The next Library Faculty Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, room 613 SCE, 12-1:30 p.m
University Librarian Mary Case invites you to attend a reception welcoming new Science Librarian Timothy W. Klassen on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at The Science Library, 3500 SES, from 2-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
The Sense of Community Committee invites you and your family to join Library colleagues in enjoying fall’s bounty:
Harvest Days presented by John Deere at the Farm-in-the-Zoo
Saturday, Oct. 4
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
For further details or to reply, e-mail Osvaldo Villalpando or Veronica de Kowperlandth by Sept. 30.
Outing to Edwards Apple Orchard
Saturday, Oct. 18
Poplar Grove, IL
For further details or to reply, e-mail Radha Ramaswamy by Oct. 8.
Following are the key issues discussed and decisions made at the Sept. 16, 2008 Senior Staff meeting:
- The Library will explore a joint contract with the UIUC Library to sell unwanted gift books through Better World Books.
- For academic year 2008/09, the faculty entry-level position minimum salary will be $47,000.
- All colleges and campus units are compiling briefing documents for chancellor-designate Paula Allen-Meares. Senior staff is working on the Library’s document, including a two-page fact sheet and detailed data on collections, staff, strategic initiatives, and facilities.
If you have questions about any of these items, please e-mail
to Jessica Canlas.
Nancy John will maintain an office in 1-370 Daley Library through the end of fall semester 2008. Nancy is teaching in the Honors College this semester. You can contact her via e-mail or by leaving a telephone message in the Daley Administrative Office, 6-2716.
The IACRL Publications Committee has published an early, fall edition of the “IACRL Newsletter.” Due to rising printing/mailing costs this issue is an “e-only” edition.
Due to a high volume of paperwork for hiring students, student employees will experience a delay in paychecks. For more information. please contact Library Human Resources.
Lynn C. Westney, Assistant Reference Librarian, announces the publication of the August 2008 issue of JAHC: Journal of the Association for History and Computing, Volume 11, Number 2.
This is a special issue on GIS. Westney is a member of this e-journal’s editorial board and her column “E-Journals – Inside and Out” is also available.
Serials Solutions will hold a workshop for their client libraries at UIC on Oct. 29-30. The theme of the program is topics related to access, discovery and management tools, with library panels and presenters. Serials Solutions is the provider of our e-journals pages, the article link resolver, the electronic resource management system (ERMS), Ulrichsweb, and QUICsearch. Their first users meeting was hosted by Rutgers University Library last spring.
Registration is now open and free of charge.