1. Staff News
2. Lilly Library Tour Guides Needed
3. April Fest Coming April 7th
4. Nan Brooks at Wylie House
5. Search and Screen Committee Appointed
6. Instruction and General Information Publications Review Committee
7. InULA Collegial Luncheon - Reminder
8. Weekly Calendar
1. STAFF NEWS
At the annual Art Libraries Society/North America annual conference, B.J. Irvine presented a pre-conference workshop entitled "They Never Covered This in Library School: Research Tools for Art" and was a speaker in the session on "Shaping Future Art Librarians: Mentorship, Management, and Professional Development." Erika Dowell received the Gerd Muehsam Award for her outstanding paper in art librarianship entitled "Interdisciplinarity and New Methodologies in Art History: A Citation Analysis". This award was granted during the ARLIS/NA Convocation at the University of Pennsylvania. Eileen Fry participated in the annual Visual Resources Association (VRA) conference (preceding ARLIS/NA) and in the ARLIS/NA conference. She was completing her terms as Chair of the ARLIS/NA Standards Committee and as a member of the VRA Nancy DeLaurier Writing Awards Committee. Her service on the VRA Data Standards Committee was another important aspect of her conference participation.
Jo Burgess has been awarded a $2,500 RUGS grant-in-aid for her research project involving the folk music of southern Illinois. The David S. McIntosh Collection of Southern Illinois Music in the Archives of Traditional Music and the Garry L. Harrison Collection of Southern Illinois Fiddle Tunes at Eastern Illinois University will provide the material for the book that Jo and her collaborator, Mr. Harrison, plan to publish. In addition to transcribing music from these collections, Jo and Mr. Harrison will travel the region, interviewing relatives of individuals recorded by Mr. McIntosh in the 1930s to 1950s and collecting any versions of the songs that still survive. They also plan to produce an accompanying CD recording.
--Lorraine Olley, Head, Preservation Department
2. LILLY LIBRARY TOUR GUIDES NEEDED
Seeking volunteer guides to provide gallery tours of the Lilly Library exhibitions. Tour guides should possess a genuine interest in books and manuscripts and the willingness to learn about the Lilly collections and new exhibitions. Because of the training investment, new guides are expected to make a commitment of at least one year to the program.
Please contact Sue Presnell, Lilly Library, 855-2452, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. APRIL FEST: STUDENT RECOGNITION AND DIVERSITY CELEBRATION DAY
On Tuesday, April 7th, the IUB Libraries' Special Events Committee will sponsor our Annual APRIL FEST! This event gives us all a chance to recognize our wonderful students and celebrate cultural and ethnic backgrounds of library employees, by sharing desserts and snacks from different countries, ethnic groups, and regions of the U.S.
Please put this important event on your calendar and encourage your students to come and enjoy the festivities. There will be door prizes for the students, international food and lots of good conversation.
Help us make this event a success by contributing some special food item. Send Emma Dederick-Colon an email message (edederic) with the following form or print and send the form to:
Bloomington, IN 47405
April Fest will be held on April 7th at 3:30-4:30 PM in the Main Library's Staff Lounge. We also encourage you to wear ethnic or traditional clothing to this event. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emma Dederick-Colon - edederic (5-2970) or Charla Westbrook cwestbro (5-2304), co-chairs of this event.
April Fest Sign-Up form: Return to Emma Dederick-Colon, Music Library, BL by April 4th. NAME:___________________ DEPT. _____________________ PHONE ______________________ NAME OF FOOD DONATION:_______________________ ORIGIN OF FOOD DONATION:_____________________--Special Events Committee
4. NAN BROOKS AT WYLIE HOUSE
On Sunday, April 26, at 2 pm, Nan Brooks (well-known for her outstanding interpretation of Eleanor Roosevelt) will present a new historical program at Wylie House Museum. Dr. Mary, Turn of the Century Physician is based on the character of Mary Binford Bruner, MD, a prominent Quaker doctor of Greenfield, Indiana and teacher at Earlham College. The Doctor will present an address to the audience, then continue to mingle while old-fashioned refreshments are served on the porch. Tickets for the performance are $10 each. A limited number are still available. E-mail Bill Lawrence at wlawrenc or call 855-6224 or pager 337-6909 for ticket information.
5. SEARCH AND SCREEN COMMITTEE APPOINTED
The search and screen committee has been appointed for the Senior Workstation Specialist position in Libraries Information Technology. The members are: Mary Buechley, Reference; Jackie Byrd, IOCM; Dennis Gillespie (Chair), Libraries Information Technology; Chuck Morrow, Libraries Information Technology; and Carolyn Walters, Undergraduate Library Services.
6. INSTRUCTION AND GENERAL INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE APPOINTED
With the transfer of major publication responsibilities from the former Electronic Resources and Services Department to Undergraduate Library Services, new approaches have been taken and questions about needs and priorities have been raised. Jean Poland has agreed to chair a committee to review general and instruction-related publications to help guide UGLS in discharging its new duties.
This committee has been charged to: assess the publication needs of the Academic Information Services Department; recommend organization to support needs; recommend means of maintaining communication with users; review relationship with other Libraries' public relations publications (print and electronic departmental and subject-related newsletters are excluded from this review).Committee members are: Amy Cope, SLIS Library, Dianne Dallis, UGLS, Emma Dederick, Music Library, Emily Okada, UGLS, Jean Poland, Chair, Swain Hall Library, and Celestina Wroth, Reference Department.
7. INULA COLLEGIAL LUNCHEON - REMINDER
The InULA Social and Program Committee invites you to its first InULA Collegial Luncheon of 1998 for the Central region IU Librarians.
On: Wednesday, March 25, 1998 In: Coronation Room (adjacent to the Tudor Room), IMU At: 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.The focus of the meeting will be a discussion of faculty status issues, to guide InULA's Program and Social Committee in its participation at Librarians' Day in May.
The price of $7.80 includes a Soup-salad-sandwich-dessert buffet.
Please RSVP by Monday, March 23 to:
Mary Strow 855-9857 email@example.com
As a part of InULA's Collegial Luncheon Series, the Social & Program Committee is sponsoring a Central region luncheon Thursday, April 23 at 11:00 AM in the Chancellor's Room, University Place, IUPUI. It is a dutch treat luncheon that will provide an opportunity for InULA members to meet, network, and interact socially. It will also give the opportunity to discuss ideas and concerns for the upcoming 25th anniversary of faculty status.
Please RSVP to Edy Feazel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (765) 455-9437 by April 21st.
-The InULA Program and Social Committee Charlotte Hess, chair Julie Nilson Edy Feazel Mary Strow Pat Riesenman
8. WEEKLY CALENDAR
Tuesday, March 24 Database Committee 10:00 - 11:00 am 043 Wednesday, March 25 B L F C Informal Meeting 12:00 - 1:30 pm ACR Thursday, March 26 Web Policy Committee 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 043 Thursday, March 26 Collection Development Committee 1:00 - 2:30 pm 043 Friday, March 27 Serials Meeting 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 043