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Antunez Review Accepted

Marilia Antunez’s submission to a resource review (1000+ word manuscript) of the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA). JMLA is open access and it is the official journal of the Medical Library Association.

Nice going, Marilia!

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Stitz Participation

Tammy Stitz is part of the OhioLINK Accessibility Project Team that will figure out how to implement accessibility practices for shared consortial content.

Tammy is also a member of the UA search committee to select an Associate Director of the Office of Accessibility. You could check out the job description at could go to https://www.uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot and the job is listed as Associate Director, Office of Accessibility – 13033

Nice going, Tammy!

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Stitz Presenting

Tammy Stitz will participate in two presentations this summer.

1. STS Panel Presentation: Engaging with Virtual Instruction in the Sciences

June 16, 2021 3:00-4:00PM on Zoom

The panel will all answer questions from the moderator. Tammy  will answer:

  • How do issues of equity and access manifest in the online teaching environment for you? What strategies, principles, or methods guide your work in making online learning more equitable and accessible?
  • Have you worked with a lab course online? How did you approach this session?
  • Could you describe an online class that went particularly well? What made it go well?
  • Have you had an online class that didn’t go well? What did you learn from the experience?

2. Accessibility in a Remote World

National College Testing Association 2021 Annual Virtual Conference Aug 10-13

This is a group presentation with Sara Rieder Bennett and Natalie Martin from The University of Akron and Vernée Hemphill from Central Washington University.  Tammy’s role will be to discuss the WCAG 2.1 standards relevant to online testing.

Nice representation, Tammy! 

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Stitz Poster Presentation

As part of the 2020 ALAO Annual Conference, Tammy Stitz participated in creating the poster is “Ensuring your Microsoft Word created PDFs are Accessible”.   To see the short video about the poster, use the following link.

https://nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DtrW4vvIyXmQ%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&data=04%7C01%7Cjanine1%40uakron.edu%7C3f2e883c3a344ade23b008d87ce0878c%7Ce8575dedd7f94ecea4aa0b32991aeedd%7C0%7C0%7C637396651078686733%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Us1Ry2dqYFJ5ZY28%2Bg8jA6aqfytx3t9BC27ZRbfztVg%3D&reserved=0

 

Nice going, Tammy!

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Atunez & Stitz Present

Marilia Yesenia Antunez and Tammy A. Stitz presented in August 2020 at a virtual joint conference:

https://opalpalni2020.sched.com/event/ceda/widening-tailored-research-workshops-for-honors-students

The presentation examined the planning process of a series of workshops supporting honors students in creating their theses. The process was informed by lessons learned from previous workshops. The formation of the series was a partnership of librarians and the honors college to deliver 12 one-hour workshops.

Nice teamwork, Marilia and Tammy!

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Stitz Following

Tammy Stitz, UL Science & Technology Library, has a video page for the LaTeX workshops which has reached 100 subscribers.   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcCjIijJ9iaooJr4slwz24g

What a nice following, Tammy!

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Antunez Receives Grant

The Medical Library Association offered heartfelt congratulations to Marilia Antunez on her selection as the 2020 Continuing Education Grant recipient. Her efforts are contributing to MLA’s second century of excellence and achievement in the health information profession. 

Let’s offer Marilia our congratulations as well!  Well done!

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McCullough Wins Grant

Ian McCullough won a professional development grant of (up to) $2,500 to attend the two-day Library Carpentry Workshops in Baltimore this March. This is sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern Atlantic Region and “focuses on building software and data skills within library and information-related communities.” Specifically, Ian will be learning about GitHub and getting a brief introduction to Python.

Well done, Ian! 

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Stitz as Co-Chair

Tammy Stitz will be serving as Co-Chair of the Faculty Senate Accessibility Committee from January to September 2020.  Way to go, Tammy!

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Marilia Antúnez Recognized for Achieving National Credential

University Libraries is pleased to announce that Marilia Antúnez, Life & Allied Health Sciences Librarian, has been nationally recognized by the Medical Library Association (MLA) for attaining membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). The Academy is the credentialing and career development program for health information professionals. Academy membership is based on three areas of achievement: academic preparation, professional experience, and professional accomplishment. Ms. Antúnez’s membership was approved at the Distinguished Member level.

University Libraries is proud to have Marilia Antúnez supporting the needs of the health information profession. “We are excited to celebrate this recognition of Ms. Antúnez’s achievements. This is really wonderful news!” Dean Aimée deChambeau.

Offered since 1978, the Academy provides membership to over 1,000 health sciences librarians and information professionals. For more information about MLA, visit MLANET (www.mlanet.org).