March 6, 2000 Volume 27, Number 9



IN THIS ISSUE:

STAFF NEWS

LIBRARY NEWS

*IUPUI University Library Executive Director Candidate
*IU Libraries Personnel Directory Reminder
*Position Announcement
*Search Committee Appointed at IU Bloomington

LIBRARY EVENTS

*SciFinder Scholar Web Forum at IU Bloomington
*Promotion And Tenure Workshops Scheduled
*Cross Cultural Study Workshops Using eHRAF

LIBRARY AWARDS

*IU Bloomington Staff Awards

CALENDAR

*Master Calendar
*Weekly Calendar

STAFF NEWS

*Effective February 25, Marty Chambers accepted the Document Delivery Services Assistant position in Customer and Access Services at IU Bloomington. She has worked in Customer and Access Services as Circulation and Security Unit Assistant since July of 1995.

*Effective February 28, Julia Pophal accepted the Serials Cataloger and Conversion Coordinator for Government Publications position in the Cataloging Division of Technical Services at IU Bloomington. Julia has worked mainly in name and subject authority and retrospective conversion at the IU Libraries since July 1993.

*Effective February 29, Gordana Green resigned her position as Office Services Assistant with the Library Development Office at IU Bloomington.

*Effective March 1, Yung-Rang Cheng accepted the position of Assistant to the Coordinator in the FastCat Section of Technical Services at IU Bloomington. Yung-Rang has worked in the Cataloging Division of Technical Services as East Asian Retrospective Conversion Specialist since February of 1999.

*Effective March 1, Michael Bradford accepted the Serials Conversion Cataloger position in the Lilly Library at IU Bloomington. Michael worked as an hourly employee in the Lilly Library from August 1996 to August 1999. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from IU.

*Effective March 6, Carole Williams has accepted the Receptionist/Secretary position in Library Administration at IU Bloomington. Carole has worked at the Front Desk/Hotel in the Indiana Memorial Union since August of 1987.

*Effective March 9, Steven Ingeman has accepted the Department Assistant Secretary position in Customer and Access Services at IU Bloomington. He has worked as Retrieval Supervisor with Document Delivery Services in Customer and Access Services since August of 1997.

*Andrew Ashbee and David Lasocki (with Peter Holman and Fiona Kisby), A Biographical Dictionary of English Court Musicians, 1485-1714 , 2 vols. (Aldershot, Hampshire & Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1998) has been awarded the C.B. Oldman Prize by the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, United Kingdom Branch (IAML UK) for the best music reference work published in 1998. David Lasocki is Head of Reference Services in the William and Gayle Music Library, Indiana University.

LIBRARY NEWS

*IUPUI University Library Executive Director Candidate

Dr. Michael B. Binder will visit the IUPUI campus on Monday and Tuesday, March 6 and 7, to interview for the position of Executive Director of the University Library. Dr. Binder will hold a colloquium on Tuesday, the 7th from 10:00 to11:30 a.m. in the Lilly Auditorium, located on the Lower Level of the University Library. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Comments regarding your impressions of the candidate will be welcomed by Scott Evenbeck, University College, who is Chair of the Search and Screen Committee. Mr. Evenbeck's e-mail address is evenbeck@iupui.edu.

Norman Brandenstein
External Relations Team
IUPUI University Library
755 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5195
Phone: (317) 278-0232
FAX: (317) 278-2300
nbranden@iupui.edu

*IU Libraries Personnel Directory Reminder

The IU Libraries Personnel Directory can be found on the web at: http://www.indiana.edu/~libadmin/directry.html. This directory is updated weekly. Please submit corrections or questions to Betty Bell (bettbell@indiana.edu), Libraries Human Resources, Main Library, C-201, IU Bloomington.

*Position Announcement

Instructional Design Librarian, Undergraduate Library Services, Indiana University-Bloomington: For more information or a complete copy of the posting, contact Betty Bell in Libraries Human Resources, Main Library C-201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405; phone her at (812) 855-8196; or e-mail her at bettbell@indiana.edu.

*Search Committee Appointed at IU Bloomington

The search and screen committee has been appointed for the position of Director of the Digital Library Program at IU Bloomington. The members are: Gerry Bernbom (Co-Chair), University Information Technology Services; Becky Cape, Lilly Library; Yolanda Cooper-Birdine, ex officio, Libraries Human Resources; Robin Crumrin, University Library, Indianapolis; Andrew Dillon, School of Library and Information Science; Jon Dunn, Digital Library Program; Lou Malcomb, Government Publications; Bob Moran, Library, IU-Northwest; Anurag Shankar, University Information Technology Services; Perry Willett (Co-Chair), Subject and Area Librarians Council.

LIBRARY EVENTS

*SciFinder Scholar Web Forum at IU Bloomington

Tuesday, March 7, 2:00 PM, Chemistry A400

Join us for a WEB CAST demonstration of the Analyze tool, CHEMCATS, and CHEMLIST. Participate in this novel, interactive event and see the new features for utilizing the databases searchable from Chemical Abstracts Service via SciFinder Scholar. Included are the CAPlus, Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, and CHEMCATS files. Chemistry A400 is most easily reached by taking the elevator near the Chemistry Library (CH003).

*Promotion And Tenure Workshops Scheduled

The IU Librarians Promotion and Tenure Committee is planning three promotion and tenure workshops this spring. The dates and locations are:

March 29 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. at Indianapolis. The workshop will be held in room 1116 of the University Library. Please contact Randi Stocker at the University Library at Indianapolis to register. You may call her at 274-0494 or e-mail her at rstocker@iupui.edu. Refreshments will be served.

March 30 from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Bloomington. The workshop will be held in the Leo R. Dowling International Center, Conference Room 107A (111 S. Jordan Ave). Please contact Betty Bell in Libraries Human Resources to register. You may call her at 855-8196 or e-mail her at bettbell@indiana.edu. Refreshments will be served.

April 11 from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Indiana University South Bend. The workshop will be held in Northside 038. Please contact Linda Fisher, Head of Government Publications at the Schurz Library at IU South Bend to register. You may call her at (219) 237-4442 or e-mail her at lfisher@iusb.edu. Refreshments will be served.

The first half hour of each workshop will be devoted to the mid-tenure review. Those who have already sailed through their mid-tenure review might prefer to join the workshop after that; there will be a break scheduled for that purpose.

*Cross Cultural Study Workshops Using eHRAF

We are pleased to announce that Mel and Carol Ember, President and Executive Director of the Human Relations Area Files, will be visiting IU Bloomington on Monday March 20. They will be making two presentations at the library during their stay. All are welcome to attend!

"Using the Electronic Collections from the Human Relations Area Files (eHRAF)": Monday March 20, 9:30--11:30 am, Library E174. The Embers will present an introduction to HRAF and its history, and present online illustrations of search strategies for the electronic collections of Ethnography and Archaeology on the web.

"Predicting Corporal Punishment of Children: A Workshop in Cross-Cultural Research": Monday. March 20, 1:30--3:30 pm in UGL Instruction Cluster #1. This will be a hands-on workshop in using the eHRAF for cross-cultural research. Participants will retrieve and code information from a random sample of the world's cultures on the degree to which children are corporally punished.

To register for either event, contact the HRAF assistant, Marty Richardson, at marichar@indiana.edu. Please contact either Marty or Moira Smith (molsmith@indiana.edu) for further information.

LIBRARY AWARDS

*IU Bloomington Staff Awards

It's time to think about awards! The Indiana University, Bloomington Libraries' annual awards recognize an exceptional Support Staff, Professional Administrative, and Student Employee who works for the good of the Libraries and displays a combination of competence, a positive attitude, and helpfulness that is notable among his/her peers.

Information, nomination forms and forms to volunteer to be on the committees can be found on the Libraries Human Resources web page at: http://www.indiana.edu/~libpers/iuawards.html

Please take note of the other deadlines and direct any questions concerning the Award process to Suzann Easter (sleaster@indiana.edu) in Libraries Human Resources (5-5988).

CALENDAR

*Master Calendar

DON'T FORGET TO USE THE MASTER CALENDAR!

There is a master calendar in Libraries Human Resources where we list meetings, training sessions, and events that have been widely announced. If you are scheduling a meeting, event, etc., it is essential that you add this information to the calendar and check for conflicts. Suzann Easter maintains this calendar. Please contact her for information or additions via e-mail: sleaster@indiana.edu or by phone: 855-5988. The master calendar is located in the Libraries Human Resources Office and on our web page at http://www.indiana.edu/~libpers/master2000.html. Thank you.

*Weekly Calendar

SciFinder Scholar Web Forum at IU Bloomington
Tuesday, March 7
2:00 p.m.
Chemistry A400
IU Bloomington

SMG Meeting
Tuesday, March 7
3:30-5:00 p.m.
International Center Conference Room
IU Bloomington

PA Council
Wednesday, March 8
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Administrative Conference Room
IU Bloomington

Bio-Saftey Training
Wednesday, March 8
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Main Library, E-174
IU Bloomington

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