Sabbaticals approved for Libraries faculty

By Barbara Dewey, dean, University Libraries and Scholarly Communications

I am pleased to announce that sabbatical leaves for the following University Libraries faculty have been approved:

Ann W. Copeland, Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services
April 1-Sept. 30, 2018 — To research serial publications that are manuscripts then finalize and publish rules for cataloging Manuscript Serials.

Jeffrey A. Knapp, Larry and Ellen Foster Communications Librarian
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 — To create an embedded information literacy program for the College of Communications.

Eric C. Novotny, Humanities Librarian
Jan. 1-June 30, 2018 — To explore the application of digital methodologies to ongoing research in library history.

Henry A. Pisciotta, Arts & Architecture Librarian
Sept. 1, 2017-May 31, 2018 — To determine the role aesthetics can and should have in the design of academic library facilities.