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  • Upcoming Application Deadline for the InULA Research Incentive Fund
  • Now Available: Fall 2012 Issue of InULA Notes
  • New Blog: IUCAT Beta Blog
  • Staff News

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Upcoming Application Deadline for the InULA Research Incentive Fund

The InULA Research Incentive Fund is intended to encourage and support research by providing funding for research projects of any size or scope.  All applications will be considered on their merits.  In the case of equally meritorious proposals, those of the non-tenured librarians may be given priority, because it is often difficult for beginning researchers to obtain research grants.  The guidelines, application, and other information may be found at: http:///www.indiana.edu/~inula/opportunities/index.html.

Applications for InULA Research Incentive funds to support research, professional development, or service are due on January 15.  Applications are reviewed after the deadline by the InULA Grants and Scholarship Committee and recommendations made to the Executive Board for approval and funding.  Notice of awards is provided to the applicants as soon as possible. 

Submitted by: Catherine Lemmer, Chair, InULA Grants and Scholarship Committee, IUPUI




Now Available: Fall 2012 Issue of InULA Notes

The newest issue of InULA Notes is available now, for the first time ever, in IUScholarWorks Journals!  We are super-excited and very grateful to IUScholarWorks for providing this new home for InULA Notes.

Want to know more about the move to the IUScholarWorks Open Journal System (OJS)?  Read about this and other exciting updates from our President, Kate Moore.  Enjoy articles by Mandi Moning, who shares tips for a good ACRL conference in Indianapolis; Jennifer Liss, who reports on a recent ACRL standard for visual literacy; and Christina Wray, who gets to know Indiana University's newest librarians.

Curious about the research interests of your colleagues?  Learn how Emily Dill, Moira Marsh, Sonja Staum-Kuniej, and Denise Stuempfle have used funding from InULA's Research Incentive Fund to pursue research in topics ranging from information seeking behaviors, "jokelore," Scandinavian art and design, and libros cartoneros of Latin America.

All of this and more is available at the new home of InULA Notes: http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/inula/issue/view/229.

Happy reading!

The InULA Communications Committee
Ashley Ahlbrand, vice-chair
Katie Emery
Stacy Konkiel
Jennifer Liss, chair
Mandi Moning
Christina Wray, board liaison

Submitted by: Jennifer Liss, Metadata/Cataloging Librarian, IUB



New Blog: IUCAT Beta Blog

The new IUCAT Beta Blog is now live at: https://blogs.libraries.edu/iucatbeta/.

This blog is used to disseminate information about the new version of IUCAT.  It includes the Known Issues and links to training materials as well.  You will find a link to the recorded training Orientation session from November 20 there.  Be sure to check it out!

Submitted by: Mary Pagliero Popp, Research & Discovery Services Librarian, IUB



Staff News


Nicholas Homenda has accepted the position of IUScholarWorks Coordinator in IUScholarWorks effective January 2, 2013.  Nick previously worked as a Music Librarian for Audio and Digital Services at the University of South Carolina.  He holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from the Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University, and a Master of Science in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.  Please join me in welcoming Nick to the Libraries!

Submitted by: Jen Geary, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB


Heidi Busch has resigned her position of Serials Control Coordinator within Technical Services effective Monday, December 17.  Heidi will be relocating to Tennessee where she has accepted a position as a media librarian at the University of Tennessee at Martin.  She is looking forward to a variety of tasks, including cataloging, reference, and media services. 

Submitted by: Jen Geary, Human Resources and Staff Development Coordinator, IUB
 

The IU Archives have a new exhibit on display entitled, "I will have much to tell": Eyewitness to History.  The exhibit focuses on eyewitness accounts to unusual moments of history -- stories told via diaries, letters, scrapbooks, etc..  There are records about local events on the IU campus, as well as international moments like WWI.  The exhibit is on display in the IU Archives in Bloomington, in Wells Library, E460.  Be sure to check out this great new exhibit, and get more information from the IU Archives blog!

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