Harvey Huie, Interim Map Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor, has resigned after 9 years of university service, effective Sept. 28, 2007.
The Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana was selected department of the month for September 2007. Welcome to a virtual tour of our Library.
Charles R. McClure will deliver the 27th Nakata Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25. McClure is the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies and Director of the Information Use and Policy Institute in the College of Information at Florida State University. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. in the Cardinal Room, Student Center East. A reception follows.
The College of Medicine (COM) is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the precursor to the UIC College of Medicine, during its annual alumni reunion on Oct. 5. In the spirit of commemorating the past, the UIC Library is sponsoring a talk on the history of COM with two speakers. Make an Appointment with Your Past features Sidney J. Blair, M.D., and three University of Illinois College of Medicine Alumni–the Beck Brothers and Winton Solberg, Ph.D.–on The University of Illinois’ influence on the reformation of medical education from 1880-1920. This event will take place at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, in the Chicago Room of Student Center West.
For more information, contact Marguerite Zappa at 3-9403.
Time to call your legislators (especially local Senators) and demand an override of the governor’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 186,
Working Cash and House Bill (HB) 3866, the “State Budget.”
The proceedings of the September 2006 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment are now available for purchase.
Those interested in taking advantage of the bundle registration discount that ALA is offering for the Midwinter and Annual meetings 2008, registration and payment must be completed before Sept. 30.
Faculty and academic staff who plan to attend, have received FDAC approval and would like to apply the discount must visit the Business Office on or before Friday, Sept. 28.
Laverne Gray, was hired as an Assistant Reference Librarian, effective Aug. 27.
Lisa Massengale, was hired as an Assistant Information Services Librarian, effective Sept. 16.
Marilyn Bergante, Library Specialist, can now be reached in Daley Library Special Collections at 6-2742.
The Frye Leadership Institute is an intensive, two-week residential program that offers participants the opportunity to explore and analyze the leadership challenges stemming from the changing context and complexity of higher education. This year’s program at Emory University (June 1- 12,) will pay special attention to the implications of the growing power of information technology to transform the means of research, teaching, and scholarly communication. The Council on Library and Information Resources and the Andrew W. Mellon Liberal Arts College Scholarship Program offer scholarship assistance to attendees.