Mohzdeh Khodarahmi accepted the position of Library Operations Associate in the Daley Library Circulation Department, as of January 23, 2017.
Ben Aldred accepted the position of Assistant Professor and Reference and Liaison Librarian, as of January 23, 2017. He will serve as liaison to the College of Urban Policy and Planning and the Jane Addams College of Social Work.
Amelia Brunskill accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Professor and Information Services and Liaison Librarian, as of February 6, 2017
Brenna Murphy, library assistant in the Circulation Department, resigned her position as of October 7, 2016.
Molly Schoenherr began her position as library assistant in the Circulation Department as of September 11, 2016.
Nancy Malinowski, senior library specialist, assumed the electronic resources position in RAM as of September 11, 2016.
The next all staff meeting has been set for Wednesday, November 16, at 11 a.m., in Daley Library room 1-470.
Details on the agenda and bus from/to LHS-Chicago will be sent before the meeting.
Alejandro Castro, Library Specialist in the Daley Library Circulation Department, has been appointed co-chair of the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of People with Disabilities for the 2016/17 academic year.
An all staff meeting is scheduled on Monday, September 19, 1:30 – 3 p.m., in the Moss Auditorium, College of Medicine Research Building, 909 S. Wolcott.
Information on the agenda, remote participation, and bus transportation from/to the Daley Library will be distributed prior to the meeting.
The Circulation Department’s Bookstacks unit now is part of RAM and includes Bookstacks staff and Evette Smith from RAM. The new unit has been named Collection Maintenance.
These Circulation staff members now work in room 2-390 (the northwest part of RAM):
- Alan Resendiz
- Jackie Slaughter
- Luz Vazquez
- Nina Williams
You can reach them at 6-6794.
Christina Heinrich, chief clerk at LHS-Chicago, has been awarded a travel grant to attend the 2016 National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC) co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and the UCLA Library.
Heinrich is one of 26 recipients of a $1,000 scholarship for travel to and participation in the conference. The full list of awardees is available on ARL’s website.
NDLC highlights issues related to diversity and inclusion that affect staff, users, and institutions in the library, archive, and museum (LAM) fields. It also aims to articulate the value of and develop strategies for diversity and inclusion in LAMs in order to improve organizational excellence and community engagement.
The Library’s Wellness Initiative team — LIB WI: Jessie Duran, Kathy Kilian, Laquashei Lynn — appreciated the engagement and participation of those who attended the Money Smart program on April 28.
Everyone is invited to review the PowerPoint presentations of all three speakers and the personal budgeting handout from Credit Union 1.