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INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****August 22, 2003, Vol. 30, Number 31

*STAFF
NEWS
*JOB
POSTINGS
*LIBRARY
NEWS
*BLOOMINGTON
MASTER CALENDAR


STAFF NEWS


*Staff Updates, IUB

Effective September 1, Justin Gardner accepted the position of Campus Library Coordinator, Chemistry Library, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Justin worked in Customer and Access Services as Assistant Stacks Supervisor.

Effective August 22, 2003, Benjamin Maccaby will resign from his position as Reference Associate in the Life Sciences and HPER Libraries.

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


JOB POSTINGS


*Indiana University Libraries Electronic Resources Manager Position, IUB

The Indiana University Libraries are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic librarian for the position of IU Libraries Electronic Resources Manager for the Digital Library of Indiana University. This position will report to the Associate Vice President for Digital Library Development who is also the Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University Bloomington. The incumbent will also work in consultation with the Council of Head Librarians, which includes the directors of libraries on the eight IU campuses. The IU Libraries Electronic Resources Manager is responsible for coordinating efforts among the IU campuses (with the exception of medical library resources) to build a substantial body of shared electronic resources accessible system-wide in support of the Universityís teaching and research mission and to broaden opportunities for distance and distributed education. For further information and/or a full description of this position, go to the Indiana University Libraries Human Resources page at http://www.indiana.edu/~libpers/libjobs.html or contact Betty Davis in Libraries Human Resources at 855-8196 or e-mail her at betdavis@indiana.edu. For more information about Indiana University Libraries see: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/, or for information about Indiana University see: http://www.indiana.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2003. The position will remain open until filled.


LIBRARY NEWS


*Librarians By Rank

For your information, listed below is the total number of librarians for each campus broken down by rank:


Total Affiliate Assistant Associate Full
Bloomington 92 1 17 54 20
Indianapolis 52 0 13 28 11
East 4 0 1 3 0
Fort Wayne 10 0 4 5 1
Kokomo 3 0 0 2 1
Northwest 7 0 2 4 1
South Bend 10 0 3 6 1
Southeast 6 0 1 5 0

Submitted by: Betty Davis, Libraries Human Resources Office, 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 05 (Anthropology)
- EMPIRICAL STUDIES OF THE ARTS
Fund 35 (Folklore)
- FOOD CULTURE & HISTORY
Fund 40 (Gov Docs)
- BALANCE OF PAYMENTS STATISTICS. YEARBOOK

2. MULTI-COPY HELD IN IUB
Fund 35 (Folklore)
- JOURNAL OF FOLKLORE RESEARCH

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

*IALA Fall Assessment Conference

Join us for an exciting Indiana Academic Librarians Assn (IALA) fall program on library assessment with Dr. Gwen Lee-Thomas, Director of Assessment at the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Gwen Lee-Thomas and participants will cover the doís and doníts of good assessment methodology, understanding the difference between helpful and unhelpful questions, staying focused in the process, effective ways of reporting the finds, and using the information. In addition to the hands-on interactivity, supplemental materials for additional reading will be provided.

John Robson, Director of the John A. Logan Library at Rose Hulman, will also give us some insight on how he used the assessment information gathered with the assistance of Dr. Lee-Thomas.

The highly positive comments of your colleagues regarding Dr. Lee-Thomasí brief presentation at last ILF conference program on this topic, prompted the IALA to offer this more extensive, interactive workshop. Participants may send an assessment instrument they have already tried or are developing by September 15th to:

Dr. Gwen Lee-Thomas
Director of Assessment
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
555 Wabash Ave.
Box 11
Terre Haute, IN 47803-3999
Examples from those items submitted may be used anonymously during the workshop.

Workshop details and registration information:

Friday, October 24th
Kelley Student Center, Room 130 - Indiana University Kokomo (directions: http://www.iuk.edu/library/directions.html )

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wrap-Up - 3 - 3:30 p.m.

Registration Fees:
Pre-Registration (Received no later than October 10th)

Late Registration (Received after October 10th)
Registration is limited so register early to be guaranteed a spot.

A registration form is attached see: IALA Registration Form 2003.pdf

Submitted by: Dolores Hoyt, University Library, IUPUI

MASTER CALENDAR


*Calendar Week 08/25/03-08/29/03, IU-Bloomington


DATE EVENT TIME PLACE
August 25, 2003 Public Service Heads 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 27, 2003 BLFC Agenda Committee Meeting 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 28, 2003 Resources Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 28, 2003 Libraries Management Team 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
August 28, 2003 New Faculty Graduate Reception 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Reference Reading Room., IUB


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