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This Week in IUL News

  • William Evans Jenkins Award 2014: Call for Nominations
  • Battledecks 2013
  • Staff News

Library News and Events

William Evans Jenkins Award 2014: Call for Nominations

The William Evans Jenkins Award 2014 Committee (Michelle Botek; Jennifer Chaffin, ex officio; Wookjin Cheun; Luis Gonzalez; Wen-ling Liu; and Liana Zhou, chair) hereby invites you to identify and nominate potential candidates for the 2014 award.

Named for William Evans Jenkins, former Chief Librarian of Indiana University, this award may be presented annually to a current or former librarian on the Bloomington campus, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Indiana University Libraries or to the library profession in general.  While eligibility for the award is limited to former and current Bloomington campus librarians, nominations may be made by any member of the Indiana University community.

Outstanding Bloomington Library Faculty colleagues deserve our recognition and appreciation.  William Evans Jenkins should be remembered for his vision for the Indiana University Libraries and for his commitment to the profession as a whole.  By nominating a librarian you admire and respect, you are keeping the memory of William Evans Jenkins alive and inspiring others to perform at the highest level.  Nominations for this award may be submitted individually or jointly.

How to submit:
  1. An "intent to nominate" message must be sent to Betty Davis (betdavis@indiana.edu) by November 30, 2013.

  2. Documentation on the intranet:
    1. The Jenkins Award Nomination form

    2. The Jenkins Award documentation

    3. Past Jenkins Award recipients

    4. Timetable:
    • November 30, 2013: Intent to nominate due
    • February 1, 2014: Jenkins Award nomination form due
    • March 1, 2014: Supporting letters due (minimum of three)
    • April 1, 2014: Recipient notified
    • National Library Week (mid-April): Award announced
Submitted by: Betty Davis, Administrative Secretary, Libraries Human Resources, IUB


Battledecks 2013

The Continuing Education Committee seeks volunteers for Battledecks 2013.  A test of courage, creativity, and sheer physical stamina, Battledecks involves participants' giving a presentation on a set of PowerPoint slides they've never before seen.  Imagine the hilarity and camaraderie that comes with practicing presentation skills in such a fun and low-stakes competition.  For participants and audience members alike, it will change your life and the way you feel about PowerPoint.  The event will be scheduled during the first week of December, depending on participant availability.  Contact Christina Wray if you're game (ccwray@indiana.edu).

Submitted by: Christina Wray, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Center for Disability Information and Referral (CEDIR), IUB


Staff News

Hui Zhang has resigned from his position of Programmer/Analyst in Library Technologies Software Development effective Thursday, October 31.  He has accepted a tenure track position as an assistant professor at Oregon State University Libraries and Press.


Jir Shin Boey has accepted the position of Monographic Copy Cataloger in Technical Services effective Monday, November 11.  Jir Shin most recently worked as the Circulation Supervisor/Reserves Coordinator in the Music Library.  She holds a Bachelor of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music and two Masters of Music, a Master of Arts in Historical Musicology, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Historical Musicology from Indiana University Bloomington.  Additionally, Jir Shin is currently working towards her Master of Library Science here at Indiana University Bloomington.  Please join me in congratulating Jir Shin on her new position!

Submitted by: Jen Geary, Human Resources Coordinator, IUB
Daylight Savings

Don't forget that November 3 is the end of Daylight Saving Time!  Set your clocks back an hour and enjoy some extra time on your weekend!  The extra hour of sleep will be more than welcome after celebrating Halloween on Thursday (and perhaps today and Saturday, too!)  However, this does mean that the end of the working day will be close to sundown.  Be extra vigilant when adjusting to the darker commute home.
Job Postings





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Information Services and Instruction Librarian / Recurring Assistant Librarian
IU / Purdue-Fort Wayne

Discovery User Experience Librarian
IU Bloomington

South Asian Studies Librarian
IU Bloomington


Support Staff

Senior Collections/Reference Assistant
IU Bloomington

Monograph Acquisitions Coordinator
IU Bloomington


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