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This Week in IUL News

  • Apply Now for 2013 Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy
  • ILF District 5/7 Conference on May 17 at ISU-Terre Haute: Online Registration Now Open!
  • Indians Game at Victory Field
  • Indiana University Health Sciences Summit
  • Staff News

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Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy
Apply Now for 2013 Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy

The Indiana State Library and its Professional Development Committee are now accepting applications for the 2013 Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy. The Professional Development Committee established the Academy to prepare emerging library leaders for 21st-Century challenges.  Library leaders of all backgrounds, will all kinds of experience, and in all types of libraries are encouraged to apply for the 2nd-annual program.

Members of the Indiana State Library Professional Development Committee will review all applications as part of a competitive selection process. Only applications completed by the deadline, including all letters of reference, and that meet the following criteria will be considered.
  • Any applicants who are currently employed must obtain permission from their employer to participate.

  • Participants are expected to contribute in each meeting, workshop, or seminar, in addition to being a leader in their community or in the greater library community through the capstone project. Each participant is expected to continue to participate in the program as a mentor and a guest speaker in subsequent years of the program.

  • Cohorts are expected to pay Academy tuition of $150.  The Indiana State Library will subsidize the rest of the program costs (approximately $2,000 per cohort).  Cohorts may seek local grant or scholarship funding to cover their portion of the costs.

  • Each participant may apply for up to $160 reimbursement to cover travel to face-to-face meetings.  Mileage will be reimbursed at the State rate (currently $0.44/mile from city to city.)

The deadline to submit the online application is Sunday, May 12.  Please contact Emily Schaber, Certification Program Consultant, at 317-234-6217 or emschaber@library.in.gov for more information.

Submitted by: Catherine Lemmer, Chair of the Indiana State Library Professional Development Committee and Head of Information Services, Ruth Lilly Law Library


ILF District 5/7 Conference on May 17 at ISU-Terre Haute: Online Registration Now Open!

This year's ILF District 5/7 Conference entitled Making Connections @ the Library will be held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute on Friday, May 17.  Check out the many interesting presentations and breakout sessions: Making Connections@ the Library: Program Brochure.

The keynote speaker will be Zachary Benedict from MKM architecture + design. Mr. Benedict's work focuses on the future of the American Midwest and the socio-economic benefits of intergenerational communities.  He has lectured nationally on various topics whose primary focus is to encourage communities to re-evaluate the importance of vibrant social networks.  Online registration is not open until Tuesday, May 14: Conference Registration Form.

Submitted by: Virginia Sojdehei, Reference Services Librarian, IUB

Victory Field
Indians Game at Victory Field

Last year on June 1 at our annual IU Libraries group outing to Victory Field 40 folks from the Libraries enjoyed an Indians win.

Let's do it again this year!  Here are the particulars:

EVENT: Indianapolis Indians vs. Durham Bulls
DATE: Friday, June 7
TIME: 7:15pm
PLACE: Victory Field, Indianapolis
COST: $12 per person

This year the Indians have reserved 40 seats for our group.  They are good seats in section 118 near first base and very close to the field.  If you are interested, please contact Tim Larson (tlarson@indiana.edu) and indicate how many tickets you want.  Family and friends are welcome.  All reservations should be made by Friday, May 24.

Submitted by: Tim Larson, CONSER/NACO Serials Cataloger, 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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IUHealthSummit

Questions?  Contact Elaine Skopelja at eskopelj@iu.edu 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

Staff News

Following a national search, Jennifer Liss accepted a visiting position with the IU Libraries as Cataloging/Metadata Librarian in July 2011. We are pleased to announce that Jennifer is continuing her role in a tenure-track position, effective May 1. Jennifer’s accomplishments include the implementation of non-MARC metadata work throughout the Cataloging Division, the introduction and development of image cataloging using the PhotoCat 2 application and the inauguration of cataloging archival collections for the University Archives. This appointment confirms Jennifer’s many successes and the Libraries’ commitment to Technical Services’ expanding role in content discovery and collaboration.

Submitted by: Mechael Charbonneau, Associate Dean for Technical Services and Sylvia Turchyn, Head of West European Cataloging Section, IUB
Summer Festival of the Arts
Indiana University's third annual Summer Festival of the Arts is in full swing!  The "113 Days of Art" is IU's way of supporting the arts and creating a culture of art for the city of Bloomington.  Events are held all summer long, with the festival officially ending on August 26.  Exhibits, concerts, activities, and more can be found all across the IUB campus at places like the IU Cinema, IU Art Museum, Jacobs School of Music, Lilly Library, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Wylie House Museum, Grunwald Gallery of Art and Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center.  Take a look at the official website and be sure to take part in the festivities!
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