Monthly Archives: January 2007

Department of the Month: LHS Information Services

You are invited to begin your day with coffee and donuts on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 at the Library of the Health Sciences to help celebrate Information Services as the department of the month. Open house will be from 8:30-10 a.m. in room 106 (fourth door to the left as you enter LHS).

Information Services staff look forward to getting your day off to a great start!

Lectures and Forums presents

Lectures and Forums is pleased to announce the following important events to block off on your schedules.

Feb. 28, 2007 (place to be announced): 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join Joan Fiscella, Jo Dorsch, and John Shuler for an informal discussion about the joys of research and librarianship.

April 12, 2007 (time and place to be announced): Yuri Nakata Lecture. Invited speaker will be Charles R. McClure, the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies at the College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Mid-May 2007 (perhaps early June): Jennifer Knievel, as part of series of invited speakers from other institutions, is the Associate Faculty Director for Reference Services in the Reference and Instructional Services Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

OVCR Workshop on funding

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Research Development Services is offering a workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, from 10-11:30 a.m. The workshop is entitled Funding: Finding Expected and Unexpected Sources. The first half of this workshop will provide an overview of searching for funding opportunities using various online search tools including Community of Science (COS) and Grants.gov. The second half of this workshop will be an open session for targeted keyword searches and will allow time for questions. This workshop is intended for new investigators or investigators new to UIC.

The workshop will be held in the Administrative Office Building (AOB), 1737 West Polk Street, Room B-11, training room 11A. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 18 WORKSTATIONS. Please R.S.V.P. to Jennifer Czak to reserve a seat.

Chronicle of Higher Education Online

The Chronicle of Higher Education CampusWide, the online service of the Chronicle of Higher Education, is now available to the UIC campus. Chronicle CampusWide brings you the complete contents of The Chronicle, with new issues on Monday mornings, as well as Web-only daily updates, searchable archives from January 1989 to the present, RSS news feeds and more. (See the publisher’s full description)

Readers can access The Chronicle directly from any computer on campus without a user name and password, and off-campus using their UIC netid/password combination. (The first time you visit Careers or Technology Forum, a popup screen appears; just close it and it should not reappear).

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the primary source of news and information for the college and university community. It is only recently that The Chronicle began online delivery on a campuswide basis, rather than by individual subscription. The Library is pleased to make the new service available in 2007 through its membership in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

For questions contact Joan Fiscella.

Safety Series

Ergonomics
Monday, Jan. 29, 2007
10-11:30 a.m.
Room 1-360 Daley

Safety & Security
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
10-11:30 a.m.
Room B-466 Daley

Anti-Discrimination & Anti-Harassment
Date and time to be announced

If interested in attending, please register by contacting Library HR at ext. 6-7353 or lib-hr@uic.edu. Supervisor’s approval is needed before registering.

Silverman resigns

Sharon Silverman, Visiting Assistant Reference Librarian, has resigned her position after 5 years of university service. Her last day is Jan. 18, 2007.

Update on Form W-2 Process for Tax Year 2006

If you have previously consented to retrieve your Form W-2 electronically, the following are instructions to access your form.

If you have not consented yet, and wish to have early electronic access, you have until the end of day on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, to provide your consent by following the instructions provided below.

If you are a foreign national (non-resident alien) employee, the electronic option is NOT available for Form 1042-S for Foreign National employees. Foreign Nationals will receive their tax form in the mail as in previous years. Please refer to the section on Process for Mailing of Forms below.
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