Virginia Harper, Library Assistant in Special Collections, will be retiring after 31 years of University service effective June 30, 2007.
Evelyn Collier, Library Assistant in Access Services/LHS, has resigned effective June 1, 2007.
Davida Shy in the Business Office, has changed her last name to Hunt.
“Using Video and Audio Enhanced Tools for Instruction” on Thursday, May 31, 2007, is sponsored by Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville’s Lovejoy Library. This workshop is being funded by a FY07 Emerging Technologies and Methodologies LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) Grant.
Come hear about “VIISUAL: Video and Audio-enhanced Interactive Instruction Sessions Utilizing Appropriate Digital Library Resources” — a pilot study designed to investigate the effectiveness of using interactive web-based conferencing technology to deliver library information and resources to nursing and pharmacy students at SIUE.
“And They Came to Chicago” is a documentary describing 150 years of Italians in Chicago. Segments highlight the neighborhood of UIC (one of several Little Italys in Chicago) and photographs and other historical materials from UIC’s Special Collections as well as from the Chicago History Museum and other local archives. Joe Mantegna narrates the program.
The documentary airs on NBC5 on Sunday, May 27, at 11 p.m. and Monday, May 28, at noon. It also will be shown on WTTW11 on Tuesday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m.
See more about the project.
A representative from Bowker, Inc., Ted Gayford, will present a training session on Books in Print, Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 2-3 p.m. in the ELL (1-330 LIB). Those in the library who use this database and/or wish to learn more about using it are welcome. A Centra E-rooms event is also available for the regional sites to participate. (Please clear this time with your supervisor).
For more information, contact Sara Blaszczak or call 6-2730.
Marcia Dellenbach has been hired at 50% as an Assistant Reference Librarian and Instructor effective May 16, 2007.
Christine Grosch, Library Assistant, has resigned effective May 18, 2007.
Chieko Maene, Map Librarian, has resigned effective May 11, 2007.
The Maps department will now be housed in Cataloging, where Harvey Huie will serve as Interim Map Librarian as of May 14, 2007.