Thursday, May 21 2:00-3:30 pm: The University Libraries Diversity Committee presents the 2015 Diversity Research and Programming Colloquium on and on MediaSite Live in Foster Auditorium . Faculty and staff from throughout the Libraries will discuss their diversity related projects. Please join us!
** Also see “Training and Enrichment Opportunities” for additional staff events.
100 Digital Discoveries is pleased to announce its latest blog post announcing the addition of a new digital collection, the Brent Wilson Papers: 1950- 2013, as well as the special exhibit that is currently on display in the Special Collections Library (104 Paterno Library), entitled “Brent Wilson, Journals and Journeys, Too”.
submitted by Wendy Stodart
Please join us in welcoming the following new hires:
Maria Landschoot Bednar Intern, Social Sciences Library
Access Services held its 12th Annual Service Awards and Luncheon on May 14.
Staff recognized for reaching library service milestones were:
30 Years: Nadine Deitrich
25 Years: Mark Leskovansky
20 Years: Robin Waltz
15 Years: Wertney Cox, Amy Miller, Barb Woods
10 Years: Hyma Bhat, Melanie Rinker
5 Years: Suzanne Sadler, Gerald Wion
Following the luncheon, Brandy Karl, copyright officer, presented “Copyright Law Developments Affecting Research Libraries.”
Courtney Young, Penn State Greater Allegheny head librarian and 2014-15 ALA president recently attended the White House launch of the ConnectED: Library Challenge Initiative. Young met President Barack Obama and several of the president’s team who are leading the project. The initiative seeks to transform teaching and learning through digital connectivity and content. For more information ConnectED, see: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/30/fact-sheet-spreading-joy-reading-more-children-and-young-adults.
For more on the launch of the initiative, see http://www.districtdispatch.org/2015/04/ala-welcomes-white-houses-connected-library-challenge/
The University Libraries Diversity Committee will present the 2015 Diversity Research and Programming Colloquium on Thursday May 21 2:00-3:30 pm in Foster Auditorium and on MediaSite Live