INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****July 18, 2003, Vol. 30, Number 26
*Staff Updates, IUB
Effective July 14, Charla Lancaster accepted the position of Office Services Assistant, Senior, Subject and Area Librarians Council, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Charla worked in Libraries Human Resources and Customer and Access Services. She has a Business Degree from Indiana University.
Effective July 11, Kate Quarles resigned from her position as Monographic Cataloger/Office Coordinator in the Acquisitions Division of Technical Services at IU-Bloomington.
Effective July 20, Emily Wyatt accepted the position of Senior Monographic Cataloger, Technical Services/Cataloging Division, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Emily worked in Technical Services/Cataloging as Monographic Copy Cataloger.
Submitted by: Betty Davis, Libraries Human Resources, IUB
*Libraries web site update, IUB
Those long URLS!
The URL to the Find Information page of the Libraries web site doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue when you try to tell it to users over the phone (http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=16). But there is a better way! Just tell them: “Go to www.libraries.iub.edu/findinfo”
The Libraries web team will be working with libraries, collections and departments to develop new URLs for web pages in the coming months.
Submitted by: Diane Dallis on behalf of the IUB Libraries Web Team, IUB
*Program on Repositories and Open Access, IUPUI
The IUPUI University Library will be conducting a symposium on Friday September 12, 2003 on the topics of repositories and open access. There will be two speakers Deborah Helman from MIT, who will be discussing DSpace, and Peter Suber, a faculty member from Earlham College and a leading spokesperson for the open scholarship movement, who will discuss open access.
Both speakers have agreed to stay on campus and give their presentations a second time, so we are able to open this up to a wider audience.
Deborah Helman will be giving her presentation at 1:00 p.m. and Peter Suber will be giving his at 2:30 p.m. There are 50 places available. The talks will take place in the IUPUI University Library. There will be no cost except for parking which will be the responsibility of attendees. To reserve a spot, RSVP to Lee McLaughlin (email@example.com) or 317-274-9833).
For background on DSpace see their website at: http://www.dspace.org.
For background the open access movement see Peter Suber's BLOG at: http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/fosblog.html or the SPARC website at:http://www.arl.org/sparc/home
Submited by: David Lewis, University Library, IUPUI
*Serials Cancellation Request, IUB
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) within two weeks following the date of this newsletter.
1. LAST COPY HELD IN IUB Fund 69 (Microforms) - NEA TODAY: A NEWSPAPER FOR MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL EUCATION ASSOCIATION ****NOTE - PRINT COPY WAS PREVIOUSLY CANCELLED****
1. MULTI-COPY HELD IN IUB ****NONE TO REPORT****
Submitted by: Judy Grannan, Technical Services Dept., IUB
*Fine Arts Library hosting a reception for Paul Johnson, IUB
Please join the Fine Arts Library in welcoming book and paper artist Paul Johnson to Bloomington at a reception in the lobby of the Fine Arts Library on Wednesday, July 23, 4 pm - 6 pm. Mr. Johnson will present several workshops at the Monroe County Public Library July 18 through July 23 as part of the Community Literacies and Book Arts Seminar series sponsored by MCPL and the Monroe County Community School Corporation. An exhibit of Mr. Johnson's work as well as several artists' books for children by I.U. artists will be on display at the Fine Arts Library July 18 - 23.
Submitted by: Joyce Owens, Fine Arts Library, IUB
*Calendar Week 07/21/03-07/25/03, IU-Bloomington
DATE EVENT TIME PLACE July 21, 2003 Public Service Heads 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB July 24, 2003 Resources Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB July 24, 2003 Executive Committee Meeting 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
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