2015 FOL Outstanding Student Award Committee Selected

Thanks to all the volunteers for your willingness to serve on this committee to recognize our wonderful student employees! This year’s committee will be:

  1. Tonya Becker
  2. Shelley Blundell
  3. John Kline
  4. Joe Williams

The committee will meet shortly and nomination information will be distributed soon. The award(s) will be given at our service awards celebration at the end of April.

Committee Selected: Outstanding Student Assistant Awards

Thanks to all the volunteers for your willingness to serve on this committee to recognize our wonderful student employees! This year’s committee will be:

  1. Jo Ann Calzonetti
  2. Kristina Coley
  3. Stephanie Everett
  4. Beate Gersch
  5. Craig Holbert

The committee will meet shortly and nomination information will be distributed soon. The award(s) will be given at our service awards celebration at the end of April.

Recent Scholarly and Professional Activity in UL

Please join me in recognizing our colleagues for their recent scholarly and professional activity. I apologize if I missed any of your recent accomplishments. Please e-mail me directly and I will include you in the next listing.

Susan Ashby:

– Panel Session “Zen and the Art of a Sierra Migration” at the Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Conference. September 21, 2012 in Akron, OH.

– Co-Presented “Implementing Sierra” at the Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Conference. September 21, 2012 in Akron, OH.

– Presented “Demand Driven Acquisitions” at the Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Conference. September 21, 2012 in Akron, OH.

– Accepted and started a 3-three year appointment as a System Functional Expert for the Innovative Users Group.

Lori Fielding:

– Received the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures Initiative.

Jeff Franks:

– Franks, Jeffrey A. Consult Me First: Building Consultative Relationships between Top-Level and Mid-Level Library Managers. In Managing in the Middle. Chicago: American Library Association, 2012.

– Franks, Jeffrey A. The Poor Administrator and You: Survival Tips for the Mid-Level Manager In Managing in the Middle. Chicago: American Library Association, 2012.

Mike Hawkins:

– Michael Hawkins. Review of Fischer, Klaus P., Hitler and America. H-German, H-Net Reviews. March, 2013, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=36049.

Michelle Mascaro:

– Gainer, Emily and Michelle Mascaro. “Faster Digital Output: Using Student Workers to Create Metadata for a Grant-Funded Project.” Provenance, v. 30 (2012):8-28.

– Bibliographic Standards Committee, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. Examples to Accompany Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books). Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service, 2013. In Catalogers Desktop. http://desktop.loc.gov. (Specifically, I am acknowledged in the introduction for conducting final proofreading and formatting of the examples.)

– Co-moderated with Christine DeZelar-Tiedman, University of Minnesota, a discussion session titled “Directing without a Script: Strategies for Successful Technical Services Project Management” at the Rare Book and Manuscript Section Preconference in Minneapolis, Minn., June 23-26, 2013.

Mike Tosko:

– “RTÉ Archives: Raidio Teilifis Eireann” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 50.5 (2013): 840-.

– “Atlas of the Great Irish Famine.” Booklist 109.8 (2012): 27-.

– “The African American Electorate: A Statistical History.” Booklist 109.6 (2012): 28-.

– “Eyewitness to World War II: The Epic Story of History’s Greatest Conflict.” Booklist 109.6 (2012): 28-.

– “The Literature of War.” Booklist 109.6 (2012): 28-.