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INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****August 15, 2003, Vol. 30, Number 30

*STAFF
NEWS
*LIBRARY
NEWS
*LIBRARY
EVENTS
*BLOOMINGTON
MASTER CALENDAR


STAFF NEWS


*Staff Updates, IUB

Effective August 13, Holly Silvers resigned from her position as the Lilly Library's ALF Project Catalog Specialist.

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


LIBRARY NEWS


*IULFC Regional Campus Election Results

Regional Campus IULFC election results: Kirby Cheng (IUSB) was elected as representative,and Sherri Hamilton (IUE) was elected as alternate.

Regional Campus IULFC Faculty Review Board election results: Margit Codispoti (IUFW) was elected as representative.

Submitted by: Marion Frank-Wilson, IULFC Secretary, librarian for African Studies, IU-Bloomington

*ALF Statistical Report (through July 31, 2003)

I. ACCESSIONS REPORT
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Through July 31, 2003 there have been 159,759 items accessioned into the ALF collections vault. Here is a breakdown of the point of origin of these collections and the number of shelves they occupy.

Former Location (point of origin) ALF Shelves Occupied Items Accessioned into ALF
Main 274 90,463
HPER  19    3,271
Lilly  91      721
Off-Site Storage 444 65,304
Totals 828 159,759

II. CAPACITY REPORT
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There are 828 shelves now occupied in the ALF collections vault.

There are 13,964 shelves available in the ALF collections vault.

5.9% of the capacity of the ALF collections vault has now been occupied.

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

*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 (jgrannan@indiana.edu) within two weeks following the date of this newsletter.

1. LAST COPY HELD IN IUB
Fund 13 (Biology)
- BIOMETALS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON THE ROLE OF METAL IONS IN...
- IN VITRO CELLULAR & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. ANIMAL****NOTE THAT THE COMPANION TITLE IN VITRO CELLULAR & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY.PLANT CAME WITH THE MAIN TITLE****
- JOURNAL OF IMMUNOTHERAPY
- SOMATIC CELL AND MOLECULAR GENETICS

2. MULTI-COPY HELD IN IUB
****NONE TO REPORT****

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


LIBRARY EVENTS


*Health Information Literacy Teleconference

The Schurz Library and the Division of Nursing and Health Professions at IU South Bend are co-hosting a satellite teleconference, "Reading Between the Lines: Focusing on Health Information Literacy," sponsored by the Medical Library Association. We are pleased to invite you to this free event, but you must pre-register; seating is limited. Light refreshments provided, you may bring a brown bag lunch on your own.

September 10, 2003

12:30 - 3:30

Northside Hall 038, IU South Bend

To register, contact Nancy Colborn at 574.237.4321 or (ncolborn@iusb.edu) by Monday, September 8, 2003.

Agenda:

12:30 P.M., central time Wraparound discussion session I

1:00 P.M., central time Satellite teleconference begins

3:00 P.M., central time Wraparound discussion session II

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Part I: Overview

A. What is health literacy?

B. What is health information literacy?

C. How are health literacy and readability of health information measured?

D. Question and answer period

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Part II: Opportunities for Librarians

A. What is already out there (panel discussion)?

B. Show and tell: (videos from around the country describing what your colleagues are already doing in health literacy)

C. Audience participation (call in to share your project ideas and to ask questions)

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Part III: Partnerships

A. Existing partnerships

B. Funding and sources of support for projects

C. Successful strategies

D. What are some new partnerships

E. Audience participation (call in your ideas and ask questions)

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Part IV: Conclusion and Credits

3:00 P.M., central time Wraparound discussion session II

For more information, go to www.mlanet.org/ education/telecon/healthlit/

Submitted by: Nancy Colborn, IU South Bend

MASTER CALENDAR


*Calendar Week 08/18/03-08/22/03, IU-Bloomington


DATE EVENT TIME PLACE
August 18, 2003 Public Service Heads 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 21, 2003 Resources Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 21, 2003 Executive Committee Meeting 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB


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