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INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS*****October 17, 2003, Vol. 30, Number 39



*Staff Updates, IUB

Effective October 15, Francis Lapka accepted the position of ALF Catalog Specialist, Lilly Library, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Francis worked in the Lilly Library as Public Services Assistant.

Effective October 27, Janet Seymour accepted the position of Accounting Associate, Technical Services/Acquisitions, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Janet worked as Accounting Services Supervisor in the Budget/Supply Office.

Effective November 3, Michael Courtney accepted the position of Reference Associate, HPER Library and Life Sciences Library, Bloomington. Prior to accepting this position, Michael worked as ALF Project Cataloging Support Specialist in Technical Services/Cataloging Division.

Submitted by Barb McDonald, Libraries Human Resources, IUB


*Director of Library Services, IUN

Indiana University Northwest (IUN) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will have a combination of personal strengths that should include the vision and creativity to lead the Library in supporting the campus mission in a dynamic environment, a strong customer service orientation and an interest in technology. The Library contains approximately 240,000 volumes, 350,000 government publications and provides access to over 600 electronic journals, databases and catalogs. Special purpose areas include the Calumet Regional Archives, the Northwest Indiana Center for Data and Analysis, and the Lake County Central Law Library. For more information about IUN and the Library, please visit our website at www.iun.edu.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications

This is a 12-month faculty appointment reporting to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. Salary is competitive and includes generous fringe benefits. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2003. Review of materials will continue until an appointment is made. Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, resume, current e-mail address, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three relevant references to: Dr. Robert Lovely, Chair, Search Committee for the Director of Library Services, Sycamore Hall, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408.

IUN is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a committment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff by expanding employment opportunities for minorities, women and persons with disabilities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Candidates with an interest in developing and implementing curricula that addresses multicultural issues and/or with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students are strongly encouraged to apply.

One of the eight comprehensive universities in the Indiana University system, IUN is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of 5,000 and offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master degrees in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health and social work. IUN emphasizes quality teaching, research and service. As a student-centered campus, IUN is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement.

Submitted by Carol Rusinek, Reference Services Librarian, IUN.


*17th Annual HPER Library Auction, IUB

The 17th Annual HPER Library Auction is just around the corner, on Friday, October 24, from 12 Noon to 1pm in the HPER Building, Room 125. We are still accepting donations of items to be auctioned, so please fill out the form below and send it in as soon as possible, if you plan on making a donation. Donations are tax-deductible on your federal return.

So far we have many wonderful items that have been donated, including: framed art works, luggage, perennials, antique furniture (from Martha Brogan), IU Press books, children's toys, tickets to the IU Auditorium, and a Chinese dinner for 6! But we can use even more! Check your closets, garage, and/or attic to see if you have a wonderful piece of "junque" to donate.

The HPER Support Staff Council will also be serving their traditional Sloppy Joe lunch just prior to the auction in the same room, so feel free to come early and have lunch and then stick around for the bidding. Please join the fun and help make this a wonderful event!



HOME ADDRESS____________________________________________________







Fair market value of donation:_______________________________________________
(This must be filled out when returning donation form, if you wish to declare the donation on your 2003 Federal Taxes.)

I will bring my donation to the auction (or deliver it to the HPER Library before).

My donation will be delivered after the auction. (We will make a gift certificate for you.)


*Calendar Week 10/20/03-10/24/03, IU-Bloomington

October 20, 2003 Main Library Public Service Heads 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Administrative Conf., IUB
October 23, 2003 Resource Sub Committee Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB
October 23, 2003 Libraries Management Team 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Library Administration Conf., IUB


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