Monthly Archives: July 2006

ISL Internet Librarian Conference

The Illinois State Library is pleased to offer, in association with Information Today, Inc., a discounted rate to the 2006 Internet Librarian Conference on Oct. 23-25.

The discount rate is $245 for the 3-day event. (No discount rates are available for the pre-conference seminars and workshops.) In addition, discount prices of $169 on the Internet@Schools conference (Oct. 23-24, 2006) and $245 for the combo of the Internet Librarian Conference and Internet@Schools (Oct. 23-25, 2006) are also available.

To receive this discount, please submit your registration form with payment. Registrations must be received by Monday, Sept. 11, 2006 to receive the discount.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Lynda Maddox or call 217-584-5866.

Supervisory training session

Job Descriptions
Friday, Aug. 4, 2006
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Conference Room B-466 Daley Library
Priority will be given to support staff supervisors required to attend in the probationary period. Each session will be offered twice during the calendar year. A current schedule of sessions is available on the Library Human Resources Web site.

Reminders

Please remember to terminate student employees who will either be graduating or will not be returning to work this fall. Termination forms are available by calling Library HR at 6-7353 or by sending an e-mail to request the form.

Fall school/work schedules for staff should be sent to Library HR for review and approval. Library HR will forward to Administration for final approval.

Building Evacuation

An evacuation drill of the Richard J. Daley Library will take place at 11 a.m.,Wednesday, Aug. 2. All staff, faculty, students and patrons are required to leave the building when the alarm sounds. All staff should proceed to Lecture Hall A1 and wait until instructed to return to the library.

Please contact Laura Castillo if you have any questions.

Teaching Support and Documentation Commitee

The Teaching Support and Documentation Committee (TSDC) will be sponsoring a full-day workshop on developing learning outcomes given by Deb Gilchrist. The workshop will focus on how to determine and develop learning outcomes for classes that each UIC Library department currently (or would like to) teach. It is highly recommended that all library faculty with teaching responsibilities attend.

Ms. Gilchrist is a nationally renowned expert on learning outcomes and is a faculty member of the Association of College and Research Library’s Information Literacy Immersion Program. She is currently Dean of Library and Media Services at Pierce College in Washington State. In 2005, Pierce College Library was awarded ACRL’s Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

TSDC would like to thank Mary Case for her generous assistance in making this workshop possible.

Date: Aug. 18, 2006
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: 713 SCE

RSVP to Helen Georgas by Aug. 14, 2006.

Relocation

Janice Taiwo, Library Clerk III, has been relocated to Special Collections, effective July 24, 2006. She can be reached at 6-2742.

Supervisory Training Sessions

Work Regulations
Friday, July 21, 2006
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Conference Room B-466 Daley Library
Priority will be given to support staff supervisors required to attend in the probationary period. Each session will be offered twice during the calendar year. A current schedule of sessions is available on the Library Human Resources Web site.

Lectures and Forums

Lectures and Forums wishes to announce that Jonathan Eldredge, Academic and Clinical Services Coordinator, Health Sciences, Library and Informatics Center, the School of Medicine, the University of New Mexico, will give a symposium on his research as well as a more informal presentation on Friday, November 10, 2006. Dr. Eldredge has published widely in the leading medical librarianship journals, as well as having offered a course on Evidence Based Learning (EBL) many times since 1998 in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain.

Details will follow. Please mark your calendars.