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INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****February 28 , 2003, Vol. 30, Number 8



*ACRL Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Recipient, IUB

Yung-Rang Laura Cheng, a Ph.D. candidate in SLIS, has been named the 2003 recipient of the ACRL Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for her dissertation, "Thoughts, Feelings and Actions: Quantitative Comparisons of Interactions and Relationships Among Three Factors in College Students' Information Seeking." The formal presentation of the award will be made at the ALA Annual Conference in Toronto during the ACRL President's Program on Monday, June 23. In addition to the recognition, Laura will receive $1500 for as part of this impressive award.

Laura currently works in Technical Services, half-time in the Ordering Unit of the Acquisitions Division and half-time in the Area Studies Cataloging Section of the Cataloging Division. Congratulations to Laura for this significant achievement!

Submitted by: Jackie Byrd, Technical Services, 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, Libraries Human Resources, IUB


*SLIS Co-sponsored Events

Stop by the SLIS co-sponsored events at the following professional association meetings:

Indiana Library Federation Conference - Indianapolis, IN http://www.ilfonline.org.

Special Libraries Association Conference - New York, NY http://www.sla.org.
American Library Association Conference - Toronto, Canada http://www.ala.org.

Submitted by: Rhonda Spencer, School of Library and Information Science, IUB

*Digital Library Program Forum, IUB

Mark your calendars now! On March 31, the Digital Library Program will be offering two 3-hour sessions providing an overview of DLP initiatives and recent accomplishments. We will also discuss how to work with the DLP to plan and manage a digital project. The target audience will be librarians and professional staff.

The Digital Library Program Forum will be held in Main Library E174 from 9:00-noon and again from 1:00-4:00. Space will be limited, so please notify Jenn Riley at: jenlrile@indiana.edu which session you plan to attend and any particular interests with regard to topics. Some of the topics we will cover include: planning and managing a digital project, metadata, digitization, storage and delivery, and standards and best practices. As a result of these events, we will schedule follow-up workshops and more specialized learning opportunities for librarians and information technologists.

Submitted by: Kris Brancolini, Digital Library Program, IUB


*Calendar Week 3/3/03-3/7/03, IU-Bloomington

March 3, 2003 Public Service Heads Meeting 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
March 5, 2003 BLFC Meeting 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
March 6, 2003 Resource Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
March 6, 2003 ExCom Meeting 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB


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