events in collaboration with the Development Office. In fact, his ties to that office and the collaborative working relationship he and Susan Yoon have will continue to be critical to the overall success of the Libraries in our communications and development efforts.

Please join me in congratulating Eric as he helps the Libraries move more strategically into a communications program assuring that our message is on target and well-delivered.


Note: As part of planning efforts to better define our grants management, we are working on a support plan for aspects of Eric’s former position that were devoted to grants.


Submitted by: Patricia A. Steele, Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.
 

Library News & Events


The IUB Libraries present: How Democratic Are Elections in the U.S.?

A video-discussion series facilitated by

Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.

Room E174 -- Wells Library

(between the glass doors on the south side)

Oct. 4: Who Decides Who’s President?

Nomination, Election, and Succession of the President

Produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society. 55 min.

Who actually nominates the candidate for President? Who actually elects him or her? Who decides if a President is no longer capable of carrying out that office? To whom does the power of the Presidency then go?

Oct. 11: Whose Rights Should Prevail in Campaign Financing?

Campaign Spending.

Produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society. 55 min.

Do limits on campaign spending infringe on First Amendment rights? Does the absence of spending limits ensure that only the wealthy will govern in our democracy?

Oct. 18: Are U.S. Campaigns “Legalized Corruption”?

The Best Campaign Money Can Buy. Frontline program. 57 min.

Looks at both the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns of 1992 in terms of the role of money, how it is obtained, and for what, raising questions about how U.S. elections can be made more democratic

Sponsored by IUB Libraries

With support from The Department of Political Science and the program in Leadership, Ethics, and Social Action/LESA


Submitted by: Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist, IUB.


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October

October 6, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 40 | October 13, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 41
October 20, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 42 | October 27, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 43



October 6, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 40

Library News & Events

Happy American Archives Month!!!

Did you know…

…that the University Archives was originally the President's file room? What is now the Archives vault led directly into the President's office located next door. When university administrators planned to include the Archives in the construction of the Bryan Hall in 1936, they were quite forward-thinking as the national archives program had been established only 2 years earlier. The Indiana Daily Student wrote that the Archives was a "theft-proof, fire-proof, fool-proof archives, the largest of their type in the United States, [that will] insure for 100 years to come safe storage for valuable papers and documents, indispensable in the records of Indiana University." Today a staff of 4 (with the assistance of a small army of student workers!) manages an estimated 2 million photographic images and approximately 17,000 cubic feet of records, made up of the administrative records of the university and the personal papers of select IU faculty, staff, and alumni.


Want to learn more about archives and special collections? Attend one of the many events the IU Libraries have planned for its inaugural Archives and Special Collections Month! Further information may be found at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Associate Archivist, IUB.


IUB Technical Services Monthly Report and Highlights for August 2006

The August 2006 TS monthly report has been posted on the Intranet at: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=newsletter&Id=280

Acquisitions and Cataloging Highlights for August 2006:


· TS Task Group on Local Treatment of Bibliographic Series formed to study the impact of the July 1st LC series decision on the local workflows and procedures within the department. Report due in October. Charges at: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=paper&Id=1892


· EBSCO and SWETS annual subscription renewals submitted for IUB and RCLs (Acquisitions)


· LOCKSS (Lot of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) archiving rate increased significantly (Acquisitions) http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/paper/LOCKSS_IUB_list_of_cached_titles_28sept2006.xls (Over 250 electronic journals now archived at IUB)


· Cataloging progress report for materials purchased from the Mongolia Society: 806 new titles (943 volumes) out of an estimated 2,500 unique items (Cataloging)


· Shelf-ready monograph programs added: IU-East, HPER and Optometry libraries (Acquisitions)


· Significant clean-up work completed following results of the Education Library inventory project (Cataloging)


· Test phase of box & bind with Heckman Bindery completed (Cataloging)


Submitted by: Lynda Clendenning, Associate Head, Technical Services and Head, Acquisitions Division, IUB.


WYLIE HOUSE is having a free Family Fall Harvest Fest

Join us Saturday, Oct. 7th (10:00-2:00 pm) for a revival of our fall festival! This year's event will feature a pumpkin contest for pumpkins grown from heirloom and hybrid seeds, pumpkin games and quizzes, decorating pumpkins, displays of pumpkins and other heirlooms grown at Wylie House and information on how to grow pumpkins and seed saving tips. Live music and food with pumpkin will round out our festival. Lotus in the Park, another wonderful family event, will be taking place from noon till 5:00 a block away from Wylie House at 3rd Street Park. Call 855-6224 for more information. Wylie House is located at 307 E. Second Street at the corner of E. 2nd and Lincoln streets.


Submitted by: Bridget Edwards, Curator of Education, Wylie House Museum, IUB.


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October 13, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 41

Staff News

Effective October 11, Lillie Aydt accepted the Paper Conservation Technician position for the E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory. Lillie was working as a student assistant in that department and previously worked for the ALF. She is completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.

Effective November 15, Sarah Schmiechen accepted the Programmer/Analyst position for the Digital Library Program. Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, Linguistics, and French from Trinity College in Dublin. She has worked in the Information Technology related positions in Prague, Chicago, Sydney, and most recently as a Systems Developer in San Francisco.


Effective October 18, Madhurima Rayuni accepted the position of Systems Analyst/Programmer for Library Information Technology. She will be working on the library-course management integration. Madhurima has three years of programming experience and has worked extensively with Java, Servlets, JDBC, JSP, JavaScript, HTML, J2EE, XML and Oracle.


Effective October 23, Anitta Salkola-White accepted the Library Conservation Technician position for the E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory. Anitta has worked as an instructor for the Handicraft Association of Hameen-Satakunta (Finland), the Handicraft Museum of Finland, and PKZ in Lodz, Poland.


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


Library News & Events


Library Topics Group: BFCLC Faculty Survey Presentation

Harold Ogren, former chair of the Bloomington Faculty Council Library Committee (BFCLC), and Kelly Kish, chief of staff, Bloomington Faculty Council, will give a presentation on the BFCLC faculty survey that was conducted spring 2006. The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30 in Wells Library E174.


The cover letter, final report, and faculty comments can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~bfc/librarysurvey.htm. Please take time to review the documentation before attending the presentation.

We hope you will be able to attend this informative presentation.


Submitted by: Shawny L. Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


Mastodon Digital Object Network

Helmke Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne ( IPFW) announces the launch of mDON, the mastodon Digital Object Network (http://mdon.lib.ipfw.edu). Using the campus mascot "Don the mastodon" as inspiration, mDON was created to preserve information from extinction. The focus of the mDON digital collections will be IPFW and northeast Indiana. The initial launch of mDON features the Audio Portal with audio files of performances from the Department of Music and play-by-plays of volleyball games from the Athletics Department. In addition the Library and University Projects section features photographs of people, places, and events selected from the IPFW University Archives. Reports and maps about local economic development are included in the Community Projects section of the site.


Submitted by: Judith Violette, Director of Library Services, Helmke Library, IPFW.


Happy American Archives Month!!!

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:

Agnes Davis papers, 1927-1967, Collection C93: Agnes Davis was a soprano and professor of voice in the Indiana University School of Music. Her career highlights include winning the Atwater Kent singing competition in 1927 and touring with the USO from 1943-1945. Collection includes both business and personal correspondence, newspaper clippings documenting her career, and several programs from her performances. (1 cubic foot) http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA3753


Margaret I. Rufsvold papers, 1929-1979, Collection C123: Margaret I. Rufsvold came to Indiana University in 1938 to help develop a library science curriculum. In 1947 she was asked to serve as the director of the Division of Library Science, which was then part of the School of Education. In 1966, she was named dean of the newly created Graduate Library School, a position she held for two months before resigning from administrative duties. Rufsvold retired with the title of Professor Emeritus in 1973. The Margaret I. Rufsvold papers consist of correspondence, research files, reports, committee files, teaching files, speeches, Rufsvold's records relating to positions held as a consultant, and publications which document the professional activities of Rufsvold in state and national organizations, as well as in organizations and departments relating to Indiana University. Prominent in the collection are papers relating to her involvement with both Indiana and national library organizations such as the Indiana Library Association, the Indiana School Librarians Association, and the American Library Association. The ALA files are varied, but her work on their Committee on Accreditation and the American Association of School Librarians Committee are most prominent. (6.4 cubic feet) http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA3705


Myron E. Greene World War II papers, 1933-1991, Collection C247: Indiana University alumnus; enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1940, where he served as a dentist through the end of the war. Greene returned to Indiana and established a successful dental practice in Indianapolis. Collection chiefly consists of the near daily correspondence between Greene and his wife, Lovilla Horne Greene, during his service as a dentist in World War II. In the letters, Greene describes life as a military dentist such as how many patients he saw on a given day or the places he visited while on leave. Also included in the papers is the 1991 film entitled A World War II odyssey of an Indiana dentist, which was narrated by Greene and includes his personal movie footage and photographs from World War II. Twenty-six photographs and numerous negatives were removed and transferred to the Archives Photograph Collection. (1.8 cubic feet) http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/IUDL/findingaids/archives/InU-Ar-VAA3600


Select recent acquisitions:

Accession 2006/069, Bloomington Faculty Council: Supporting documents and correspondence, 2003-2005. (1 cubic foot)

Accession 2006/070, Bureau of Facilities Programming & Utilization: Space allocations and inventories, Physical Plant annual reports, compiled figures on enrollment and building space, building and room reports, microfiche and a microfiche reader. Records span 1948 through 1991. (11 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/077, IU Logic Group (now IU Logic Program or Program in Pure and Applied Logic): Pre-prints, fellowship files, fliers, seminar announcements, etc., 1985-2001. (.8 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/078, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Bloomington Chancellor: Office files dating from the tenures of Bloomington Chancellors Sharon Brehm and Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis, 1989-2006. (6.8 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/079, IU Homepages: Photographic prints primarily shot by the IU News Bureau. Transfer also included several Arbutus yearbooks. (approx. 8 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/080: Research notes, photographs, and publications of Warren Everett Roberts, Professor Emeritus of Folklore. (4 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/081: Papers, correspondence, and research notes of IU alumnus (M.A. Folklore 1964, Ph.D. Folklore 1967) and folklorist Dan Ben-Amos. (.5 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/082, Patten Foundation Committee: Audio tapes, DVD's, and fliers of Patten Foundation lectures, 1987-2003. (1 cubic foot)

Accession 2006/088, Radio & Television Services (WTIU & WFIU): Uninventoried videotapes and DVDs. (approx. 80 cubic feet)

Accession 2006/089, Office of Media Relations: Clippings, photographs, slides, and publications, primarily about current and retired faculty and alumni. (23 cubic feet)


Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Associate Archivist, IUB.


ALF Statistical Report (through September 30, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In September 2006 there were 20,008 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

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CIC 103

Films 186

IUB Libraries collections 19,685

University Archives 34

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Totals 20,008

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through September 30, 2006 there had been 1,288,862 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

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CIC 9 631

Films 279 6,338

Law Library 634 61,672

Lilly Library 546 28,477

University Archives 810 6,322

IUB Libraries collections 6,077 1,185,422

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Totals 8,355 1,288,852

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In September 2006 there were 2,145 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

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AACC Library 8 0.4%

ALF Conference Room 2 0.1%

ALF Scanning Service 464 21.6%

BUS/SPEA Library 48 2.2%

Chemistry Library 65 3.0%

Document Delivery Svcs. 230 10.7%

Education Library 62 2.9%

Fine Arts Library 44 2.1%

Geography/Map Library 32 1.5%

Geology Library 11 0.5%

HPER Library 29 1.4%

Journalism Library 29 1.4%

Law Library 49 2.3%

Life Sciences Library 25 1.2%

Lilly Library 85 4.0%

Music Library 23 1.1%

Optometry Library 2 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 68 3.2%

Reserve/Media Desk 3 0.1%

Swain Hall Library 34 1.6%

University Archives 44 2.1%

Wells Library 788 36.7%

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Total 2,145 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 8,355 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

62.0% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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October 20, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 42

Staff News


To improve computer support for all public services departments, the following personnel changes are being made effective Monday, October 16th.

Amanda Lavender, formerly Computer Coordinator at the Chemistry Library, will move to Wells Library (E456) where she will work in Library Information Technology (LIT) as a Computer Support Specialist for Wells and the branch libraries. In addition to her new duties supporting servers and workstations at Wells, Amanda will continue to serve as the designated computer support person for the science libraries and will work at the Chemistry Library on Wednesdays and Fridays for the remainder of the semester.


Garett Montanez, formerly Electronic Systems Coordinator for Public Services, will become a Senior Technology Specialist within Library Information Technology. In his new capacity, Garett will be responsible for researching new technologies to improve the Libraries' computing environment and services. Garett will also assist in supporting the Libraries' existing public and staff technology infrastructure. Garett will also move to the LIT offices in Wells E456.


Submitted by: Phyllis Davidson, Interim Assistant Dean of Digital & Informational Technology Services, IUB.


Library News & Events


3rd ANNUAL SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE

Don't miss the 3rd Annual Support Staff Conference sponsored by University Human Resource Services. This popular event is being held November 16. Mark your calendars now! This professional development day is packed with all new concurrent sessions filled with ideas and tools to help you do your job even better. Choose the sessions that meet your needs and enjoy a day full of learning, growth, and networking. Don't miss out!

The day will begin with an introductory session at 8:00 a.m. in the Frangipani Room and will conclude by 4:30 p.m. All sessions are being held in the IMU.

There is a conference fee of $20, so if you’re interested please contact Jennifer Chaffin in LHR for registration information.

http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/training/bloomington/ssconference.html


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


2006 William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award, IUB

Bob Goehlert and C. Patricia Riesenman have been named the winners of the 2006 William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award. Named for IUs chief librarian from 1904-1932, the William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award recognizes the outstanding professional contributions of a present or former librarian and is awarded by the Bloomington Library Faculty Council. The award will be presented to Goehlert and Riesenman at a meeting of the Bloomington Library Faculty on Oct. 26th.


Bob Goehlert has served the IUB Libraries as the Librarian for Economics, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Subject and Area librarians Council (SALC) since 1974. He also manages the funds for Global Studies and, most recently, for West European Studies. He has demonstrated his commitment to collection development, IUB Libraries, teaching, mentoring librarians, publishing, web-publishing, and service. Between the mid-1970s and now, Bob has authored and co-authored an impressive 33 books and numerous articles and chapters in books. Among his many creative projects is the League of Nations Photo Archive (http://www.indiana.edu/~league) which is an online photo collection and resource guide and which was supported by the League of Nations Archive in Geneva and the Center for the Study of Global Change at IU. Bob has been an adjunct faculty member in the School of Library and Information since 1985 and in the Department of Political Science since 1975. Bob’s contributions to the library profession are recognized nationally and internationally which reflects achievement in librarianship at IU. He has received numerous grants both from within the Libraries (e.g. Herbert and Virginia White Professional Development Award) and from the University (Office of International Programs, Dean of Faculties Office, President’s Council on International Programs). Most recently he has served as a senior Fulbright specialist teaching about special libraries in Croatia. He has demonstrated his commitment and leadership in service to the IUB libraries and to the profession in many ways. He is a strong supporter of academic status for librarians and over the years, he has served on many BLFC Committees, and as the BLFC Secretary in 1980/1981, and the Secretary of the Bloomington Library Faculty in 2001/2002. Bob has been much appreciated by his colleagues, who noted that his accomplishments are outstanding, distinguished, and he has earned recognition as the “quintessential professional.”


Pat Riesenman served the IUB Libraries as Assistant Head, Reference Dept., Wells Library 1990-1997, and as a librarian in the Reference Department from 1977. She has been retired since 1997, yet is still serving in the MARS (Machine-Assisted Reference Section) of RUSA (Reference and User Services Association), a division of the American Library Association, and is active in service in the community. Pat has made a professional contribution which has had significant influence on the operations of the Indiana University Libraries. Especially notable is her development of the CARS (Computer-Assisted Reference Service) initiative in the Reference Dept. from its inception. This involved online fee-based database searching. She set it up by learning it and teaching it, advertising the service, and even finding ways to underwrite the costs, especially for graduate students. In 1981, Pat was a leader in patron-initiated database searching, again instructing her colleagues and library users. Her collegial support, of the most profound and generous nature, has been recognized as outstanding and extending far beyond the Libraries. Her many significant professional contributions to the library profession include her work in IOLUG (the Indiana Online Users Group) of which she was a founding member. This Group is committed to bringing librarians from all types of libraries together to learn about electronic resources and services and how best to makes them available to users. Pat has also served as Secretary and President of InULA and as chair of the IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee. Pat’s continuous leadership in the librarian profession is highlighted by her contributions to MARS. She has served as chairs of many committees from 1990 and in her service she was recognized as being largely responsible for guiding the reorganization of MARS so that it could respond to the changes required by electronic resources. Since 1993, Pat has served on the Executive Board of MARS as an ex-officio member in the role of MARS historian. She was awarded the MARS Achievement Recognition Certificate in 1997, recognizing excellent in service to MARS. Pat has been recognized by her colleagues for her many contributions, for her “wise presence” as she serves, and also, to her passion and commitment to the ongoing work of the profession.


Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, Jenkins Award Committee, Chair, IUB.


Library Topics Group: BFCLC Faculty Survey Presentation

Harold Ogren, former chair of the Bloomington Faculty Council Library Committee (BFCLC), and Kelly Kish, chief of staff, Bloomington Faculty Council, will give a presentation on the BFCLC faculty survey that was conducted spring 2006. The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30 in Wells Library E174.


The cover letter, final report, and faculty comments can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~bfc/librarysurvey.htm. Please take time to review the documentation before attending the presentation.

We hope you will be able to attend this informative presentation.


Submitted by: Shawny L. Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


Happy American Archives Month!!!

Did you know….

That Alpha Hall was the first dormitory for women at Indiana University? Located on Forest Place, the privately owned dorm opened in 1906 with accommodations for 100 women. Owner Theodore J. Louden worked with university administrators to ensure residents complied with IU rules and regulations. IU purchased the building in 1936, after it had been condemned for housing in 1935. For years it was used to house classrooms, labs, and offices until its demolition in 1961.

Want to learn more about archives and special collections? Attend one of the many events the IU Libraries have planned for its inaugural Archives and Special Collections Month! Further information may be found at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Dina Kellams, Associate Archivist, IUB.


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October 27, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 43


Staff News

Effective November 6, Diana Burch accepted the Accounting Associate position in the Accounting Unit of the Acquisitions Section. Diana is currently the Purchasing Representative for Libraries Financial Services.


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


Library News & Events


Did You Know...

...that during the 1960’s, Indiana University students published an underground newspaper called The Spectator? Created in 1966 as an alternative to the university-sponsored Indiana Daily Student, The Spectator has been called "the most obvious evidence of Bloomington’s counterculture" during the Vietnam War era. Writers and artists, who were often active in liberal student groups such as Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), openly expressed opinions about the most popular student topics of the time—rock and roll, drugs, the antiwar movement, and New Left politics—usually with a liberal slant. The paper often became a rallying point for demonstrators and protestors, and caused a great deal of unrest on campus that led to the paper being kicked off campus and a ban on advertisements from University-related organizations. IU President Joseph Sutton even threatened to use a fire ax to destroy the paper’s offices if they would not vacate the quonset hut they were housed in on 7th Street. The paper finally folded in 1970 due to financial problems and hassling from local and federal authorities.


Happy American Archives Month!


This week is your last chance to attend an event for Archives and Special Collections Month! Further information may be found at www.indiana.edu/~libevent.


Submitted by: Ryan K. Lee, Assistant Archivist, IUB.


Wylie House Presents 2 Concurrent Exhibits from our Collections

Prints, Patterns & Porcelain:
a selection of ceramics from the Wylie House collections
Monday, October 30 thru Friday, Nov. 17, 2006
Fine Arts Library Foyer, IU Art Museum


Wylie House boasts an impressive collection of 19th century porcelain, earthenware, and ceramics. Our collections were greatly enriched by the 2004 bequest from Morton “Bob” C. Bradley, Jr., the great-grandson of Theophilus and Rebecca D. Wylie. Both exhibits feature examples of fine and general-use 19th century ceramics including lusterware, British transfer printed items, Chinese export porcelain, jasper and parian ware. Many are from Mr. Bradley’s decorative arts collection and several are Wylie family pieces.


A Glimpse of Wylie Household Taste:
Come to the Table!
Wednesday, November 1 thru Thursday, November 30
Wylie House Museum
307 E. Second St. Bloomington
Open Tue. thru Sat., 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
(excluding Thanksgiving weekend)

Wylie family dining is the focus of this exhibit. The table service on display belonged to Theophilus Wylie’s parents, Samuel Brown and Margaret Watson Wylie, of Philadelphia. It was manufactured by Charles James Mason in England sometime between 1835-1860 and was originally part of an 800-piece set.

Exhibits Curator: Andrea Truitt

Information: Bridget Edwards
855-6224/bledward@indiana.edu


Submitted by: Briget Edwards, Curator of Education, IUB.


IUB Technical Services Monthly Report and Highlights for September 2006

The IUB Technical Services September monthly report is posted on the intranet at:

&http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=newsletter&Id=287

Acquisitions and Cataloging Division Highlights for September 2006


Accounting processed its first electronic payment using the Library of Congress as its first vendor. (Acquisitions)

Cataloging for three local digitization projects was completed: (1) Indiana Natural History; (2) Monthly Summary of the League of Nations; and: (3) Somalia Collection. (Cataloging)


Electronic Resource Acquisitions and Serials Acquisitions worked on finalizing a list of Springer electronic journal orders in anticipation of IUB’s participation in the CIC Springer (and Kluwer) package. (Acquisitions)


New integrating resources MARC format for databases, loose leaf, and web pages implemented. (Cataloging)


Subject heading "God" was globally changed to "God (Christianity)" in IUCAT. (Cataloging)


Uniform titles in the 240 field that had initial articles and incorrect filing indicators were corrected. (Cataloging)


Visual material catalogers began a project to edit 007 fields on moving images material in support of improved OPAC searching capabilities for users seeking videos, DVDs, etc. (Cataloging)


Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Associate Director of Technical Services and Head of the Acquisitions Division, IUB.


JENKINS AWARD: "INTENT TO NOMINATE" DUE BY Nov. 30, 2007

The William Evans Jenkins Award may be presented annually in recognition of noteworthy and outstanding contributions to the Indiana University Libraries or to the profession in general by a present or former IU Bloomington librarian. PLEASE NOTE that only former and current librarians on the Bloomington campus are eligible for the Jenkins Award. However, any member of the Indiana University community may nominate any past or current Bloomington librarian that has not previously won the award.


The award is based on ONE or more of the following criteria:

* The librarian has made a professional contribution which has had significant influence on the operations of the Indiana University Libraries (e.g.: performance within his/her position, performance-related committee work, other projects positively impacting the operations of the Libraries)

* The librarian has shown excellence in service to the Indiana University Libraries as evidenced by continuous leadership and innovation (e.g.: service on local and/or system-wide library organizations, such as BLFC, IULFC, or InULA and/or their committees, especially in leadership positions)

* The librarian has made a significant contribution to the library profession which reflects achievement in librarianship at Indiana University (e.g.: professional activity in library organization and/or organizations for subject areas, publishing (including significant web development or conference presentations)

* The librarian has made a significant professional contribution which earns the recognition of the University community (e.g.: participation on BFC (especially in leadership positions), other significant campus and/or university service activities, contributions to teaching)

If you INTEND TO NOMINATE someone for the 2007 award, please send a message to this effect to: Betty Davis (betdavis@indiana.edu) in Libraries Human Resources (Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington) by Nov. 30, 2007.


Timetable:

Intent to nominate due Nov. 30, 2007

Jenkins Award nomination form due by Feb. 1, 2007: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/form/Jenkins%20Nomination%20Form.doc

Supporting letters due by March 1, 2007

The nomination form and supporting letters should be addressed to: Jenkins Award Committee and sent to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington.

The Jenkins award documentation is available on the Libraries Intranet at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/policy/Jenkins%20Award.doc.

Please contact Andrea Morrison (amorriso@indiana.edu), chair of the Jenkins Award Committee for 2006-2007, if you have further questions.

Past Jenkins Award recipients:

Cecil Kash Byrd - 1987 - co-winner with Martin D. Joachim

Polly Swift Grimshaw - 1988

Helen Lightfoot Fried - 1989

Julieanne V. Nilson - 1990 - co-winner with David E. Fenske

Carolyn A. Snyder - 1991

Betty Jo Irvine - 1992

Gary Wiggins - 1993

Gloria D. Westfall - 1994

Barbara B. Fischler - 1996 - co-winner with Nancy C. Cridland

Frances G. Wilhoit - 1997

Ann Bristow - 1998

Lou Malcomb - 1999

Mary Pagliero Popp - 2001

Lois Heiser - 2002

Patricia A. Steele - 2003

Bob Goehlert - 2006 - co-winner with C. Patricia Riesenman


Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, Jenkins Award Committee, Chair, IUB.


3rd ANNUAL SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE

Don't miss the 3rd Annual Support Staff Conference sponsored by University Human Resource Services. This popular event is being held November 16. Mark your calendars now! This professional development day is packed with all new concurrent sessions filled with ideas and tools to help you do your job even better. Choose the sessions that meet your needs and enjoy a day full of learning, growth, and networking. Don't miss out!

The day will begin with an introductory session at 8:00 a.m. in the Frangipani Room and will conclude by 4:30 p.m. All sessions are being held in the IMU.

There is a conference fee of $20, so if you’re interested please contact Jennifer Chaffin in LHR for registration information.

http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/training/bloomington/ssconference.html


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


Library Topics Group: BFCLC Faculty Survey Presentation

Harold Ogren, former chair of the Bloomington Faculty Council Library Committee (BFCLC), and Kelly Kish, chief of staff, Bloomington Faculty Council, will give a presentation on the BFCLC faculty survey that was conducted spring 2006. The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30 in Wells Library E174.


The cover letter, final report, and faculty comments can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~bfc/librarysurvey.htm. Please take time to review the documentation before attending the presentation.

We hope you will be able to attend this informative presentation.


Submitted by: Shawny L. Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


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November

November 2, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 44 | November 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 45
November 16, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 46 | November 22, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 47


November 2, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 44


Staff News

Effective October 21, Gwen Buchanan resigned her position as Digital Imaging Specialist for the Digital Library Program.

Effective November 7, Justin Miller accepted the position of Public Services, Computer Services and Microforms Coordinator in GIMSS. Justin recently graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He held several research, programming, and technical support positions while at Purdue.


Effective November 14, Ye Ja (Sunny) Sanders accepted the ALF Project Catalog Specialist position in the Lilly Library. Sunny currently holds two Hourly positions in the Acquisitions Section of Technical Services. She received her bachelor’s degree from Yeung Nam University in South Korea and her MLS from Indiana University.


Effective November 20, Urszula (Ula) Knepper accepted the FastCat Specialist position in the Monograph Receiving and FastCat Section Unit of Acquisitions. Ula is currently an Hourly employee in that unit and for the IU Polish Studies Center. She is a graduate of the Regional Tourism Technical College in Polanica Zdroj, Poland.


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


Library News & Events


Websites Th@ Work: User-Centered Design

Libraries have been designing their web-presence for more than a decade. How do we approach our Internet presence now? Usability, Adaptive Technology, and Audiences of all ages impact how we design our sites.

Frank Cervone (Northwestern University - Moving Beyond Usability: Reaching Out to People in a Fragmented Information Space.

Ian McKinney (Allen County Public Library - Exploding the Myth of the Teen Superuser: Web Design for a Teen Audience.

Kristi Barber (ATTAIN) - Accessible Websites and Adaptive Technology.

Pascal Calarco and Aaron Bales (University of Notre Dame) - DIY Usability Workshop: A Hands-on Approach.

Schedule for the day:

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. I-ASIS&T and IOLUG Business Meetings
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker - Frank Cervone
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Speaker - Ian McKinney
1:20 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Speaker - Kristi Barber
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break and Networking
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Speaker/Workshop - Pascal Calarco and Aaron Bales
3:20 p.m. Tours of the Columbus Center for Teaching and Learning

Registration is $25 for current IOLUG or ASIS&T members or $45 for non-members. This includes breaks, lunch, and speakers' handouts.

Directions to the Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave., Columbus, IN 47203: From I-65 take the 76A exit for US 31 S. Stay on US 31 S until you reach Central Ave. (appx. 7 miles). Turn left (N) on Central and the Learning Center is approximately 1.5 miles down the road on your right. Parking is free except where marked as "A Parking Only" or "One Hour".

Program Registration Link: http://www.iolug.org/2006fall.html

Registration Form: http://www.iolug.org/regform.html


Submitted by: Kellie Kaneshiro, AMLS, AHIP, Indiana University School of Medicine Library, IUPUI.


JENKINS AWARD: "INTENT TO NOMINATE" DUE BY Nov. 30, 2007

The William Evans Jenkins Award may be presented annually in recognition of noteworthy and outstanding contributions to the Indiana University Libraries or to the profession in general by a present or former IU Bloomington librarian. PLEASE NOTE that only former and current librarians on the Bloomington campus are eligible for the Jenkins Award. However, any member of the Indiana University community may nominate any past or current Bloomington librarian that has not previously won the award.

The award is based on ONE or more of the following criteria:

* The librarian has made a professional contribution which has had significant influence on the operations of the Indiana University Libraries (e.g.: performance within his/her position, performance-related committee work, other projects positively impacting the operations of the Libraries)

* The librarian has shown excellence in service to the Indiana University Libraries as evidenced by continuous leadership and innovation (e.g.: service on local and/or system-wide library organizations, such as BLFC, IULFC, or InULA and/or their committees, especially in leadership positions)

* The librarian has made a significant contribution to the library profession which reflects achievement in librarianship at Indiana University (e.g.: professional activity in library organization and/or organizations for subject areas, publishing (including significant web development or conference presentations)

* The librarian has made a significant professional contribution which earns the recognition of the University community (e.g.: participation on BFC (especially in leadership positions), other significant campus and/or university service activities, contributions to teaching)

If you INTEND TO NOMINATE someone for the 2007 award, please send a message to this effect to: Betty Davis (betdavis@indiana.edu) in Libraries Human Resources (Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington) by Nov. 30, 2007.


Timetable:

Intent to nominate due Nov. 30, 2007

Jenkins Award nomination form due by Feb. 1, 2007: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/form/Jenkins%20Nomination%20Form.doc

Supporting letters due by March 1, 2007

The nomination form and supporting letters should be addressed to: Jenkins Award Committee and sent to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington.

The Jenkins award documentation is available on the Libraries Intranet at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/policy/Jenkins%20Award.doc.

Please contact Andrea Morrison (amorriso@indiana.edu), chair of the Jenkins Award Committee for 2006-2007, if you have further questions.

Past Jenkins Award recipients:

Cecil Kash Byrd - 1987 - co-winner with Martin D. Joachim

Polly Swift Grimshaw - 1988

Helen Lightfoot Fried - 1989

Julieanne V. Nilson - 1990 - co-winner with David E. Fenske

Carolyn A. Snyder - 1991

Betty Jo Irvine - 1992

Gary Wiggins - 1993

Gloria D. Westfall - 1994

Barbara B. Fischler - 1996 - co-winner with Nancy C. Cridland

Frances G. Wilhoit - 1997

Ann Bristow - 1998

Lou Malcomb - 1999

Mary Pagliero Popp - 2001

Lois Heiser - 2002

Patricia A. Steele - 2003

Bob Goehlert - 2006 - co-winner with C. Patricia Riesenman


Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, Jenkins Award Committee, Chair, IUB.


3rd ANNUAL SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE

Don't miss the 3rd Annual Support Staff Conference sponsored by University Human Resource Services. This popular event is being held November 16. Mark your calendars now! This professional development day is packed with all new concurrent sessions filled with ideas and tools to help you do your job even better. Choose the sessions that meet your needs and enjoy a day full of learning, growth, and networking. Don't miss out!

The day will begin with an introductory session at 8:00 a.m. in the Frangipani Room and will conclude by 4:30 p.m. All sessions are being held in the IMU.

There is a conference fee of $20, so if you’re interested please contact Jennifer Chaffin in LHR for registration information.


http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/training/bloomington/ssconference.html


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


Library Topics Group: BFCLC Faculty Survey Presentation

Harold Ogren, former chair of the Bloomington Faculty Council Library Committee (BFCLC), and Kelly Kish, chief of staff, Bloomington Faculty Council, will give a presentation on the BFCLC faculty survey that was conducted spring 2006. The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30 in Wells Library E174.

The cover letter, final report, and faculty comments can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~bfc/librarysurvey.htm. Please take time to review the documentation before attending the presentation.

We hope you will be able to attend this informative presentation.


Submitted by: Shawny L. Taysom, Assistant to the Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries, IUB.


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November 10, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 45

Staff News


Effective November 5, Melissa Harding accepted the position of Purchasing Representative in Libraries Financial Services (LFS). Melissa has worked for the Libraries since 2004 as the Accounting Representative in LFS.

Effective November 13, Benjamin Peck accepted the position of Circulation Assistant Supervisor/Assistant Stacks Coordinator in the Music Library. Benjamin has a bachelor’s degree from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and he is currently enrolled in SLIS working toward his MLS with a specialization in music librarianship.


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


I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jian Liu as HPER Librarian effective November 20, 2006.

Prior to this appointment, Jian has served in the Reference Department as Reference Librarian and Linguistics Bibliographer since 1994. In addition to his duties as Reference Librarian, Jian has also been a member of the IUScholarWorks Team, assisting IU faculty in the placement of scholarly materials into the University’s digital repository. Previously Jian served at IUB as a Network Computer Support Consultant (1992-1994), as well as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Library and Information Science (1993, 1994, 2000 and 2003). Jian has a BA in English and an MA in Linguistics from Shandong University, Jinan, PRC, and an MA in English Literature and an MLS from Indiana University Bloomington.


As HPER Librarian, Jian will manage the operations of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Library. The Library supports the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, the fourth largest school on the IUB campus with approximately 2000 students and over 100 faculty members in four departments, including the Department of Applied Health Science, the Department of Kinesiology, the Department of Recreation and Park Administration, and the Division of Recreational Sports.


I would like to thank the members of the search and screen committee: Douglas Freeman (Chair), Andy Kincannon (HPER), Bob Noel, Emily Okada, Jack Raglin (HPER), Terry Reynolds, and Debbie Thorson, as well as Betty Davis for her support of the committee’s work.


Submitted by: J B Hill, Director of Public Services, IUB.


Library News & Events


Open Enrollment Deadline:

The deadline for Open Enrollment 2007 elections is next Friday, November 17, 2006. University Human Resource Services MUST receive your forms by this date. For more information and to find all the forms needed for Open Enrollment, please check on-line at http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefits/2007/openenroll_2007.html or email enews@indiana.edu for assistance.

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

ALF Statistical Report (through October 31, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In October 2006 there were 20,102 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

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CIC 87

IUB Libraries collections 19,904

Lilly Library 81

University Archives 30

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Totals 20,102

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through October 31, 2006 there had been 1,308,684 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

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CIC 10 718

Films 279 6,338

Law Library 634 61,672

Lilly Library 563 28,558

University Archives 815 6,352

IUB Libraries collections 6,153 1,205,326

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Totals 8,454 1,308,964

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In October 2006 there were 2,724 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

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Neal-Marshall BCC Library 9 0.3%

ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%

ALF Scanning Service 734 26.9%

BUS/SPEA Library 39 1.4%

Chemistry Library 40 1.5%

Document Delivery Svcs. 274 10.1%

Education Library 71 2.6%

Fine Arts Library 47 1.7%

Geography/Map Library 43 1.2%

Geology Library 19 0.7%

HPER Library 26 1.0%

Journalism Library 34 1.2%

Law Library 81 3.0%

Life Sciences Library 28 1.0%

Lilly Library 122 4.8%

Music Library 28 1.0%

Optometry Library 3 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 102 3.7%

Reserve/Media Desk 6 0.2%

Swain Hall Library 31 1.1%

University Archives 50 1.8%

Wells Library 937 34.4%

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Total 2,724 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 8,454 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,476 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

62.7% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


Websites Th@ Work: User-Centered Design

Libraries have been designing their web-presence for more than a decade. How do we approach our Internet presence now? Usability, Adaptive Technology, and Audiences of all ages impact how we design our sites.

Frank Cervone (Northwestern University - Moving Beyond Usability: Reaching Out to People in a Fragmented Information Space.

Ian McKinney (Allen County Public Library - Exploding the Myth of the Teen Superuser: Web Design for a Teen Audience.

Kristi Barber (ATTAIN) - Accessible Websites and Adaptive Technology.

Pascal Calarco and Aaron Bales (University of Notre Dame) - DIY Usability Workshop: A Hands-on Approach.

Schedule for the day:

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. I-ASIS&T and IOLUG Business Meetings
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker - Frank Cervone
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Speaker - Ian McKinney
1:20 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Speaker - Kristi Barber
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break and Networking
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Speaker/Workshop - Pascal Calarco and Aaron Bales
3:20 p.m. Tours of the Columbus Center for Teaching and Learning

Registration is $25 for current IOLUG or ASIS&T members or $45 for non-members. This includes breaks, lunch, and speakers' handouts.

Directions to the Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave., Columbus, IN 47203: From I-65 take the 76A exit for US 31 S. Stay on US 31 S until you reach Central Ave. (appx. 7 miles). Turn left (N) on Central and the Learning Center is approximately 1.5 miles down the road on your right. Parking is free except where marked as "A Parking Only" or "One Hour".

Program Registration Link: http://www.iolug.org/2006fall.html


Registration Form: http://www.iolug.org/regform.html


Submitted by: Kellie Kaneshiro, AMLS, AHIP, Indiana University School of Medicine Library, IUPUI.


JENKINS AWARD: "INTENT TO NOMINATE" DUE BY Nov. 30, 2007

The William Evans Jenkins Award may be presented annually in recognition of noteworthy and outstanding contributions to the Indiana University Libraries or to the profession in general by a present or former IU Bloomington librarian. PLEASE NOTE that only former and current librarians on the Bloomington campus are eligible for the Jenkins Award. However, any member of the Indiana University community may nominate any past or current Bloomington librarian that has not previously won the award.

The award is based on ONE or more of the following criteria:

* The librarian has made a professional contribution which has had significant influence on the operations of the Indiana University Libraries (e.g.: performance within his/her position, performance-related committee work, other projects positively impacting the operations of the Libraries)

* The librarian has shown excellence in service to the Indiana University Libraries as evidenced by continuous leadership and innovation (e.g.: service on local and/or system-wide library organizations, such as BLFC, IULFC, or InULA and/or their committees, especially in leadership positions)

* The librarian has made a significant contribution to the library profession which reflects achievement in librarianship at Indiana University (e.g.: professional activity in library organization and/or organizations for subject areas, publishing (including significant web development or conference presentations)

* The librarian has made a significant professional contribution which earns the recognition of the University community (e.g.: participation on BFC (especially in leadership positions), other significant campus and/or university service activities, contributions to teaching)

If you INTEND TO NOMINATE someone for the 2007 award, please send a message to this effect to: Betty Davis (betdavis@indiana.edu) in Libraries Human Resources (Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington) by Nov. 30, 2007.

Timetable:

Intent to nominate due Nov. 30, 2007

Jenkins Award nomination form due by Feb. 1, 2007: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/form/Jenkins%20Nomination%20Form.doc

Supporting letters due by March 1, 2007

The nomination form and supporting letters should be addressed to: Jenkins Award Committee and sent to Virginia Sojdehei, Personnel Librarian, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201A, IU-Bloomington.

The Jenkins award documentation is available on the Libraries Intranet at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/data/policy/Jenkins%20Award.doc.

Please contact Andrea Morrison (amorriso@indiana.edu), chair of the Jenkins Award Committee for 2006-2007, if you have further questions.

Past Jenkins Award recipients:

Cecil Kash Byrd - 1987 - co-winner with Martin D. Joachim

Polly Swift Grimshaw - 1988

Helen Lightfoot Fried - 1989

Julieanne V. Nilson - 1990 - co-winner with David E. Fenske

Carolyn A. Snyder - 1991

Betty Jo Irvine - 1992

Gary Wiggins - 1993

Gloria D. Westfall - 1994

Barbara B. Fischler - 1996 - co-winner with Nancy C. Cridland

Frances G. Wilhoit - 1997

Ann Bristow - 1998

Lou Malcomb - 1999

Mary Pagliero Popp - 2001

Lois Heiser - 2002

Patricia A. Steele - 2003

Bob Goehlert - 2006 - co-winner with C. Patricia Riesenman


Submitted by: Andrea Morrison, Jenkins Award Committee, Chair, IUB.


3rd ANNUAL SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE

Don't miss the 3rd Annual Support Staff Conference sponsored by University Human Resource Services. This popular event is being held November 16. Mark your calendars now! This professional development day is packed with all new concurrent sessions filled with ideas and tools to help you do your job even better. Choose the sessions that meet your needs and enjoy a day full of learning, growth, and networking. Don't miss out!

The day will begin with an introductory session at 8:00 a.m. in the Frangipani Room and will conclude by 4:30 p.m. All sessions are being held in the IMU.

There is a conference fee of $20, so if you’re interested please contact Jennifer Chaffin in LHR for registration information.

http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/training/bloomington/ssconference.html


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


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November 16, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 46


Staff News

Effective November 16, Whitney Buccicone accepted the position of Literature Cataloger for the Lilly Library. Whitney was a Sr. Retrospective Conversion and Special Projects Cataloger for the Lilly Library and worked there as a student since 2001.


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


Retirement

Mark Tyler Day, Librarian for Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Central Eurasian Studies, will retire effective December 31, 2006. In his work as a member of the Subject and Area Studies Librarians Council (SALC), Mark has been very attentive to the faculty and students he serves, and he has been an active member of SALC and the Reference Department. He also has been a leading member of the library profession at the national level.


Beginning with his appointment to the IU Libraries faculty in 1972 as an Assistant Librarian for Government Publications, Mark has worked in a variety of public service and subject specialist positions. In addition, while on temporary leave from IU, he served as Government Publications Expert for the University of Riyadh Libraries from 1977 to 1979 and as Library Microcomputer Expert for the Indiana Library Cooperative Services Authority (INCOLSA) from 1988 to 1990. From 1979 to 2002 he worked half-time in the Reference Department, was promoted to Associate Librarian in 1983, and was Acting Librarian for Middle Eastern Studies during the 1978/88 academic year. From 1992 to 1996, Mark was Co-Director of the Indiana University Library Electronic Text Resource Service (LETRS), which he helped found. In 2003 he was appointed Librarian for Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Central Eurasian Studies after serving half-time in the general Reference Department and half-time as Middle Eastern Studies Librarian from 1996-2002. Prior to coming to IU, Mark was a private high school social science teacher at The Meeting School in NH (1971-72), was the Librarian of the Office of Population Research at Princeton University (1969-71), and an Assistant Reference Librarian and Human relations Area Files supervisor at the University of New Brunswick, Canada (1968-69).


Mark looks back at series of impressive accomplishments in the area of service, both at the local and at the national level. Locally, he has over the years served on many library and library faculty (BLFC) committees, and in 1996/97 he served as Chair of the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) Communications Committee where he maintained the InULA web page. He also organized the “Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Counterpart Meeting on Electronic texts in the Humanities,” co- sponsored by LETRS & the CIC, in October 1995. In 2002 he was appointed to an Organizational Task Force that was charged to review the structure, concerns, and history of the IU Libraries and to recommend changes in light of new opportunities and challenges: Mark wrote Section B on the history of organizational changes at IUL and Section D reviewing alternative organizational models in the final report: http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/iuldigital/IUL-OrganizationalTaskForce-Report20030602.pdf. In the early 1990s, as bibliographic software programs emerged, Mark immediately recognized their value to researchers and became the Libraries’ expert on ProCite. In 1992, he founded The ProCite Users Electronic Discussion List, an independent, non-commercial, listserv composed of some 600 international members, which he managed for 14 years until recently passing on the role of List Owner to a colleague and ProCite user at IUPUI. At the national level, Mark has been active in the American Library Association, especially in the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Library Administration and Management Association, the Middle East Studies Association, and the Middle East Librarians Associations. His knowledge and expertise are known nationally as is demonstrated by his many conference and workshop presentations.


Mark has a distinguished record of publications on topics in librarianship, library management, and Arabic literature. His research has focused on the theory and practice of academic librarianship as a social institution and on the relationship of this institution to the development and application of interpretive technologies designed to advance human knowledge and understanding across cultures. His publications include: "Contemporary Saudi Writers of Fiction" (Journal of the College of Arts, University of Riyadh, 7 [1980]: 57-78); "Humanizing Information Technology: Cultural Evolution and the Institutionalization of Electronic Text Processing" (in Literary Texts in an Electronic Age. Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 1994: 67-92); "Using Pro-Cite to Produce a Book Catalog of Indiana University's Tibetan Collection from MARC Records" (in Pro-Cite in Libraries: Applications in Bibliographic Database Management Using Pro-Cite, edited by Deb Renée Biggs. Medford, NJ: Learned Information, 1995: 87-112); "Challenges to the Professional Control of Knowledge Work in Academic Libraries" (in ACRL 1997 National Conference Contributed Papers, Chicago, Illinois, ALA, [1997]: online only at ); "Transformational Discourse: Ideologies of Organizational Change in the Academic and Information Science Literature" (Library Trends 46, no. 4 [Spring 1998]: 635-67); “Bibliography of Doctoral Dissertations in English on Arabic/Western Literary Relations 1902-1997" (Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature 48 [2001]: 167-219); and "Discourse Fashions in Library Administration and Information Management: A Critical History and Bibliometric Analysis" (Advances in Librarianship 26 [2002]: 231-298).


Mark did his undergraduate work at the University of Chicago, where he received a B.A. in Political Science, and then went on to receive an M.A.T. in Social Studies, and an M.A. in Library Science. He also studied for one summer on FLAS scholarships at the University of Utah in 1967, and at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, during the summer of 1986, and he spent two years studying Arabic at the University of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia while he was working as a librarian for the University. In 1982, he received an M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Culture from Indiana University where he also was a candidate in Philosophy/Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.

Mark is a model area studies librarian who will be missed by many: the students will miss a librarian who with much dedication taught them how to work with transcriptions from Arabic into Roman script which would allow them to find their materials in our online catalog; his faculty will miss a valued colleague who is both a scholar and a librarian; and the libraries will miss a kind and knowledgeable colleague and friend who has made many contributions. I speak for all colleagues in the Libraries as I congratulate Mark on his retirement.


Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, Head, Subject and Area Librarians Council, IUB.


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November 22, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 47

Staff News


Effective November 27, John Sherman accepted the position of ALF Project Cataloging Support Assistant in Technical Services, Western European Cataloging Section, Serials Cataloging Unit .


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


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December

December 1, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 48 | December 8, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 49
December 22, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 51



December 1, 2006 - Volume 33, Number 48

Library News & Events


Preview the “New” IUCat OPAC

New search screens, a very different look for the results list, the ability to continue your search in Google Books or WorldCat are among the changes to the IUCat OPAC.


Users will be prompted to log in before logging on to the OPAC for efficient access to My Account, Request Delivery, ALF delivery, etc. If coming in from off campus, users will log in twice: first to authenticate for access to electronic resources and then to access services linked to the patron record.

Preview these changes using the test database: http://iucat-test.ucs.indiana.edu:12200 anytime except Tuesdays! Remember this is the TEST database, not the “real” IUCat. Data was downloaded to the test database in August, so is not up to date.


OPAC Working Group and Advisory Group members continue to test to identify glitches and make improvements until the very last minute. The new OPAC will debut on December 21, 2006.


Information and demo sessions will be scheduled in Bloomington for both public and technical services staff. Dates and locations to be announced soon.


Submitted by: Emily Okada on behalf of the Bloomington Unicorn Users Group, IUB.


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December 8, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 49

Staff News

Effective December 15, Anthony Tedeschi has resigned his position as Reference/Technical Associate for the Lilly Library. Anthony has accepted a position as Assistant Librarian of the Heritage Collections for the Dunedin Public Library in New Zealand.


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


Library News & Events


The Technical Services Department's October monthly report has been posted to the intranet at:

&http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=newsletter&Id=300


Highlights for October 2006

Technical Services:

The Task Group on Local Treatment of Bibliographic Series submitted their final report and is posted at: &http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=paper&Id=2090

Serials Solutions E-Journals Holdings Service implemented that automatically updates IUL e-journal title-level holdings information in OCLC WorldCat.


Cataloging:

A new initiative to support the cataloging of IU electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) was successfully implemented by staff in the Western European Cataloging Section.

The Area Studies Cataloging Section has begun the cataloging of approximately 500 Persian titles contained within the new Baha'i gift collection.


Acquisitions:

The Swets (major vendor) 2007 subscription renewal invoice (IUB and RCLs) has been paid (Accounting)

IUSE is participating in OneSearch (UERA).

700 replacement orders for Business/Spea flood damaged items have been placed (Phase II of project) (Monographs)

The following libraries are participating in the Portico electronic archiving service: IUB, IUK, IUSB, IPFW, IUPUI, and RLML (UERA).

Four of five Acquisitions Division vacancies have been filled (Monograph Ordering, Monograph Receiving, and Accounting units)


Submitted by: Lynda Fuller Clendenning, Associate Director of Technical Services and Head of the Acquisitions Division, IUB.


Preview the “New” IUCat OPAC

New search screens, a very different look for the results list, the ability to continue your search in Google Books or WorldCat are among the changes to the IUCat OPAC.


Users will be prompted to log in before logging on to the OPAC for efficient access to My Account, Request Delivery, ALF delivery, etc. If coming in from off campus, users will log in twice: first to authenticate for access to electronic resources and then to access services linked to the patron record.

Preview these changes using the test database: http://iucat-test.ucs.indiana.edu:12200 anytime except Tuesdays! Remember this is the TEST database, not the “real” IUCat. Data was downloaded to the test database in August, so is not up to date.


OPAC Working Group and Advisory Group members continue to test to identify glitches and make improvements until the very last minute. The new OPAC will debut on December 21, 2006.


Information and demo sessions will be scheduled in Bloomington for both public and technical services staff. Dates and locations to be announced soon.


Submitted by: Emily Okada on behalf of the Bloomington Unicorn Users Group, IUB.


ALF Statistical Report (through November 30, 2006)

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I. MONTHLY ACCESSIONS REPORT

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In November 2006 there were 16,206 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

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CIC 22

IUB Libraries collections 15,978

Law Library 41

Lilly Library 142

University Archives 23

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Totals 16,206

II. TOTAL ACCESSIONS REPORT

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Through November 30, 2006 there had been 1,325,170 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

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CIC 10 740

Films 279 6,338

Law Library 635 61,713

Lilly Library 569 28,700

University Archives 816 6,375

IUB Libraries collections 6,224 1,221,304

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Totals 8,533 1,325,170

III. MONTHLY RETRIEVAL & DELIVERY SERVICES REPORT

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In November 2006 there were 2,841 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

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Neal-Marshall BCC Library 9 0.3%

ALF Conference Room 0 0.0%

ALF Scanning Service 577 20.3%

BUS/SPEA Library 74 2.6%

Chemistry Library 27 1.0%

Document Delivery Svcs. 241 8.5%

Education Library 80 2.8%

Fine Arts Library 45 1.6%

Geography/Map Library 24 0.8%

Geology Library 20 0.7%

HPER Library 49 1.7%

Journalism Library 9 0.3%

Law Library 16 0.6%

Life Sciences Library 22 0.8%

Lilly Library 46 1.6%

Music Library 29 1.0%

Optometry Library 3 0.1%

Regional Campus Libraries 88 3.1%

Reserve/Media Desk 4 0.1%

Swain Hall Library 19 0.7%

University Archives 37 1.3%

Wells Library 1,422 50.1%

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Total 2,841 100%

IV. ALF CAPACITY REPORT

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There are 8,533 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault. There are 13,238 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

64.5% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been filled.


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


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December 22, 2006 -Volume 33, Number 51

Staff News


Effective December 21, Madhurima Rayuni resigned her position as Systems Analyst/Programmer, Sakaibrary, for Libraries Information Technology.


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


I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Mitchell as Visiting Reference Librarian in the Reference Department of Wells Library.

Sarah will begin in her new position on Thursday, January 4, 2007. Prior to this appointment, Sarah served as Reference Librarian at Gelman Library, George Washington University. Previous to that, she worked in various capacities at a number of libraries in the Washington, D.C. area, including the American Health Care Association Library, Takoma Park Maryland Library, District of Columbia Public Library and the Catholic University of America Mullen Library. Sarah has a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Leeds, U.K. and an MSLS from the Catholic University of America.


I would like to thank the members of the search and screen committee: Anne Haynes (Chair), Jeff Graf, Anne Graham, and David Oldenkamp, as well as Betty Davis for her support of the committee’s work.


Submitted by: J B Hill, Director of Public Services, IUB.


Library News & Events


CWA Food Drive

The CWA Local 4730 collected over 550 pounds of food donations for the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. The Libraries contributed heavily to this project. On behalf of CWA, I would like to thank all of you for your generous contributions this holiday season.


Submitted by: Charla Lancaster, Chair of the CWA Local 4730 Food Drive, Collection Development Assistant, IUB.


CALYPSO @ IU: NMBCC Library displays Calypso Music in Postwar America Exhibit

Learn more about calypso music by visiting an exhibit titled “Calypso Music in Postwar America,” which will be on display at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library beginning January 2007 through April 2007, and attend educational, cultural programs along with the exhibit showing.

Calypso music, which comes from the island of Trinidad, can be traced back to when the first African slaves arrived on the sugar plantations of the island. Similarly to Africans enslaved in America, the Africans on the sugar plantations of the island were not permitted to talk to each other so they would sing songs as a means of communicating with each other, mocking the slave owners, and often sending messages covertly to keep the slave masters out of the loop. Over the years, calypso music evolved into a unique form of musical storytelling that blended with the tradition of carnival, it also became a popular art form that was exported to America and the world in the 1950s and 1960s, the post-WWII years. During Spring Semester 2007 at IU, the history of calypso will be highlighted with the Calypso Music in Postwar America Exhibit along with lectures, films, and performance presentations.


The public is invited to an Opening Reception for the Calypso Music in Postwar America Exhibit on January 19, 2007, 7pm until 9pm at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall. Tour the exhibit while enjoying live calypso music and Caribbean food.


The Calypso Music in Postwar America Exhibit and programming is brought to you by the following co-sponsors: NMBCC Library, Lilly Library, Multi-cultural Initiatives, African American and African Diaspora Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Folklore & Ethnomusicology, and the Black Film Center Archives. A list of events along with a pathfinder to calypso related IU Libraries collections can be found on the NMBCC Library website: ?pageId=4966.


Submitted by: Grace Jackson-Brown, Head, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library, IUB.


ANNUAL FA LIBRARY BENEFIT DINNER

It's time to plan to attend the annual FA Library Benefit Dinner sponsored by the Friends of Art, January 27, Saturday. This event is an annual fundraiser for the FA Library and will be the final dinner which I plan before retiring next August. I am especially excited that James McGarrell, internationally known artist, will be our guest speaker. The lecture is free and open to the public.

5:00 p.m. James McGarrell, "Rules of the Game," Fine Arts Auditorium, FA 015. Open to the public.
BENEFIT DINNER: reservations required.
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the FA Library foyer and the Angles Cafe, IUAM
6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Fine Arts Library.

Dinner is $45.00 per person ($20.00 is tax-deductible). E-mail foart@indiana.edu or call 855-5300 for dinner reservations.


Submitted by: B. J. Kish Irvine, Ph.D., Director, Fine Arts Library, IUB.


HOLIDAY PARTY PHOTOS

The Holiday Party pictures are now on the intranet. Please visit:

&http://www.libraries.iub.edu/intranet/materials.php?mt=paper&Id=2284


Submitted by: Charla Lancaster, Collection Development Assistant, IUB.


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