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INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****February 7, 2003, Vol. 30, Number 5

*STAFF
NEWS
*LIBRARY
NEWS
*BLOOMINGTON
MASTER CALENDAR


STAFF NEWS


*Staff Updates, IUB

Effective February 17, Anne Haines accepted the position of Campus Library Coordinator, School of Library and Information Science Library, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Anne worked as Collections Reference Assistant, Subject and Area Librarians Council.

Effective January 31, Jane Al-Hashemi accepted the position of Circulation Supervisor, Customer and Access Services, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Jane worked hourly in Customer and Access Services. She has a Master of Arts from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

Submitted by: Betty Davis, Libraries Human Resources, IUB


LIBRARY NEWS


*Book Talk and Exhibit at the AACC Library, IUB

The AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER LIBRARY presents a
Book Talk!
Brown bag lunch & book discussion.

Thursday, February 13, 2003
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Bridgwaters Lounge, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Book Title:
Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches,
by W. E. B. DuBois

Moderator:
Dr. Valerie Grim,
African American and African Diaspora Studies

Bring your lunch, dessert and beverages will be provided

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EXHIBITION:
The African American Cultural Center Library is currently displaying an exhibit on W. E. B. DuBois Bois and the Centennial publication of his book, SOULS OF BLACK FOLK, beginning the month of February through May 30, 2003. This exhibit is open to the public Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m..; Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.. The exhibit features a first edition printing of SOULS OF BLACK FOLK, as well as other DuBois Bois books and original signed correspondences between this leading scholar and social activist and author Upton Sinclair. These items are on loan from the collection of the Lilly Library, Indiana University. Highlighting the exhibit are African artifacts on loan from Elizabeth L. Johnson, and from the collection of William Itter.

Submitted by: Marianna Brough, African American Cultural Center Library, IUB

*Spring 2003 Training Calendar, IUB

The Spring 2003 Course Schedule is here! http://www.indiana.edu/~libtrain/home.html.

The new calendar features a month-by-month view of most training classes offered on the IU-Bloomington Campus, including training classes offered in the Libraries by Libraries Human Resources, University Human Resources, and University Information Technology Services, as well as classes offered throughout the Bloomington campus.

Please click on the black triangle next to any class in the "Appointment and Event Details" section of the calendar for registration information for individual classes.

Submitted by: Karen Sweeny, Staff Development Manager, Libraries Human Resources, IUB

*Send a Victorian Valentine

The Lilly Library offers a glimpse into the history of Valentine traditions in the online exhibition, "A Flowering of Affection: Victorian Valentine Cards at the Lilly Library." Designed and written by IUB Public Services Librarian Erika Dowell, the exhibition includes a selection of 19th-century Valentine's Day cards, from the sentimental to the comic. "The quality of the cards was as variable as the themes they represented," Erika writes. "Though the dominant theme for Valentines would always be love, comic and even insulting Valentines were also common." Take, for instance, the un-Hallmark-like card that features an illustration of a woman rejecting her suitor in a rather chilly fashion (with a bucket of cold water!). It reads, "Here's a pretty cool reception, At least you'll say there's no deception, It says as plain as it can say, Old fellow you'd best stop away." To view the exhibit online and to send your own Valentine greeting, visit: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/valentines/valentine.html

Submitted by: Eric Bartheld, Office of External Relations and Development, IUB

*Serials Cancellation Request

The following serials cancellation requests have been received. When a request has been made by a Collection Manager to cancel the print subscription but retain the electronic access, the electronic exemption will be noted.

Collection Managers who wish to assume any of the titles should contact Judy Grannan, Technical Services/Acquisitions (jgrannan@indiana.edu) within two weeks following the date of this newsletter.

1. LAST COPY HELD IN IUB
Fund 45 (German)
-BIBLIOGRAPHIE DER DEUTSCHEN SPRACH UND LITERATURWISSENSCHAFT (CD-ROM)
***NOTE THAT THE PRINT VERSION WILL BE RETAINED***
Fund 82 (Spea)
-COGENERATION AND COMPETITIVE POWER JOURNAL
Fund 97 (UGL)
-CHILD WELFARE
2. MULTI-COPY HELD IN IUB
****NONE TO REPORT****

Submitted by: Judy Grannan, Technical Services Dept., IUB


MASTER CALENDAR


*Calendar Week 02/10/03-02/14/03, IU-Bloomington


DATE EVENT TIME PLACE
February 11, 2003 New Employee Orientation 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
February 11, 2003 SALC 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
February 11, 2003 Senior Management Group Meeting 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Media Showing Rm. E174, IUB
February 12, 2003 PA Council Meeting 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Library Administration Conf., IUB
February 13, 2003 Resource Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
February 13, 2003 Libraries Management Team Meeting 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
February 13, 2003 Excel for the Computer Novice 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. IUB Main Library E172
February 14, 2003 Beginner's Guide to Outlook 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. IUB Main Library E172


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