Fleischer Serves as Judge and Reviewer

S. Victor Fleischer, University Archivist, Head of Archival Services, and Associate Professor of Bibliography, recently served as a judge for the 2019 National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) regional Emmy Awards.  Due to his involvement in the production of the Emmy-nominated documentary film Lost Voices of the Great War, Fleischer was invited to judge numerous nominations in the Documentary—Historical/Cultural category for the NATAS Upper Midwest Chapter, which will hold its 20th Anniversary Emmy Gala in Minnesota on October 5th.  Fleischer has also been serving as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Archival Organization, an international, peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis that encompasses all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials. 

Well Done, Vic!

Miller at P2L3

Jon Miller, Director, The University of Akron Press, recently spoke at the P2L3 Summit in Detroit, Michigan. 

“How to Encourage Faculty to Author Educational Resources.” P2L3 Summit, hosted by the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of University Presses. Detroit, June 2019.

Nicely done, Jon!

Stitz IDEAL Poster Presentation

Tammy Stitz will be presenting the poster, Providing Thesis and Dissertation Support for Engineering Graduate Students: Preliminary Results, at IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives on August 6 and 7, 2019.  In case you are unfamiliar, IDEAL aims to foster awareness and appreciation of workplace diversity issues through the exploration of exemplary practice, contemporary theory, thought leadership, and strategy development for all those in the academic and public library, archives, and museum sectors. 

Good for you, Tammy!

McGurr — ALA & Other

At ALA, Melanie McGurr attended Technical Services related Interest Groups as well as participating in committees.  Melanie is on: ALA Publishing Committee and the LLAMA Technical Services and System Committee.  McGurr also presented at the ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Citation Award to the University of Florida at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony.

In addition, Melanie McGurr has two proposals accepted (one for an article and one for a book chapter), both coming out in 2020.

“Outsourcing Technical Services in a Health Sciences Library” with Demetria Patrick from NEOMED for a special issue of Against the Grain on Outsourcing Technical Services.

A book chapter “Technical Services Librarians and Faculty Workload” for the book Technical Services in the 21st Century with Aimee deChambeau, Ian McCullough, and Mike Monaco.

Impressive, Melanie!  Nice teamwork!

Monaco Participates at ALA

At the American Library Association 2019 Conference & Exhibition in Washington DC, Mike Monaco was an invited speaker for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) program “MarcEdit: Past, Present & Future” with Terry Reese (Ohio State University; creator of the MarcEdit software) and Bryan Baldus (OCLC) on Sunday, June 23rd. He also moderated a series of presentations for the meeting of the ALCTS Catalog and Metadata Management Section’s Catalog Form and Function Interest Group on Saturday, June 22.

Well done, Mike!

Prefinals Week Schedule

Monday, April 29

When Where What
All Day   Bierce Lobby Pop Your Stress Away (bubble wrap)
11am-1pm Bierce Lobby Therapy Dogs
8 pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee

Tuesday, April 30

When Where What
11am -1pm Bierce Lobby Pop-up Pups (Therapy Dogs)
5pm-7pm Bierce Lobby Pop-up Pups (Therapy Dogs)
8 pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee
8 pm- Bierce PB&J Deli

Wednesday, May 1

When Where What
1pm-3pm Bierce Lobby Popcorn
11am-1pm Bierce Lobby Therapy Dogs
8 pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee

Thursday, May 2

When Where What
All Day  Bierce Lobby Pop-up book bar
11am-1pm Bierce Lobby Pop-up Pups (Therapy Dogs)
5pm-7pm Bierce Lobby Pop-up Pups (Therapy Dogs)
8 pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee

Friday, May 3

When Where What
  Bierce Commons Bubbles on Buchtel
11am-1pm Bierce Lobby Pop-up Pups (Therapy Dogs)


Pre-Finals Week
April 28- May 4

Mon. – Thurs.: 7:30am – 1:00am

Fri.: 7:30am – 12:00am
Sat.: 9:00am – 12:00am

Sun.: 9:00am – 1:00am


Finals Week
May 5- May 11

Mon. – Thurs.: 7:30am – 1:00am

Fri.: 7:30am – 5:00pm
CLOSED: May 11-12

Lerch ACRL Poster Session

Maureen Lerch from Wayne Library will be presenting at a poster session during next week’s ACRL Conference:

“Campus Conversations: Fostering Culture Change through Book Discussion” — Find out how a university branch library planned and facilitated a college wide book discussion series in support of the College’s “Bridges Out of Poverty / Bridges to Campus” strategic initiative to improve the campus climate for first generation and under-resourced students on campus.

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians. The ACRL Conference is your once-every-two-years opportunity to access the best information, discover new ideas, and stay at the forefront of the profession. The ACRL 2019 will be held April 10 – 13, 2019, at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.  For more information:  https://s4.goeshow.com/acrl/national/2019/conference_schedule.cfm

Nice going, Maureen!