Monday, November 12, 2012

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News From Around the Libraries
- Experts in Our Midst
- HathiTrust Update: October 2012
- University Libraries Labor Management Committee (ULLMC) Meeting Notes Available

Staff Tidings and Kudos
- New Instructional Designer

Upcoming Events
- Candidate Presentation: Associate University Librarian for Content and Collections
- Emerging Tech Expo
- International Education Week Library Information Fair
- University Libraries' Experiences: An International Perspective

Exhibits at the Libraries
- Celebrating Venice: On Land and Sea
- For the Common Good
- If we can get the beast out of his lair...

 

News From Around the Libraries

Experts in Our Midst
The Personal Information Management Collaborative (PIM) has created lists of library experts for technology tools ranging from citation managers to social networking.  Find them at: z.umn.edu/digref under "Quick Links."  If you see gaps you would like to fill, or if you would like to suggest other staff members, please contact Virginia Bach at: v-gunv@umn.edu to discuss additions.

The Expert lists are:
- Citation Managers Experts: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/digref/experts-for-citation-managers.html
- Social Networking Tools Experts: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/digref/social-networking-tools-experts.html
- Productivity and Efficiency Tools Experts: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/digref/productivity-and-efficiency-experts.html
- E-Book Collections Experts: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/digref/e-book-experts.html

-Virginia Bach on behalf of the Personal Information Management Collaborative

HathiTrust Update: October 2012
Top news this month includes the announcement of HathiTrust Executive Committee officers within the Board of Governors and information about funded opportunities for PhD students to work with the HathiTrust Research Center.  The newsletter includes updates on copyright review, the new bibliographic data management system under development by California Digital Library, full-text search, and much more.  The October issue can be accessed at: http://www.hathitrust.org/updates_october2012 .
- John Butler, on behalf of the HathiTrust Communications Working Group

University Libraries Labor Moanagement Committee (ULLMC) Meeting Notes Available
The approved meeting notes from the October 2012 University Libraries Labor Management Committee (ULLMC) have been posted on the Libraries wiki at: https://wiki.lib.umn.edu/ULLMC/MeetingNotes
- Jerrie Bayer


Staff Tidings and Kudos

New Instructional Designer
Lindsay Matts has accepted the offer to become the University Libraries' new Instructional Designer.  Lindsay will be coming to us from the William Mitchell College of Law Library where she worked as their Educational Technologist.  Lindsay's first day of work will be Monday, November 26, 2012 and her office will be in room 241, Walter Library.
- Jennie Burroughs


Upcoming Events

Candidate Presentation: Associate University Librarian for Content and Collections
The second candidate for the Associate University Librarian for Content and Collections position is interviewing early next week.  The presentation, "Content and Collections: Local and collective opportunities for research libraries," is open to all Libraries staff and the search committee members encourage you to attend.

Candidate presentation: Joy Kirchner
Monday, November 19, 2012
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Room 120, Elmer L. Andersen Library

Joy Kirchner is currently Scholarly Communications and Copyright Coordinator at the University of British Columbia Library.  Her resume may be viewed at: https://netfiles.umn.edu/xythoswfs/webview/_xy-14309908_1 .  Please send any questions and feedback to Kris Fowler, search committee chair, at: fowle013@umn.edu .
- Kris Fowler

Emerging Tech Expo
Thursday, November 29, 2012
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

This is the fourth annual Emerging Tech Expo sponsored by the Libraries IT Council and Organization Development Division.  This event is designed to be a fun and engaging experience that will provide all Libraries staff an opportunity to interact with technologies that are emerging onto the University, Libraries, or worldwide landscape.  Register by November 23, 2012 at: https://webapps-prd.oit.umn.edu/training/courseDetail.jsp?course=LB0324 to be included in the lunch buffet and to be entered into prize drawings.
- Jan Roseen

International Education Week Library Information Fair
Wednesday November 14, 2012
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Room 101, Walter Library

Please help promote the Library Information Fair to celebrate International Education Week in your library.  This event is an opportunity for international students to learn more about Library resources and services.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Print a poster for your library at: https://netfiles.umn.edu/ul/Divisions/AcaProg/PhysSciEng/PSEShared/ByOwner/Amy/public/IE%20week/IEW2012.pdf .  Find more information at: https://www.lib.umn.edu/about/internationaleducationweek .
- Amy Neeser

University Libraries' Experiences: An International Perspective
International Student Panel
Monday November 12, 2012
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Room S-30B, O. Meredith Wilson Library
Register at: https://webapps-prd.oit.umn.edu/training/courseDetail.jsp?course=LB0323

In an effort to increase accessibility and usability of the library system for everyone, the University of Minnesota Libraries will be hosting a student panel featuring Somali, Muslim, and international students to discuss the specific barriers that they face in utilizing our services.  Students will explore their experiences with various Libraries systems and discuss their expectations, needs, and perspective of the libraries.  Refreshments will be provided. Questions may be directed to Jody Gray via email at: grayjl@umn.edu .
- Jody Gray


Exhibits at the Libraries

Celebrating Venice: On Land and Sea
Through Tuesday, January 15, 2012
T. R. Anderson Gallery, James Ford Bell Library, O. Meredith Wilson Library
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lib-web/events/university-libraries-exhibits/celebrating-venice-on-land-and-1.html


For the Common Good
Through Friday, November 30, 2012
Atrium Gallery, Elmer L. Andersen Library
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lib-web/events/university-libraries-exhibits/for-the-common-good.html


If we can get the beast out of his lair...
Through Monday, December 31, 2012
Andersen Gallery, Elmer L. Andersen Library
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lib-web/events/university-libraries-exhibits/if-we-can-get-the-beast-out-of.html


 

 

 

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