This Week in IUL News

This Week in IUL News

  • SirsiDynix Symphony Workflows Acquisitions Unavailable starting June 22
  • Indiana University Health Sciences Summit
  • Save the Date for an "Unconference"
  • Librarians' Day 2013 Evaluation

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SirsiDynix Symphony Workflows Acquisitions Unavailable starting June 22

SirsiDynix Symphony WorkFlows rollover of acquisition records to fiscal year 2014 will commence the last week of June.  To accommodate rollover, we ask that you not work in the Acquisition or Serial Control module of WorkFlows beginning Saturday, June 22.  While a notice will be sent to all library staff when rollover has been completed, normal work activities are expected to resume Tuesday, July 2

All work with orders, funds, and vendors, including display mode and read-only access should cease during rollover.  Cataloging should not process transfers. Otherwise cataloging is not affected by rollover.  Order links in bibliographic records should not be altered.  Serials check-in should cease.  A document that identifies the specific activities not allowed during rollover is available in SharePoint here.

Please arrange your work so that you will not use SirsiDynix Symphony WorkFlows Acquisitions from Saturday, June 22 to Monday, July 1.

Submitted by: Kay Martin, Head Acquisition Accounting, Technical Services, IUB

Indiana University Health Sciences Summit

All IU Librarians are invited to attend the Indiana University Health Sciences Summit on Tuesday, June 25, which will be held at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

Activities will include:
  • Hands-on sessions to enhance database searching skills in medicine, nursing, public health, allied health, dentistry, and psychology.
  • Opportunities to share teaching and training methods and resources on the health sciences.
  • Opportunities to network with colleagues across the state.
Registration is free and open to any IU Librarian.  Event hours are from 9:30am to 3:30pm.  Lunch is included.

Register here:

Questions?  Contact Elaine Skopelja at or 317-274-8358.  A link to a flyer about the program can be found here.

Submitted by: Elaine Skopelja, Associate Librarian, Outreach & Liaison Coordinator, IUSOM

Save the Date for an "UnConference"

On behalf of the Information Literacy Committee of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI), all academic librarians who do instruction are invited to attend one of our committee's three regional "UnConferences" happening in late July and early August.  These one-day events will give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, and collaborate to find solutions to challenges we all face in doing library instruction.

This UnConference is Your Conference - where you share your experiences:

Your methods of delivering information literacy;
Your manner of meeting the IL objectives for your students;
Your assessment of methods used;
Your favorite exercise, worksheet, rubric...

Registration for each event is free and includes lunch, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Academic Libraries of Indiana.  Registration will be available starting June 17, and an additional message will go out when registration opens.

Tuesday, July 30
Central ALI Information Literacy Committee UnConference
DePauw University
Coordinators: Tiffany Hebb and Sally Neal

Wednesday, July 31
Central ALI Information Literacy Committee UnConference
Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana
Coordinators: Marie White, Christina Wray, and George Bergstom

Thursday, August 1
Central ALI Information Literacy Committee UnConference
South Bend
St. Mary's College
Coordinators: Catherine Pellegrino, Nora Belzowski, and Leslie Morgan

Mark your calendars now to spend the day with your colleagues across the state to build your professional network, find solutions, and improve your students' learning!

Submitted by: Barbara A. Gushrowski, Access and Instructional Services Librarian, IUSD

Librarians' Day 2013 Evaluation

The Librarians' Day committee would like to thank you for attending this year's Librarians' Day.  Your attendance greatly contributed to the day's success.  We hope you found the keynote panel session interesting and enjoyed the sessions and speakers and the InULA raffle!

Please complete the evaluation form at and give us your feedback.  Additionally, you can view the keynote session and a story of the tweets for the day.  Presentation materials will also be uploaded on the guide as they become available.

Presenters: Please email presentation materials to

Submitted by: Chanitra Bishop, Digital Scholarship and Emerging Technologies Librarian, IUB
Father's Day

Sunday, June 16th is Father's Day!  The earliest official proclamation of Father's Day in the US may be traced back to Sonora Smart Dodd of Washington, who wished to honor her father, a Civil War veteran who raised 6 children on his own.  After garnering support from various groups, Dodd was successful in her mission -- Washington state celebrated the first statewide Father's Day on July 19, 1910.  Happy Father's Day!
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